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Guest Picks: Playful Ideas Inspired by the Outdoors
"of the outdoors — particularly in the dead of winter. Instead of waiting for a warm... by the outdoors that work indoors as well. — Mari from Small For Big... bring the outdoors in without some plants. Store them in a modern planter like this;... Backyard Play Spaces That Put Kids Front and Center This faux grass ottoman is exhilarating... bring the outdoors in? Add some grass. These plastic grass tiles are the perfect answer..."
Scope Out a Family Greenhouse Grown From Scraps
Can-do resourcefulness and less than $400 lead to a new 8- by 8-foot home for plants on a Tennessee family's property
"If I lived on a bigger parcel I would make this in a minute. What a great way to... great to live in an all glass house in the woods!! Enjoy yourself and congrats!! Fabulous... Thankfully we live way out and all my kiddos a practically raised...Still definitely a future... their lives. Not to mention the memories they will carry with them! What a wonderful... windows. I live in Panama and just built a greenhouse. I learned so much from the book..."
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Porch Life: 12 Ways to Beautify a Porch With Plants
Abundantly welcoming, plants rooted in pots, hanging in baskets or climbing up a trellis add life to porches
Dream Workshop in a Rural Sonoma Barn
"office space. "John put on his tool belt and worked alongside us," says Robert. "His... love to live in a barn style house. This would be perfect as living space too. (although... able to live his dream and in such a wondeful space! That would be "barn" as well... would live in it. Who needs a house when you have a space like that. Great job, it... Great space I would love to have! Now that's what I call a Workshop. While I simply..."
Dreaming Of: A House in the Woods
"s for Living Among Trees — in a Real Forest or Where You Live Now... me the space to live in the country. No trophy about it, it is a life style choice... pines and live oak, and while the trees were gorgeous to look at and the weather was... enough to live in a house with 15 mature trees on 1/2 acre. It is magical and beautiful... winter. I live in a passive solar home and depend on the trees for shade in the summer..."
Guest Picks: Superstylish Indoor-Outdoor Rugs
"the busy lives they lead. One of our go-to products is the outdoor rug. These hardworking... polyethylene outdoor rugs of the past. Today’s outdoor rugs are deeper and softer, and... durable spaces that are also beautiful. Our clients require rooms that can withstand... days of outdoor rugs that look like they belong on the deck or by the pool. The colors... into a living or dining room. They’re a perfect way to enjoy furnishings without..."
The Sky's the Limit: Outdoor Rooms
"of your outdoor space. Here are some of my favorite, up-to-date spaces that blur the... available outdoors these days! No longer are we limited to a patio slab with ugly plastic... either!). Living rooms, kitchens, fireplaces, dining rooms, conversation pits, fire pits... of the outdoor kitchen trend to have gone amok; some of the ones I've been seeing... sports two outdoor 'rooms', one covered and one uncovered.... of the outdoors in urban environments. Just be sure to check on weight limits when..."
Basement of the Week: Newly Finished and Open to the Outdoors
Relaxing, working, playing ... a New Jersey family can pick their pastime in this industrial-style walk-out leading to a new patio
"have a space of his own. Once John Colaneri and Anthony Carrino of Brunelleschi C... lounge space indoors with a large glass garage door that opens to a new patio and... Glance Who lives here: Mike and Rachel Dillon and their son, James Location: Allendale... 'modern' spaces and people who dare to live in them. Nice space, but I really hate... backyard living space. Very nice, plus unique and intriguing! What a happy change,..."
Houzz Tour: Dream Views Wow on Seattle's Lake Washington
Expansive glass brings nature's glories inside this contemporary home, while generous wood celebrates the beauty of the outdoors
"once lived in a traditional home without a close connection to the outdoors; they... the main living spaces between a serene entry courtyard and a series of lakeside terraces... indoor spaces that flowed outside. And now they have it. Architect John DeForest... Glance Who lives here: A family of 5, with 2 kids grown and out of the house Location:... indoor outdoor living! Beautiful in every way! Love this from the entry to the kitchen..."
Handmade Home: DIY Outdoor Winter Table Setting
"for an outdoor party in the snow!... ideas for outdoor tables | An Outdoor Table for the Birds... n you live in a climate where it snows for months on end, you have to learn to embrace... gathering outdoors amidst the snow? It's the perfect way to enjoy a cup of hot cocoa... fresh and lively from the turqoise to the placemats. The whole ensemble just sings....."
Guest Picks: Outdoor Eating Essentials
Food armor and other fun finds will protect your edibles from bugs and help you entertain outdoors with ease
"picnic and outdoor essentials at www.ecodisplayware.com The point of the Go Plate is to... to eat outdoors in style and with manners. Ever have trouble balancing food and drink... Stunning Outdoor Room I couldn't resist this Go Plate. Drinking without spilling might... entertain outdoors with ease..."
How to Make Any Small Room Seem Bigger
Get more from a small space by fooling the eye, maximizing its use and taking advantage of space-saving furniture
"small space by fooling the eye, maximizing its use and taking advantage of space-saving... small spaces in me, but the opposite is actually true. Even though I stand well over... in the living room. the colour thing is really interesting. our living room is fairly... indoor/outdoor living area that quite often doubles the existing square footage of... to use space intelligently and efficiently. Combine all those space saving and visual..."
Outdoor Fabric Joins the In Crowd
Stepping out in even the poshest interiors, durable outdoor fabrics have transcended sidekick status
"durable outdoor fabrics have transcended sidekick status... Outdoor fabrics are one of the great design success stories of the past 10 or 15... chaise or a living room ottoman. Now, however, they're available in a huge range of chic... interior spaces, such as dens, kitchens, kids' rooms and more (in fact, most now are... "indoor-outdoor"). Here's what you need to know before you take them from an al fresco... have used outdoor fabrics in sunrooms for years. They hold up well and look great. Nice..."
How to Add an Outdoor Shower
"popularity of outdoor showers. “You’re showering outside in the elements, and there’s something... Architects. Outdoor showers have become so popular, Regan can’t remember a time he did... neighbor), outdoor showers can shake up your routine and make you feel closer to nature... on the outdoor showers!! We first enjoyed an outdoor shower in Eastham, on Cape Cod... and I live in frosty Alberta. now i know... I absolutely loved the outdoor shower..."