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863 long leaf pine floors Ideabooks
Great Design Plant: Curl-Leaf Mountain Mahogany, an Easy Evergreen
Use it as an accent plant or mass it as a screen; this pine and spruce alternative is a hard worker in dry, cold climates
"screen; this pine and spruce alternative is a hard worker in dry, cold climates... common pines and spruce. Versatile and with little to no maintenance required, curl-leaf... curl-leaf mountain mahogany is an unsung and underused plant that’s great for modern... name: Curl-leaf mountain mahoganyOrigin: Native to the western United States Where it... seeds; long lived, low maintenance and drought tolerant; tolerates poor soils and..."
Pine Cones: Not Just for Christmas
"saw a pine cone in someone's home, it was on a mantel bedecked for the holidays.... all year long. And because they're found in so many different sizes and shapes, it's... bonus: Pine cones are about as budget-friendly as it gets. However, we don't advocate... on the floor. There are a lot of pine trees on the Gold Coast in Australia, so I have... franki Pine cones are the best. In the winter I put them in my office drawer and..."
Easy Decorating: Turn Over a New, Tropical Leaf
Toss a palm frond in a vase or gather a whole bouquet — fresh or preserved tropical leaves bring on the exotic with almost no effort
"a huge floor urn. Large tropical leaves such as strelitzia, elephant's ear and split-leaf... split-leaf philodendron are reminiscent of a tropical rain forest and can look dramatic... add a leaf to your permanent house decor, the philodendron leaf illustration is for... Philodendron leaf [painted right from my garden] that is featured in this article, the other... one huge leaf can make? The single giant strelitzia leaf in this Los Angeles home adds..."
Play Up Some Fiddle Leaf Figs for a Lively Indoor Tune
Strike a dramatic chord in a minimalist scene or a country note in a rustic setting — fiddle leaf fig plants harmonize with any style
"fiddle leaf fig plants harmonize with any style... fiddle leaf fig, ficus lyrata, with its large, dramatic leaves that cluster at the... fiddle leaf fig happens to look most fabulous in spare interiors, where its sculptural... fiddle leaf is also known as one of the easiest ficus varieties to care for, and in... everywhere! Long live the fiddle leaf fig! : ) Thanks Mood Design Studio, Mid century... fiddle leaf fig into a tree shape? Basically, cut it and wait, a long time. I'm really..."
Try a Four-Leaf Design That Spans the Ages
No one's sure exactly what the quatrefoil represents, but its striking effect in all kinds of designs is certain
"rare four-leaf clover. If this is correct, the trefoil represents the more common three-leaf... three-leaf clover. Perhaps the quatrefoil's ability to be representative of so many... wallpaper, has long used the quatrefoil — shown here on the chair back — as a design motif... or tile flooring pattern; it can be used in a side view of a home — say, as a decorative..."
Great Design Plant: Pinyon Pine
"inyon pines, also known as pinion or piñon, are a group of small evergreens native... single-leaf pinyon (Pinus monophylla) and Mexican pinyon (Pinus cembroides). The most... pinyon pines. It's not great in the wild and definitely not for horticulture. Ouch... Pinyon pine is a slow-growing, short-needle pine that typically has two 1 1/2- to... Pinyon pines are ideal evergreen trees for small landscapes. They may be used as..."
Design Dilemma: Keep or Nix Knotty Pine?
"of the pine paneling. I have knotty pine in my attic bedroom we painted it Swiss Coffee... all the pine white would be a good move. Then you can paint the walls any beautiful... Paint the pine wainscoting white AND the fireplace bricks white; use two different tones... paint the pine white or a neutral color, I recommend using an oil based primer that will... keep your pine as is, and your red accents would still be beautiful. Being that this..."
