Decorating Porches & Sunrooms Starts With a Plan

Attached outdoor spaces that provide total or partial shelter should be considered an extension of the home’s interior design. In most cases these areas embrace an entrance or serve to join two interior areas-a breezeway, for example. Traffic patterns figure importantly in overall furniture arrangements, as does the selection of furniture, durable fabrics, and other […]

Earth Friendly Ways to Water Your Yard

Every year in the spring, avid gardeners and proud home owners around the country start doing major maintenance to make their yards and gardens look lush and beautiful. And part of that maintenance involves watering the yard and garden more fully and heavily than they did during the cold winter months. Unfortunately using so much […]

Tips for Planning Your Landscape Design

No outdoor living space is completely successful until it is integrated with the surrounding landscape. Just as there are specific steps for designing interior spaces, there are also guidelines for exterior ones. How extensive your planning is will depend on the project you’re doing. If you’re choosing a place within your landscape to place a […]

Designing Outdoor Living Spaces for Your Home

Designing and decorating a house doesn’t include just the inside of your home. In fact, most house designs these days include outdoor living spaces of all shapes and sizes. Some outdoor living spaces are just simply that: Extra space outdoors such as a patio, deck, or porch. Other outdoor spaces are actually used as rooms […]