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Page 123 - A room of this sort is always a convenient " catch - all" in a house. Pictures and odds and ends too good to throw away find a final resting-place in 123 Inside of One Hundred Homes such a den.
Page 24 - The shingles should be left unstained; the pearly-gray color which the weather will soon give them is altogether desirable. The finish on the outside can be painted any color to harmonize, — preferably a cream white ; the supports on the veranda, with the doors and sashes, a dark green.
Page 27 - House walls to be plastered with two brown coate and one white coat. Hardwood flooring is not included, but the cellar is to have a first-class cement bottom. The various estimates are as follows : — APPROXIMATE ESTIMATES...
Page 49 - In fact it is a good plan to have an abundance of pictures, and substitute new ones from time to time for those which have been upon the Avails.
Page 92 - There is nothing more beautiful than an open-grained or large-figured wood, like chestnut, cypress, or even hemlock, without filler or paint, merely sandpapered to a smooth surface and waxed to bring out the grain.
Page 47 - THEKE is no reason why a small house should be built of the same material as a palace or a public building. It is a vulgar desire to be something which one is not, that lends to most of the architectural mistakes \ve see.
Page 27 - The estimates are based upon the best workmanship and materials, and the f ollowing items are included : gas-piping throughout the house, electric bells and wiring, open plumbing and porcelain tub, tiling or...
Page 21 - The second floor extends over the front porch, — a thing, perhaps, undesirable if your house must face north, or if in a very cold section, but quite proper, when well constructed, in moderate climates. PLANJCCOHD-FLOOK PunModel Suburban House •7wieD-FLooii-A»»-J?oor...