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A place to relax

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After almost 2 weeks of miserable wet weather the dream kids have started to drive me a little crazy!!!
To soothe my frazzled mind I have searched thru my inspiration pics for a quiet & peaceful space that I could dream of relaxing in!!!

I think this might do the trick....

Now this looks rather soothing...


Dreaming of owning a ghost chair...

Loving such a soft colour scheme....

Imagining my own personal library....

Swooning over black & white....

Oh look Ive saved a spot for YOU too!!!

Would you prefer a glass of Red or White wine while we relax & dream of our favourite spaces...Whats that?.....No there's no children calling my name....didn't hear a thing...SSSHHHH!!!!!!

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The Ol' Screen Door

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One of my favorite projects for the porch redo began with a door
that was originally propped in the corner of the side porch.
It was there because my client has
a love for old screen doors
and she had purchased this one to use as decoration. Without telling her my plans I kidnapped her door to give it a makeover.
(She gave me a budget and told me she didn't want to make ANY decisions!)
I dry brushed it to give it a real aged appearance
and show off the details.
We purchased two sets of bi-fold doors from the thrift store. And added plywood and molding to make a shelving unit.I gave the outside a few coats of the exterior red paint
that was used on other porch projects.
The interior was painted a calm gray.Now the ol' screen door is not just pretty to look at,
it's functional too.
The perfect little potting shed!

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Before and After: Designing Minimalist Backyard Makeover

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Minimalist design examples prior Backyard Makeover

Minimalist design samples before and after the Backyard Makeover. Georgiadis Caliopie recently brought home a dream in Brooklyn, but there's only one left nightmare lurking in the background. concrete box in his backyard resembles more than a state prison and fled the city contemporary cool. Host Matt James to change concrete into heaven blank canvas like Zen.

After moving from Manhattan in colder hub-out of Brooklyn, a city girl Caliopie is longing for a place for relaxing or partying with friends. Although he wanted a minimalist pages, the existing concrete box whose pages have been referred by friends as a prison exercise yard!

Matt's challenge is to come up with a design that softens the hard space and can be managed for the first time gardener. His plan is to use concrete as a base course for the cedar deck and keep the style simple planting bamboo and perennials with easy maintenance.
Minimalist design examples after Backyard Makeover

To work with a huge concrete pad, Matt decided to attract the best measure of this space-feature. With decking floor with red cedar, it can maximize the area to entertain while also covering the concrete. New park has a minimalist design that creates a sense of Zen-like homeowners desired.

The cedar decking is a budget friendly alternative to IPE and other hardwoods. Instead of painting, what is left of the wall and add a feel, gritty urban settings. When viewed in relation to the decking, the space is accented by, a simple straight line.

Because Caliopie not an avid gardener and worked for hours, she wanted a low maintenance backyard. So the new space a few planters filled with golden bamboo (Phyllostachys Aurea) and colorful perennials such as gaura (Gaura lindheimeri 'Siskiyou Pink'). Golden bamboo can be quite invasive, so it's better to grow up in a bathtub if you have a small garden. For someone like Caliopie who are not sure how to care for plants, the best part is it takes very little maintenance. Only occasional water once established.
Minimalist design after a Backyard Makeover

Bamboo is a great architectural plant that adds height and bulk to any planting scheme. Plus it is not good in containers. There are hundreds of types available, some of which can grow to 40 feet or more. These factors that encourage high-Mart to use them here.

Cool slate tile at the entrance to the park by adding a contrasting wood decking. Also visit: Minimalist Home Designs

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A Hot tip from a creative friend

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I met a creative new blogger this week, online of course, & when I went to check out her handy work I discovered some wonderful art & craft ideas that I will certainly be able to make use of. Michelle over at Faith Trust & a little Pixie Dust also introduced me to a fun website called Be Funky
I was able to do some great things with  a few family snaps!

Dream child No1 in pop art

Dream child No.2 in cyanotype

Dream child No.3 in grunge

Dream child No.4 in ink

Don't ya just love them, I can't stop playing with this & changing up photo's, I especially like the effect of cyanotype on dream child no.2.

Which is your favourite style?

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Beautiful Teen Room Design Ideas

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These teen room ideas are photorealistic 3d renders from Spanish designer Sergi. He shows his woks on his blog in order to receive critics about them and to help other to design perfect room for their kids. Such designing isn’t always easy because teenagers are hard to please. Sergi’s works are done in different beautiful but not very contrast colors and are cool as for boy as for girl. If you’re design a room for teen and doesn’t buy some furniture collection from famous company which specialize in kids room designs these renders could fill your mind with a ideas.

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Kids Bedroom Decorating Ideas for Boys Room

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We have a lot of posts about girls bedrooms, where we have shown you an amazingly pink, modern and even luxury girls bedrooms. All of them are very lovely and at the same time are absolutely useless for those parents who have a boy. That’s why today we have a pleasure to present you several cool boys bedroom ideas.

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These designs are offered by ZG Group which manufactures many kinds of furniture as for kids as for adults. Below you could see kids bedrooms, which are made especially for boys. Their main colors are blue, green, yellow, brown and red. All of them are bright and set active and creative mood. The furniture in these bedrooms is ergonomic and gives a lot of space for storage toys and clothes. There are also very practical and interesting solutions to organize comfortable working place in a small bedroom. We hope that these kids room ideas will inspire you to create a super room for you child.

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Must have Vintage Phones

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Everywhere you look you see images with vintage phones used as decorator items & I have to say I love them!!!

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I have seen so many things made from lucite, tables, chairs, trunks & now a telephone or at least thats what this one looks like, isn’t it Fantastic!!!

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This wall of phones is at The Crosby Hotel in New York

     My black phone

This little beauty is mine, I purchased it at the local markets for $25. I was pretty happy with my purchase that day….


My big mirror is very heavy so we haven’t hung it, seen as though we are just renting.

Have you got a Vintage phone?

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Minimalist Green Home Designs

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Minimalist home designs from the front of the green

Minimalist home designs from the green side. Via: Minimalist Home Designs

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Everybody Loves a Monogram

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A great way to indicate where you live (along with your address) is to hang a huge monogram just outside your door.
I purchased an big wooden letter at my local craft store for just a few dollars.
To make it a more significant statement I cut a piece of beadboard and framed it with MDF strips.I spray painted the beadboard frame black and the letter got a couple of coats of heirlloom white for a nice contrast.

It's the perfect piece in the perfect spot!
No wonder everybody loves a monogram.

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Pillow Talk

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I stumbled across a fabulous website today called Ferm Living  which is an online Australian company that specialises in Danish design. They sell graphic lifestyle products developed by the Danish company Ferm Living & they are fabulous.
I fell in love with ALL of their pillow range but they also stock wallpaper, wall stickers & bed linen that all compliment one another.

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I love the bar code & world map cushions
These turquoise pillows are fabulous
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A colour for everyone

Then there is the wall paper range
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OR the wall stickers
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A web shop that is certainly worth taking a look at!!!!

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