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by lisascenic
Mon Jul 23, 2012 11:33 am
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Addition!
Replies: 52
Views: 24485

Re: Addition!

Wowie!
by lisascenic
Sun Jul 22, 2012 11:37 pm
Forum: The Hangout Forum
Topic: Do I really need an open kitchen?
Replies: 26
Views: 25879

Re: Do I really need an open kitchen?

I think houses whose main architectural feature is a humongous garage on the front of the house are so depressing.

I'm so happy that I managed to buy the modest little house of my dreams.
by lisascenic
Sun Jul 22, 2012 12:10 pm
Forum: Pre-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: Re: summer project -updated 10/27/2012
Replies: 15
Views: 10066

Re: summer project

Beautiful work on a splendid home!
by lisascenic
Sun Jul 22, 2012 12:05 pm
Forum: Post-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: 1910 House
Replies: 84
Views: 52663

Re: 1910 House

Very nice!

(What does "home automation" mean?)
by lisascenic
Thu Jul 19, 2012 4:56 pm
Forum: Pre-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: An adventure in Faux Bois – faux grain painting w/pics
Replies: 8
Views: 6397

Re: An adventure in Faux Bois – faux grain painting w/pics

Many decorative painting terms are in French. Faux bois. Trompe l'oeil. Strie. What I think is funny is the fact that Americans have adopted "voila" into their vocabulary, but have no idea how to spell it. I can't tell you how many blogs I've seen where the author types out "wah lah." (And because I...
by lisascenic
Thu Jul 19, 2012 9:28 am
Forum: The Hangout Forum
Topic: Do I really need an open kitchen?
Replies: 26
Views: 25879

Re: Do I really need an open kitchen?

"Set down the remote. Step away from the tv. And nobody will get hurt."
by lisascenic
Thu Jul 19, 2012 9:24 am
Forum: Pre-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: An adventure in Faux Bois – faux grain painting w/pics
Replies: 8
Views: 6397

Re: An adventure in Faux Bois – faux grain painting w/pics

I love these exuberant examples of faux bois!
by lisascenic
Tue Jul 17, 2012 9:45 am
Forum: General Discussions Forum
Topic: Where to start?
Replies: 41
Views: 8588

Re: Where to start?

I'm going to be controversial and give my opinion that the trend toward large American kitchens is more about ostentatious display of wealth than actual functionality.
by lisascenic
Tue Jul 17, 2012 9:39 am
Forum: Post-1900 Houses Forum
Topic: Plaster "tile" in Bungalow Bathroom
Replies: 50
Views: 45546

Re: Plaster "tile" in Bungalow Bathroom

You could make a "tile stencil" and trowel/roll on a mix of joint compound and white glue.