Faux Butcher Block Counter-Top Tutorial Get out! I am so doing this until I invest in real counter tops.which may be ten or more years from now! What a great temporary solution to yucky countertops. Ding it and prim it up and it's perfect!
Create a View! This simple pergola creates a view that gives this small front yard a grand feel. Arbors and pergolas are great ways to frame a view, but you can do the same with shrubs, small trees, or even pieces of garden art.
Backyard Wabi-Sabi Rocks and stones suggest a Japanese garden in this courtyard retreat outside a Los Angeles house. Amphitheater-style steps provide extra seating when the homeowners are having a party.