As temperatures cool and apples ripen, our gardens can start to look a bit shabby. The wilted flowers don’t really help the look of your beds at all. But even though the vibrant pinks and yellow hues may have left for the season, that doesn’t doom you to brown! There are still plenty of options to make your own little outdoors space a perfect autumn haven. Check out these ten plants to take your beds from gory to glory!
With a major emphasis on interiors in home decorating, sometimes the outside of our houses get neglected. This Outdoor section will surely inspire you to bring excitement and life into your exterior. Family-friendly backyard ideas, landscape tips, and unique home exteriors and designs are just some of the many topics on which you’ll find fantastic photographs and interesting articles.
Want your home to make a good first impression but not sure how to go about it? Landscaping the front yard can certainly be a daunting task, even without taking into account the added pressure that comes from needing to have great curb appeal. The good news is, there are no across-the-board “RIGHT” and “WRONG” ways of designing the front yard landscape. But there are guidelines that apply in general that are helpful in planning and designing the yard to maximize its appeal, both in your eyes and from the curb.
Shade sails are growing in popularity by the day and they’ve started to replace the umbrellas and canopies we all got so used with. It’s now time to explore new designs and possibilities. Shade sails are famous for their futuristic and architectural forms. They’re made of high-density polypropylene mesh, they’re recyclable and they’re great at blocking 90-95% of the UV rays.
Organic and natural materials should be anyone’s first choice when decorating the outdoors and having a rock garden should definitely be on your wishlist this summer. Use rocks to transform your plain and boring backyard into a beautiful and relaxing oasis. Use their sculptural beauty to create eye-catching designs and try to make them look as natural as possible in the setting you’re providing.
One natural resource we love in the backyard is rock. There are so many varieties in the rocks themselves, and even more variety in the possibilities of using those rocks to your advantage.
Here are 20 fantastic uses of rocks for your backyard landscape inspiration!
Do you like magic? Everyone does but we’re not talking about tricks and illusions. It’s simpler than that. Bring magic into your everyday life with the help of fairy lights. It’s those small twinkling lights which you can wrap around trees in your garden or hang above the terrace or on the patio. Want to know how they can turn these spaces into magical places? Take a look and find out.
Whether it’s raining outside or whether it’s scorching hot, you can always find protection under an umbrella. And while it may seem like a very simple and unpretentious item, there are more varieties of umbrellas and more design variations than you think. Extremely versatile, use them on your patio, terrace, by the pool or even inside the house as wall décor. Next we’ll show you just how cool umbrellas can be.
Need a little more curb appeal to make a statement with your home? Perhaps a manicured front yard can do the trick. Make an outstanding first impression and your guests will feel welcomed and amazed at the same time. Check out these modern front yard landscaping ideas for more inspiration.