Houzz is the new way to design your home.
Everything is understated yet quietly intriguing. The restrained use of color and the subtle use of variety, texture and form give this little space a sense of serenity and permanence.
Perfect marriage of architecture and landscaping. The balance of contrasting elements nears perfection. Magical, evocative, exotic and timeless.
plant arrangement and stepping stones
lush planting and climbing vines
color and plant arrangement
use of sedum and agave
retaining wall with fountain
use of stones
oriental elements and xericaping
a secluded treatment for narrow side yard
the lighted fountain against a vine covered wall
looks like my entry. great color and contrast
Soft color massed in 3 areas contrasted with deep green middle ground with the soft gray background of the home itself creates elegant and soothing picture.
generous use of just 3-4 varieties , simplicity and serenity
sturdy detailed garden gate
interesting use of curves and angles...intriguing, balance and asymmetry
formal layout of beds with informal southwestern planting
subtle colors and detail windows especially
walkway bed design and arches
charming mix of container plants
front border planting
walled entry area
contrast of habit and color entry plantings
sage green low plantings and mystery
the warm neutrals
bright , clean, simple, yet ornate
it looks like the room I'm working on