May , The typical ranch takes on a boxy, rectangular form sometimes with an L shape, but always with plenty of hard corners To prevent the place from looking like a shipping container, soften the property by adding curved lines Bring these new shapes into play through rounded garden beds along the front
Our porch roof designs, as part of our front porch design series, walks you through your roof options using d renderings, video, and photos to illustrate all of your The right porch roof designs can add lots of appeal to your home To add more interest, consider building a gable over your front entrance as shown below.
Jul , For a small front porch we have some cool ideas might help you to decorate it with style Planters In case you have some more space, add a couple of chairs or some bench or seat that corresponds the style of your porch In case This entry is part of in the series Awesome Small Spaces Design Ideas.
Jun , In the early s, before my family moved to Los Angeles from Northern California, we lived in a s ranch style house Our house was in a huge tract with other homes of this style, with dramatic low and horizontal rooflines with gable and hip profiles The layouts were either L shaped or U shaped, and
My friend and I are trying to use feng shui techniques to improve the feel of her house A basic tenet is that your house should be enclosed as a rectangle or a square if it isn t, you should simulate squareness with landscaping, mirrors, crystals, etc Her house is very oddly shaped Roughly, it s shaped like
How to Build a Cocktail Hutch To build the bar Frame and sheath the front and sides Attach framing to plywood Attach lauan Attach the trim Mark corner overhang Secure stiles and rails Attach molding Secure the shelving supports Screw supports to the back of the bar walls Assemble the front and sides.
Apr , The foundations are solid enough to support a second story addition (when desired), the framing is usually in good shape which is easy to sunlight reaches the home, possible views, relationship to the immediate site, or the sequence of experiences leading up to the front door and through the home.
Jan , While this won t replace a nice size mudroom, being able to easily get groceries and children from the car into the house will be well worth adding this door Located close to the front door and away from the family room, the office can be easily accessed by visitors and, with the doors closed, stays quietly
A DIY screened porch kit is normally easy to install in fact, many can be assembled in a day Do you already have a porch, deck, or patio cover Then choose a screen wall kit to enclose your area and convert it to a screened room or even three season room Need a more permanent roof over your deck or patio Select a
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Oct , It told me that it needed to be on my front porch this year to greet all the Trick or Treaters who ll come calling at am All the decorative elements add to an understated, but inviting front entry way! Love the pillow wreath Well done Thanks, Mary I do love their little Christmas tree shape.
Mar , You can also entertain out back on the spacious private deck Houston Relax on the covered front porch, or socialize in the spacious living area by the mantled fireplace The breakfast bar in the kitchen overlooks the living room with travertine floors, where an L shaped staircase leads to an open loft.
Sep , You can even build decks through this menu Here are the various options Wall Tool Flat Square Room Tool Triangular Deck Triangular Room Square Deck Square Room L Shaped Deck L Shaped Room Octagon Deck Octagonal Room Rounded Deck Flat Round Rounded Deck (Large) Flat L
Apr , Make a statement in your front landscape with one of these standout styles hedges with splashes of cottage style color Tip Use climbing roses to frame a front porch or over a gated archway Add a water feature or two with lighting, and your formal front garden will become a standout Tip Symmetry is
Dec , I need to find out if it s possible to add depth to our existing firebox Have you ever seen a really deep firebox like that I can t find anything on Google, and ours would need to be deep in order for it to sit out in front of the built ins Obviously, we d still burn things at the back of the firebox (directly below
Adding front and side porches and changing the roofline give a basic box a lot more appeal The big challenge, points out O Leary, is the house s shoebox like shape Matching gables on either side of the front door would make the entry more prominent and appealing, while also taking away the house s flattop look.
Feb , BEFORE The home had a by foot enclosed porch across the front that created an uninviting entrance Fake brick A midcentury style L shaped sofa makes the most of the compact space and maximizes seating for guests Sofa Room They add warmth and provide a finished look Queen bed Blu
Feb , Built in , this story brick home s exterior features the arched portico entries to the L shaped, wrap porch Enter through the front door to front parlor, and the first thing you ll notice is the gorgeous wood floors, or will it be the brick corner fireplace, or maybe it will be that the entire place is a~fresh with
Unfortunately, no one can build front porches of different designs on the same home to show you BUT we found a different way so you can select a design that may be ideal for your home If you are looking for a local professional to help you with your porch or deck project, you can get free estimates for your area Mary and I
Clamp two x pieces for a front corner post together edge to face in an L shape, as shown Use a combination countersink bit in your drill driver to make three pilot holes through the face and into the edge Secure the pieces with ? inch deck screws Make the other front corner post For the rear corner posts, butt the edge
Craftsman style pillars give a tired front entry a welcoming face Before With its shabby, stained carpet and retro wrought iron columns and railings, the dreary front porch felt boxed in and depressing Because the After removing the carpet, they took out the railings with a Sawzall, leaving the L shaped posts in place.
Feb , As the name implies, an L shaped kitchen is formed of two adjoining runs of cabinets, often referred to as the legs of the L It can vary in length If there s no window, you can continue your upper cabinets around the corner onto the shorter run, but often floating shelves or glass front doors work better,
Jul , As with the previous example, Gothic windows pierce the upper level and a flattened Gothic arch detail adds flavor to the front porch The eave treatment differs from our The elevation surrounds a compound plan with bay windows and a porch tucked into the L shape This house has a single Gothic
Interesting and intriguing pathways can add charm to your home and porch designed landscape for front yard and porch Front Yard Landscape Designs Transform your yard with the right landscape design Front Yard Landscaping with perennials around porch steps Creative Front Yard Landscaping Create an entry
Mar , It s easy to pine for a larger space when you are living in a teensy one, but big rooms present some of their own challenges, and that is what we will be tackling today Whether you live in a loft, have a living room with extremely high ceilings or simply have a lot of space to fill, these ideas can help you