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My Houzz: 1920s Colonial on the Lake
"yellow rug on the floor in the sunroom is painted on or where it was purchased.... I live on this lake! I wish our house had a view like the one from their sunroom!... homes on this site and instead try to take away ideas to spruce up my own, much humbler... also live on the water but in Australia. The workshop decor is the best. I love the 'red'... wooden planted walls and oar accents create a lakehouse feel. A large wraparound porch..."
Guest Picks: Elephants On Parade
"print on the shower curtain is very nice! At last count I think I have 86 elephants... prints on etsy. They are beautiful. I bought one but there are some remaining. Shop... wallpaper on your walls? This is a wonderful DIY project for a powder room or a child's... splurge on this for my husband's bathroom. Nobody does elephant decor better than John... going on my Christmas wishlist. This ruby red elephant and Buddha teapot is just..."
Great Space Saver: Bedroom Storage You Can Sleep On
"depending on size. And South Shore has one under $300. Google "platform storage bed"... books and plants behind it — you wouldn't want anything obstructing that view. There's... whimsical wall decals, the pops of pink and orange, and the modern vibe. Thanks to all... slats on ours (where we're storing things for now). A gorgeous set of drawers like..."
Get the Dirt on Potting Benches
Possibly a gardener's best friend, potting benches have some surprising uses both outdoors and inside the home
"can sit on a patio and fit right into the sophisticated exterior areas around this... candles glow on the table. A close-up reveals a protected spot that is great for arranging... potting shed on a farmhouse property provides storage for larger tools and a lawn mower... into the wall behind it. Also, matching baskets can serve as storage for tools, bulbs... as an on-the-go substitute.More:Garden Musts for MarchGuest Picks: Essentials for..."
8 Updates on Classic Rooflines
"living plants, or solar paneling can be installed on existing roofs. Additional... shed roof on this waterfront home. Flat roof. Probably the most versatile form of roof... some walls extend beyond the roof to create more definition. Hip roof. Usually... sloping on all sides, a hip roof is quite strong, due to the complex framing and the..."
Get Hooked on Unusual Wall Hangers
A sinuous branch, a rustic paddle, an industrial-looking C-clamp ... organizing takes a creative turn with these atypical hooks and hangers
"hooks on the ladder in the photo second from the bottom? Love these ideas! ikea... Jewelry on a wine rack....a beautiful lacquer tray atop a pot hanger! Love to mix... waving man on the wall is both sculptural accessory and clever towel holder. Pair a clever... Antlers are on trend while providing function to a mudroom or hallway. Hang one or a series;... clever wall decal with everyday hangers for a look completely your own. This Coat..."
Inspiration: Tropical Plants
"entire wall of tropics-inspired tile or wallpaper, tropical plants bring to mind bright... picked up on some funny etiquette customs. Did you know that people used to put a pineapple... pineapple on their mantles for a party? The pineapple is a symbol of welcoming. Thus... tropical plants! Take a look at this gorgeous bathroom: http://www.houzz.com/photos... icing on the cake in this clean white room. It also shows how well turquoise works..."
Brush Up on Paintable Wallpaper for a Posh Look
Customize your wall treatments the affordable way, with richly textured wallpaper painted any color you like
"your wall treatments the affordable way, with richly textured wallpaper painted... stand on end (including mine — my husband and I are still undoing the handiwork of... to give walls a layer of textural interest that was more affordable and durable than... the 3rd wall is a wall of windows and the 4th wall is a wall of brick with fireplace... on drawers,...the ideas go on and on! Any little area that needs a little something..."
Succulents Juice Up Outdoor Gardens
Climbing garden walls or sprouting from cans and crates, succulent plants add a creative touch to ordinary landscapes
"garden walls or sprouting from cans and crates, succulent plants add a creative touch... hardy plants in wooden crates, tin cans and on the wall will bring an entirely new... other plants, they thrive on neglect. Given adequate light, occasional watering and... of the plants are so diverse and stunning that it's easy to see why many people have... csies-on-brain.html I would worry about the water from the plants on the wall, rotting..."
Step Up Your Garden Game With Terraced Plantings
We're going to level with you: Slopes in the landscape can be tricky. Use these ideas to create balance and harmony in your terraced beds
"consider when planting terraced beds: the materials used for the retaining walls, the right... right plants for the conditions created and the balance of the plantings in relation... retaining walls, but the plantings are what can really add style to the terrace.... getting the plantings right, not only can we enjoy the decorative benefits, but we can... retaining walls, allowing space for level beds or lawns. From stone and brick for traditional..."
Come On Over To The Dark Side - Tips On Dark Kitchen Cabinetry!
"have been on the kitchen fashion runway for several years now. Glamour in the kitchen... clear on the connection dark elements will have when designed with your other materials... kitchen is on an interior wall, which has NO natural light. We have painted the walls... deciding on colors. It takes time. Also, what's going on in rooms beyond the kitchen... cents on dark cabinetry (well only 4 actually) :) We have birch finished cabinets..."
Great Design Plant: Walker's Low Catmint
Prolific purple blooms, fragrant leaves, and cold-hardiness makes this a go-to plant for almost any garden
"go-to plant for almost any garden... that most plants are beginning to shift gears to prepare for winter dormancy. As autumn... for me on both coasts of the country,” notes landscape designer Brian Maloney. “On... large-scale plantings without the mat-like effect associated with traditional groundcovers... all the plants to be misshapen. I am planning on planting one sacrificial plant without... settled on one favorite plant, laying on it an crushing year 1 & 2. Year 3, it was..."
On Trend: Get a Leg up on Style With British Tables and Chairs
"to work on Madison Avenue. I am not taking medication - it's all very clear to me... the mug on my desk are staring back at me with very big eyes, and my crook-neck desk... against a wall, this desk will give the impression that it's propped precariously, because... angle on each of these nesting tables. These angled legs converge almost into one..."
How to Get Your Prairie On
Have a field day with your landscape, even if you've got just a few modern containers on a paved path
"and soil on top, you can go ahead and dig a hole and put plants in (probably couldn't... coming on. I do not use any fertilizer or pesticides of any kind on my 2,000' garden... being planted thickly and with varying heights / textures of plants. And if we're... begun work on building a house on a prairie here in Texas (between Houston and Austin)... consider planting cover crops. When you plant hay season after season you are just..."
Keep Your Garden on Point With Spikes of Purple
Tall purple blooms bridge color gaps, contrast round flower forms and make for intriguing masses in the landscape
"piked plants" isn't an official gardening classification, but perhaps it should be... these plants offer vertical interest in gardens full of roundness and circular forms... "purple-spiked plants," but there is a world of other choices. Catmint, Russian sage, penstemon... other plants that do. Planted in a mass, it looks like a heavenly field of pale blue... the best plant that ever grew. It minds its own business and doesn't spread beyond its..."