Ten Garden Statue and Fountain Ideas for an Elegant Lawn

Decorating a large outdoor area can be a daunting prospect. The more space you have to work with, the harder it can be to fill it with basics like flowers and shrubbery. If your lawn or garden is feeling a little empty, a well-placed statue or fountain can bring your landscaping to a new level, not […]

Sectional Outdoor Beds: A Flexible Solution For A Smaller Outdoor Space

When you don’t have a lot of space to work with, choosing the right furniture for your patio or deck can be a real challenge – especially if you use the space both for hosting guests and for soaking up a little sun by yourself. The best furniture for a crowd is definitely not the best […]

Stylish Spirits: Tips for Making a Home Bar Work in Your Space

Bars aren’t typically something most of us would associate with our houses. Bars are for dates or relaxing after work, possibly meeting up with old friends. Also, bars are about brushing shoulders with strangers and buying overpriced drinks. Anyone with a bar in their house must be wealthy, or willing to indulge in irresponsible extravagances, […]

Tips for an Ideal Outdoor Patio Space

Summer is in the air! Or at least in the near future. With April over and May upon us, your thoughts may naturally turn to pools, beaches, and summer entertaining, and long evenings spent outside are much better if you have a good space in which to enjoy them. Whether you plan on summer parties […]

Statues and Fountains: Don’t Forget the Outdoors

One of my clearest memories of my house growing up was a statue we all universally referred to as “the solitary imp”. The imp was a squat, grey gargoyle-like creature that sat and squinted across the fishpond. This statue has fixed itself more firmly in my mind than other part of the yard. In my opinion […]

Kegerators: The Best Way To Get Beer On Tap Right At Home

The best tasting beer is beer that’s served on tap. That means that enjoying your favorite beer the way it’s meant to be consumed often means having to go out and find a place where it’s served on tap by someone who knows how to pour a drink. But home taps – real, bar quality […]

Outdoor Beds For The Ultimate Lounging Experience

Soaking up a little sun is one of the great joys of summer – basking in the warm glow, enjoying the fresh air, and just kicking up your feet poolside to enjoy a long summer day. But while pool loungers are a dime a dozen, and they’ll certainly get the job done, they aren’t always […]

Not Your Grandmother’s Gazebo: Six Stylish Structures For Your Outdoor Space

The most stereotypical gazebos are frilly wood structures: decorated with Victorian style woodwork, painted white, and stuck out in some wide, scenic space, like a sprawling garden or park. But these pretty little gazebos are the stuff of weddings and afternoon teas in English gardens, not so much the average back yard. Not all gazebos […]

Ventless Fireplaces To Warm Up Any Home For The Holidays

To me, there’s nothing that signals the beginning of the holiday season quite like the first time my family lights a fire in the fireplace. But these days, all grown up and in an apartment far away from that childhood hearth, the beginning of fall seemed a little extra chilly – in more ways than […]

Home Office Sheds: Making It Easier Than Ever To Work From Home

Being able to work from home is something of a mixed blessing. You have a lot more freedom to dress how you want, work when you choose, and customize and personalize your space any way you see fit. But this flexibility also means a lack of structure, and trying to work in a house full […]