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|European Luxury Home Plans presents a fresh portfolio of plans drawn from the ageless character of classical Old World architecture. The styles conceived here to be classic speak softly of an American heritage, inspired over time by four regions of influence-Italian, French, English and Spanish. Scale and proportion as they are iterated in ancient dialects translate evenly to the incomparable beauty found in this collection of homes.
At once rugged and refined, each of these houses displays an intimate connection with the land, forming powerful mergers between walls and what surround them. Clay-tile roofs, sun-baked stone and rough stucco are subdued by open, airy interiors and breathtaking views. Rambling, joie de vivre porches and sandals-only courtyards balance well-defined rooms and an air of formality.
Created by the Sater Design Collection, here are stunning designs that "Redefine Tradition". These homes offer flexible living environments that meet the needs of today's busy lifestyles, but reflect a European character with timeless appeal.
ISBN: 1932553002 Date Published on 9/4/2006
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|As Americans hunger for home improvement, Lowe's and Home Depot have risen to the status of weekend hotspots. Home-design shows like Trading Spaces are flourishing up and down the television dial, mirroring the national nesting craze. And the most-remodeled room in the nest is the kitchen. While remodeling can be a stressful experience, Everything and the Kitchen Sink demystifies the kitchen design and remodeling process with a humorous, down-to-earth, and candid approach that lets readers know exactly what they're in for-and how to triumph. Savvy homeowners really need to be involved in every step of a kitchen remodel, whether they're leaving the labor to the pros or rolling up their sleeves to tackle the project solo.|
ISBN: 0740750194 Date Published on 8/17/2006
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|Expanding the Living Space in Your Home: A Guide to Remodeling Basements, Attics, Garages and Porches |
ISBN: 0879092289 Date Published on 8/23/2006
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|Paint is one of the most dramatic and inexpensive ways to revitalize a room, so it is no surprise that we?re always seeking new color ideas and tips to make the job run smoothly and yield eye-catching results.
Different rooms pose different challenges and requirements, and kitchens are no exception. For example, walls can be spattered with grease or oil, requiring a washable, durable paint. You may want to choose colors that work with your built ins, or you may want to repaint your cabinets. The author addresses these concerns,and many others related to kitchens, pantries, and eating areas.
Beautiful decors are shown, complete with swatch samples and accent and trim colors, including every possible color combination imaginable. This book allows the reader create a dream kitchen where ideas know no bounds.
ISBN: 1592530982 Date Published on 5/24/2006