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Aryze Developments Inc
I really like how the kitchen island uses same shingles as house and t
Was it difficult to butt up to house? How did you handle connection? How did you account for potential settling or movement and still attach to house wall?
Like the black tile look off our house onto deck
we would eat all of our meals here in the summer
outdoor wicker arm chairs from the St Croix Collection by Summer Classics.
Here is sort of what we mean about a pergola extending out of house to bbq
Meissner Landscape, Inc
Hi Wow, what an incredible garden. I have an ocean front home and have struggled with landscaping for the front of the house until now. I have made notes of the plants you mentioned in previous postings but would appreciate all the details . I promise, I do not live on your
groundcover. In the mid section we have mixed astilbe varieites on the left, a chicagoland green boxwood on the right. Behind the boxwood is an endless summer hydrangea (requires acidic soil for the blue color). To the left are a couple of perennials that escape me currently. Behind the hydrangea is a dawson
move the plants around and you have it... add annuals in the summer for move color
natural, beautiful hydrangeas, like Gram's house!
Sarah Susanka, FAIA
Libertyville Not So Big Showhouse
remote skylights. Are these regular windows? I have all your books. When will your next one be out? I'm trying to get out of a way too big house & remodel a not so big house. Wish more designers had your insight.
ventilation to the home, especially helpful on hot summer days.
staircase of the same house
stairwell gives light to whole of house - it's a nice feature as well going all the way up.. and open all around..
natural light deep into the core of the home. When open, the windows at the top provide natural ventilation to the home, especially helpful on hot summer days.
Molly Wood Garden Design
fresh and clean
Hi - The space is: house wall to property wall , 12'-6" and steps to bench/fountain, 5'.
Just a cute place for a beach house
BBQ area blends with the house
focal points. Notice how the pillows line up like little soldiers and direct your eye toward the bar.Buy: Pillows in summer shades. They are heavily discounted right now along with summer print fabrics. Snag both in indoor-outdoor fabric for a tailored space.
Siemasko + Verbridge
Prides Pool House
This major transformation of a shed into a pool house with adjacent pool and terraces features a mix of natural materials that harmonize with nature. The pergola provides respite from the hot summer sun, and the interior of the structure provides space for casual convenient entertainment. Photo Credit:
Glass and Wood counter top!This major transformation of a shed into a pool house with adjacent pool and terraces features a mix of natural materials that harmonize with nature. The pergola provides respite from the hot summer sun, and the interior of the structure provides space for casual convenient
Great pool house bathroom with glass countertops and backsplash.
July: Cut energy and water bills. A hot summer can mean huge water and energy bills, thanks to constant air conditioning and a thirsty garden. Do what you can to cut down: • Fix leaks in faucets and irrigation systems. • Water your garden in the early morning
Make sure your home is safe while you’re away. Whether you’re going away for the weekend or the entire summer, it pays to take a few precautions before leaving your house empty. Having a house sitter or neighbor come by regularly is helpful not only to keep your home looking lived in, but also to check
"Endless Summer". They bloom profusely and have full sun until mid afternoon, but they have to be watered everyday, otherwise their petals dry very quickly. For a south west exposure, I would recommend a "Niko Blue". I have some by our back porch and they do very well, but they are against the house and
Two seasons of color: azalea- spring. Hydrangea- late summer
blue house, blue flowers, I like it
Blue flowers bushes around the house?
Platform 5 Architects
Book Tower House
“The extension on the side of the house was a key part of the design,” says Michell. “We wanted to bring more light into the kitchen and dining areas, as this is where the family spend a lot of their time together.” The doors at the back of the house fold back completely
‘The extension on the side of the house was a key part of the design,’ says Patrick. ‘We wanted to bring more light into the kitchen and dining areas, as this is where the family spend a lot of their time together.’ The doors at the back of the house fold back completely, allowing the dining area to
completely, allowing the dining area to merge seamlessly with the garden during the summer.