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Make Your Garden Sparkle With Glass Art
Bring color, shine and even delightful sounds to your garden with glass sculptures, chimes and gazing spheres
"into the space. Then there are the gardens that simply don't have a focal point. Your... I make outdoor pictures out of glass...see www.gardenglasswindows.com..... I've also... smallest of spaces, no matter how inhospitable the soil. What's not to love? Make your... these spaces don't invite lingering. Yet as I strolled past this mature deodar cedar... larger space.This homeowner took that idea a step further, however, by using a mirror..."
City Gardener: Fun With Winter Window Boxes
Winter's chill and a lack of yardage don't need to deter you from bedecking your windows with eye-catching arrangements like these
"challenged for space. That means window boxes, fire escapes and the gaps in our sidewalks... if you live in the city. Here a winter planting of cabbages keeps the box green until..."
Can You Live a Full Life in 220 Square Feet?
"Small-space living can be an economical choice, but it's also a lifestyle choice... you can live a full life in the tiniest of spaces.... pocket-size space comfortable and stylish? The issue has special relevance in San Francisco... who has lived in a 90-square-foot apartment in Manhattan for almost five years. "If... hence the outdoor living spaces. See that hammock under the tree? Patricia, really good... actual tiny living space. So in that sense, micro-living is definitely not for everyone..."
Good Spaces: Mastering the Open Floor Plan
"for any space-planning challenge, big or small. Browse modern living rooms | Find... step: space planning. When done right, it can produce a finished room that feels... whether you live in a beautifully designed space or a more ordinary space. The instructions... enough space to store my stuff, it's especially important in open concept spaces since... are not spaces in which people LIVE. It looks great, but sterile. Great article..."
8 Delightfully Casual Common Spaces
Speak the laid-back language of summer all year round with social spaces that are infinitely comfortable and relaxed
"social spaces that are infinitely comfortable and relaxed... social spaces at home that are impeccably styled yet reflect the dressed-down needs... inspiring spaces and see what we can learn from them.... interesting spaces, definitely involves thinking out of the box. Thanks for sharing Cathy... unusual spaces, very child friendly. The Barcelona home looks very inviting and relaxed... creative spaces. They're different but fun and inviting! It very goog Very unique!..."
Creating Nests: Cozy Outdoor Rooms
"nesting spaces in their homes, and people desire nesting spaces in their gardens and... drawn to spaces you can curl up in, spaces in which you can look out over a vista from... exterior spaces. When you walk through a garden, you most likely are unintentionally... protected space: borders on three sides and an opening to a big, beautiful vista. This... This space accomplishes the feel of a nest thanks to the canopy draped above the seating..."
Australian Vertical Gardens Create an Artful Outdoor Retreat
"garden space which acts as a kind of living meditative sanctuary to sustain us,” says... lush, living tapestries we’ve come to expect. A home remodel left the backyard in... divide the space, add interest to otherwise ordinary facades, and are ideas that anyone... almost any space. For those who may not feel as crafty, here's a similar ready-made solution:... small spaces in these patio areas. It makes me rethink my patio area. Thanks I..."
Nesting Boxes: Houses With Homes of Their Own
"their spaces is the straightforward erection of walls on floors, capped by ceilings... objects and spaces are inserted within larger ones. Nesting creates interstitial zones... unique spaces that defy standard ways of designing, but as these examples show they... some rich spaces and buildings. Find an architect | Browse modern home photos... If you live in a climate with drastic changes in temperature or conditions, use glass..."
Warm Up With Ideas for Your Dream Outdoor Room
"of your outdoor spaces once the warmth comes back. Whether your outdoor space consists... aside a space for them. Appealing spaces are a magnet for lingering guests and that's... upholstered living room outside, there are few things more enjoyable than a lingering... job of outdoor design is to set a stage where meaningful interactions can happen.... photos: an outdoor space has to be defined, just like an indoor space. People normally..."
Shade Sails: Outdoor Rooms Take Wing
Futuristic looking yet a terrific complement to both traditional and modern landscapes, shade sails lend a sculptural quality to patios
"noticed outdoor shades with dynamic, futuristic, architectural forms lately? Shade... shady outdoor room, from freestanding party tents to more architectural elements... in the space under the deck perhaps, when we are not actively using the space. Does... use our outdoor patio area when the weather isn't ideal. Are there waterproof versions... for our outdoor kitchen but didn't want to spend $10-15K on it. This is a fantastic..."
How to Make a Stacked Stone Fire Pit
"a cozy outdoor gathering place for less than $500... apartment living, my husband and I spent a lot time dreaming of the day we'd finally... great space to call your yard-aren't you lucky! Great project - thanks for sharing... making an "outdoor room" to enjoy for years. Beautiful Job, and mostly impressed with... beautiful space. Not only have you achieved a professional finish, but created memories... lucky to live in an area with rich black soil, but be warned that this would be a bear..."
Exterior Lighting: Take the Drama Outside
"Up Your Outdoor Rooms With Can Lights, Lanterns, Pendants and Candelabras... itself to outdoor entertaining pretty much year-round. One of the most essential elements... elements to outdoor night time entertaining — albeit it in Florida or Fort Knox — is proper... forms of outdoor lighting. Stick with these babies and not only will you be able to... to dine outdoors with guests, you'll be able to see them, too...."
Iconic Indoor Furniture Moves Outside
DWR looks to modern classics by Le Corbusier and Charles and Ray Eames for a new line of outdoor furniture
"Reach's new outdoor pieces might look like they should be in a temperature-controlled... stylish outdoor furniture. Affordable outdoor cushions! Or instructions on making... kinds of spaces where the Corbu chairs would be right at home - dreamy modern roof decks... these outdoor versions are weather resistant and ready to grace modern patios once... stant outdoor furniture Aside from Le Corbu's famed work, you'll also find a few..."
Get the Dirt on Potting Benches
Possibly a gardener's best friend, potting benches have some surprising uses both outdoors and inside the home
"uses both outdoors and inside the home... these spaces Becky ~ Hi Becky. Thanks for featuring my version of a potting bench... as an outdoor bar. A potting bench needn't be outdoors. Dear Daisy Cottage has made... you lack outdoor space. It's a great spot to use for arranging flowers too. Flowers... myself. No space outdoors? Commandeer a spot in the garage for hanging tools and preparing... covered space can convert from a utilitarian area to a beautiful spot to dine al fresco..."
Design Details: Outdoor Decor for the Birds
"forget the outdoor movie theater. Rig up a feeder or small birdhouse and you might be... option for outdoor spaces without much actual "space" to speak of. The attention to detail... More outdoor decorating ideas: Charm Your House with Windowboxes Explore more home... no lawn space, a bird bath is still an option! Just clip this one to your balcony rail..."