As this example of pocket doors shows, they can play an aesthetic as well as functional role in a home. Separating the kitchen and dining rooms, these beautiful stained-glass doors echo the bold Craftsman-style kitchen tiles, lending an elegant touch to both rooms. When the doors are open, the rooms function as one space, but once they're closed, the dining room becomes a more intimate setting. (Photo: Photo: Roger Hardy)
open gable patio cover design | Building a Gable end porch cover. Tying into existing roof for over deck. It's too bright for our fair skin out there and it might help dampen some of the road noise nearby.