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[Flickr:Thumb:Small]The interior of a house usually has main railing pieces that go around staircases. A way to mix this up and actually make this an attractive piece inside your home is to have your railings custom designed out of wrought iron. The amount of designs to choose from is nearly endless. You can also discuss with your installer about options that are impossible with traditional railing systems. This type of railing system can be made for nearly every type of staircase, including spiral ones.

Every twenty to thirty years, it seems that fashion tends to come full circle, with trends simply being recycled and updated. It could just be the vicious circle of history repeating itself, but it seems that even home design is doing the same thing. If you take a gander at the home furnishing offerings today, you’ll find that many of the decorations and designs are “retro”‘, imitating the wave of the late 1970’s through the 1980’s. In case you weren’t around for the original styles, or have chosen to block out most of than span of time from your memory, let’s take a trip back and look at the blast from the past that is piled on store shelves today.

Wrought iron has many applications for a home. It is customizable, paintable, durable, and very popular among high end homes. If you want to increase the value of your home and at the same time making it much more attractive you should look into designs available to you.

Other bookcases are shaped in a modern, stylish fashion, with shelves of different sizes and lengths. These are often more useful as decor than as bookcases, as they don’t actually hold very many books. But if you don’t have many books (or knickknacks, picture frames, etc.) to display, one of these modern designs may complement your home nicely.

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For the exterior of your home, the possibilities are endless with custom wrought iron designs. You can have custom gates made, fencing, and decorative pieces placed on balconies or anywhere on the outside of your home. A wrought iron fence will not only last longer than a traditional wood version but it will also look a lot better for years to come. The same can be said for decorative custom pieces that you can place in front of windows or to go around exterior balconies around your house. The material is very durable, can be welded into any type of design, and it can be painted to match your home.

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8. Compare house designs using a book with original catalog images and good quality photos. Some models of Sears homes were very similar in design to models offered by other kit home manufacturers or through plan books. Designs may have been modified but generally should match in design and dimensions.

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KingSo® 12pcs 3D Butterfly Sticker Set DIY Home Room Wall Art Design Decal Decor Gift (Purple)

Item specifics:
Brand new and high quality.
12 pcs 3D butterfly stickers mixed packing, perfect design.
The combination of colorful beautiful butterfly stickers will make your house or bedroom modern and beautiful.
Roundly includes two large ones in size 11×9.5 cm, 6 medium ones in size 9.5×8.5 cm, and 4 small ones in size 6×4.5 cm.
It gets magnet in the body of the butterful, can be applied on all smooth surfaces, such as walls, doors, closets, plastic, metal, fridges, laptops, TV, cars and so on.
A perfect gift for any special occasions like Christmas, wedding, birthday, anniversary, engagement, new baby, 18th 21st, graduation,retirement or just a token of love.

Package Included:
1 x  12pcs 3D Butterfly Sticker (with magnet)

  • 12 pcs 3D butterfly stickers mixed packing, perfect design.
  • Roundly includes two large ones in size 11×9.5 cm, 6 medium ones in size 9.5×8.5 cm, and 4 small ones in size 6×4.5 cm.
  • It gets magnet in the body of the butterful, can be applied on all smooth surfaces, such as walls, doors, closets, plastic, metal, fridges, laptops, TV, cars and so on.
  • A perfect gift for any special occasions like Christmas, wedding, birthday, anniversary, engagement, new baby, 18th 21st, graduation,retirement or just a token of love.

List Price: $ 12.99

Current Price: $ 4.79

Kohler Sustainable Design - Built Green - Hillside Home

On a steep lot that was initially considered to be unbuildable, a dedicated team of design professionals produced the first LEED-certified-Platinum home in Marin County, California. Nice trick. But how did they do it?

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Like good magicians, the team took care to keep the backstage machinery well out of the spotlight. As builder Michael McDonald says, "We try to make the sustainability aspect of it disappear."

That artfully hidden green technology includes in-floor hydronic heating, a solar array that provides 60% of the home's electricity, LED lighting, cabinetry and floors made from sustainably harvested woods -even the roof is made of recycled metals.

Take a revealing look behind the scenes at a home that stands at the very apex of sustainable design.