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Just Add Water: Rain Barrel Magic
Take your rainwater storage from practical to beautiful with a new breed of design-friendly rain barrels
"Most rain barrels were plastic containers that didn't add much to the overall landscape... the rain barrels featured here prove. With a little work and imagination, you can have... a rain barrel that fits your style and is a standout in your garden design.... our rain barrels & tanks here: http://www.houzz.com/projects/280288/Rain-Barrels This... a rain barrel without at least mesh across the top. Rain barrels are illegal where..."
10 Creative Ways to Corral Wooden Barrels
No need for a showdown between rustic barrels and refined chic. These ideas let you have both — and make your decorating Most Wanted
"rustic barrels and refined chic. These ideas let you have both — and make your decorating... wooden barrels in home decor, you probably think of a high-top table in a room that's... could come barreling through the shuttered saloon doors at any moment. But with the popularity... rustic barrels for new uses and mixing them with refined styles. Here's how you can... their barrels. When I was little my parents re-purposed a barrel for a dog house..."
Guest Picks: Upcycled Wine Barrels
Raise a glass to vineyard style with furniture, lighting and accessories repurposed from wooden wine barrels
"by wine barrels. From functional clocks to elegant chandeliers, these pieces can introduce... Wine barrel turned into a propane fire pit. 20lb propane bottle underneath, and... into the barrel head with a 2" deep metal pan. Total cost under 500$. When not... wine barrels are commonly used as inexpensive planters but once the wood is rotted... of wine barrels here. There are many woodworkers on CustomMade who create beautiful..."
The Space Above: Beautiful Barrel-Vaulted Ceilings
"use a barrel vaulted ceiling. These ceilings open up and provide height to a room... use a barrel-vaulted ceiling in a dining space. While the ceiling makes the room... hallway barrel ceiling. I love the effect the barrel shape and the lighting have on... a long barrel ceiling over our bar area These are all amazing pictures! Thanks for... This is a barrel vault we did in a master bath room last year; they are such an incredible..."
For Your Next Sink, Think Unique
Any kind of vessel can do the trick — from buckets to barrels, outsized shells to old-fashioned washers
"buckets to barrels, outsized shells to old-fashioned washers... to rain barrels — if it can hold water, it can be your next sink. Still doubtful... limit your sink to what's on store shelves. Repurposing any number of vessels into a sink... sink — whether new or vintage — will show off your personal style with little effort... custom sinks. You can read more about each sink here: http://www.braitmandesign.c..."
How to Harvest Rainwater for Your Garden
Conserve a vital resource and save money by collecting stormwater for irrigation in a barrel or tank
"tanks and barrels come into play.... of the barrel away from your foundation toward plants. If the barrel overflows (as... Raise the barrel and use gravity. Don't let it sit in the barrel untreated. Use right... pickle barrels.(can be found on-line) Looks exactly like the barrel in the Wyndam... into a barrel near their foundation from downspouts, as many of these examples show... water barrel needs to be drained and put away or turned upside down for the winter..."
My Houzz: Creative Salvaging in the Canadian Countryside
Lighting from X-ray shades, a wine-barrel table, suitcases as props ... this couple repurposes with enthusiasm and style in equal measure
"a wine-barrel table, suitcases as props ... this couple repurposes with enthusiasm... a wine barrel given to her by her winemaker brother. Another wine barrel became a... upcyclng. The barrel kitchen island is great idea for a small kitchen where you may not want... the wine barrel kitchen island. Brilliant idea for smallish kitchens. i am so inspired... changed the sink, faucet and flooring. "We're not glossy people," says Arthur. They chose..."
Unexpected Bathroom Design Ideas
"cutting a sink into it or mounting a bowl sink on top. Looking beyond typical bathroom... can have sinks mounted into all kinds of consoles, cabinets, bureaus etc. Just make... at the sink is comfortable and you can turn anything into a bathroom counter by cutting... cabinets, sinks, etc. So we bought a 1952 ranch up in north Georgia and we're able to... toilet and sink(pink) that is stuck in a small closet, I gave it to the cat! I love the..."
8 Things Successful Architects and Designers Do
Good architects tell a story and engage the senses. They understand the rules — and know when to break them
Wine Cellars That Shine
See the Clever Tricks That Opened Up This Master Bathroom
A recessed toilet paper holder and cabinets, diagonal large-format tiles, frameless glass and more helped maximize every inch of the space
"second sink. “It was badly designed from day one,” she says. But about a year ago... additional sink. She wall-mounted the toilet and faucets for a roomier feel and to make... double sinks. The individual sink space also means we can talk while we both get ready... cracked one sink. I can't wait to have a second sink again, it is very important to me... ft? Two sinks in the master for me; so much so that I installed two sinks in the guest..."
Grow a Beautiful Garden With Ecofriendly Greywater
Reducing home water waste means lower bills and a healthier planet. Here's how to set up a greywater home irrigation system that can help
"laundry and sinks — or greywater (also “graywater"). This works out well, because the... from rain barrel to rain barrel (6 in all, 55gal each) through the hose to the plants... shower or sink while adjusting the temp. and use that instead. Foodbourne illness is... kitchen sink pipe to open into the garden. We attached a hose pipe for trees far away... in your sink or shower or tubor washer is going straight into your mouth , skin and..."
9 Big Space-Saving Ideas for Tiny Bathrooms
Look to these layouts and features to fit everything you need in the bath without feeling crammed in
"toilet and sink, let alone a shower (a tub being totally out of the question), the usual... Love that barrel shower! As for the narrow sink or narrow vanity - these are very hard... toilet and sink dry. It'll just be all one floor with a center drain for space reasons... pedestal sink, then the door hits the toilet. I replaced the pedestal and a funky cabinet... round sink doesn't hit me in the hip bone. I didn't move any plumbing, and did all..."
Better Places to Stash That Soap
"to the sink. But soap dishes can become unsightly and a breeding ground for soggy... at each sink--old sinks with little surface area to accommodate any soap. Happily... an in-sink soap holder for our vessel sinks. I can't stand the water-soap mess on... to the sink. Not able to find anything that would work inside a round sink, I fashioned... kitchen sink...love these! Love the Ikea trough sink with the hanging soap holder etc..."
New Classics: The Twilight Sleeper Sofa