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Summer is the ultimate season for outdoor entertaining. While spring and fall offer pretty scenery, summer is when people prefer to be outdoors, soaking up the sunshine and enjoying the gorgeous weather. But, not all outdoor entertaining areas are created equal. Here’s how to create the perfect summer-ready space for outdoor enjoyment — and how to ensure the space stays perfect all summer long. Seating If your guests don’t have a place to sit, you can be sure they won’t stay. Outdoor seating is critical; if you ignore every other piece of advice on this list, you need to be sure you have some comfortable place for guests to get off their feet. Seating doesn’t have to be expensive or elaborate. In fact, as long as you have a lush lawn and a few big blankets, you can create an appropriate amount of seating. However, it’s more advisable to choose…

It’s happening in one of the poorest areas of the world: Latin America. Torn apart by civil war, it is estimated that forty-six percent of the people who live in Latin America do not have a home. Those that do have a home live in structures that are unsafe and would likely be condemned in most places. Conceptos Plásticos is in the process of changing this by building houses out of plastic rubbish removal! The mastermind behind this concept is Oscar Mendez, a social entrepreneur and architect who founded Conceptos Plásticos. He and his partners have now won several grants allowing them to expand on the remarkable work they are doing building homes for the poorest people on the planet while at the same time finding a solution for the mountains of plastic rubbish removal building up in these impoverished countries. Plastic Rubbish Removal Houses About a year ago, Conceptos…

Moving can be expensive. That is why it is important to prepare your stuff before the removalists from Hornsby get to your house. Here are some tips that can help you prepare your goods so that the removalists Hornsby can cut your moving costs even more. Marking all of your boxes                 One of the best ways to create a successful move is to make sure that you clearly mark every box with its destination room in your new home. Get a large black marker and clearly mark the top of every box. It should be easy for your mover to understand so that they can put the boxes in the same spot in your new home. For example, you will want to make sure to mark the bedrooms with a number. If you put “Tony’s Room”, you may have to switch all the boxes because your movers won’t know…

Elora Hardy left a successful career in the NY fashion scene to build bamboo houses in Indonesia. The Bali resident and her team have spent the last 5 years revolutionizing bamboo construction in the belief that it is an underused but ideal renewable resource. Hardy uses boron, which occurs naturally in nature, to treat the bamboo and make it indigestible to insects.

. . . New Kitchenaid(R) Collection: A Fresh Take on Brand’s Iconic Design. Kitchen Aid has come up with a fresh take on the brand’s iconic design and it is perfection. Using consumer thoughts and feedback, as well as feedback from professionals in the culinary world, they have put together something unparalleled in the world of kitchen appliances. Kitchen Aids reputation for quality and longevity in its appliances has been built upon to bring a sleek yet warm look to their new line. The appliances are available in black, white and stainless but Kitchen Aid has gone a step further. In an industry first, Kitchen Aid introduces a black stainless finish. This finish is satiny like traditional stainless but very modern and sleek. The whole idea behind this line is to look a bit warmer, steering away from the industrial feel without losing the high performance. By keeping the appliances at…

There are a lot of people that find live plants hard to keep and maintain. Due to lots of work and responsibilities away from house, there are not so much time available for any of us to keep our house neat. I know that plants keep our interior live and warm but sometimes that s not really possible. For this reason, we created article with 15 interesting DIY House plants that does nor require any attention at all and will never die. Home decor has never been easier… 1. Paper Succulent These stunning paper succulents are easy to make yourself. Get the tutorial here. 2. Felt Succulents Get the DIY for these here. 3. Tissue Paper Branches “Grow” your own blooming branches. Learn how here. 4. Staghorn Ferns You can make your own Staghorn ferns with this DIY over at Design Sponge. 5. Dried Flower Wall Hangings You can’t kill…

As a kids, we all love the tree houses. If we were the lucky ones that own one, we would spend all day round playing and enjoying in a tiny and peaceful place that belongs only to us. What about when we group up? Why the fun has to stop? Check out this simple and beautiful tree house that will take your breath away. I wish i can spend just one summer night in here 🙂

COMO Shambhala Estate offers a private location in Begawan Village, a 15-minute drive from Ubud City Centre. Surrounded by tropical greenery, the resort offers a large outdoor pool, spa and free Wi-Fi throughout.Each room features wooden furniture set against a backdrop of greenery. Guests can relax in the outdoor terrace, which offers a seating area or daybed. The bathroom is semi-outdoors. COMO Shambhala Estate is a 45-minute drive from Kintamani, where famous Mount Batur is located. Ngurah Rai Airport is a 1.5-hour drive away. Offering individually designed programmes for guests to benefit mind, body and spirit, COMO Shambhala provides Yoga and Pilates Instructors, an Ayurvedic Doctor, a Dietician and an Acupuncturist. Outdoor activities that can be arranged from the resort include trekking, cycling, and rafting, canyoning and cultural tours. Airport shuttle service is available at a charge. Western and European cuisine can be enjoyed at Glow Restaurant, while Asian dishes…

Recently it came to my attention that something and mundane as stairs can be really interesting and exciting. After browsing internet for a while and exploring interesting interior and staircase designs i decided to make a best of list for today’s article. Seems to me that designers experience a lot of problems when it comes to space. It is like they are unable to find out a good way to work with the space under  the stairs, so they are giving up on it and leaving it empty. Needles to say, some of the today’s entries surely find out a perfect way, yet some did opposite and took another direction… If you like the post be sure to share it and recommend to your friends… Hanging Stairs   Timber Stripe Staircase   Understairs Space   Staircase In Northampton   Tree Stairs   Sensualscaping Stairs   Tree Banister   Bookcase Staircase…