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Design Sponge At Home
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3. What categories make the most sense to me? Start sorting your photos loosely by category: chronology, event, towns you lived in or a combination of those.
inserts for organizing the photos.Collection cabinet: Serious photo collectors might consider a collection cabinet for photo storage needs. Quick-start tip: Use what you have on hand to store photos until you find the perfect container — think shoe boxes.
After you've sorted all of your images into groups, decide on their destination. Here are a few ideas to get you started.Photo boxes: Make sure the boxes are large enough for the photos you're storing. The Container Store has some great options to stash your stuff. And whatever you do, don't forget to
“Maps. I love maps, but no one seems to use them anymore because they have GPS to help them get lost.” — margielynnj
Environmental Dynamics, Inc.
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Bosque Residence
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achieved using a three-step acid etching process, starting with Litochrome Chemstain Classic stain in a mix of Antique Amber and Padre Brown. The concrete was then sealed twice, once using Kure-N-Seal, then with an acrylic sealer that acts as a wax.Tip: As already noted, homeowners need to understand
works: McGee points out that using concrete works on more than just an aesthetic level, as it keeps space temperatures stable and helps save energy. Tip: As already noted, homeowners need to understand that concrete cracks. That said, it’s worth talking to your designer and contractor about finding ways
works: McGee points out that using concrete works on more than just an aesthetic level, as it keeps space temperatures stable and helps save energy. Tip: As already noted, homeowners need to understand that concrete cracks. That said, it’s worth talking to your designer and contractor about finding ways
“Prints behind bed” — emcdiva
Markay Johnson Construction
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Atherton, California Luxury Home by Markay Johnson Construction
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installed properly. Another supplier said it was OK to use honed marble in the shower as polished marble will start to loose its shine over a period of time and it will look patchy so it is better to start with honed marble. I am confused.
need to be presloped before waterproofing to ensure that any moisture that gets under the tile can drain. Before tiling starts, this need to be checked with a flood or leak test. Tip: Ask your builder for a 72-hour flood test. You'll get a lot more attention to detail from your tile crew if they know
ceiling, the right amount of lighting and the ability to cool off under the showerhead can upgrade an average steam room experience to a great one. Tip: You will want to be able to warm the bench ahead of time, so plan on a way to heat it or to have the shower spray hit the back of the bench wall and
“beautiful shower” — sjbroce
Northern VA and Washington D.C. LED Outdoor Lighting Professional
Enlightened Lighting is a full-service design, installation & maintenance company for LED outdoor lighting. We seek to create a stunning exterior lighting design for every customer, every time.
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Architectural Gardens, Inc
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Lake Bluff, IL Modern Garden
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irrigation. Native to Eastern Asia, liriope is adapted to many parts of the United States, and can handle light foot traffic on occasion. Growing tip: Place plantings 1 foot apart and lightly mulch between them to discourage weeds until your lawn is filled in.
irrigation. Native to Eastern Asia, liriope is adapted to many parts of the United States, and can handle light foot traffic on occasion. Growing tip: Place plantings 1 foot apart and lightly mulch between them to discourage weeds until your lawn is filled in.
consistent irrigation. Native to Eastern Asia, liriope is adapted to many parts of the United States, and can handle light foot traffic on occasion. Growing tip: Place plantings 1 foot apart and lightly mulch between them to discourage weeds until your lawn is filled in.
“garden” — Suphat Plangnaraput
The Garden Consultants, Inc.
Sedges
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maintain more of a lawn look. Sedge can handle light foot traffic and is native to nearly every state in the U.S., depending on the variety. Growing tips: Mow your sedge lawn in the spring to remove any winter burn, and let the seeds drop after they have finished flowering to allow for the sedge to fill
maintain more of a lawn look. Sedge can handle light foot traffic and is native to nearly every state in the U.S., depending on the variety.Growing tips: Mow your sedge lawn in the spring to remove any winter burn, and let the seeds drop after they have finished flowering to allow for the sedge to fill
“carex” — Small Spot Gardens
Neiman Taber Architects
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Crown Hill Remodel
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I love this article because it has so many easy and pretty tips.
Q tips in jars. I love jars.
Cotton balls and Que. tips in jars
Cotton ball and q-tip holders
Cotton balls & q-tips
Lots of q tips !...Q tips for AOD...Cotton balls q-tips...Q-tip holder
“Wire basket” — dsoljan
Carolina V. Gentry, RID
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Pulp Design Studios
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Thank you for your question! We have started a series on our blog to begin answering these questions about paint and other sources. See here & start following along. We hope you'll find it helpful as we begin to tackle each of our spaces: ht
Thank you for your question! This project was completed several years ago and we don't have the spec info at our finger tips. Sorry we can't be of more help. See more of our work: http://pulpdesignstudios.com Shop our designs: http://pulphome.com
There's lots of heat and moisture in any steam shower, of course, and small tile in these world-class hammams may help with expansion and contraction. Tip: Look for a paper- or film-faced glass tile. This will allow you to get at least 95 percent contact from the tile to the setting material on the back
“Seat” — jeanine918
J. Paul Moore Photography
Moss & Moss Lawns
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to most states. Growing tips: Plant it in the spring after the last frost, pressing moss chunks into the soil. Keep it moist for the first three weeks. Depending on the growing conditions and spacing when planted, a moss lawn could take a year to fill in.
add a flagstone walkway to avoid damaging your lawn. Depending on the variety, moss is adapted to zones 4 to 10 and is native to most states. Growing tips: Plant it in the spring after the last frost, pressing moss chunks into the soil. Keep it moist for the first three weeks. Depending on the growing
add a flagstone walkway to avoid damaging your lawn. Depending on the variety, moss is adapted to zones 4 to 10 and is native to most states.Growing tips: Plant it in the spring after the last frost, pressing moss chunks into the soil. Keep it moist for the first three weeks. Depending on the growing
“leave space to collect fallen leaves” — vickichuchu
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