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Turn Off the Video Games and Turn On Your Kid's Creativity
Going nuts planning summer activities? Kids overdosing on screen time? It may be time to foster more self-directed play
"in the woods outside my house, brewing concoctions from trees and plants [I paid for... lunch. We turned out fine, we learned to be responsible for our own fun, and our imaginations... in the woods with my sisters and my cousins pretending we lived up in the trees and... adult, turn your home into their playground. Toss some blankets over a table or chairs... dirt, the woods, rocks and stones, and sand, and grass, and cardboard boxes on the lawn..."
On Trend: 7 Wood Designs Turned Inside Out
"What if I turn the idea upside down?" These deconstructed designs all seem to ask, "What... "What if I turned it inside out?" The designers behind these projects took the bare bones... of raw wood be their source of inspiration.... use of wood in these pieces. The shelter armchair is amazing! You may want to check... custom wood pieces here http://custm.co/hz/26 I can only imagine the waffle marks... sticks of wood in a brand-new way. Imagine if every chair's insides looked like this..."
10 Tips for Using Outdoor Fire Bowls
"Fire bowls are the answer. They can be as low-tech as a big fireproof bowl for burning... burning real wood or they can be fueled by propane, natural gas or clean-burning gel. Either... a fire bowl (okay, not exactly bowl shaped) to extend this Kitchen outdoors during... of fire bowls integrated into the backyard. My preference is concrete albeit a bit... leave the bowl, concrete is a great material. Glad you liked the fire and water one..."
Turn a Wooden Pallet Into Unique Photo Frames
Free wood? We're so in. Salvage a pallet or other cast-off wood to make delightfully distressed frames that fit almost any decor
"Free wood? We're so in. Salvage a pallet or other cast-off wood to make delightfully... of the wood, combined with the mystery of what kinds of goods the pallet may have... elements, the wood of pallets can take on a gorgeous distressed look. So rather than leave... some barn wood, copper tubing, copper wire, beads, a wood burning tool and some dried... salvaged wood, painted, used that wood as a frame, then took a plate of glass and painted..."
Turn Your Firewood Into a Focal Point
"to the wood-burning design. Yet, there is one element that keeps many faithful and... original, wood-burning fireplace: wooden logs. The presence of firewood immediately... horizontally, wood effortlessly takes on a sculptural appearance often taken for granted... storing wood inside. It will be either concrete or metal to avoid allowing wood-eating... of the wood and as you mentioned the beauty the wood provided at the entry. that's..."
Houzz Tour: Schoolhouse-Turned-Home in Chicago
A family of seven settles into a dream modern-industrial home that reflects both their green philosophy and their fun, casual lifestyle
"agine turning a schoolhouse that's more than a century old into a modern-industrial... repurposing of wood beams, planks, columns and floor joists.... of the wood and brick throughout. Great job. Yes, the economy's pretty tough right... love the wood and brick mixed with modern elements as well as antique looking carpets... school and turn it into my dream home. Although this is a lovely and LARGE home, I struggle..."
Modern Home Exteriors Turn a Corner With Mixed Materials
Breaking free from monochromatic monotony, exteriors with different materials on the sides create interest in an unexpected way
"elevation "turns the corner" to another. Think of wood siding or brick or even glass;... with a wood structure. The wood creates a huge impact! If we need more information... add some wood to my siding to enhance the lines ofmy midcentury home. I would love to... look of wood but endure the range of climates we experience in Ontario Canada. Please... with a wood structure. The wood helps to make the transition, not only with the piece..."
Turn a Shipping Pallet Into a Stylish Ottoman
"using wood pallets, but I have used frames and pieces of wood from discarded end... cedar wood (lightest ! wood and smells good, hopefully you are not allergic to it)... and new wood was used. Use another pallet to supply wood for the frame. Make block... a hard wood. I was unaware that pallets were treated with methly bromide. It is a... of the wood would be amazing. Cheers The buttons on the sides , made it 5 star, as..."
How to Turn a Side Yard Into a Glorious Garden Room
Turn Household 'Junk' Into Garden Treasures
Don't kick discarded household items to the curb — send them to the garden as planters, art pieces and conversation starters
"patio. I turned an old watering can into a water feature.... I've got a pallet, and... beautiful woods surrounding the house. Here are a few things I've added to my walk in... in the woods. The totem is made with found objects as I cleaned out the house and... and the woods. The bottle tree itself was found on the side of the road and dragged... An old wood pallet sports a new coat of stain and flowers in between its planks. Finishing..."
5 Tips to Turn Your Basement into a Media Room
"speakers turn on, and you just sit back and enjoy; you touch the "Reading Room" button... lights turn on, the fireplace lights up, the screen retracts into the ceiling, and... speakers turn off). I'm sure your local audio-video solutions / custom home theatre... acoustic or wood wall panels. Anyone could help provide ideas on what website to source... out of wood and we will cover outside of the platform with theater carpet. What can..."
Turn Your Corks Into Home Décor
Are the wine corks piling up in your house? Learn how to recycle or reuse these versatile, sustainable stoppers
Jenny Lind Furnishings Take a Fresh Turn
In bright colors and amid upbeat surroundings, this classic furniture style feels right at home in today's interiors
"lines and turned detailing, was named for a 19th-century opera singer dubbed the "Swedish... that the turnings on the newel are referred to as "twist" - somehow connected to sugarcane... I also turned my bedspread into a quilted comforter, a very popular look in the late... the raw wood. It was a PAINSTAKING process, but totally worth it in the end! http:... shade turns these chairs into irresistible eye candy. The newel post and spindles..."
Turn a Favorite Piece of Furniture Into a Vanity
Houzz Tour: Family Matters in a Barn-Turned-Guesthouse
Kids and grandkids always have a place to stay (and play) in this ecofriendly guesthouse in the California hills
"reclaimed wood floors and walls of windows. Can I move in to the guest house, please... lovely this turned out. thank you What first caught my attention was the lighting and... reclaimed wood floors. The concrete foundation, retaining walls and finish slab contain... support. The wood cabinetry was sustainably harvested, and the finish is formaldehyde free... All the wood finishes have low or zero VOCs. All the appliances are Energy Star certified..."