Articles for tag: English Cottage Style, Hardscape, Landscape Ideas, Water Well
A more in-depth post regarding the rondel glass discs that were featured in some of the windows of the recently finished English cottage-style home that I've been featuring.
Copper rain chains and rain cups have been around for centuries in Japan and now they are making their way to the states. Hard to believe something so simply beautiful and functional has taken this long to be used here in the good ol' U.S. of A. If you want an alternative to the traditional enclosed metal downspout on your gutters then you might want to consider a rain chain. Who knows...you might even lower your blood pressure from the effects of watching rain pout through one in action.
Masterfully installed hand-hewn white oak exposed beams utilizing old world-style mortise and tenon joinery is just one more reason to read on. You'll have a hard time finding craftsmanship of this caliber in the homebuilding industry today. Seeing is believing!
Landscape lighting can truly set the tone for a neighborhood as well as your home. The Retreat at Kennesaw Mountain in Marietta, GA is a fantastic example of the way it's done right. Please enter...I've left the light on for you.
If you have an interest in past and present groin vault ceilings in architecture then have a read. The English cottage-style home I'm following also has an example of a groin vault ceiling in the vestibule.
Reclaimed Antique Terra Cotta Roof Tile Installation On This English Cottage Style Home In The Making: Part 6 In A Series
Reclaimed antique terracotta roof tiles from Europe are just one of the crown jewels of this English cottage-style home. Terra cotta roof tiles are in very high demand these days so it makes this roof that much more valuable. It is a sensible choice for a home such as this because it is architecturally in character and it will last the life of the home with proper maintenance, much like many of the materials being used in this home-in-the-making.
Copper gutters were installed on this English cottage style home this past week and they look outstanding. I've got a few images here to get a closer look at the hand-cast copper hangers and the half-round seamless copper gutter system. Check it out!