Autumn weather is just too delicious to be inside all the time. The new coolness in the air make outdoor picnics enjoyable and bonfire parties desirable. But the hours of sunlight are becoming less and less and now you have to go looking for ways to bring light to your yard. Solar yard lights? Cliche. Candles? Dangerous. Hey, what about luminaries? That’s a great idea! Take a look at these 16 DIY luminaries and lanterns to light up your next autumn party.
We think of walls as blank canvases waiting to be filled with color to come alive. How would you make that happen? And forget for a second the usual approaches. Cool painting ideas can come from the most unexpected and simple places so keep your mind open. If you want your walls to look cool and outstanding, you need more than just a single accent color or a roll of painter’s tape.
The Wirra Willa Pavilion is located in Somersby, Australia and serves as a private retreat and spa. It was designed by Matthew Woodward Architecture and sits on a site that was originally a citrus fruit orchard.
Love the look of knit but don’t have the skills? Old sweaters are super cozy and easy to cut and sew! Warm up a pot or planter with a slip cover quickly and easily crafted with an old or thrifted cable knit texture. Great for the cooling weather ahead and those plants you will soon bring indoors (like this rich and full ornamental kale).
Tray ceilings, also known as recessed ceilings, are easily identifiable thanks to their architectural look. A tray ceiling can be plain, ornate, subtle or dramatic, depending on how you want to design it. They often ask for lighting that allows them to showcase their unique design and to stand out.
The family room should be the place where people gather to chat, relax and spend time with each other or, in other words, where they go to be a family. Yet sometimes the name is the only thing that remains constant over the years. Don’t allow your family room to lose its charm and character. Here are 10 things you can do to keep it cozy and homey.