How to Reupholster a Chair: Beginner/Intermediate DIY

It’s the time-old conundrum, when you spy an old chair that you love but that needs some TLC: Do you pass it up because it needs some work, or do you buy it and learn how to reupholster it? Let me help make the answer to that question a little easier: You reupholster it yourself.

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Clever DIYs Made From Items You Didn’t Even Know You Could Recycle

With a little imagination and some clever thinking, anything can be recycled or re-purposed. Use a cup as a pencil holder or a door as a tabletop. Some ideas come to mind more easily and some are just obvious. Others, however, require you to be very ingenious. Here are some projects that show you how to find new ways of using items you didn’t even know could be recycled.

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Green Residence In Canada Produces More Than It consumes

Midori Uchi is a modern residence located in North Vancouver and it’s one of Canada’s greenest homes designed by Naikoon Contracting & Kerschbaumer Design. In fact, it has three different levels of green certification including LEED Canada for Homes Platinum rating and Built Green Canada Platinum and it actually produces more energy than it consumes.

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Eye-Catching, Modern Outdoor Fireplaces Turn The Patio Into A Dreamy Retreat

The fireplace is one of those accent features that always make a house feel cozy, no matter where you place it or how it looks. Sure, it’s great to have a cozy living room or bedroom, but what about the outdoor spaces? Doesn’t your patio deserve the same treatment? Here are some wonderful fireplaces with modern designs, created specifically for this type of spaces.

This terrace is surely nice to have, especially if you enjoy the company of your friends. Invite them over and spend some quality time in front of the fireplace.

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Sprinkling & Decorating With Succulents Around the House

Succulents have a thick, dense nature because they retain water …. like cacti. But we aren’t talking just about cacti when we’re talking about succulents. We’re talking about an array of green shades and fun textures that are alive and bring a bout of fresh air to any space of the house. We love using these to sprinkle around the house during the summer months, so let’s take a look at some real-life examples and learn what decorating with succulents is all about.

1. Arranging.

This arrangement of succulents in a box make for quite an artistic piece. And we love how they chose to jazz up the backyard with a beautiful, fresh array of textures, tones and spirits.

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Modern Country Home In Colombia Adorns The Landscape With Its Refreshing Design

Built on a steep plot of land near Bogota, Colombia, this modern country home designed Arquitectura en Estudio and Natalia Heredia is surrounded by wonderful landscape and it beautifully complements the views of this valley with its clean and chic design.

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DIY Embellished Fabric Flower Pillow

Looking for a fun way to dress up that plain old toss pillow? Using scraps of fabric, sew these simple flowers to create a lush embellished toss pillow that will quickly spruce up any space! Perfect to dress up your plain old sofa or a lovely outdoor space like a front porch. Get creative with the placement of the florals and make a few!

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