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Architecture's repetitions link our buildings with nature's familiar rhythms

September 30th, 2011
Repetition is a common compositional technique in architecture, be it in the rows of structure, a grid of openings, or the stacking of a material. In columns, windows, bricks, or other elements, repetition helps to create a rhythm for a building, something that can be linked to natural cycles: the repeated days, our strides, even our heartbeats. Repetition also begets order, an im ...

3298 143RD ST, Surrey, BC

September 30th, 2011

I just sold this House at 3298 143RD ST, Surrey, BC Elgin Chantrell.

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Warm up your home with harvest colors, layered textures and art

September 29th, 2011
As we leave summer behind my thoughts forge ahead to cool, crisp air and the appearance of colorful autumn leaves. I welcome the fall with open arms, along with mother nature's influences on our home's decor. Shades of red, orange, gold and green will make an appearance in my decorating scheme this year as my home reflects the changes going on outdoors.

This ideabook captures 8 ...

13866 35TH AV, Surrey, BC

September 29th, 2011

I just sold this House at 13866 35TH AV, Surrey, BC Elgin Chantrell.

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14034 Marine Drive, White Rock, BC

September 27th, 2011

I just finished uploading this House for sale, 14034 Marine Drive, White Rock, BC

Huge Sunny Deck, Arbours and irrigated mature Landscaped Yard Walk out Basement 2 accesses* Circular Concrete Driveway off Marine & Double Garages off Terry Roads Concrete Driveway 2 doors away from 3.5 acre Naturalist Park with Beach access year round Easy freeway access and pleasant walk to dini ...

13078 13 Ave, Surrey, BC

September 27th, 2011

I just finished uploading this Land for sale, 13078 13 Ave, Surrey, BC

Lot sits South West on the Ocean Park -South Surrey Peninsula on the Waterfront on the most exclusive of Streets tucked down below Marine drive away from the traffic A very serene naturalist setting Enjoy frequent Eagles soaring and Whales Jumping in the Ocean Clear vista thru the San Juan's to West towards Vic ...

Bring the past into the present with a colored credenza, shag rug or iconic chair

September 26th, 2011
Love your contemporary home but itching to add a sense of the past? The answer may lie in the addition of just the right retro piece. Not only do retro pieces succeed in introducing that sense of nostalgia your interior may be craving, but many also blend well into contemporary settings. Check out these home interiors for types of pieces to consider, and also see how they mix in modern spac ...

Get out and get inspired! See what's on the Houzz list of things to see and do this month

September 26th, 2011
Mark your calendars! Take an architectural tour of some of the Bay Area's cutting-edge homes, check out "What's New (and) What's Next" at the New York Design Center, or go across the pond to the London Design Festival and enjoy exploring creative commissions around the city. If you're looking for ways to be inspired or just enjoy getting out amid other design lovers, here's this w ...

Eclectic and Colorful in Colorado

September 26th, 2011
The most comfortable homes are the ones that feel lived in. Even the most intense fans of minimalism can admit it's hard to imagine a cozy night in when your living room is a spotless plane of black and white. In this Cherry Hills Village, Colorado home, designer Andrea Schumacher decided to focus her design on her clients' collection of art and antiques. "It became a really great ...

Get Gorgeous Drapes with Classic Pinch Pleats

September 25th, 2011
“Pinch me, I must be dreaming!” That is what I said when I had my first pinch pleated drapery installed. They looked absolutely gorgeous and perfectly tailored. Pinch pleats are a very popular way to finish off the top of drapes, and with the fall season approaching you might be thinking about adding drapes to insulate your windows and save energy. 

The pinch pleat is a great addition to any ...
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