100-Year-Old Craftsman Home’s Master Suite Lightens Up (15 photos)

After: A new arched window in the expanded bathroom opens the room to views and natural light. “There’s really this sense of being up in a treehouse now,” Goulart says. The window also coordinates with another similarly shaped window on the home’s first floor. The gabled ceiling and fir beams open up the room even […]
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My Houzz: Colorful, Eclectic Style in an 1890 Kentucky Brick Home (28 photos)

House at a GlanceWho lives here: Aaron and Mandy Lehman, co-founders of Manman Design & Photography, and their Boston terrier, LunaLocation: Dayton, Kentucky, about 3 miles east of CincinnatiSize: 4,000 square feet (372 square meters); three bedrooms, 2½ bathrooms Aaron and Mandy Lehman bought their 1890 Victorian Italianate home in Dayton, Kentucky, in October 2017. […]
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Key Measurements for Designing Your Perfect Patio (17 photos)

Patio details: Secluded side yardLocation: ChicagoDimensions: 10 by 12 feet (3 by 3.7 meters)Materials: Mixed paving materials of stone, glass, tile and brick salvaged from other projects Cost: Very low cost given that materials were salvaged This cozy dining nook next to a home in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood feels intimate and inviting with a […]
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An Addition Brings Light and Style to a Cape Cod Kitchen (11 photos)

Photos by Abby Grattan of Grattan Imaging Kitchen at a GlanceWho lives here: A couple — he’s retired; she works part time.Location: Chatham, MassachusettsSize: 325 square feet (30 square meters)Designer: Katelyn Manfredo, architect and project manager of SV Design, which did both the architecture and the interior design Before renovating, the owners of this home […]
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Show Us Your Sustainable, Green and Energy-Efficient Homes (4 photos)

How Did You Incorporate Sustainable Building Practices and Energy-Efficient Materials in the Architecture? When designers and architects think about the functionality of their home, they often want to ensure that the home will remain airtight and maintain a tight “envelope” through high-performance windows, insulation and more. Sustainability can start even before then, when deciding how […]
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