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My Houzz: Contemporary Meets Exotic in a Dallas Ranch House
From a lushly landscaped pool area to dark woods and cheetah prints inside, this 1950s brick ranch home shows an island spirit
My Houzz: Urban Goes Exotic in a Montreal Artist's Home
Found treasures from around the world mix with reinvented furnishings and natural artifacts in this amazingly creative space
"e and exotic feel of this home, the shell is amazing Bonjour, So full of life and... in the backyard — not to mention the hammock — gives the space a playful vibe important... in this backyard: playing ball hockey with his son, watching his daughter use a Hula-Hoop... echo the exotic elements within. Dumas' favorite element, though, is outdoors. "The... "It's our backyard," Dumas says.See more photos of this home | Show us your creative..."
Great Design Plant: Cabbage Tree
Happiest in plentiful sun, this tropical-looking tree gives a pool area or backyard landscape an exotic view all summer long
Great Design Plant: Alphonse Karr Bamboo
Bamboo gets a bad rap in the garden, but this clumping variety creates an exotic landscape look with less aggressiveness
Lay of the Landscape: Tropical Garden Style
Create a vacation paradise in your backyard even if temperatures sometimes dip with these guidelines for tropical-style gardens
9 Ways to Bring Moroccan Flavor to Your Interiors
Evoke Laid-Back Style With Bamboo Curtain Rods
"Exotic and durable, bamboo curtain rods and rings make for an easygoing look at an... iful, exotic and ecofriendly, bamboo is often used in home furnishings — from flooring... from the backyard can be fashioned into a beautiful rod. If you're using a fresh piece..."
Great Cover-Ups: 8 Outdoor Canopies and Shades
Lounge as long as you like without getting baked, with one of these sun-screening structures for your backyard, deck or patio
Double Take: This Outdoor Screen Makes Game Day a Snap
A Michigan family goes long and wide on their backyard party central with a supersize screen, fire pits and lounging for a crowd
Privacy Screening Made Pretty
Craving a secluded escape in your own backyard? Check out these stylish solutions for privacy walls and screens
Shop Your Garden for Easy Holiday Decorations
Make your home merry and bright without all the stress and fuss — everything you need is in your own backyard
Experiments Aplenty Fill Vancouver Edible Garden
Lush and brimming with test landscape plantings, a Canadian garden appeals to the eye and the palate
"Black's backyard in Vancouver's Mount Pleasant neighborhood. The co-owners of Aloe... with exotic flowers and every type of edible imaginable before using the plants... home, the backyard was a dilapidated concrete pad with overgrown weeds, and it quickly... try out exotic and sun-loving plants to see if they can make it through a season in..."
Great Design Plant: Periwinkle
Sunken and Raised Areas Take Gardens Up a Notch
Altering a landscape's grade can create energy and excitement, offering different vantage points and moods depending on the level
If Cats Could Design