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She may not be very fond of people, finding them annoying most of the time, but she still enjoys helping them from the shadows. Her attention to detail drives others crazy yet remains her most appreciated characteristic.
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Posted in Outdoor | by Simona Ganea, on September 21, 2018

Beautiful Pergola Designs That Perfectly Frame These Modern Houses

The pergola started out an arched structure usually in a garden consisting of a framework covered with plants. With the minimalism typical to contemporary architecture and design, the pergola designs changed too and plants were eliminated from the equation. The remaining element, the framework, can take a variety of different forms. You can check out...

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Posted in Best Of | by Simona Ganea, on September 21, 2018

Keep The Clutter At Bay With These Cool Organization Hacks

Being organized is something certain people find natural but others need a little bit of help just so they can be more productive in what they do or to use the space they have in the best and most efficient way possible. The following organization hacks might give you a few cool ideas which you...

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Posted in Apartments | by Simona Ganea, on September 21, 2018

Life In A Tiny Home – Small House Plans Under 500 Sq Ft

A while ago we reviewed a bunch of small house plans under 1000 sq ft and we thought those homes were compact and packed with functionality but wait till you see these micro apartments. The following examples show floor plans under 500 sq ft. To make the distinction clearer, we’ll use the metric system. We...

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Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on September 20, 2018

New Prototype Home Reveals How The House Of The Future Could Look Like

Have you ever wondered how houses would look like in the future? Based on the progression of architecture and design over the past years and the common requirements and lifestyles of the young people of today, dot Architects came up with a prototype project designed to reflect the domestic needs and preferences of the future...

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Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on September 19, 2018

A Volcanic Rock House Seamlessly Disappears Into The Landscape

How do you make a house feel open and connected to its surroundings without actually exposing it to the outside world in the typical manner? The answer to this question stands at the core of a very special project which was completed in 2014 by architect Luis Arturo Garcia of EDAA. The architect was asked...

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Simona Ganea, on September 19, 2018

How To Build A Sauna Or A Hot Tub By Yourself From Scratch

Hot tubs and saunas are not usually the type of things people build themselves but that doesn’t mean you can’t try. Actually, it’s totally doable, according to some of the DIY projects we found on the internet. Of course, simply starting such a project require a certain amount of dedication so consider all the details...

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Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on September 18, 2018

Contemporary House With A Unique Floor Plan And A Huge Roof Canopy

A lot of modern and contemporary residences feature a seamless transition between their indoor and outdoor spaces but rarely as efficiently and as naturally as this Hidden Valley Desert House designed by Wendell Burnette Architects. This residence located in Cove Creek, US was designed like a long pavilion, incorporating a series of volumes dispersed within the...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Simona Ganea, on September 18, 2018

Our All-Time Favorite DIY Desk Ideas Summarized

Finding the right desk for the right person is very important. A desk is like a piece of clothing which has to fit just right in order to be comfortable. This is one of the reasons why some of our favorite desk ideas are the DIY kind. There’s something very wonderful about getting to decide...

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