Margie Grace - Grace Design Associates
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Grace Design Associates

The clients had built a magnificent Italianate 'villa' with spectacular views of the Santa Barbara coastline. They had assembled an impressive array of garden objects from around the world which were to be incorporated into the gardens. But the challenges were numerous.
Object scale had to carefully managed in this 40 foot by 80 foot space -- The statuary, hardscape elements, and fountains were carefully separated throughout the landscape, in order to de-emphasize the disparate sizes. Objects included a six-foot high Buddha, a 12" high prayer bell, and a massive 1,500 pound stone urn. Additionally, spectacular tree specimens were chosen and carefully placed to provide a counterweight to the other objects in the garden.
* Builder of the Year: Best Landscape and Hardscape, Santa Barbara Contractors Association
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Nancy Stallings wrote:
can this fountain be purchased or was it made for you? - I love this fountain and would love to put it in my garden. Where can I buy it??? Thanks.
     Comment   April 21, 2013
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Beautiful!
June 2, 2013 at 9:31am   
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@ Nancy Stallings: we made the fountain - See comment from April 21, 2013 above.
March 11, 2014 at 7:50pm   
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Nancy Stallings wrote:
what are the dimensions of this fountain? Materials?
     Comment   March 22, 2013
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Margie Grace - Grace Design Associates
About 4' high x 2.5' wide...
March 24, 2013 at 8:42pm   
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Materials: it's stone --- I think it's a volcanic breccia. Indonesian origin.
March 24, 2013 at 9:18pm   
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elongoria84 wrote:
where can a decorative faucet as this one be purchased?
   Comment   December 23, 2012
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We made this on site with two sizes of bamboo and a hole saw. Water comes up through the spout via tubing. Cheers.
December 23, 2012 at 2:39pm   
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