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Exterior Panel Shutters Cover All the Bases
Take care of privacy, security and decoration in one fell swoop with panel shutters to dress your home's windows
"security and decoration in one fell swoop with panel shutters to dress your home's windows... functional window dressing for privacy and security, the paneled shutter still protects... alongside the window. Choosing the design and color of panel shutters is much like choosing... choosing a door style. Select a panel layout and color that excite you, fit your home's... architecture and offer pizzazz and curb appeal...."
Small Wonders: Get More of Everything With a Bay Window
Bump out a room to increase light, views and square footage — we give you details and costs for the five bay window types
"views and square footage — we give you details and costs for the five bay window... with a window seat, a bay window can add depth and dimension and light to a dark and... scale and large gestures. But I have to say that I love small moves that make a... placed window or removing a poorly placed wall. One of the best small moves is... a bay window to a room. Whether it's a box bay, an angled bay, a walk-out bay or..."
Put Your Kitchen in a Good Light With a Window Backsplash
Get a view or just more sunshine while you're prepping and cooking, with a glass backsplash front and center
"prepping and cooking, with a glass backsplash front and center... unexpected and beautiful window backsplash can bring style and light into any kitchen... single window or a long row of glass, low-profile windows or full-height windows,... more open and brighter. A window framing the great outdoors could be all the artwork... get to and always had this weird haze on it from the hot and cold water and it had... around the window over the sink to add decorative and useful storage and still bring in..."
Small Luxuries: Motorized Window Coverings Offer Benefits to All
Free yourself from the mess of cords and the bother of blind rods. Motorized blinds and drapes make managing natural light easy
"cords and the bother of blind rods. Motorized blinds and drapes make managing natural... elderly and even just the average person will benefit from having motorized window... blinds and draperies were thought of as an indulgence available only to the elite... technology and pricing have made this onetime luxury easily available to the general public... shades and draperies offer many benefits for many people. Parents with young children..."
Design Workshop: The Case for Big Overhead Doors
Garage-style doors are cost-effective solutions for opening rooms to dream views and fresh air — and they’re more stylish than ever
"style doors are cost-effective solutions for opening rooms to dream views and fresh... air — and they’re more stylish than ever... the look and feel of colossal doors, the way they lift and slide out of the way with... openings and strong outdoor connections are essential, a garage or overhead door can... garage doors have adopted such a level of finish and style, you wouldn’t want to park... type room and have these doors so the bugs and climate don't effect the main part of..."
A Surefire Way to Prevent Sun Damage Indoors
Why let light ruin your furniture, floors and artwork, when the solution could be as simple as applying high-quality window film?
"floors and artwork, when the solution could be as simple as applying high-quality... through the window is not doing anything good for my furnishings, my floors and my artwork... ft tall window and a door that is mostly glass. The door is east facing and sun pours... on the windows unless you have a filmed and non-filmed window side by side, and then... installing window film as well. I am an artist (and good with my hands), and actually..."
Ditch a Door to Open a Space
Say goodbye to an interior door or two and welcome better traffic flow and more accessible storage in your rooms
"interior door or two and welcome better traffic flow and more accessible storage in... beaten path and use open shelving and fabric panels in place of doors. Take a look at... space and traffic flow, we've decided to remove all the closet doors in the three... closet doors, we hope to open up the rooms, add texture and promote organization,... ditching doors. I found several closet designs that steer clear of doors, as well as..."
Deep Pockets: Doors with Panache
"ocket Doors Save Space and Create Elegant Transitions Inside and Out... ocket doors don't take up as much floor space as typical swing doors thereby allowing... pocket doors provide elegant transitions between rooms. Depending on the door thickness... special doors! Pocket doors have a solid place in history, but, as we'll see, they're... pocket door that I felt was too public. I can almost always appreciate their space-saving..."
Automotive-Related Architecture: Modern Garage Doors
"Glass and Wood Garage Doors Have Appeal Both Outdoors and In... garage door. There's something super sleek and sophisticated about them — like the... garage doors are becoming a must-have for both commercial (restaurants) and residential... garage doors, imagine how they'd erase the remains of a long, stressful day as you... garage door can add to the architectural design of a home. Clingerman Doors has a... to this and are also available in true swing out carriage doors as well. www.wood..."
22 Merrily Decorated Front Doors by Houzzers
Swathed in greenery and sprinkled with lights, ornaments and wreaths, these entries offer a gracious holiday welcome
"greenery and sprinkled with lights, ornaments and wreaths, these entries offer a gracious... the bell and asked for photos of your holiday front doors, and you answered, posting... front door right now, shoot a picture and post it below. We'd love to see what you... photos, and we've selected 22 entryways to share with you. Take a look here, then check... beautiful and inspiring, and I love antoinettekr's cedar and holly Christmas hug! I put..."
How Low Should Your Drapes Go?
Hover, brush the floor or pool like Scarlett O'Hara's tears — we give you the lowdown on curtain length options
"again and again, "How long should full-length drapes be?" People want to know if... heating and air conditioning, when people put up drapes for protection from the elements... light and privacy control. Today, far from hanging an animal pelt over the entry... on both windows and doors. Treat the doors as if they were windows. Mount the rod at... a 72" window and 72" French doors that open to a deck. The doors face east so we..."
Basement of the Week: Surprises Around Every Corner
With a secret door, games galore and walk-out access to the yard, this Prairie-style basement in Minneapolis never fails to entertain
"secret door, games galore and walk-out access to the yard, this Prairie-style basement... warm up and define the vast and sterile space, and to make it more functional. Basement... college, and they wanted a fresh and awe-inspiring place to entertain themselves after... poker, and Frank Lloyd Wright. "When they called me, the owners had just helped... at work and when they had guests over," he says. "The goal was to introduce personality..."
Just Passing Through: How to Make Passageways an Experience
Create a real transition between realms and interest along the way with archways, recesses, shelves and more
"realms and interest along the way with archways, recesses, shelves and more... molding and other elements that will maximize the space and make the passageway feel... journey and make sure you are getting every last inch of impact.... books and treasures. The books look as though they are loved and read. Treasures... spin it, and the script letters are so pretty and mysterious. You could use a bible... reference and inspiration. Or maybe you could sneak dumbbell storage in there, and put..."
Light-Happy Changes Upgrade a Small Bathroom
Glass block windows, Starphire glass shower panes and bright white and blue tile make for a bright new bathroom design
"block windows, Starphire glass shower panes and bright white and blue tile make for... disaster, and the electrical system was old and potentially dangerous. Needless to... mother and her 9-year-old daughter moved into their home. For starters, the cracked... water, and the two found that they didn't even use the bathtub. They also feared that... beautiful and functional bathroom. Local builder Bill Fry tackled the project, with help..."
Reinvent It: A Texas Bathroom Says 'Bonjour' to Salvage
Serendipity leads to vintage Parisian swank in this renovated bathroom, starring a French door in place of shower glass
"French door in place of shower glass... dealer and stylist Brad Ross. He and his wife, Tiffany, are inspired by trips abroad... pocket door and the couple's love of Paris inspired the bathroom's vintage Parisian... abroad and love to bring international styles home. They are also pros at scouting vintage... pieces and architectural salvage. During this bathroom's renovation, the high cost... Adan, Eli and Lily. Project: A bathroom renovation in Texas Cost: About $1,500 Time:..."