10 Creative DIY Garden Marker Crafts

When you have dedicated lots of time to making a beautiful garden, the good reviews are welcomed. But it can be tiresome to keep on describing what each plant is to your visiting friends. Perhaps you yourself have forgotten the whereabouts of some of your small green friends. That is the reason why you need to make a few DIY garden markers. Regardless of what you use in this project, from clothespins to rocks, the final result will definitely improve the way the garden looks; not to mention the way they are all organized. Wooden spools, Mason jar lids, wine corks, spoons and plenty other materials can be creatively fashioned into awesome garden markers. 1.Wine Cork Markers 2. Mason Jar Lid Plant Label 3. DIY River Rock Garden Markers 4. Wooden Spoon Markers 5. Terracotta Pot Markers

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Bedroom Design Ideas

Between sleeping, reading and, quite simply, relaxing, it’s likely you spend a lot of time in your bedroom. It makes sense, then, that you’ve also spent a significant amount of time turning it into your own personal oasis. CONVENTIONAL A conventional bedroom layout is anchored by a bed with a nightstand on either side. Across from the foot of the bed, a dresser should be situated below a mirror. Resist the temptation to add more furniture. You don’t need it. LOUNGE-LIKE If your room has ample space, however, consider creating a lounge-like atmosphere.For creating a separate space for daytime relaxation in your bedroom, situate two lounge chairs across from the foot of the bed with a side table in between them. TINY BEDROOM In tiny bedrooms, it’s important to make us of the side walls and mirrors to open up the space.One space-saving technique is to put the bed against the wall, with a [ Continue reading ]

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Is It A Stack of Books? -NO! It’s A Staircase

It’s truly amazing what some imagination and craftiness can do to a set of stairs! Pippa Branham, a bibliophile from England, painted her staircase to look like the spine of her and her husband’s 13 favorite books. She says that she was inspired by an image she saw on Pinterest. For all of us, Pippa shared some images of how she transformed the  wooden stairs into colorful “books” using brushes, tape, paint and, of course, time (6 weeks). The whole project cost the family less than $200, which was less expensive than carpeting the stairs. Pippa declared that  the most difficult part of the project was painting sets of letters sideways. Pippa is a young mother and to ensure the stairs were safe for kids (and not slippery from the paint), she mixed the paint with a small amount of kid’s play sand to make it grittier. If you are a [ Continue reading ]

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A New Concept – UFO Floating House

With the sea level rising as a result of global warming, the low-lying, peolple found an alteternative for the conventional houses on the ground. The floating house is not a new concept, but some architects took it at a new level – The UFO Floating House. While you can always head for the hills to wait out the apocalypse, a more stylish option could be a fully sustainable floating home from Italian mini yacht-maker Jet Capsule. The company has drawn up a concept for a saucer-shaped UFO, or Unidentified Floating Object, which offers a completely off-grid existence floating on the ocean. The  company’s co-founders, Pierpaolo Lazzarini and Luca Solla, the UFO is intended for “living in a floating house and moving slowly around the world.” “Slowly” in this case means a leisurely maximum speed of 3.5 knots (6.5 km/h, 4 mph), using a waterjet-propelled Torqeedo Deep Blue 1800 electric motor. [ Continue reading ]

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A boring deck or a cool outdoor kitchen?

Imgur user RogerBennett55 was getting no use out of the patio in his backyard, so a change had to be made. He decided that eating and drinking were a few of his favorite pastimes and so that became the genesis for building an outdoor kitchen of his own. Brilliant. After watching a few online tutorials and doing some research on how to design his own kitchen he began to build his dream. And only several weeks of work later he did just that. In his own words, this is exactly how he pulled it off… Building out the U frame. Bar and footrest attached. Starting the Durock installation  Supports for grill and framing for doors. And more Durock Drop in ice chest cutout and door framed Here’s to hoping the grill fits…fingers crossed. Durock nearly done…just need to cutout spot for the Big Green Egg grill in corner.  Grill fits!! Nearly–a little [ Continue reading ]

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Architects that bring nature to your house

Wondering which design is the greatest for your new home? Pure nature! No, I am not wrong! The nature is the best home ‘accessory’. Frank Lloyd Wright was one of the most influential architects of the first half of the 20th century. Lloyd Wright died 50 years ago, but his designs are still alive. ‘Fallingwater’ is just one of his amazing houses. The team at Swat Miers Architects transformed a vision into reality, designing the three tea houses as perfect observation spots. We can notice that the principal idea of this houses is the big windows, and the raw material used for almost every object in house. Besides these two major innovations of the architects, there are many houses that bring nature inside them.  

Animal Print Carpet

  Are the carpets with animal prints in fashion again ? It seems so!More persons adopt this type of carpet without feeling bizarre about the way it looks . Personally , I find it gives a tragic image of a dead animal on our floor , it is something that scares me . But if fashion says so .. It may look good to some in a cabin , in front of the fireplace to finish with the idea of ​​a hunting lodge on time. Maybe even a hunting enthusiast would adopt this style. I would not do that. What are  you saying ?

Ecological Houses

In another post of mine I spoke about how to incorporate the nature in your house if you love it so much and you want to live around a forest, or surrounded by flowers and plants. I also think that if you love nature you should choose an ecological house. What is actually this ecological house? An ecological house is modeled on the energy and material flows of natural ecosystems, and thus enhances rather than degrades the environment. . It also produces resources, or at least gathers and stores more of them than it uses. The “extra” resources are distributed back into the larger environment to support life elsewhere. How does it sound to you? To me, it sounds like living a more healthy life, because by building a house like this you will help the environment, you will reduce the amount of pollution. Do you want this type of [ Continue reading ]

Easter Home Decors

It’s already known how much I love decorating my house/room for special occasions. This means that I will prepare some stuff for Easter. This is not as spectacular as the decorations for Christmas,but it has the same importance for me. First thing it’s the easter themed photo frames; you can place it everywhere in your house and they would look great. Easter themed pillow cases are also essential.   A jar where you can place your decorated eggs it is also essential.   All you have to do now is to cook something delicious for your family, decorate the table and spend this special day together.

Kitchen Design Ideas

While the living room may be the social hub of the home, many of us have a tendency to spend an awful lot of time in our kitchens (and it’s said that ‘all the best parties end in the kitchen’) which makes it all the more important to find a kitchen that works for you. When you come home from school/work starving, you really want a peaceful place where to eat, and home is ideal,but if you have a disorganized kitchen it will not help you relax after a long day. So, I suggest you to look after spacious furniture, inspiration photos like the ones I am going to show you.

What is a Tulou?

A tulou or “earthen building”, is a traditional communal residence found in Fujian Province South China, usually of a circular configuration surrounding a central shrine. Some were constructed out of cut granite or had substantial walls of fired brick The Fujian Tulou is probably the last one, built in 2008 and it looks like this: The Fujian Tulou is including Chuxi tulou group, Tianluokeng tulou cluster, Hekeng tulou cluster, Gaobei tulou cluster, Dadi tulou cluster, Hongkeng tulou cluster, Yangxian lou, Huiyuan lou, Zhengfu lou and Hegui lou, and it is considered  as “exceptional examples of a building tradition and function exemplifying a particular type of communal living and defensive organization in a harmonious relationship with their environment”.   I really like the concept of these buildings, and I heard that it were also made to deposit things, which means they are very spacious. The relationship between people living in that area should be very strong.