Aren’t you tired of seeing the same old, common-looking shelves everywhere you go? Your home deserves something special and a little more personalized. Talking from experience, I can tell you it’s not easy browsing through the millions of designs and ideas to get to the good ones. Lucky for you, we did the hard part. Now it’s up to you to pick your favorite.
This time of year, many people are starting gardens and building up their collections of flowers and houseplants. So it’s important to keep all of your plants properly labeled. There are plenty of different ways to do this. But if you want an incredibly easy approach to plant labeling, consider these basic wooden plant markers.
Frey House II is, as the name clearly suggests, one of the two houses Swiss architect Albert Frey has built for himself in Palm Springs, California. The 800 square foot building overlooks the desert resort and seamlessly disappears into the mountain. It was purposefully designed to recede into the rocky landscape and to offer a very strong connection with the outdoors.
A common characteristic of modern furniture is the ability to blend aesthetics and function in stunning designs. However, few manage to do it as stunningly as this one-of-a-kind desk. Called Manug Celestii, this is a creation by designer Joseph Walsh who basically came up with a new style.
If you’ve driven around an older neighborhood at some point in your life, you’ve likely noticed that in some cases the homes had a certain style – flat and sprawled out. Chances are, you’re looking at an established neighborhood from the middle of the 1900s where ramblers (also known as ranch homes, depending on which side of the country you’re on) were all the rage. These homes have recently become “en vogue” after a several-decade hiatus. If you find yourself attracted to the style and would like to know more about them, read on.
The meaning behind whitewashed walls is a little obscure yet with a well-defined sense. Usually, wood-paneled walls or basically any other type of wall can be treated with white wash which is a whiting mixture. This gives the walls a fresh and clean look which is also intentionally superficial. Next, find out how whitewashed walls can help you achieve an inviting and peaceful décor for your home.
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.