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Garden Benches to Enhance Your Outdoor Space

Garden bench of natural wood blends into the landscape
If you enjoy gardening and spending time outdoors to take advantage of your hard work, a garden bench is the perfect addition for you.  Understated or grand, do-it-yourself or purchased, garden benches are a simple way to add charm and functionality to your garden space. Depending on your garden style, choose a bench that accents the space just as you...

48 ideas for recycling old pallets, tires and even the whole cars

Pallets are trending now-a-day as it’s a cheap material that you could find easily for free and that can be used for many Do-It-Yourself projects for your house or garden. Repurposed pallets in your garden   Recycle also your old tires Recycling ideas using car tyres in the garden...from ponds to outdoor furniture. Ever wonder what to do with those old tires? Do you want...

Terrariums in Interior Design

A terrarium is effectively a miniature reproduction of an ecosystem, neatly encased in a glass or transparent container. Usually these containers can be opened so that you can maintain your plants, but some terrariums are sealed (this will require different kind of plants, positioning, moisture and exposure). Terrariums then are a fantastic decorative element in any modern home. Just how aquariums...

Upgrade Your Backyard with an Outdoor Kitchen

If you like to grill and entertain often, or just enjoy the ease of meals outdoors, designing an outdoor kitchen could be a project for you.  They can be simple or on a more grand scale, depending on your needs. Outdoor kitchens are a definite plus when entertaining and can be the centerpiece of your backyard or patio. Outdoor kitchens can...

Fantastic Flower Bed Ideas

Lawns are sometimes the most forgotten aspects of someone's house. Homeowners tend to get caught up in having a grand house with wonderful exteriors and exquisite interiors, forgetting that their lawn is the first (or second) items visitors see when coming to your home. In fact, a beautiful house can be brought down by an ill-cared for lawn, as...

Awesome Treehouse Designs for your Backyard

Treehouses are often thought of as a child's playroom. With TV shows out like Treehouse Masters, this view is quickly being shattered. They are proving that treehouses can also be for adult too, and they also don't have to come in a one-size-fits-all, one-room 'house'. In fact, when built correctly, they can have multiple rooms and stories, complete with running...

How Curtains Perk Up Your Outdoor Space

Curtains define this outdoor space
There are many advantages to using curtains outdoors to perk up your patio, deck, front porch or garden.  They can provide a finishing touch to outdoor structures, add color, soften hard lines, provide privacy and shelter from the sun.  Learn how curtains perk up your outdoor space and see how they can transform your yard. Outdoor curtains can be used...

Five Facelifts For Your Deck

Let's face it, sometimes it's not only the interior of your house that needs a makeover. We've compiled some inspiration to help you find the way to your dream deck. An often forgotten space is the area below the deck.  renovating the sub-deck space into a small patio will provide another area to relax, party, grill, roast marshmallows or escape...

Indoor Swimming Pools to Inspire

Luxury indoor swimming pool
Many of us are aware of the benefits of swimming and dream of the luxury of having our own swimming pool.  However, choosing between an indoor and outdoor pool can be a tough decision.  Here are the benefits and drawbacks of an indoor pool and photos of luxury home swimming pools to inspire you. The major benefit of an indoor swimming pool...

Garden Gates Make a Grand Entrance

Curved stone garden gate
Why have a standard gate into your garden when you can choose something that truly stands out and welcomes guests to your yard with style?  Garden gates can be wood, iron, stone or any combination thereof.  From classic styles to unique custom creations, a garden gate is a notable feature for your outdoor space. Wood gates are the standard traditional way to...

Beautiful Backyard Pavilions

Whether you live in a cold or warm climate, there's still a chance that you'll want to spend time outdoors. Most homeowners and guests like gathering outside, but where can you congregate? Standing isn't bad, but many people don't want to stand and talk for hours on end. That's why a backyard pavilion is a great item to have...

She Sheds to Inspire

She-shed
We've all heard of the man cave and even perhaps the diva den.  Now we enter the era of the she shed.  It is generally the man that takes over the garage and calls it his own.  Now women can have their own space detached somewhat from the home.  Introducing the She Shed; the answer to the Man Cave. ...

Relax with a Backyard Water Feature

There is something so soothing about the sound of trickling or flowing water.  Including a backyard water feature in your landscape is one way to enjoy this natural element in your own environment.  From the most simple of fountains to grand landscaping plans with waterfalls, incorporating a backyard water feature can transform your outdoor space into an oasis. Whether you decide...

Stylish Outdoor Spaces for Modern Living

Beautiful modern outdoor living space
For those who dwell in more modern style homes, you want your outdoor living space to be an extension of your indoor design.  Clean lines, minimal ornamentation and contemporary furniture complement the modern home.  Let's take a closer look at some stylish outdoor spaces for modern living. A view can set the pace for any outdoor living area.  In modern city...

Decorating With Candles

A group of candles gives a warm glow at the table
Candles have long been a favored accent in homes and in the backyard.  They conjure images of romantic dinners, festive occasions or sitting in their soft glow on a stormy night when the lights go out.  Decorating with candles is an easy way to enhance your home and outdoor spaces. When decorating with candles, unless you are planning an intimate...

Backyard Fire Pits That Heat Up Your Landscape

Inviting backyard with fire pit
Outdoor fire pits are a great way to add ambiance and warmth to your backyard.  They can last for many seasons, playing a large role in your backyard décor and entertaining.  There are pre-made portable fire pits and those that are custom designed for your landscape.  For the do-it-yourselfer, the fire pit is a relatively easy weekend project.  Backyard fire pits add...

Beautify your home with an original vertical garden

The indoor vertical gardens are one of the most popular and fascinating design trends of this and of the next years. A vertical garden, or a wall decorated with plants and moss, can deeply transform each rooms of your home. Moreover, the vertical gardening ideas are the perfect solutions for those who love the garden but do not have...

Winter Floral Arrangements

The most important part of any winter floral arrangement is the colors that you choose. You'll mostly want to stick with cooler colors, like blue, green or purple. These should be in duller hues, with maybe one of them brighter to add some vibrancy. You can also pull in silver or white to add a neutral aspect that will...
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