• Swimming Pool Design

    10 Attractive Small Patio Ideas To Consider When Spring Rolls Around

    Whether you are looking to host friends and family outside or you want to create a quiet retreat for yourself, with a few smart design tricks, you can transform your small patio into an outdoor oasis that is uniquely yours. From must-have outdoor design features, creative ways to set up privacy walls, and choosing furniture that fits your design needs, these small outdoor patio ideas will help you create an al fresco space that will have you sneaking outside just to enjoy your view. 1. Make a Small Space Seem Bigger álo + Hane Design/aloandhanedesign Use the same design  

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  • bathroom design

    Small bathroom ideas on a budget – 10 ways to create a beautiful bijou bathroom

    Small bathrooms are the ideal place to have a little fun with decor, and you certainly don’t need to stretch a small budget to make a big impact; in fact, small bathroom ideas on a budget can have a profound effect at elevating the space. Katie Lion, Interior Designer at Kitesgrove, says: ‘Retaining and refurbishing your existing materials, and adding low-cost but effective complementary details such as a tiled splashback is a great way to renovate your small bathroom on a budget. ‘Another idea could be to change the fixtures in your small bathroom: details such as light fixtures  

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    Small bathroom design and organization ideas from the experts

    Whether you’re moving into a new place or redecorating your current space, it can be easy to get caught up in larger areas like the living room, bedrooms or the kitchen. One room that can be easy to bypass? The bathroom, even more so if you have a small bathroom! The less space you have to work with, the more tempting it can be to leave it as is. However, if you really want to make a space your own, the bathroom is a great place to flex your unique style. Don’t know where to begin? Shop TODAY spoke to  

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  • Garden Design

    Small garden ideas

    What is the difference between gardening and garden maintenance? I was led to the question by Richard Unsworth’s new book The City Gardener. Inside an inner-city garden in Sydney’s Redfern.Credit:Nicholas Watt, from The City Gardener. Unsworth, founder of garden shop and design business Garden Life, has been designing gardens in Sydney for two decades and has distilled the lessons of that experience into the book. The first section covers 20 inspirational city gardens drawn from recent projects by the Garden Life team. All have been photographed by Nicholas Watt, with his usual attention to both the big  

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  • Garden Design

    Small bees attracted to small flowers | Home & Garden

    URBANA — While the bumblebee is likely the most well-known pollinator, pollinators come in a variety of shapes, species, and sizes. “Many entomologists believe the tiny sweat bee nectaring on your flowering weed is just as important to a healthy ecosystem as the more well-known bumble bee and honey bee,” says Kelly Allsup, University of Illinois horticulture educator. Gardeners and homeowners can make a space more attractive to the small pollinators of Illinois by planting miniature flowers. These little bees, about the size of an ant, love pollinating miniature flowers in an urban environment where there is usually more floral  

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  • Home Design

    Small: What’s next in ski resort luxury home design trends? | Business

    Aspen has always been a year-round destination for tourists, gastronomes and sports enthusiasts. In this past year, however, the vacation spot has experienced an influx of new homebuyers looking for a healthier, more engaging outdoor lifestyle. With this new influx of residences — predominately millennials and Gen Xers — it raises the question of what these new luxury homebuyers are looking for in their new Aspen-Snowmass homes? From the use of natural elements like daylight, plants, water and exposed wood to transitional outdoor spaces, here are some design trends we are likely to see more of in the near future. 

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  • Home Improvement

    How to Start a Small Home Improvement Business

    — Starting a small home improvement business could be perfect for you if you’ve previously worked as a general contractor or subcontractor or if you’ve gained experience in home remodeling through personal projects. After working in the construction industry for several years, it’s not uncommon for people to try to strike out on their own. They’ve established business and customer relationships during this time, and they’re armed with practical knowledge. To be successful in this sector, you need skill and experience in both construction and project management. The good news is that home repair businesses usually have no problem finding  

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