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13 Ways With Window Valances
"above the window hides the hardware and frames the view in style... picture windows, on functional doors and even above beds. Use a valance alone or combine... touch to windows in every room. A short length of decorative drapery, valances are often... above windows to disguise curtain rods or simply give a space polish. From super... kitchen and dining room windows and my husband wanted to know when I was going to "finish"..."
Architect's Toolbox: The Open Corner Window
"connected and perpendicular to the adjoining wall. Doors and windows are then "cut"... rooms and introduce light and views. In the late 19th century, architects in the... another and from inside to outside. They did this by eliminating the corners and not... rooms and the outside. The result is that the open corner, like the flat roof, has... these windows. They're the perfect way to take in a great view.... it would be so..."
How to Replace or Revamp Your Garage Doors
Boost curb appeal and maybe even security with new garage doors. Find out cost ranges and other important details here
"appeal and maybe even security with new garage doors. Find out cost ranges and other... garage doors, covering style, cost and more.... garage doors are in poor shape, clash with the style of your home or are just uninspired... 2-car wide door by adding false windows and carriage style hinges and handles. While... folding window doors ($14,000). I bought 6 of these doors and let my carpenter figure... double door. This door required constant adjustments, and wore out springs and garage..."
How to Choose the Right Window Shades
Should you roll with rollers or do as the Romans do? This mini guide to choosing window shades can help
"and every imaginable form of natural and synthetic fiber. The less disputed distinction... roll, and the only adjustment for light and view is up or down. Here are some of... like wood and aluminum, shades are made of soft materials, like linen, cotton, silk and... that open and close for light adjustment, whereas shades are constructed in a continuous... ceiling windows and doors and couldn't be happier. They can function as light filtering..."
Houzz Tour: Sliding Doors Open Up a Small Space in New York City
A wall teardown and custom treatments add more options for living and entertaining in a 450-square-foot apartment
"teardown and custom treatments add more options for living and entertaining in a 45... furniture and shelves, designing and building light fixtures, and removing a wall to... style and asked him to take charge of remodeling her place. So Venk spent a year... the day and working on Bresler’s less-than-450-square-foot apartment at night. It took... space and made it feel warm and cozy and spacious at the same time. Props! I don't..."
Say Ahoy to Porthole Style at Home
"ship-inspired windows and mirrors for a subtle maritime feel inside and out... mirrors or windows just don’t give your room the feel you were hoping for. In those cases... porthole windows or mirrors might be just what you need. Here’s how to tap into their... porthole windows? There are the ones you see on restaurant doors and such but they don't... -Windows-for-Beauty--Comfort-and-Big-Energy-Savings Or some of these window ideas-..."
Look to the Sun for More of Your Home's Lighting
Manage sunlight with design-savvy windows, solar tubes and skylights to save energy and show your home's beauty
"design-savvy windows, solar tubes and skylights to save energy and show your home's beauty... buildings and trees, affect how much sun reaches a house and into particular rooms, but... adding windows on two or more sides to even out lighting and reduce glare, getting... another, and filtering sunlight through fixed and movable means to reduce heat gain... resources, and the projected long-term effects of emitting carbon into the atmosphere..."
Dark Curtains See the Light
For a cozy feel or a visual trick for ceilings and windows, dark, moody curtains and drapery treatments have a bright outlook
"ceilings and windows, dark, moody curtains and drapery treatments have a bright outlook... interiors, and my inspiration rooms usually include breezy white curtains or no window... contrast and elegance to a room when used appropriately. But there are a few key points... light tan and even smoky blue walls. Another design trick is to use dark curtains in... space and give it a cozier vibe. Just repeat the color of the drapes somewhere else..."
The Case for Stationary Draperies
Curtains that open and close are great in some situations, but stationary draperies can give you a better view (and save money too)
"that open and close are great in some situations, but stationary draperies can give you... world of window treatments comes with its own rules, perspectives and even its own language... confusing and strangely idiosyncratic. And it doesn’t get easier once you decide to go... to open and close (draw), or to be decorative only (stationary)? Several issues will... beside the window? Are you comfortable with less light? What is your budget?..."
Private Access: 12 Bathroom Windows That Reveal Only the Views
Be hidden but not hemmed-in with a strategically placed bathroom window that brings an outdoor view but not prying eyes
"bathroom window that brings an outdoor view but not prying eyes... (size and location of windows, coverings, orientation of the window and wall, ar... have a window. Ideally a bathroom window has a view and offers privacy, which may... large windows that look upon enclosed courtyards or pocket gardens. These small exterior... inside and outside that are controlled enough to maintain ample privacy.... every window and door lined up perfectly. Our new digs have vaulted ceilings and..."
"parts and styles of draperies and curtains to get the look you want... you like and don’t like about window treatments.... draperies and wondered if he or she was speaking in a foreign tongue? Terms like “jabot... “stack” and “puddle” are enough to make your head spin. Never fear: If you become familiar... dollar window treatments are at Target And Bed Bath and Beyond, and they won't look... silk, and I could go on............and on. So Jan, how do you handle windows that..."
Craftsman Front Doors Make an Entrance
For curb appeal, warmth and natural light, consider a classic Craftsman-style door for your home's entryway
"warmth and natural light, consider a classic Craftsman-style door for your home's... husband and I are removing the old two-tone storm door and energy-inefficient glass... front door on our home and replacing them with a single Craftsman front door. The... front door has three divided windows (known as lites) over a large ledge with dentil... Craftsman door is too lovely to be covered by a storm door. I've yet to decide if we..."
Cornice Boards Strike a Strong Top Note
Structured and sturdy yet just as elegant as valances, cornice boards slip neatly into classic, eclectic and modern spaces
"tured and sturdy yet just as elegant as valances, cornice boards slip neatly into... with foam and covered with fabric, or heavily sculpted and adorned with embellishments... cornices and useful styling tips to inspire your next window treatments.... fabric window valance, but they're constructed of wood. These architectural elements... eAndCorniceInstallationInstructions.pdf We built cornices over the French doors in..."
My Houzz: Goodwill and Good Taste in a Grand Colonial
Welcoming the community for charity fundraisers and more, this Massachusetts home radiates graciousness
"fundraisers and more, this Massachusetts home radiates graciousness... on the door and was invited inside for a tour. He persuaded the owner, a retired... here: Jim and Robin Buhrer, daughter Lauren (age 18), son Michael (15) and their Labradoodle... Jim and Robin Buhrer wanted to be closer to the center of their historic Massachusetts... efficiency windows and doors, hot water on demand systems, and high efficient gas heating..."
The Truth About 'Simple' Modern Details
They may look less costly and easier to create, but modern reveals, slab doors and more require an exacting hand
"costly and easier to create, but modern reveals, slab doors and more require an exacting... precision, and not cover things up with trim, requires some exacting workmanship and precise... drains and more. All of these design details aren't typical for the style of project... result, and because we want to blend the additions into the existing structure seamlessly... houses and thing that the apparent lack of detail makes for a less costly project..."