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Paseo Mallorca 15 Apartments in Palma, Spain by OHLAB

Architects: OHLAB Area: 4300 m² Year: 2022 Photographs: José Hevia Manufacturers: Dornbracht, Zeitraum, Cassina, De La Espada, Flou, Halfen, Blasco, Contain, Gordiola, La Pecera, Muebles Decagono, Sollos Lead Architects: Paloma Hernaiz, Jaime Oliver Ohlab Team: Rebeca Lavín, Robin Harloff, Loreto Angulo, Pedro Rodríguez, Silvia Morais, Mercé Solar, M. Bruna Pisciotta, Tomislav Konjevod, José Allona, Claudio …

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How to Make Candle Wicks (Illustrated Guide)

A candle is as good as its wick. Commonly wicks are made from pure cotton twine and beeswax. In craft circles, the pre-waxing of wicks is essential in getting candles to burn with brightness. There are wooden wicks, too, and even offbeat and make-shift ones from paper or a torn and twisted bit of t-shirting.  …

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4-Bedroom Modern Farmhouse Single-Story Ranch with Wet Bar and Open Concept Design (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 4,148 Bedrooms: 3-4 Bathrooms: 4.5 Stories: 1 Garage: 2 Welcome to photos and footprint for a 4-bedroom modern farmhouse single-story ranch. Here’s the floor plan: This modern farmhouse ranch showcases an impeccable facade graced with board and batten siding, stone accents, and decorative wood trims that highlight the gable roofs and covered …

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What Tools are Used to Measure Length?

Are you looking for the highest quality, the exact precision and the best price for the different instruments that allow you to quantify the lengths that exist between objects? Are you looking to measuring the dimensions of structures or any other aspect that you need to measure? Well, there are specific tools that measure the precise …

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Two-Story 3-Bedroom Modern Home with Balcony and Narrow Footprint (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 2,485 Bedrooms: 2-3 Bathrooms: 2.5 Stories: 2 Garage: 2 Welcome to photos and footprint for a two-story 3-bedroom modern home. Here’s the floor plan: Sleek, clean lines, mixed siding, and large windows bring an exquisite charm to this two-story modern home. It includes a side-loading garage that accesses the home through a …

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46 Best Sweet Potato Muffin Recipes

Sweet potatoes are a versatile superfood enjoyed for their taste and health benefits since 750 B.C. Use them in muffins that boost the immune system and delight the taste buds. These naturally sweet tubers are the perfect ingredient in sweet or savory muffin treats. Sweet potato muffins are moist and delicious, whether combined with spices, …

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Lange Bellingstraat in Bas Vogelpoel Architecten

Designed by: Bas Vogelpoel Architecten Lange Bellingstraat is a replacement construction in Hulst where the original concrete facade remains. As you enter the house, a narrow entry hallway with a no-stringer staircase greets you. It leads to an open living space where the great room, kitchen, and dining area flow seamlessly with each other. A sense …

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MM House in Palma de Mallorca by OHLAB

Architecture: OHLAB OHLAB team: Paloma Hernaiz, Jaime Oliver, Rebeca Lavín, Walter Brandt, Sergio Rivero de Cáceres Quantity surveyor: Jorge Ramón Structure: Jesús Alonso Energy efficiency advisor: Anne Vogt Project Management: Paloma Hernaiz, Jaime Oliver (architects), Jorge Ramón (quantity surveyor) Photos: José Hevia This house looks for the maximum energy efficiency adapting itself to the program, …

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How Does a Touchless Faucet Work?

Touchless faucets are becoming common, especially in restaurants, public restrooms, and homes. Once you figure out that this faucet does not work manually, it can be frustrating to get it to work. A better understanding surrounding the design and mechanics will help you the next time you encounter a touchless faucet. Faucet Sensor Picks up …

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How Much Weight Can Glass Shelves Hold?

