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Charming Log Home Near a 155-Acre Lake

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Produced by Honest Abe Log Homes and built by Larry Bell of Volunteer Log Homes in Henry, Tennessee, the DeSocio’s (Pete and Trish) home is a stunning log home near a beautiful 155-acre lake, perfect for resting. The building is constructed of 6×10-inch, square-profile Eastern white pine logs—known as Honest Abe’s Original Chinked log. An important aspect is the used wood, Eastern white pine logs which have more benefits (highest termical mass values, durable and less prone to warping). (more…)

A Real Challenge to the Gardener: Rhododendron Cynthia

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Rhododendrons and azaleas are among the most popular of garden shrubs because of their wonderful variety of colors, textures, shapes, and sizes. Selecting the best species or hybrids for various garden situations can present a real challenge to the gardener. Rhododendron Cynthia is a lovely old hybrid with strong rosy crimson flowers with extensive darker markings in a large conical truss. This is a popular variety flowering in May-June. It is very vigorous and grows into a huge dome shaped bush. Height 180-200cm in 10 years.

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Mr. Always Mrs. Always Right Pillowcases

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Mr right and Mrs always right pillowcases are perfect for any couple. Not only do they provide the truth but they look great too! (more…)

Build a Green Roof on Your Dog’s House

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Until now, the green roof movement has been limited to large-scale, professional endeavors and public buildings. But homeowners everywhere are catching onto the benefits of a green roof—water conservation, energy savings, and storm water management. So, green roofs are good. They clean the air, cool the house below, provide rest stops for birds and butterflies. If you work well with wood and want to try a green roof, why not start by building one for your dog?

Works of Art Made from Reclaimed Household Objects

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Sayaka Ganz is a Japanese artist who lives and works in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The Japanese Shinto beliefs, about the fact that all organisms and objects have spirits, have marked Ganz’s childhood. She learned that objects thrown before the final of their usefulness “weep at night inside the trash bin”. Based on these beliefs and on her artistic qualities, she realized works of art, using discarded and reclaimed household objects. (more…)

Wonderful Apartment Designed in Colors, in Lisbon, Portugal

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“As the sun colors flowers, so does art color life.” Ana Cordeiro, a real artist, designed a wonderful apartment in Lisbon, Portugal. She used pleasing combinations of colors to achieve a welcoming and cheerful interior. The ‘Julian’ Blue on White wallpaper from Thibaut was the starting point of Ana’s inspiration. Blue, the preferred colour of the apartment residents, was decided it would run throughout the rooms in different shades, with accents of green, yellow, orange and red. White cabinetry and furniture ensured that (more…)

The Glamorous Willow Ranch

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This beautiful property is located in an extremely inspiring area, more exactly on 2750 Meadow Creek Dr Park City, UT 84060 United States. The Willow Ranch is a luxurious and yet very inviting and cozy property, close to a small lake and surrounded by beautiful trees and divers vegetation.

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How to Create a Miniature Garden

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Today we will talk a little bit about miniature gardens. I was searching form a totally other thing and I “stumbled” on some pictures with amazing miniature gardens made in flower pots. At first, it’s better to know that this miniature gardens planted in a pot or other container, are designed to resist outside in the sun or rain. For this it’s better to use real small plants, (more…)

5 Steps to Organize The Pantry

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An organized space makes it a better space. With food packages coming in all diverse materials, dimensions and shapes, it is easy to turn a well-designed kitchen pantry into an absolute mess. But, in only 5 steps you can organize the pantry in a fabulous way! (more…)


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