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Traditional Home with Yellow Kitchen

Beautiful Balance - AH&L

Landscape designer Carson McElheney overhauls a Buckhead cottage garden with classic sensibilities

Create Airy Spaces with Beautiful Breezeways | TMS Architects

If you're interested in designing a breezeway for your home, contact our preservation architects in New Hampshire.


Northern Exposure: A Country House in Canada

A new old house over the border reflects the beauty of Canada’s traditional architecture.

We Have New Columns on our Walkway - Beneath My Heart

Happy Good Friday, friends! I am so excited for Easter weekend! This is Sania Louise’s first Easter with us which makes it extra special. I can’t wait to see her hunt Easter eggs! :) What do you have planned for Easter weekend? Jonathan and I were in Nashville the past two days because he ... Read More about We Have New Columns on our Walkway

Doyle Herman Design Associates

Doyle Herman Design Associates is an award-winning landscape design firm that creates extraordinary design by integrating artistic expression within the contextual perspective of the presented architecture.

I Have a Dream....

I love my house, no secret about it. It's such a great little house, just perfect for me. But that doesn't mean it's perfect. It has a few flaws, for sure. One is that the garage is not attached to the house. I have never ever understood why people would build a garage in the snowy northeast and not attach it to the house. Another flaw is that there is no proper entry. When visitors come to the house, they are not really sure where to go. I usually stand out on the deck waving people up the…


It seems incomprehensible to me that I have given basically no thought to container plantings this year. By this time of the year I usually know exactly what I’ll be doing in all of my containers, but I’m just first starting to think about it now. Certainly the weather is partly to blame, but I’ve […]


Chairish | For Chic And Unique Homes

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Adding a Porte-Cochere - Fine Homebuilding

What is a porte-cochere you ask? It's a car port, and the one furniture maker and remodeler Michael Fitzpatrick built is gorgeous. In this article, he shows how he designed his porte-cochere to match his home. Learn Michael's technique and build yourself one of these beautiful and useful addition.

House Crush N°23

The title of this post should really be—Crush on it All! This incredibly charming patio, pavilion, garage and guest house is located at the home of Atlanta designer Beth Ervin. I have admired this …

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20 Dreamy Beach-Style Decks for a Relaxing Staycation

The days when people transformed into globetrotters for a couple of weeks each year and traveled far and wide for that amazing holiday are quickly

Family House in Všeradice / studio pha

Completed in 2011 in Všeradice, Czech Republic. Images by Filip Šlapal. The plot of land is marked by its sharp southwards slope and its limited access with complicated bends, which also place a limit on the building’s...

Updating your driveway | Style at Home

Exchange ideas and find inspiration on interior decor and design tips, home organization ideas, decorating on a budget, decor trends, and more.

Traditional Home with Yellow Kitchen

Custom Enclosures For Your Deck, Porch, Or Patio

Our enclosures help you keep out the cold so you can enjoy your outdoor space even in the winter. Call today for a free estimate. 732-787-0070.

The Right Colour to Paint your Deck |

The ONLY surface that I did not paint in the house we bought and renovated last Spring was the deck. Now that we’ve worn a couple spots running back and forth between the house and the office (below) I can see that it was formerly forest green. Had it still been that colour, it would definitely have been on the list to re-paint ASAP. And now I’ve come to the conclusion that when I get it re-painted it doesn’t need... Continue Reading →

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Tucker Bayou

Looking for the best house plans? Check out the Tucker Bayou plan from Southern Living.

A New Old Porch

A screened addition to a historic Mississippi farmhouse becomes headquarters to one family’s annual holiday reunion

Back patio of bedroom of luxury home by Trinette Reed - Stocksy United

10 Pins : Pinterest Inspiration - Room for Tuesday Blog

I've got a new 10 Pins post on the blog to kick off the week. Click over to see my latest inspiration found via Pinterest!

Top 60 Best Patio Fireplace Ideas - Backyard Living Space Designs

Enjoy the soothing crackling flames during autumnal gatherings with the top 60 best patio fireplace ideas. Explore gas and wood burning designs.

Beautiful Glass Barn Doors

Beautiful, handmade barn doors crafted by the master carpenters of Crow River Creations. With over 45 years of experience, the carpenters and artist of Crow River take pride in quality craftsmanship and beauty. These doors will add warmth and value to your home as well as create functional space. We love to make new doors, so please approach us with any ideas or photos you may have! PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE AD FOR DETAILS ABOUT CUSTOM DOORS**** PRICE IS FOR ONE DOOR- No Hardware Hardware is…

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