The amount of weight a glass shelf can hold depends on the type of glass used. Typical glass breaks at around 6,000 psi (lbs per square inch), tempered glass may sustain up to 24,000 pounds of pressure before shattering.  So, if you find yourself hesitant, don’t be, because a lot goes into ensuring that glass …

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25 Best Chicken Tetrazzini Recipes

Luisa Tetrazzini was a well-known opera singer in the early twentieth century. She made her American debut in 1905 after touring Europe, Spain, South America, and Russia. The Palace Hotel’s chef was so impressed by her that he named his baked chicken dish, Chicken Tetrazzini, after her. We won’t be shocked if you want to …

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30 Best Strawberry Muffin Recipes

Muffins have been an easy, versatile, all-time favorite for many years. Nothing beats a nice breakfast muffin with your morning coffee and a quick, sugary, and delicious teatime snack to re-energize for the rest of the day. Do you have some left-over strawberries? Make some strawberry muffins! Everything pairs well with strawberries, so make it …

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How to Make a Traditional Christmas Wreath (DIY) in 7 Steps

A beautiful wreath on your front door is a great idea for the festive season. The shops are filled with beautiful decorations, and just about every door has a Christmas wreath hanging to show that the holiday season is here. This year you will be different, and instead of buying a Christmas wreath, you will …

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How to Hang Pictures on Plaster Walls (2 Methods)

Hanging pictures and other heavy objects on a plaster wall can lead to nails and bolts being pulled out of the wall or whole chunks of the plaster being pulled off the wall. These are difficult and costly to repair. Heavy objects can be hung on a plaster wall with the right tools and methods. …

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Is a Blue Sofa a Good Sofa Color? See Examples for Yourself

Yeah, blue is a great color for a sofa.  Depending on the room, any shade of blue will work including dark, rich, light, turquoise and grey-blue. One type of blue I’m not wild about is bright blue.  I suppose in a glam-style room it works but for the most part, not for me. Before I …

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Prinsengracht 625 by Bas Vogelpoel Architecten

Designed by: Bas Vogelpoel Architecten The Prinsengracht 625 is a project that involves a renovation of a canal house along the Prinsengracht and converting it into two rental apartments. The apartment’s heavy brick exterior is contrasted by a bright and airy interior. Pristine white walls and light hardwood flooring clad the living space. What’s interesting is …

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9 Ways to Get a Much Bigger Basil Harvest (Tips)

Are you sick and tired of never having enough fresh basil? Do you find yourself running out to the store to get more basil while your plants at home grow slowly? Boy do I feel your pain! I’ve been there.  There’s nothing more frustrating than planting seeds and only getting a “meh” harvest, right? When …

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Casa Palerm in Lloret de Vistalegre, Mallorca by OHLAB

Architecture and Interior Design: OHLAB / Paloma Hernaiz and Jaime Oliver OHLAB team: Paloma Hernaiz and Jaime Oliver with Rebeca Lavín, Silvia Morais José Allona, Amalia Stavropoulou Quantity surveyor: Jorge Ramón Contractor: Joaquín García Rubio Structure: Lorenzo Croce Landscape: Salva Cañís Kitchen and cañizo works: OHLAB design, Creacuina Furniture: La Pecera Photos: José Hevia Casa …

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Can Bricks Be Painted? If So, How?

Brick has traditionally been considered an object related exclusively to construction but, today, brick has also become a decorative element, being used on many occasions to give a rustic and industrial look to interior and exterior rooms . If you want to have a brick wall for decorative purposes, you must not forget that brick …

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How Long Does It Take Spray Paint To Dry?

Depending on the type of service and spray paint, it could begin drying within five minutes. However, the full drying process takes about an hour to three hours. Not so long ago, spray painting was only associated with graffiti. Now, we use spray paint for everything from our vehicles to appliances, furniture, and more. However, …

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25 Best Chicken Bites Recipes

Chicken bites are yummy bite-sized chicken breast pieces seasoned and cooked by baking or frying until juicy and tender. They are similar to chicken nuggets but without the extra ingredients of different chicken parts that nuggets include. Chicken bites can be made as healthy as you prefer and served in several different ways. They are …

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5-Bedroom Modern Style Two-Story Home with Bonus Room and Basement Expansion (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 2,946 Bedrooms: 3-5 Bathrooms: 2-3 Stories: 2 Garage: 3 Welcome to photos and footprint for a 5-bedroom modern style two-story home. Here’s the floor plan: A mixture of siding including concrete panels, stone, expansive glass, and wood accents enhances the modern appeal of this two-story home. It includes a sleek entry porch …

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40 Best Cinnamon Roll Cookie Recipes

Cinnamon rolls are delightfully soft and pillowy, with a luscious sugar and spice interior and an oozy cream cheese topping. Imagine all that encapsulated in a cookie, and you’ve got cinnamon roll cookies. The huge advantage of these cookies is that they don’t contain yeast and don’t need time to rise. They also have a …

