Make the Most of Landscape Water Features

Kichler Underwater and Water Accent Lighting

Underwater lighting highlights a waterfall

There are three ways to make the most of any water feature you have; reflecting, highlighting or underwater lighting.

Reflecting with Landscape Lighting

If you have still water, a pool or a pond, use lighting to create a reflection on the water. Reflecting or mirroring can be really dramatic. Use the accent spots and spreads to light what you want reflected. Continue reading

Third Rock Fire Pit, Fire Globe from Fire Pit Art

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Third Rock Fire Pit made by Fire Pit Art

I saw a Fire Globe in Pinterest. The link didn’t go anywhere, so I started looking for it. We have a wonderful field behind the new house. I can see Adirondack chairs around a fire pit. And wow! This one is COOL!
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Blue Willow Pot Holders and Aprons

Blue Willow Pot Holders

Blue Willow Pot Holders

I started looking for pot holders. I realized mine are pretty sad. I don’t remember when I bought them, but I think it must have been a while ago.

So why not replace them with something more fun? I started looking, adding all the ideas to my shopping cart and I thought I’d just share. Continue reading

Kitschy Tropical Splendor – 1950s Flamingoes

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Indoor/Outdoor Rug with Pink Flamingos from Dream Decor Rugs of Miami

I have a cousin who collects kitschy Florida souvenirs. Not the new stuff. The tropical 1950s looking stuff with palm trees and pink flamingos. The whole house is Mid-Century Modern, but with a fun tropical twist.

I found some great rugs in a Blue Willow pattern made by Dream Decor Rugs of Miami. They make the same rugs in a retro ‘50s Flamingos print. Continue reading