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someone. How do I do this? Thanks Karen
Do you know where I can find the actual uncovered ottomans that I would then upholster?
I do not know what was used in the picture but I can tell you what I have done in the past when I have mounted a valance on a board. I go to a lumber store or other hardware type store and buy a piece of poplar wood. I use this type of wood because it is light weight and
how far do you want the valance to project from the wall). In standard rooms that is generally 4" but if you have to clear other things like shades or window hardware make sure you have enough clearance. In bigger rooms I like to do a 5" return so it doesn't look skimpy. Then you buy a board the width
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Do the windows have screens in them?
how do u paint off a brick floor
I love this porch. Do you have a photo of the outside?
Do you know the width of the beams? Are they 2x4 or 2x6?
what type of paint do you use on this type of ceiling?
I do not recall if these windows had screens in them. From the picture, it appears that they do not, however our photographer may have edited them out.
I'm sorry, that is the only shot we have. I do not know who the maker is.
That was 15 years ago. The lights came from the owner. I do
Can we do something like this?
Kathryn Long, ASID
How do you create an open floor on the interior of a 100 year old craftsman bungalow
Do you have a picture of the outside?
porch or do you have something you use to over the screens when it gets cold? A
question, do you know what the spindles around the perimeter are made of or where they were purchased?
unfortunately, we do not have any photos of the exterior of the porch. The architects website is: http://www.plattarchitecture.com/ if you want to see more of their work.
Do you happen to have an
Do you mean an estimate of the cost of furnishings? Or the cost of building a room like this?
something to do with airflow between the wood ceiling and the roof.
we can do this to maintain the wood feeling
J.S. Brown & Co.
Will do! thanks again...you do beautiful work, great looking room!
what do you recommend? I would like to place a couch and two chairs but avoid wicker.
Do you know the ceiling height?
and they do not match the rest of the exterior of the house. In this case, because windows and doors were installed, not just screens, we felt it was safe to treat it as an interior room. Thanks for viewing our photos! - J.S. Brown & Co.
could we do siding on the walls in our sunroom?
Do we want wall to wall
Castro Design Studio
Do you know where I can find one?
sorry, I do not know where it was purchased.
Thank you for writing. The porch is about 24x30. Because of issues dealing with the privacy of my clients I generally do not disclose the price of my projects. Please
Do you do color consultation if so what are your charges like? thanks
shutters. Do they rotate to close? Thx so much.
lord, do I have the genre right? You all know I throw those terms around without a good memory of Architectural History class - sorry Richard Guy Wilson!).
Cathy Schwabe Architecture
House in Santa Lucia Preserve
Do the windows open? I want a breeze on nice days.
Hi- Do you mean wood paneling over the cement ceiling? That can be done -- I would gap the wood boards off of the cement with pressure treated furring strips and depending on how long concrete has been in place and what is above it ( exposed to elements and or completely protected from the elements)
boards do not warp as they absorb moisture on untreated sides differently than the treated ones. These are details that I would suggest having an architect in your area develop for you after looking at your situation. The will be able to help with selecting the right wood and making sure that the finished
great -- do wonderful shop drawings too. - Cathy
How do you fasten it in a storm? It's just a lovely modest and, therefore, inspirational porch.
can I do as far as remodeling the room when having brown sofas. I
And do you remember those huge steel drums used in the olden days as buckets? These steel drums and barrels can be turned into very smart planter boxes and bring an industrial flavour to your decor.
What do you like about this photo?hanging pots
impatiens will do the trick. Their dark, glossy leaves look stunning in daylight but disappear at night, making the flowers look like they're floating. Common name: New Guinea impatiens USDA zones: 10 to 12 Light requirement: Partial sun to shade Water requirement: Medium moisture Size: 1 foot to 2 feet tall
A Beach Cottage
A Beach Cottage
Do this in front of stairs...under wendow
already do the bulk of the cleaning, ask for help and be specific: "Would you please be responsible for __?" Schedule a check-in to assess how things are going. In our family if we don't do what we say we're going to do, we apologize and ask for forgiveness. This may seem a bit much if we're talking about
.. As do these old patina-rich crates from A Beach Cottage.
want to do a little bit every day, so the house is never really a mess" — or your feelings: "If someone stops by unexpectedly, I want to feel happy rather than panicked and ashamed." It may be simplest to go straight for your triggers: "The living room feels clean enough when there are no dirty dishes