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9 Incredible Treehouses
"firmly planted on the ground, while others have trees growing right through the middle... treehouse design with Chief Architect design software. http://www.chiefarchitect.co... Architects' great space made me think of them. Dreamy article! Especially for someone... Fry's design is excellent. But for me, Doug Abbott's treehouse has just the right... houses. Great pics. Ok I will take three of those please on the far end of my property..."
Get More From Your Garden by Mixing Things Up
Consider an eclectic outdoor style with defined hardscapes softened by exuberant, informal plantings
"where the plants of a garden are rigidly set out in geometric design, as in carpet-bedding... garden design. Lutyens, a young architect who designed the Cenotaph in London and... India, had great skill in creating the skeleton of gardens around houses he designed,... right plant in the right place but of creating planting schemes to complement his... garden design and the staple diet of contemporary designers in show gardens...."
Get Backyard Privacy the Subtler, Stylish Way
Why settle for a hulking brick wall when plants, screens and other refined backyard dividers do the job with panache?
"wall when plants, screens and other refined backyard dividers do the job with panache... look at). Plants are also a great choice. Landscape architect Bruce Clodfelter often... screen or plant barrier can block your neighbor's two-story view for good. To create... garden designer Stephanie Bartron frequently goes with a bamboo or hedge barrier.... Great article! I personally enjoy the plant life and drapes option, but those wooden..."
Patio of the Week: Keep a Secret Garden on the Side
Privacy and plantings are the focus of this Philadelphia side yard, offering a respite from a busy backyard
"y and plantings are the focus of this Philadelphia side yard, offering a respite... is so great about them — they have the perfect potential to become quiet getaways... garden designer Bill Dear. This lovely side yard patio and garden takes up a spot... Nice plant anyway. Beautiful! Nice use of plants and stone, awesome design, nice... would be great to steal a peek at this one in person. There are such great gardens in..."
Great Space: Unique Wood Wall Warms Up an Entryway
Designer Shari Misturak solves an interior design challenge with a walnut wall installation inspired by cityscapes
"Designer Shari Misturak solves an interior design challenge with a walnut wall i... conundrum for designer Shari Misturak of In Studio & Co. Interiors. The 22-foot entryway... boxes were designed to have different depths and stains, and lighting was added to create..."
12 Ideas to Make a Great Entrance
Set the right tone for your house right off the bat by creating an entryway that caters to function but speaks to style
"thoughtful design can create a mood. So picture your entry as the first few notes of... of a great song or the opening line of a poem. Ensure that it makes a good first... lots of great styles shown here, from a glitzy mini chandelier to traditional lanterns... one we designed (for more pictures of this apartment look here: http://www.orlyeran... one we designed recently - for more about this apartment look here: http://www.orlyeran..."
12 Great Kitchen Styles — Which One's for You?
Sometimes you can be surprised by the kitchen style that really calls to you. The proof is in the pictures
"kitchen design themes, then tell us which one takes the cake.... would be great because the kitchen is only 10 X 12. It's a great place to eat when I... you are planted" kind of gal. Both kitchens are great and I wouldn't make the kitchen... simple design mixes well with the other modern elements we chose: stainless steel... kitchen design should reflect the architecture of the house and should be as functional... mom was great cook and that was main thing. can you show some kitchens with white..."
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
Great Compositions: Light and Private Courtyard Houses
"sustainable design approach for their regions.... them. Great ideabook. beee you tee full... Vertical plantings, columns, and exposed rafter tails beneath the roof create rhythm... here to great effect, while the parts of the composition create balance. There are... clever design moves here: Placing the angled wooden lounge chairs along solid, hard-edged... room but designed like an architectural folly, appearing as ruins in an old Southern..."
10 Great Choices for Your Bedside Table
"until designers showed us rooms are way more interesting when we shake things up... See a great little table, snag it for bedside. Forget that matching stuff and your... together a great look on a budget. Strictlysimple...that is so true. Great point! I... approach to designing, so much less formal and, as a bonus, mixing and matching allows... always work great as bedside tables because they offer lots of great space for storing..."
The Tub With The Dragon Tattoo and Other Great Tubs
8 Perennials for Great Fall Color
Trees haven't cornered the market on autumn splendor. Add these flowering perennials for a foliage sight to behold
"a few plants that will give you an added dimension every autumn for years to come... it is great to see what gardens are doing in other parts of the country at this time... but many plants still shine. In addition to the Amsonia and Ceratostigma already mentioned... also look great in terra cotta pots -- nothing like the ubiquitous garish mums. I forgot... ago I planted a Mother Earth iris. Three springs went by with foliage but no flowers..."
Inspiring Winter Scenes From the Denver Botanic Gardens
Use seed heads, bare branches and grasses to design lovely garden displays when the ground is frozen
"grasses to design lovely garden displays when the ground is frozen... ways the designers had added interest to the frozen landscape. This wasn’t a case of... offered many design tips that we can all learn from no matter how large or small our spaces... December. Great holiday lighting brings out the beauty of the season. Great for all... Garden Design - a huge compliment from a fellow writer and designer - thank you. Karen..."
House, Meet Landscape: How Integrated Gardens Came to Be
Trace the roots of union between home and the great wild to get ideas for merging the two on your own homesite
"and the great wild to get ideas for merging the two on your own homesite... garden design has had on gardens throughout the Western world, cottage gardens and... With his designs the house became an integral part of the landscape, achieved by allowing... general was greatly changed. Their ideas still influence our gardens today and can easily... about plants, especially if they've escaped from there designated area. If they..."
Green-Only Gardens Draw the Eye and Soothe the Spirit
Use plant and foliage variety to create a monochromatic landscape as visually pleasing as it is calming
"Use plant and foliage variety to create a monochromatic landscape as visually pleasing... in our planting designs, in the use of both foliage and flower. But are different... techniques of planting design that will help you successfully focus on green.... combine plants, a monochromatic green palette can give us just as much interest as... because the plants haven't grown into themselves yet and once they do the variant shrubs..."