19 Far and Spectacular Pools Near

19 Far and Spectacular Pools Near

A swimming pool pool is your liquid centerpiece of your home and can turn your garden into a hot tub escape. Whether you would like to lounge poolside, dip your feet before diving in or cannonball your way into the centre with panache, the images below are sure to have you dreaming of chlorinated, saltwater …

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Adhere to a Ranch House Renovation

Adhere to a Ranch House Renovation

Follow the progress of Mike and Leann Rowe of Lutz, Florida, as they purchase, renovate and move into a 1970s-era ranch Home in St. Pete Beach, Florida. Here and over the next few months, I’ll show how they:Found the right home Assembled a project teamEstablished a budgetDecided what to keep and what to jettisonHandled surprises …

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Sectional Door

Sectional Door

Doors have hinged panel segments that slip up and overhead across tracks. Hinges allow the panels to pivot as they move from vertical to horizontal when the door is opened. These doors are often large and employed for tall and wide openings. Poor House Interior Design Whereas conventional floor-to-ceiling windows do not open completely, the …

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Quirky and Collected Portland Apartment

Quirky and Collected Portland Apartment

Miles Mayberry says that he never wants to leave his apartment. “If there was an atom bomb and I could not develop for 20 years, I would probably be OK,” he states. The Portland, Oregon, resident lives in the northeast region of the city with his boyfriend of four years along with a roommate. By …

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16 Bathroom Light Fixtures That Radiate Style

16 Bathroom Light Fixtures That Radiate Style

If you’re searching for an easy way to give new life into your bathroom, think about swapping out your light fixture. A new light fixture has the power to provide not only the upgrade your bathroom deserves, but a fresh look and feel without a complete and expensive renovation. Seek out a fixture within your …

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Porch Life: Modern Porches Step It Up

Porch Life: Modern Porches Step It Up

Close your eyes and think of the word “porch.” Chances are, you’re imagining a wraparound veranda on a farmhouse furnished with rocking chairs and a porch swing. However, modern architects have been reinterpreting the porch for years, stripping it down to the most basic components while keeping the benefits and uses undamaged. Occasionally they remove …

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Garden Sculptures Shape the Landscape

Garden Sculptures Shape the Landscape

Why do artful objects — like sculpture, salvaged architectural items or even a birdbath — create such an impression in the garden? Like incorporating jewelry to a little black dress or a few bright cushions to a tired sofa, intentionally put sculpture can take any garden from normal to extraordinary. When sculpture is thoughtfully introduced …

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Landscapes Make a Privacy Statement

Landscapes Make a Privacy Statement

There are gardens with full-frontal vulnerability, and then there are gardens which look like fortresses. And neither extreme is gratifying for people who live, work and play . Inside her book Landscaping for Privacy (Timber Press, 2011), Seattle design and horticulture author Marty Wingate hits the great sweet spot, offering property owners a range of …

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Sensational Chandeliers Cast Rooms in Dramatic Light

Sensational Chandeliers Cast Rooms in Dramatic Light

It’s been said many times, however, light does make a space. Nevertheless, it is not just that luminous, bright things that comes from these (fine for reading and seeing your food); it is the fittings themselves. Statement lighting fixtures may shake up entire rooms. They can be focal points, as important as art or furniture …

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Unearth Your Attic

Unearth Your Attic

Like bathrooms, attics often become catchalls for all sorts of odds and ends. When they are not renovated, they become a simple and convenient space to store the furniture, old clothes and other products. However, a loft can quickly turn into additional space for your home. These four attics started out as dark and cluttered …

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