Setting sail on a cruise is a fabulous way to travel, have fun, and let the worries of the world leave you once you leave harbour. Now there are cruise boats, and then there are luxury cruise ships. The Queen Elizabeth is the latter. Sitting in bumper to bumper on the highway last week, you… Read More Luxury Travel at Sea Aboard Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth
We created this really quick DIY planter the other day to use with a plant in our living room, but I think it would be perfect for outdoors too when we all start filling our planters with colorful annuals in a few weeks. Actually, considering how quickly this one came together, I might have to… Read More Make This DIY Wooden Planter in Just 30 Minutes
What you are about to see are some breathtaking examples of sunken gardens and backyards that really blend in with the nature around them, and are private. They are beautiful, so enjoy! Building a sunken seating area or fire pit is a neat trick that architects sometimes use when they want to create an unobstructed… Read More Beautiful Sunken Seating and Gardens
Fire pits are very popular and it’s easy to see why. I remember the fire pits of my youth – more akin to an oil barrel but without some bums hanging around it to keep warm. Just me and my friends. We’d love to cook baked potatoes that way. If you like spending time outside,… Read More DIY Fire Pit to Make You The Envy of Your Neighbors!
All Photography by Tom Arban This pool house near Toronto, Canada is absolutely beautiful. I love its minimalist and natural look. It was designed by Amantea Architects. Off to the side of the pool is the outdoor kitchen that features a wood burning pizza oven and a concrete bar, while a steel and wood trellis… Read More A Spectacular Minimalist Pool House
Spring time means getting outdoors more – for most of us – and thinking about outdoor activities. And outdoor living. The following decks and terraces will definitely get you thinking of the possibilities! What follows are the deck and terrace photos uploaded to Houzz.com from January through March 2017 that Houzzers added the most to… Read More 6 Awesome Ideas for New Decks and Terraces
1. Mimic the look of your dream vacation spot. Set the scene for relaxation by styling your outdoor seating area with design details that remind you of being on holiday. If you have fond memories of dining alfresco in the Italian countryside, look for ways to pull the look and feel of Tuscany into your… Read More Inspirational Outdoor Seating Areas That Get You Outside