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Exterior living room. Two 3 panel sliding pocket doors (a total of 6 panels) behind the camera open up to an exterior living room (to the left) and outdoor kitchen (to the right). The 3 arches ahead have sliding motorized Phantom screens, providing protection from insects. The floor is 3/4" thick travertine tiles, and the ceiling is reclaimed barn wood.

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September 29, 2013
karhope wrote:
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Thanks for the question!
Phantom Screens are a brand of sliding screen- they have motorized versions and can work in spans of up to around 18' (although they operate better in smaller ones). They also have manual "pull" screens that work from side to side. For the ones pictured here, we had to allow for enough wall depth to house the track system as well as the motor above (the decorative panels above the curtain rod are re-moveable for access to the motors). There are no physical doors on this application (the arches that house the Phantom Screens), although there could have been.
For more information, Phantom Screens website can be found here:
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March 17, 2012
renee5gm wrote:
drapes - My walls are slightly darker and the family room that is adjoined to the kitchen, is much smaller. We want to put up drapes and a treatment above the sink but I don't the color I should choose. We have silk drapes throughout the house. Please help.
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Wish we could help with your issue. Not knowing what colors are currently in your home, it's a challenge to know where to start. Thank you for your interest in this photo!

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