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Flowers and Plants December 31, 2018

Great Design Tree: Staghorn Sumac

Don’t let poison sumac (Rhus vernix) give all sumacs an undeserved bad reputation. The sumac genus has lots of wonderful species and varieties for your landscape that greatly simplifies the poison one. One such species is the Staghorn sumac. These…..

Eclectic December 27, 2018

Flea Market Glamour at Texas

Brandi and Scott Powers turned their Texas ranch home to an eclectic, elegant house stuffed to the brim with unique flea market finds, vibrant upholstery and artful DIY projects. The home is still a work in progress, and Brandi is…..

Tropical Style December 24, 2018

Great Design Plant: Sedum (Stonecrop)

Bring the vibrant colors of summer to the garden with sedum. Prolific blossoms make notice in summer months, but bold evergreen foliage solidifies this diverse genus of succulents as year-round eye catchers in the garden. Pick from fluorescent fleshy floor…..

Fences and Gates December 22, 2018

Improve Your Yard

A fresh coat of paint is an easy and economical way to breathe new life into your front- or back fence this summer. Choose a color that blends with your house or backyard, or go bold with an unforeseen hue……

Tropical Style December 17, 2018

Fantastic Design Plant: Fernbush

Some like it’s hot! Meet fernbush (Chamaebatiaria mellifolium), a beautiful, versatile and underused native shrub. Found on rocky soils in semiarid areas throughout the western United States, it has a delicate look which belies its difficult character. Fernbush flowers for…..

Additions December 14, 2018


Scrollwork describes intricate curves that form a spiral, much like the conclusion of an unfurling parchment scroll. Scrollwork could be fashioned from wood, metal or porcelain, engraved or carved into an existed bit or added as a decorative touch to…..

Flowers and Plants December 9, 2018

Glorious Purple Blooms Bring a Crowning Touch to Gardens

Purple may be the perfect garden shade. It’s the color of royalty, which is evident when you see it reigning supreme over the remainder of the garden. At exactly the same time, it is a fantastic mediator. It blends nicely…..

Kitchen Guides December 6, 2018

Talk: 12 Ways to Find a Designer-Kitchen Appearance

If you are considering remodeling your kitchen, or else you are constructing a brand new one, interior designer Ines Hanl of The Sky is the Limit Design has got an idea that will fit your requirements. In fact, as she…..

Fireplaces December 1, 2018

Renovation Detail: The Transom Window

Nothing gussies up a doorway in quite the same manner as a transom window. The transom window is connected to the flat crossbeam above a doorway, better called the transom beam. Originally designed with hinges, the window acted as a…..