Getting the Front Yard Planted!
Last week I shared with you the big reveal of our native, drought tolerant front yard and landscape. I worked closely with our landscaper and had many requests for what I wanted from our yard. I'm going to share some of the costs for hiring a landscaper, so that you can see realistically what to expect. Now, let me be honest, I started out this project when I heard our city was offering a $1 per square foot rebate to take out our lawn, but we ran into some problems... ...well, I mentioned to…
IDS Toronto 2013 Contributor: Janis of Pinecone Camp I just got back from Toronto where I checked out the Interior Design Show for the first time. We had such a great time! It was a massive show, with some pretty inspiring ideas. Here's just a snippet.... OneXOne is a fantastic non-profit organization that believes "one single individual has the power to make a profound and sustainable change in the lives of others". They partnered with Blu Dot to create the "Real Good Chair" auction. The…
Best of 2014: Rossmoor house finished
After almost a year and a half the Seal Beach/Los Alamitos project that I have been working on is complete. We had a chance to head over yesterday to take some photos for the listing and myself. This house was renovated to sell and I am so happy with the results. This house had some unique challenges as does every pr
13 Creative Ways to Have More Fun in Your Own Backyard
Whether it's the squeal-worthy pleasure of swinging from a tree or the deep relaxation of soaking in an outdoor tub, these backyard additions will add a sense of adventure to any home.