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Home design ideas blog westside homes. Current home design ideas for the home. Interior ideas for living rooms, bedrooms, bathrooms, dining and family rooms. Exterior landscaping and gardening ideas.

Antique vs Vintage Home Decor

Antique vs Vintage Home Decor

Antique vs Vintage Home Decor

Antique vs Vintage Home Decor

Antique vs Vintage Home Decor

Antique vs Vintage Home Decor. Antique or vintage one of a kind home furniture, art pieces and or accessories. Antique is item 100 years or older. Home antique items: artwork, furniture, sculpture, lamps, vases, jewelry boxes, rugs, and etc. Antiques have high degree of handmade workmanship with attention to details. Items are in original unaltered condition.  Antiques are desired because of age, era’s design, rarity, beauty, condition and or unique features. The asset value of antiques improves with time. They are passed down from one generation or bought from antique dealers. Cars are exception to “100 year rule.” Generally, a car is considered an antique if 25 years or older. Vintage items are 20 years old or older. Vintage associated with age or era present in design,

Homeowners are incorporating antique and vintage furnishings in home design. Items with handmade workmanship with attention to detail. One of a kind items that can add a classical beauty to any room. Old items in grandma’s closet maybe more valuable than you think. 

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What Is A Smart Home?

What Is A Smart Home?

What Is A Smart Home?

What is a smart home? The National Association of Home Builders coined the term in 1980s, Referred to a home integrated with security, lighting, audio and telephone. Homes then required special wiring. The costs in the 1980s and 1990s required thousands of dollars. Technology has changed the installation and costs. Inexpensive devices can be operated via smartphone. This data can be accessible online. Technology news source CNET joined forces with Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. Defining a smart home as “equipped with network connected products…connected via Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, or similar protocols for controlling, automating and optimizing functions” of the home. Smart home defined, having internet access, smart security or temperature system. Additionally, as least two other smart features. These additional features such as appliances, entertainment devices, heating & cooling systems, lighting, landscaping or air quality monitors.

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Stairway Design Ideas Westside Homes

Stairway Design Ideas Westside Homes. I love stairways. Varied from traditional, contemporary, high tech and classical. Stairway ideas for the single family home, condominiums, townhouses and loft. I do not have a lot to say about these beautiful stair. I am going to let the photos speak for itself. The photo are collation of stair art. SEE MORE Stairway ideas my Pinterest. See More……

Oscar Niemeyer, 1962

 

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