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hasn't always had a reputation as stylish, but that's changing: The latest designs on the market mimic stone, butcher block and other pricier surfaces.Pros: Laminate is one of the most affordable countertop materials, so it's a good choice if your budget is tight. It's low maintenance and easy to clean
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considers safe for food crops, but you may still want to line your beds with weed barrier fabric to avoid the soil's coming into contact with the wood.Pros: Wood raised beds are easy to install, and the material is readily available in most areas. They work nicely for traditional as well as more contemporary
Ana Williamson Architect
Menlo Oaks Residence
and dirt. Bear in mind that driving over gravel can produce more dust than any other type of material. Tell us: Do you have a gravel drive? Share the pros and cons with us below!More:The Ribbon Driveway
ON Design Architects
Las Palmas Viejas Master Bedroom
SISAL ProsCan stand up to high traffic; good for stairsGives your room a great natural look while adding textureBiodegradable and nontoxicConsUncomfortable against bare skinCan be pricey (but generally less so than wool)Susceptible to moisture damageCan be difficult to cleanCost: About $4 to $8.50 per
Marcelo Brito & Pedro Potaris
Marcelo Brito & Pedro Potaris - Sao Paulo - Brazil
take a look at the bold striped slipcovers in this sunroom, which offers high drama with low commitment. No matter what type you chose, weigh the pros and cons before making the leap. Being aware of the benefits and drawbacks can help you chose the right slipcover for you.
Harold Leidner Landscape Architects
English Tudor Estate & Garden
Gunite is a spray concrete commonly used to line swimming pools. Leidner used it for this expansive fish pond in Dallas, built for around $25,000.Pros: Gunite is long lasting and durable. Creative lighting and other nifty design elements are easy to include.
HardwoodPros:• Durability• Can be refinished multiple times• Warm look and feelCons:• Not ideal for frequent contact with water, which can cause warping• Can dent or scratch easily• Color fades in sunlightWood flooring has a timeless beauty that complements any decor style and adds value to a property
Tate Studio Architects
The pros agree that appreciating the desert landscape strongly influences architecture and interior design here. "A design trend that is on the rise in Phoenix is the desire to seamlessly blend interior and exterior space," says Tate. "A greater appreciation of design principals such as sun orientation