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Livingston Interiors
Sunset Magazine Idea House
Ideabooks7,291
Questions8
Can you tell me what surface is used for the island counter?
Your floor is beautiful. Is it acid etched, or was a different process used?
The floor and use of colour
Use of color, Abe make part of my Cabinets white and one in a fun color
wood ceiling and painted concrete floor. Using slate floow and wood ceilng love it!
in the house. Or simply paint using the highest-quality paintbrush you can afford. Use an angled brush for areas of detail, such as any raised or recessed panels on your fronts.Note: You will want to apply at least two coats of paint. Semigloss is the best finish to use for cabinets because of its durability
want a super-smooth finish on your cabinets, or to ensure a long-lasting, durable finish, you may want to sand and prime and then sand one last time, using fine-grit sandpaper.6. Clean. Make sure all surfaces to be painted are completely free of dust and grit.7. Spray or brush on the paint. If you don't
“Like the bench top” — Lora Stokes
Frank & Grossman Landscape Contractors, Inc.
Woodside One 03 (Design by Lutsko Associates)
Ideabooks2,205
Questions3
for a cold climate not using concrete?
I live in Canada (very cold temperatures in winter) and am attempting at creating a similar water feature to surround the stone patio. I want that look of a patio floating in water. I originally thought to create the water rill/pool using concrete, but aside from
Using stone can hide many frost upheavals by allowing the cracking to occur at the mortar joints. But, and this is a big deal, nothing will replace an adequate subsurface structure preparation. You must get below the frost line
piece. We are very fortunate in our area to be able to avoid many of these technical details. Perhaps a local stone yard will have resources for your use.
architectural style, take note of its exterior color and cladding. If your home is clad with gray cultured stone with rose highlights, for example, use that as a starting point for choosing an appropriate plant palette. You may consider plants with silver or blue foliage as well as those with blue, purple
“Love walkway” — Abby Mitchell
Wentworth, Inc.
4 Reviews
Wentworth Inc.
Ideabooks1,858
Questions3
The condo kitchen had been designed by the developer with a small, but inadequate, table space in the kitchen. The owners opted to use their fine dining room instead, and asked us to design a desk with pantry and bookcase area for the kitchen. This wasted corner of the kitchen has become an attractive
smart use of space, good storage
Use of teapots and stoneware with the office space
“Bedroom odd corner change to dressing table” — weiwei13
chadbourne + doss architects
4 Reviews
Lobster Boat Residence
Ideabooks979
Questions4
I'd like to know what this color is called and what type of paint they used.
What is the material used for the wide siding?
Hi - this looks great. I understand you used these large cement board panels in an overlap installation. Did you have to leave gaps where
Hi. Whether you see the fasteners or not depends on the type of fiber cement product you're using. 'Hardieplank' is a horizontal lapped siding, and if it's smaller in profile, the nails are under the overlap, so you don't see them. 'Hardiepanel' comes in big sheets, and you will see the fasteners.
also be used in horizontal patterns to resemble oversize siding. Here wide bands in gray meet vertical cedar planks toward the front of the house
“large horizontal hardie panels” — rroller
Huettl Landscape Architecture
9 Reviews
Park Residence
Ideabooks1,526
Questions3
Another person had similar question. Here is my answer. http://www.houzz.com/questions/38524/What-is-material-is-used-to-contain-the----
I cannot say what is used exactly in the photo but metal edging is definitly a possibility. I just performed an exhaustive search on this because its
Use of grasses and less hardscape.
In less-formal designs, circles can be used to add structure, making a statement within naturalistic plantings
6. Like circle in middle of getaway space. Could use thin white pavers to set off black shredded rubber, or let shrubs imply a circle.
Circle in middle of getaway. Could use thin white pavers to set off black shredded rubber, or let shrubs imply a circle.
In less-formal designs, circles can be used to add structure, making a statement within naturalistic plantings. The plantings here, though loose, emphasize the shape of the circle, leading the eye inward
“adds structure” — lisaabell
Sutton Suzuki Architects
5 Reviews
WYboy Ranch
Ideabooks2,996
Questions2
ways does your home reflect your style? A : The honest yet sophisticated use of basic construction materials, such as exposed concrete and exposed steel, are reflective of my style, as is basic black in clothing style. The use of these materials in a creative and contemporary design, as well as incorporating
Are you planning on using it for structure/support and design or just design? If it is just the latter, there is a company called faux beams that should have what you're looking for
do similar in kitchen. Hopefully using faux beams, not supportive
use of metal studs an barn wood header
Love the hardware used with the beams!!!
“Beam with metal down post” — slowe
Phil Kean Designs
2012 New American Home
Ideabooks4,127
Questions5
use of bench at one side of shower
think ahead! WE need a shower head that I can use when sitting like shaving my legs. Also, turn on the tap should be accessible without having to get
placing a standard showerhead up higher on the wall if you’re tall. And if you plan on having a shower bench, why not make sure the handheld can be used while you’re shaving your legs? And please don’t put the controls in a place where they can’t be reached without getting into the shower. Getting
if you plan on having a shower bench, why not make sure the handheld can be used while you’re shaving your legs? And please don’t put the controls in a place where they can’t be reached without getting into the shower. Getting
“controls on outside, shower wand at good height for sitting, drain by bench.” — katomarg
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1 Review
Pine Street Bedroom Remodel
Ideabooks4,352
Questions16
My office in our shop has a concrete floor, the concrete is perfectly smooth and clean. Would we want/need to use the foam underlay and secondly what would be the best method of securing it? I'm pretty flexible as to options.
Just wondering if i could use the existing plywood subfloor that was in my home already. I just pulled up laminate floors on my new home. Didn't like the look. But I like what you've
Is this a coral 400 light? how high a wattage can you use?
curtain rod was custom made using 1/2" electrical conduit that was bent using a pipe bender to achieve the curve. The conduit is joined to the same size wall plate using a threaded connection fitting. We sprayed the assembly a matte black and attached it to the wall using anchor screws. You should be
“everything” — hskw
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