No matter how big or small your backyard is right now, it probably has the potential to be one of your family’s favorite hangout spots. You don’t have to sacrifice style or aesthetics for a family-friendly backyard, either.Here are 20 fabulous ideas to create your dream backyard for plenty of family fun. Get inspired, then get busy creating!
School is back in session and it’s time to get organized and ready for the full year ahead. You may need to start organizing and sprucing the gathering spots of the house including the kitchen and mud rooms. The kids will be coming and going at a more consistent rate now that summer has died down. And that means the entryways of the house need to be ready for the action. Let’s take a look at 10 entryways with wonderful back to school style that you can grab inspiration from!
Once strictly confined to the baby’s nursery décor, pastels have come a long way from being the juvenile hues of choice to being a perfect setting for sophisticated, grown-up spaces. Pastel colors have many benefits – they are soft and soothing, they are varied, they are versatile, and they can be fairly neutral when necessary.
Looking for a customizable piece for the wall? Use embroidery thread and fabric to create a fun monogrammed piece. This vintage-inspired floral fabric gives this DIY a quaint feel and is perfect for a child’s room. Or pick a more modern fabric for the living room or studio. The perfect use for those small scraps of fabric and embroidery thread you have on hand! A simple canvas backdrop provides a simplistic overall look.
Hilgard Garden is a landscaping project by San Francisco-based Barrensfeld Architecture. It’s part of a private residence in Berkeley, California. The garden was designed to take advantage of the sloping topography of the site and to also eliminate the need for a traditional staircase in the backyard which would otherwise reduce the square footage.
The notion of nomad living has taken a turn for the better in the past years. Studio Arte recently came up with a new design that uses shipping containers in structures that can serve a multitude of purposes. Use them as holiday homes, guest houses, home offices, studios or even as a starting point for new home-owners.
There’s no shortage of ideas when it comes to creating cool bedroom designs or decorating living rooms. But utilitarian spaces such as the bathroom or the shower put your design skills to the test. If you want to make a shower look cool and unique, you have to be clever and to see beyond the functional part of the design. They all have the potential to look amazing and you just have to find the right design approach.