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Garbage to Garden: A Vacant Philly Lot Gets Some Green-Thumb Love
Transformed by an artist, this once-derelict urban property is now a tranquil garden with living walls
"artistic living wall create a place that benefits the entire neighborhood. Here's how... fan of "living walls" especially in urban lots where there might not be a lot of available... people who live there. I used to live in Society Hill and every other week the shrubs... blank wall would make a lovely canvas for a mural which would also advertise the... blank wall, if they had enough money to do so. This neighborhood is nowhere near..."
Baby Tears Mimics Moss for a Green Accent Indoors
This adaptable spreader thrives in water or soil, making it a terrific addition to containers and living walls
"bright green kidney-shaped leaves and multitudes of almost inconspicuous white flowers... bathroom wall photo. Ditto on the bathroom photo @Willow! That green wall looks amazing... idea if a living wall, but I'm afraid of it getting dirty. Has anyone had a problem with... on the wall. It looks nasty there to me. Great bathroom wall! What are the spikey... everywhere. I live in the Bay Area of California and have been trying to get rid of this..."
My Houzz: An Architect's Contemporary Green Home
An architect in Ojai, California builds his dream family home with a bedroom rock climbing wall, built-in bunkbeds and a stunning deck
"climbing wall, built-in bunkbeds and a stunning deck... Glance Who lives here: Otis Bradley, his wife and two children, and their two dogs Location:... blue and green tiles. Bradley built these bunk beds into the wall in an extra room leading... blues, and greens.Bradley created ample built-in storage space, such as this shelving... in the living room. "My wife likes clean lines and no clutter," he says. Rather than..."
6 Green-Roof Myths, Busted
Leaky, costly, a pain to maintain ... nope, nope and nope. Get the truth about living roofs and see examples from simple to elaborate
"about living roofs and see examples from simple to elaborate... Green roofs, living roofs, vegetated roofs, ecoroofs — whatever you want to call... that green roofs are only for ecobuffs, they're high maintenance and they're ex... common green-roof myths and see if they, er, hold any water.... of a green roof. Anyone got advice about implementing green roofs in Perth, Western... have a green roof on top of my detached garage! I live in Southern California. I've..."
Living Roofs Crown Green Design
Living roofs save energy, improve air, water, curb appeal — and the view from above doesn't hurt either
"Living roofs save energy, improve air, water, curb appeal — and the view from above... window? A green roof — one covered with living plants — might be just what you've been... with a living green roof instead of the familiar dead, impermeable, heat-absorbing... gases. Living green plants convert carbon dioxide to sugars, producing oxygen as a... do you live in an urban setting and yearn for a little piece of nature? Got a nasty..."
More Top Paint Picks for 2014: New Greens, Blues and Neutrals
Valspar’s new colors aim to lift spirits and express creativity. Here’s how to use 9 of them in lively ways
"of the walls in the main living space are a green similar to Leaf Bud (Sherwin Williams... for the walls. Like this color for one wall in living room.... on my living room and bedroom walls (accents do better there). The hallways have... for a wall and the gentle wave for the bookcase in front. Or on adjacent walls in... their walls are a soft pale yellow wash. I love the feel when you walk in. That... to do walls a similar colour to a gun metal grey and ceiling charcol with white wood..."
Great Color Combination: A Green and Black Palette
"from the living room to the laundry room, take a cue from nature... I like green and black together while driving down one of these streets after a good... it's green and black. These colors just look good together. Take a look at how these... like The Green Hornet. Very 1960s. Right rhn1965. I think there was a Green Hornet... primary green and black. Thank you for your input. Charmean This green and black nursery..."
Easy Green: 10 Tiny Homes That Live Large
Go ahead, micromanage. These 10 inventive spaces show how to pack a lot of living and style into small square footage
"lot of living and style into small square footage... small-space living. Get tips on living with less from these 10 unique and innovative homes... footprint. By living in a smaller than average house, you will use far less energy and water... there live. Still cannot get over that garage renovation. How wonderful! Living small... Netherlands live in teeny tiny spaces, and there are some beautiful ideas here. Images..."
Take Ownership of Your Rental's Green Factor
"ecofriendly living is beyond reach. These 16 tips can help... comes to green design. But what about renters? If you rent your apartment, some of the... renters go "green"! Another tip for keeping the air from escaping is to make an inexpensive... whose "green" ideas turned into brown floods. And I charged them for the repair because... on your walls when you move in, consider getting permission to repaint them yourself..."
Great Color Combo: Indigo and Citron Green
Versatile and understated, this color duo feels on point all year round in spaces from the nursery to the living room
"blue and green. Just picture a tree at the height of summer, its leafy branches waving... kelly green or lime and turquoise. Here's one more that deserves to be on the list... would live with in my house, but I appreciate it's loveliness. love the green. beautiful... and less green. We did a lime and black/white bathroom for our recent gut job remodel... in lime green and navy blue. Oh, the looks I rec'd at bridal showers etc. I had an..."
Color Feast: When to Use Green in the Dining Room
Squeeze a little lime into the space where you dine — green walls, chairs or accessories can be delicious if you do them right
"dine — green walls, chairs or accessories can be delicious if you do them right... out my green paint picks as well as tips on how to make green an appetizing hue in... colors — greens, blues and purples — in a dining room because they are thought to be... eat your greens, I'm going to encourage you to keep an open mind about injecting greens... bottle green accent wall. Just love the richness of bottle green! I love green! My bedroom..."
Cooking With Color: When to Use Green in the Kitchen
Consider a taste of Romaine or Pale Green Tea to make your kitchen walls or cabinets the freshest ones around
"or Pale Green Tea to make your kitchen walls or cabinets the freshest ones around... crisp greens such as lime or leafy green give a kitchen a fun, energetic, modern... associate green with nature, renewal and youthfulness, making it a fantastic color choice... light green, and you have a terrific neutral celery hue that can add a little zing... course green has a negative side too, as it also represents envy, illness and toxicity..."
Get a Soft Spot for Sea-Glass Green
Soften a room's look by washing its walls in this delightfully airy shade, no sand in your shoes required
"washing its walls in this delightfully airy shade, no sand in your shoes required... sea-glass green — like Benjamin Moore's Palladian Blue HC-144 and Sherwin-Williams' Sea... sky, the green of the ocean and the opalescence of a pearl. Appropriate in all types... sea-glass green especially shines in light-filled spaces. Bright white ceilings and... giving your walls a facelift with one of the airiest color out there!..."
Hot New Greens for Fall Decorating
Make your home ultrahappy with ultramarine or cheery with chartreuse, using the popular colors on walls, furniture or accessories this fall
"colors on walls, furniture or accessories this fall... between pine green and army green — a dark green with some brown in it. And the folks at... shades of green have popped up in the hottest colors for fall. One interesting green... touting two greens for fall: Ultramarine Green (a dark jade) and Bright Chartreuse. If... color green, read on for inspirational images and ideas on how to incorporate these... sure! Green is my favorite color. I'm using brown-green "Agave" decorative trim..."
Crisp, Fresh: Go for Green Apples
"n the Walls or Au Natural, Green Apples Pack a Decorative Bite... crisp green brings a punch of color to a room, whether piled in a bowl or as inspiration... I love Green Apple green! It makes everything feel fresh, clean and new. Especially... brick wall. My accent color is apple green (linens, utensils in a crock, etc.) It... family of green is edgy!!! Fashion!! Thanks for the validation. Apple green = happy... apple green. I even bought my Kitchenaid Mixer in apple green. Do you have any..."