By MELISSA RAYWORTH/The Associated Press
November 2, 2015
Worn and faded hardwood floors can drag down the look of a room. But having scuffed floors sanded down and re-stained can be expensive and messy. One alternative that’s gaining popularity: painting older hardwood floors.
By SCOTT BAUER/The Associated Press
October 12, 2015
Linda McQuillen long wondered whether her 1917 home had any connection to Frank Lloyd Wright, thinking that, at best, maybe one of his peers designed it as an imitation of the architect’s famous Prairie School style. It turned out she was living in the real thing.
Seven years ago, when Chris and Emily DeBolt opened Fiddlehead Creek, a pesticide-free, native plant nursery in Washington County, there were lots of monarch butterflies. This summer, DeBolt has yet to see a single monarch.
Challenged to build homes that create a feeling of light, space and tranquility in some of the world’s most densely populated areas, Japanese architects have had no choice but to think outside the box. Literally.