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Single-Story 4-Bedroom Rustic Home with 4-Car Garage and Bonus Room (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 2,340 Bedrooms: 3-4 Bathrooms: 2.5-3.5 Stories: 1 Garage: 4 Welcome to photos and footprint for a single-story 4-bedroom rustic home. Here’s the floor plan: This single-story home radiates a rustic charm with its stately stone exterior, cedar shakes, nested gables, and tapered columns bordering the entry porch. It features two double garages …

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BD House in Bergen, The Netherlands by Studio Vincent Architecture

Location: Bergen, The Netherlands Client: Private Architect: Studio Vincent Architecture, Amsterdam and Space Encounters, Amsterdam Team: Vincent van Leeuwen, Gijs Baks, Joost Baks, Patricia Yus Interior Architect: Dorien Knegt Design, Bergen Structural engineer: IMd Raadgevende Ingenieurs, Rotterdam Landscape design: Delva Landscape Architecture and Urbanism, Amsterdam Contractor: Cor Koper Bouwbedrijf, Heerhugowaard Photography: Lorenzo Zandri, London Studio …

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Ritbroekdwarsstraat by Bas Vogelpoel Architecten

Designed by: Bas Vogelpoel Architecten In Apeldoorn, the assignment was to expand a house, with the possibility of living entirely on the ground floor in the future. To this end, the extension behind the living area contains a large storage room, which can be converted into a bedroom. The view and the light that are limited by …

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Craftsman Style 2-Bedroom Single-Story Barndominium with Oversized Garage and Open Living Space (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 1,587 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Stories: 1 Garage: 4 Welcome to photos and footprint for a craftsman style 2-bedroom single-story barndominium. Here’s the floor plan: This 2-bedroom craftsman barndominium offers an efficient and affordable floor plan designed for a starter family, a couple, or anyone who wants additional space. A welcoming gabled …

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Single-Story New American Style 5-Bedroom Ranch with Side-Entry Garage and Covered Patio (Floor Plan)

Specifications: Sq. Ft.: 2,770 Bedrooms: 3-5 Bathrooms: 3.5-5.5 Stories: 1 Garage: 2 Welcome to photos and footprint for a single-story New American style 5-bedroom ranch. Here’s the floor plan: Board and batten siding, gable rooflines, and timber posts framing the covered porch bring a great curb appeal to this single-story New American Ranch. Inside, the …

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Thuy Xuan House in Thua Thien Hue, Viet Nam by Cote Architects

Office Name: Cote architects Social Media Accounts: Facebook Contact email: cote.architects@gmail.com Firm Location: Hue, Viet Nam Completion Year: 2021 Gross Built Area (m2/ ft2): 352 m² Project Location: Thuy Xuan, Hue city, Thua Thien Hue, Viet Nam Program / Use / Building Function: House Lead Architects: Hoang Viet Hung Lead Architects e-mail: ktshoangviethung@gmail.com Photo Credits: …

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Rehabilitación media agua by El Sindicato Arquitectura

Architecture Firm: El Sindicato Arquitectura E-mail: elsindicato.arquitectura@gmail.com Facebook and Instagram: @elsindicatoarquitectura Authors: Nicolás Viteri – María Mercedes Reinoso – Xavier Duque  Collaboration: Laura Vaca Location: Cumbayá, Quito, Ecuador Completion Year: 2022 Covered Area: 70 m² Constructed Area: 45 m² Photography: Andrés Villota / @andres.v.fotografìa Illustration: El Sindicato Arquitectura, Laura Vaca As in most rehabilitations, the premise of this project was to solve …

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Can You Dry Microfiber Towels?

Yes, you can dry microfiber cloth (but occasionally) by using your dryer, with no heat. You can also air-dry indoors where the circulation is good, or outdoors on a clothesline getting some sunlight. Cleaning with a microfiber cloth is a breeze, and they’re one of the most effective cleaning tools available. These clothes are effective …

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50 Best Salted Caramel Cookie Bar Recipes

Cookie bars are some of the least time-consuming and plain-sailing sweet affairs to bake. However, everything else worthy of confectionary praise in this field usually has hard-to-decipher instructions or takes too much time. The mission then becomes finding a recipe that works for you without compromising. I mosey to the table with arms full of …

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