Your Floor: An Introduction to Solid-Plank Wood Floors
"Ash, Pine, Maple and Solid Bamboo... solid wood floor will add warmth, character and value to your interior as long as you're... all wood floors are equal, and the many species of wood that get made into floors have... will go a long way to help you choose the wood floor right for you. Engineered wood... wood floors and solid wood floors are very different things, and there are different... wood floors, but let's get through solid wood first. More flooring guides..."
My Houzz: Cliff May Homeowners Lead the Way in Long Beach
Two Realtors and their renovated home set the bar for midcentury nostalgia and style in their Cliff May tract
"tract, Long Beach, California Size: 1,950 square feet; 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, home... hardwood floors would soon fade with the intense UV. I've always loved the flow and... I'm from long beach, California and I love that homes there have so much character.... up in Long Beach I had friends that lived in the Cliff May homes. The homes were... is Sea Pine by Benjamin Moore. Thank you for sharing! Your home is my dream home..."
Shutter Cutouts: A Window to One's Soul?
To settle on the perfect shape for this simple detail, follow your heart — or diamond, or maple leaf
"you see pine tree cutouts, on Cape Cod you see starfish and scallop shells, and in... for so long. (There certainly is NOT money earmarked for repainting the house.) The... imagined. Pine trees: so cute, but we don't really have them in my neighborhood. We have... Four-leaf clover: I'm only 1/16th Irish. See how difficult this is? What's a girl... sign? Oak leaf? Umbrella? Rainbow? So fun thinking of the possibilities! The trouble..."
Quiet, Please! How to Cut Noise Pollution at Home
Leaf blowers, trucks or noisy neighbors driving you berserk? These sound-reduction strategies can help you hush things up
"Leaf blowers, trucks or noisy neighbors driving you berserk? These sound-reduction... well as floors, walls and ceilings. To decrease sound you must obstruct or dampen the... between floors? Because I would have thought concrete/cement floors are similar to... my 2nd floor level and the 1st floor below, but I still hear in great detail the screaming... type of flooring allowed in Condo's and such. Noble Company makes a Sound reducing..."
Your Floors: Zebra, Tiger, and Teak Wood, Oh, My!
"of my flooring series, I reviewed some of the characteristics of some common wood... plank floors that are common in North America and Europe. In this second installment... used as flooring. Some of these exotic woods are sustainably harvested and some are... at wood floors, make sure the wood you're buying bears the logo from the Forest Stewardship... choosing a flooring design due to their distinctive grain patterns, and they're best left..."
Build a Refreshingly Alternative Plywood Christmas Tree
Let others have their traditional pine. This wooden version you make yourself celebrates modern DIY style
"traditional pine. This wooden version you make yourself celebrates modern DIY style... make the long cuts as a jig saw takes forever. My first year on my own, I didn't think... tree is long gone but I still have a couple of the little ornaments left. One good... 2-by-2 pine, cut into three 14-inch piecesSix 90-degree rigid angle braces3/4-inch... 14-inch long posts from the 2-by-2 if you haven't yet done so. These will be used to..."
Portrait of a Reformed Terrible Housekeeper
See how a man who once stashed dirty dishes under the couch is turning over a new leaf for a neater home
"a new leaf for a neater home... her own long-ignored collection of ribbons, lace and spools of thread. She felt good... bathroom floor" or "clean out the garage"... Obviously, if you're terribly busy that... over the floor. ours is an issue of laziness and lack of storage. our goal is to take... but the floor was mostly clear, and he was getting rid of an old rug. “There’s a lot... has a long way to go. Rather than getting overwhelmed by all he had to do, he made..."
Knotty and Nice: Highly Textured Wood Has a Modern Revival
"fir or pine, if a wood has a knot, it's hot... knotty-pine-paneled basement during a story meeting and the editors around the table... Knotty pine was considered dated and dowdy — a leftover from the 1950s ranch house... “Knotty pine has never been unpopular in the right context.”... knotty pine look. One issue with knotty pine and cedar when used as flooring is their... I have pine cabinets, oak floors and huge beautiful beams. They aren't pine but it..."