Low-cost Suburban Homes: Designs and Pictures of Suburban Houses that Have Been Built at Costs Ranging from $1,000 to $10,000, by Representative Architects

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House & garden, 1908 - Architecture, Domestic - 62 pages
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Page 46 - by a low terrace. This garden is designed to make the rear portion of the lot appear at its very largest. The veranda is an intimate part of the house, connecting for summer use diningroom, hall, and living-room and forming an outdoor sitting and dining-room for summer ; the table may be set here and meals served through the dining-room.
Page 24 - It is not until we peep beyond the somewhat formal entrance that we realize its hidden charms. A certain straightforward simplicity and directness are written in every line of this fascinating home, and the threshold once crossed, what warmth and hospitality prevail throughout
Page 24 - The walls throughout the house are rough plastered and tinted ; a delicate gray is used in the living-room, and -a warm brown in the dining-room. In the reception-room a yellow "oil" stain is used which is quite irregular and very effective.
Page 24 - Passing through the living-room we come out upon a bricked terrace overlooking the garden at the rear of the house. Here, nestled in the green, are two pools bordered with red brick, 'full of flamboyant water-lilies, white, pink and blue.
Page 24 - Potted plants and shrubs add their charm to this enchanted spot, and again suggest Italian gardens.

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