Tag: garden
October 9, 2019
Planting Design: 3 Tips For Your Garden

Homeowners realize that the overall design and layout of a landscape has a huge impact on the overall value of the home. A big part of adding an element of beauty can be accomplished through expert landscape design. Utah has a unique landscape all to its own, and accenting both the area where you live […]

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August 21, 2019
Incorporating Artistic Zen to Your Backyard Garden

A person’s backyard garden is supposed to be their happy place – a place where they can go to relax surrounded by the sounds and smells of nature. But sometimes this doesn’t always work out the way people want it to because there are certain elements missing or skipped that adds to the relaxation level […]

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July 31, 2019
Build a Natural Waterfall Pond for your Garden

  Adding a waterfall pond to your backyard can bring you closer to nature, creating a more calm place to relax. Not only is it beautiful but it adds a full ecosystem right in your backyard. Not only fish but you will notice a variety of beautiful birds in your backyard. A pond owners can also choose to buy a few […]

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July 25, 2019
Questions To Ask A Shed Company Before Purchasing

Buying a shed is not an easy task. It may seem like a decision one would easily brush over because it’s not the house where you’ll be living, but you should put in as much effort in making decisions about sheds as you would your house. Sheds are still part of your home, and it […]

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June 21, 2019
Tips to Sprucing up Your Outdoor Space

It’s that time of year, when all we want to do is just sit out in the sun and enjoy the glorious weather. Most of us don’t have the luxury to do just that, but we can all try to carve out some time for ourselves to appreciate the great outdoors. You may be thinking, […]

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June 20, 2016
President Obama's House in Kalorama

It’s your right as a good upstanding citizen to know about the current President and first family’s plans after they vacate the White House. The family will stay in Washington DC until Sasha graduates high school in 2018.  Meanwhile, Malia will take a gap year before heading to Harvard University. The Kalorama home was built […]

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May 8, 2016
Slash's villa in Mulholland Estates

Slash, the famed guitarist and rocker of Guns N’ Roses and Velvet Revolver turned his villa in gated Mulholland Estates into an amped up rock and roll hideaway. It combines traditional elegance with high energy detailing. The villa features a plethora of amenities including a pool and spa, skate ramp, and an organic vegetable garden. The […]

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February 18, 2016
Elvis Presley's Graceland

Elvis Presley  bought Graceland for his family. He let his parents, Gladys and Vernon by the house house with is budget of $100'000 on the criteria of it being a "farmhouse".  After Gladys died in 1958, it became too much for Presley while his step mother redecorated. Graceland became a place for Presly and his clan. […]

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July 9, 2014
Blake Lively's House in New York

A Nice Country House Located Just Outside of New York City Blake Lively is a actress, home maker, and celebrity that has been known since the mid 2000's. She has been in movies like Accepted and the TV show Gossip Girl. She has won many awards in the past decade, including three Teen Choice Awards. […]

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June 13, 2014
How Nature has Architecture

Nature is beautiful and should be admired by anyone who uses it (everyone). Admiring nature comes in all forms of art such as paintings, music (Yiruma, River Flows in You), dance, drawing, and most importantly architecture (Falling  Water).  It's astonishing to me how such details of nature that are around us right now are overlooked […]

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January 4, 2014
Gardens by the Bay, Singapore Architecture

Gardens by the bay is a centrally located park in Singapore, Singapore that takes up 101 hectares. The park is part of the governments plan to change the city into a city within a garden instead of a city with gardens. The park has been extremely successful, enough to limit the events to three per […]

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November 28, 2013
Ricky Martin's New York Condo $5.9 Million

Ricky Martin Intro Ricky Martin is a popular musician, author and actor. He was a star in the 1990's. He was born in born December 24, 1971. He has 2 twin boys from a surrogate. In 2008 he told Oprah that he has been in a relationship with his boyfriend. Ricky Martin's Condo Purchase Last year […]

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March 15, 2013
Sustainable California Beach House for Retired Couple

  The imposing Coastlands House was especially developed by Carver + Schicketanz for a retired couple in Big Sur, California, USA. The majestic oaks located on the site dominate the neighboring landscape and direct the views towards the Pacific coast to the West. According to the architects, “a massive stone base connects the structure to […]

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July 12, 2012
Renovating a Massive New York Farm House

It is not uncommon to see abandoned looking homes, especially in this housing market. Whenever I see a house that is falling apart I have the ambition to renovate it. It reminds me of that one TV show called "Flip That House." The show documents newbie house flippers. The show makes it seem really hard to make a […]

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