The Bellevue Area Residence sits on a hillside with a west facing terrace and covered porch affording views of Lake Washington. Located in a neighborhood with an unusually restricting height limit, the home enjoys high ceilings in its light-filled, main floor living spaces, as well as in its lower level bedrooms.
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Since bookshelves are usually less than 1 foot deep, how do you make them fit in with a window seat which is deeper? Is there a false back on the shelves? »
Laura Sampson is a Home Stager and owner of Brownstone Arts and Design http://www.BrownstoneArtsandDesign.com and also hosts a blog on Activerain (members only) called HAPPY HOME STAGER http://activerain.com/blogs/happyhomestagerLaura can also be found on the houzz community at http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/users/happyhomestager and on twitter: http://twitter.com/HappyHomeStagerWe invite you to share YOUR "GREEN" tips in the comment section below!
And when you can't create a space that resides in that wonderful in-between of indoors and outdoors, do what you can to bring the outdoors in. Windows like these can crank open for fresh air and sound of birds along with that pleasant view.