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Innovative garden lighting: luminous tiles

Innovative garden lighting: luminous tiles

Traditional garden or courtyard lighting in the form oflanterns and other lamps can be replaced with a completely unusual, original and innovative option! Instead of stone, dirt or tile paths, dark and invisible at night, shining paths appear in the garden, like the Milky Way in the sky! Softly phosphorescent luminous tiles will turn the night courtyard and garden into a magical world of fairy tales and legends. Designer Roberto Paoli (Roberto Paoli), who created an unusual garden path, is working with the Italian company Serralunga - lighting innovators for the infield. The designer found the idea and inspiration in ...

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Rain chains themselves with decorative buckets

Rain chains themselves with decorative buckets

Rain chains have become very popularalternative to standard roof gutters. In addition to the useful function of collecting rainwater, chains decorate the porch and courtyard even in sunny weather, well, on a rainy day, watching the rivulets running along the metal interlaces is a pleasure! Yes, only these decorative drains stand, as a rule, not cheap, therefore we suggest making rain chains from buckets with our own hands. Making rain chains with your own hands is not as difficult as it might seem at first glance! The main difficulty is, perhaps, to find interesting and attractive containers ...

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How to make a pallet from a pallet vertical garden?

How to make a pallet from a pallet vertical garden?

Several useful items from pallets we have alreadyconsidered, today we'll see how from a wooden pallet you can make your own small vertical garden for a balcony or dacha decor. The first thing to do is to find a pallet, in good condition, without rotting and sticking out nails, as well as without the unpleasant odor. Just need: 2 large bags with soil about 16 packs of annual flowers small roll of landscape cloth. Stepper staples. Sandpaper. Preliminarily bring the tray in order, make sure that all the boards are well nailed and ...

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Garden furniture with awning from the sun

Garden furniture with awning from the sun

In the original furniture for the garden and villa companyExtremis implemented an innovative look at traditional tables and umbrellas from the sun. Stalls and the table constitute a single piece of furniture, and a removable wide canopy will protect the holidaymakers from the scorching sun rays on a hot day. Hopper designer Dirk Wynants table was inspired by farmers working long days in the fields, after which celebrations were held after harvesting, when families and loved ones gathered at long tables and benches like this. This modern version is galvanized or powder coated ...

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Birdhouse - a hostel for birds

Birdhouse - a hostel for birds

There are a lot of birds in London, but there is not enough trees. Therefore, it is not necessary to count each bird family on a personal starling house on a personal tree. It looks like a global human problem, eh? But a group of London designers London Fieldworks decided to try to help the birds and create each in a separate starling house. The project Spontaneous City in the Tree of Heaven, in fact, is a bird's dormitory. New concepts of housing do not only concern apartments and houses for people. London artists are developing and implementing their project on ...

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Summer shower at the cottage

Summer shower at the cottage

Who does not want on a hot day, aftergardening works under the sun to throw off clothes and freshen up under a cool summer shower? A very simple idea of ​​organizing a garden shower, easily realized by yourself. What is needed for this? A suitable place in the garden, under some kind of wood and a slight downward slope (for water drainage), a hose, a shower head, a rug, a ladder-ladder as a clothes hanger and towels and, of course, a water source! Simple, nice and elegant. Do you want more privacy and privacy? At least the presence of the curtain? More comfort, shelves, ...

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Furniture for cottages from iron barrels

Furniture for cottages from iron barrels

The idea that embodied in the furniture for givingDentelles & Bidons, was born to French designers Anne and Philippe Guilbaud three years ago, at an ordinary family dinner in a country house. It was in this relaxed atmosphere in the fresh air that the couple visited the inspiration to combine functionality and aesthetics, care for the environment and benefit, giving new, colored and openwork life to old iron barrels. The skillful hands of French designers have turned barrels and cans of all sizes into real works of art! Armchairs and tables, cupboards and bar counters, lamps and lamps of various colors ...

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Green garden paths

Green garden paths

Landscaping designer Tina Nyce from Washingtonoffers seven tips for creating a garden path by yourself, combining a green carpet of plants and stone slabs. A simple idea for decorating the garden and yard of the villa. 1. Plan the track. First of all, think about how your family, relatives or guests will react to such a path in the garden. Perhaps they will hesitate to step onto parts of the path from the plants, fearing to crumple or spoil the appearance. If you have the opportunity, think out a completely stone "spare" path on the side of ...

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Life of grass: green sculptures

Life of grass: green sculptures

Artist and sculptor Mathilde Roussel-GiraudyShe presented her original works to the world at an exhibition in Brooklyn, New York. Her green growing sculptures consist of a metal frame, soil and wheat seeds. Herbal works of the artist change every day, so many visitors come to the exhibition several times. The collection of green sculptures was called "ça pousse!", Which means "it grows!". The main goal of the creations is to draw people's attention to the choice of what they eat, and also to show how gastronomic preferences affect the environment. As the ...

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Street chairs from tires and ropes

Street chairs from tires and ropes

Old car tires miraculouslyReincarnated in colorful puffs and chairs of tires that can be used both indoors and outdoors. Australian designer Cindy-Lee Davies, using traditional methods of weaving macrame, "dresses" worn tires in bright cases of nylon ropes. In addition to the aesthetic component, the rope weaving makes it possible to sit comfortably and rest on such an original seat. Cases are cleaned well, they are durable and reliable, resistant to ultraviolet radiation, so they will last long even in conditions of intensive use in the open air - in ...

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