Monday, 16 April 2012

CONTRAST




This is a perfect example of opposites complimenting each other, old and new, traditional and contemporary, dark and light, simple and detailed. The result works because of two distinct palates, two blocks of color, light and dark. One of our favourites.


Wednesday, 11 April 2012

SPRING LADDER



This caught our attention, art installation using ladders. Cool!

Via: Recent Works 

Tuesday, 10 April 2012

Tuesday, 3 April 2012

WE DIG LEE VALLEY TOOLS




Ergonomic stainless steel digging tools are thoughtfully designed, a real innovation in traditional tools. The large, comfortable circular handles allow a greater range of natural hand positions, avoiding wrist strain. And don't you dig the apple green accent! 

Image: Lee Valley




Monday, 2 April 2012

CHINA GRANITE PROJECT




Wouldn't this be fabulous to have in your garden? Enjoy your  morning coffee contemplating your day. A wonderful blend of form and function.

Friday, 30 March 2012

MEXICO | PATRICIA'S HOUSE


 



There is a woman I admire, respect, and miss, her name is Patricia Larsen. She is an artist, lives in Mexico, and exudes beauty, lives beauty and shares beauty. Here are a few photos of her home in the Baja - designed and built by the one we call the mama!

Wednesday, 28 March 2012

BORNE DOORSTOP | PARISIAN BEAUTY







Few objects cover all styles, these do! Designed by Koray Ozgen and made in France of hand-turned natural stone with a leather handle, the Borne Doorstop is on our wish list.


Via: Remodelista

Monday, 26 March 2012

OUTDOOR SHOES | KEEP IT LITE




We love Native Shoes, we love they're Vancouver home town entrepreneurs.


Vision"Combine the best of evolving technology and lightweight materials, with great design, to produce lightweight and iconic footwear for now -- and for the future."


The unique material -- the lightest and most comfortable available -- molds to your feet, is antimicrobial and odour resistant.  On our wish list for hanging out on the patio. 

Wednesday, 21 March 2012

PAINTED DOORS | SHOW YOUR TRUE COLORS








A black door has it's place, but a colored door has a feeling - WOW! Be creative, take a risk and choose your favorite color. We love the pink door, what about you?
ps you can always repaint it!

Images:
Gap Interiors
Dwellings
Google Images
Simplified Bee
JK Homestead

Monday, 19 March 2012

OUTDOOR SETTE | COLORFUL LIVING




Any condo balcony, a pool patio or a porch would shine from these bold Spring furniture settes. And don't forget your cocktail,  I'm thinking a whiskey sour!


Via: Garden House Decor

Friday, 16 March 2012

ST. PATRICK'S DAY


HAPPY HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY! 
This cute gentleman will look adorable on anyone's lawn.

Wednesday, 14 March 2012

Monday, 12 March 2012

CREATIVE COMPOST


An easy DIY bin, you'll be green and economical with this compost.

Via: Gardening Life

Monday, 5 March 2012

TREE HOUSE PROJECT | PLAY OR STAY




The perfect hide away or the perfect play house awaits you. As for me, solitude suits me beautifully, what about you?

Credit: Dornob


Wednesday, 29 February 2012

GARDEN STACKS | KEEP IT COLOURFUL





You won't forget where your garden favorites are with these colorful stacks.

via: Modern Karibou