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Tips for creating a backyard escape

Tips for creating a backyard escape
A truly relaxing and welcoming backyard takes more than just adding a pool. Thoughtful layout and flow in the space, careful consideration of how you live and entertain, and unified design elements all contribute to a relaxing oasis for your home. When creating your backyard escape, start with the pool itself as a cue. Do you need space for frequent...

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...

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...

Wood Chipper Safety: The Ultimate Guide To Keep You Safe

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Introduction You’ve finally unlocked a new achievement: having a dream home to share with your family. But then, as days and weeks go by, you realize that your dream home is not so dreamy after seeing dirt and debris piling up on your yard.  So yes, having a wonderful home comes with a lot of responsibilities. One of that is cleaning...

Enticing Home Entry Walkways for Curb Appeal

Everyone knows that your home's appeal begins with the outer aesthetics. To most, this means keeping up with the lawn, garden, outer paint and driveway. What tends to be forgotten is the home entry walkway. Sure, people see the broad picture of your home first, but then they must walk up the entryway to enter your home. If this...

Top Reasons You Should Use Wooden Deck Plugs

Wooden Deck
A deck is a rewarding home addition you make and you need to do it properly to maintain its functionality, firmness, and curb appeal.  Building a deck not only adds value but also makes an excellent space to relax and lounge or throw a summer barbecue for the family and friends if they can’t fit inside.  Fastening the deck...

Create Your Own Kitchen Herb Garden

Food without herbs and spices is plain. Fresh herbs add color, taste and a sensational aroma. On top of that, the fragrance of freshly cut herbs complements the the smell of freshly cooked goodies. According to star chef Curtis Stone, growing your own herbs has numerous benefits. Among them is the feeling of satisfaction and pride. “I like being...

Travel to Tuscany from Your Backyard

Tuscan-inspired outdoor living
Set the scene for large backyard gatherings of family and friends with Tuscan-inspired outdoor living spaces.  Channel the Italian countryside as you sit fireside and travel to Tuscany from your backyard.  Imagine relaxing in a backyard that takes you away to a place of beauty and romance.  Let your cares diminish and your laughter echo as you entertain friends...

Trimming and pruning by tree wish men

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There is no question in knowing that how much trees are important to mankind and nature. No one can imagine earth without trees. The earth will look barren without trees and if there will be no trees that means there will be no life on earth. It will only be called a planet of a solar system like any...

How to Properly Light Your Back Deck

Decks are a great place to hang out during the day, but what about when the sun goes down? You can get much more use out of your deck if you add some lights that transform your deck into an outdoor, evening living space. Kids can continue to play outside when it gets dark, and adults can watch from the...

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...

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...

The Front Porch – An Extension of Your Home

The front porch is an extension of your home so why not treat it as you would other rooms?  You can relax, dine or entertain on your front porch.  Here are a few inspiring ideas for turning your front porch into an inviting and comfortable area to enjoy all year. Decorate your front porch just as you would any other...

Creative Homes Built Around Trees

Home built around trees
These homes bring a whole new meaning to bringing the outdoors in.  Trees grow inside and patios are built around trees to create a special home that exists side by side with nature.  These creative homes built around trees preserve their surroundings and create a nature-nurturing environment that is beautiful and unique. An opening was created for this tree and then enclosed...

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...

Injecting New Life into your Outdoor Space

Patio and Deck
Now that the final days of winter’s bitter coldness are behind you and it’s time to revisit your outdoor space, you may realize it’s a bit drab. The cooler temperatures have taken a toll on your grass, decor, and furniture, leaving you with a boring landscape in need of a boost. Here’s some good news: with a good plan...

Tips for choosing the Right Colour Composite Decking

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You’ve made the right decision to have some composite decking installed in your garden, but what colour do you choose? Websites such as https://www.dinodecking.co.uk/ offer up to 8 different colours, but what is the right shade for you? You can typically find decking available in the following colours: Amber Ash Cedar Graphite Mocha Savanna Silver Slate Now you know what fantastic...

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...
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