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Walls Have a Field Day With Grass Cloth
Rustic or refined, richly textured grass cloth provides a burst of natural freshness to your interior decorating
"textured grass cloth provides a burst of natural freshness to your interior decorating... update. Grass cloth, I decided, was just the ticket: a subtle, textural cloak for the... beneath. Grass cloth can be a tricky material to deal with, as I learned the hard way... Grass cloth is definitely having a comeback! My husband recently did venetian plaster... chose grass cloth for the ceiling. The ceiling had beams and was raised. It was an..."
Great Design Plant: Purple Fountain Grass
"nance grass pride of place in your garden... ornamental grasses, and one of my favorites is purple fountain grass (Pennisetum setaceum)... fountain grass work its way into your outdoor living area. Just don't be surprised when... Horray for grasses! While the purple is not my favorite, we love decorating with ornamental... Nice grass. I also love using Oriental Fountain Grass - Pennisetum orientale 'Karley... ornamental grasses. I have several kinds in containers on my rooftop deck. Hubby loves..."
Is It Time to Consider Fake Grass?
With more realistic-looking options than ever, synthetic turf can be a boon. Find the benefits and an installation how-to here
"Fake grass, you say? Don't scoff. Synthetic turf is moving beyond football fields... But fake grass needs to be washed in order to be kept clean, green and grass looking... using fake grass. You do need to wash it down. Fake grass isn't really a good idea. If... using fake grass? contentious, say: any living patch of real grass in an urban area is... than fake grass, fake grass can't (yet) absorb carbon monoxide and release oxygen, until..."
Bamboo Products — Earth Friend or Foe?
The ecofriendliness of this grass for flooring, wall coverings and furniture isn't cut and dried. Get the facts here
Wonderful Ways to Mesh Woven Furniture With Your Style
Weave some wicker or sea grass furniture into a modern or contemporary room to create a feeling of relaxed luxury
"or sea grass furniture into a modern or contemporary room to create a feeling of relaxed... way. Sea grass chairs around a farmhouse table, a sleek bar with rattan and chrome stools... large sea grass basket for my laundry and though I keep my two cats' nails trimmed, once... the sea grass wingback chair in this room perfectly complements the deep sofa. A boldly... Tip: Sea grass chairs tend to be more comfortable than wicker for long-term lounging..."
Sourcebook: Coastal Style
Stripes, shells and sea grasses are just a few of the design elements that can give your home a sun-kissed look. Here's where to find them
"and sea grasses are just a few of the design elements that can give your home a sun-kissed... rattan, sea grass and wicker furniture for both indoors and out.... this sea grass stool for a natural touch. Sea grass accessories abound in coastal decor... rattan, sea grass or wicker. Driftwood pieces can be a little cliché, but natural unstained..."
It's Not Too Late to Decorate: Minimalist Fall Decor
No need to go all-out with autumn decorations. Nod to the season with just a few well-placed pumpkins and flowers
"autumn decorations. Nod to the season with just a few well-placed pumpkins and flowers... plans for decorating and then suddenly the holidays are here and I haven't decorated... of my decor gets recycled in some way. I heard a good idea last year, which I have... before we decorate the house unless we want to consider all the cobwebs and the dead... light decorations for Halloween. Love your ideas. This was my display this fall..."
Breeze Into Coastal Landscapes
Follow the ocean's lead for a dynamic coastal garden with plants and grasses as beautiful as the view
"plants and grasses as beautiful as the view... flowing grasses and other loosely textured plants. The ocean itself is a fantastic... planting or decor. Brighter colors like orange, coral and gold can call to mind glorious... plant grass in Northwest Florida, which has been suffering from several years of... ornamental grasses and thyme make a natural accompaniment, as they both have a sense of... of the grasses as they sway in the wind brings a lively feeling to the home.See more..."
Great Garden Combo: A Fall Landscape Scene That Lasts
"shrubs and grasses that offer color and texture in abundance... When decorating a room, we typically start by choosing a wall color. With that in... shrubs and grasses that bring color, different leaf shapes and exciting textures to the... Feather Grass. And another of Rudbeckia hirta. Photos are nice but nothing beats being... feather grass, what a beauty, too bad it's getting to cold where we come from. Love... shrubs and grasses are planted in large groups to help balance the mass of flowers.Strategic..."
A Subliminal Approach to Fall Decorating
Get your home in the autumn groove without going over the top, with decorating ideas from two top San Francisco designers
"with decorating ideas from two top San Francisco designers... way to decorate for me. Re cheap, childlike decor, I think of it as whimsical and... look "decorative" or debugged! Decorative wood....... is natural wood. It is simply... outside decorations I don't want to have pets, wind or little kids risk knocking over... After decorating, think about great smells. I like to hide cinnamon scented pine... seasonal decor ideas seem juvenile and childish. Thanks for an insightful article...."
10 Ways to Tiptoe Out of Your Decorating Comfort Zone
Ease into waking up your space with small doses of decorating daring that express who you are right now
"doses of decorating daring that express who you are right now... same safe decorating choices for as long as you can remember, it can be quite a challenge... refresh your decor in a way that suits you now, not the you of a decade ago. But change... in your decor." No, my comment had nothing to do with an interpretation of the title... with new decorating ideas. Try papering the wall (with either a print or something textured..."
Glamour Ahead: Get In on the 2013 San Francisco Decorator Showcase
Take an inspiring virtual tour of 20 luxurious spaces in a Georgian mansion that push design and decorating drama to the max
"design and decorating drama to the max... Francisco Decorator Showcase. 2013 San Francisco Decorator Showcase Dates: April 27... Francisco Decorator Showcase in an 8,000-square-foot Georgian mansion in San Francisco's... s-Bay-Decorator-Show-House I went in and looked at the Kips Bay Show House. There... "princess" decor. A map of London on the ceiling inspires dreams of travel, faux-finished... Gate; decorative painting: Willem Racké; floor tiles: Armin Maier Maker's Mark R..."
4 Classic Decorating Themes — and How to Work Them Just Right
Sail into nautical territory and more without hitting the land of overdone, with these decorating ideas that steer for subtlety
"these decorating ideas that steer for subtlety... Decorating themes sometimes get a bad rap for being cheesy or overdone. But when... travels or decor featuring a motif you love, you can pull off the theme of your choice... it's just decor. The best themes are the ones you don't notice right away, like the design... with the decor. Here, I embraced it! The problem with themes is that they can easily... nursery decor: "Avoiding overly commercial motifs (like cartoon characters) means the..."
Fix Those 'Whoopsies': 9 Fast Solutions for Decorating Mistakes
Don't suffer in silence over a paint, furniture or rug snafu — these affordable workarounds can help
"missteps when decorating — even top designers make mistakes, overspend and have regrets.... had more decorating experience at the time, I would have refashioned my embroidered... Whatever your decorating woes, know that you are not alone! And here are loads of creative... specially when decorating a room, matching this and that. We wanted polished concrete floors... vibrant grass green in the other guest room; the very pale spring green in the entire..."
6 Branches and Berries to Spruce Up Holiday Decor
Bring garden cuttings in from the cold to warm up seasonal arrangements and decorate your home for the holidays
"s and decorate your home for the holidays... Mondo Grass in a container or in the landscape for a late fall/winter stunning contrast... fountain grass (Pennisetum alopecuroides) providing great contrast.Cut the stems and... premeal decor.Also called redtwig dogwood, this shrub is notable for showy red stems... panic grass. It is a multistemmed shrub that produces clusters of purple fruit in..."