Pint-Size Cabin in Rural Canada

After surviving a severe illness and divorce, Denise Franklin was prepared to start over. With a $25,000 budget, she approached architect Henry Yorke Mann to help her construct a home match for a new start in rural British Columbia. Mann saved money by severely restricting the size and material cost. Designing the 280-square-foot space in […]

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Hanging Furniture for Swinging Bathrooms

I’ll admit it, I’m a swinger. I love hammocks, porch swings and hanging beds. And I particularly love them indoors. Possessing a hanging seat or a bed inside automatically adds playfulness to the space. In addition, it lightens up a space, appearing to produce more space and a bit more atmosphere. These 14 examples illustrate […]

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4 Fabulously Low-Maintenance Garden Focal Points

Fire and water create great focal points, however they are often high-maintenance additions to your landscape. There are plenty of other ways to draw eyes in a particular direction. Listed below are just four focal points which are simple to incorporate in a garden setting, regardless of its size or style. C.O.S Design Sculpture Strategically […]

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It's Curtains for You

I’m a small fabric so adoring curtains makes sense. But it is not merely that; it is also that I’m somewhat scared of window treatments that are complicated. Fancy, layered drapes and taffeta balloon shades make me nervous. I enjoy the easy, vertical fall of a curtain. I like how readily they may be changed […]

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Food Art Adds Flavor to Rooms

Mother told you not to throw away your food, but she didn’t say not to hang it on the wall. If you are a food junkie and inspired by feasts, handmade or fruits candies, then express your tastes from your art collection. Keep reading to see ways to brighten any room with the colors and […]

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Great Architecture Speaks to Us

Architecture that is great has significance. And when designed well, buildings can speak to us. However, what are they trying to convey? Let us find out, shall we? Pllc, Jody Brown Architecture I’m not sure why Frank Lloyd Wright made his entrances so indirect. It is like any sort of modernist exercise program. You see […]

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A Kitchen With Vintage Style

This sweet 145-square-foot kitchen in Piedmont, California, “is meant to be on the humble side,” says architect Robert Kelly. “Ninety-five percentage of us live in tiny kitchens, and this kitchen has everything we need and want. Almost all magazine kitchens are big kitchens, but they aren’t what many of us have space for or desire.” […]

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Patio Pavers Go Green in Between

The overall sustainability of a property significantly improves. They replenish the groundwater table with filtered water, reduce runoff and its effects on town infrastructure, and enhance heat island effect. Permeable patios are not just responsible and wise, they often add a magical variability into a general aesthetic. Not too long ago, I wrote about slopes […]

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So That Your Design Is: Midcentury Modern

What it is: Midcentury modern style reappeared on our radar displays more than a decade ago, however, the wildly popular show Mad Men has pushed it further into the limelight. As its name implies, it spanned a period of about two and a half a year in the middle of the 20th century, by the […]

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Guest Groups: Say It with Cushions

I was planning a roundup of cushions of all styles but I kept coming across each these wonderful examples motivated by one of my favorite things: typography. But letters in decor are not just for layout nerds like me. Depending on the design you choose, they can add a playful touch to any style of […]

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