Anything but Ordinary
The more I see pictures of grey houses with pale/light turquoise doors, the more I like it! I used to think about having a red door, but I'm so over it now... this blue manages to feel both modern and classic.
The era of the McMansion is coming to an end. Families are recognizing the benefits of downsizing to smaller homes over enormous showplaces. How much do those unused rooms cost in your mortgage, electricity bill, furniture and accessories, property taxes, insurance bills, and time/money spent cleaning those rooms? Consider downsizing to a condo/townhome, cottage in the country, or an apartment in the city. If you are thinking about downsizing, here are some steps to help with the transition:
How to Successfully Downsize Your Home
Beautiful backyard patio area. Again, love how there's a grill/dining area, and also a lounge area. Also awesome that it's rounded and not boxy.
Before and After Makeover: Family-Friendly Backyard
So much perfect
craftsman bungalow by ihynz7, via Flickr
This porch is gorgeous - the aqua floor; the vintage schoolhouse lighting, the white glider. #countryliving
The home's exterior creates the perfect starting point for this patio's color scheme. Orange accents, such as throw pillows, hanging fabric, and oversize letter B, pop against the green exterior. Wood candle holders and potted plants bring the natural elements of the yard onto the patio. With plenty of seating and multiple tables, this patio is just right for enjoying bright summer days and warm summer nights.
OUR Better Homes and Gardens DREAM home most DEFINITELY needs to have this sweet addition to our split level deck to hang out and soak up the sun in the sunny nook of our house while watching the birds hit the feeders and our water ponds....and just relax after ruff days at work!!!!
Shade loving container gardening, planters for front porch, ferns, hydrangea and sweet potato vine