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12 Garden Paths To Inspire Your Garden Makeover This Spring

Just imagine a scene right from your dreams. You are walking in the lawns in your home with your hand holding the hand of your dearest one. Leaves are falling on you as if showering blessings of eternal love on both of you and winds are blowing past, ruffling...

A Federal style “green” home

Here's another new home built to look old. This one is located in Canton Georgia, and it is not only modeled after a historic home, but considered to be a "green home" because of its many sustainable features. It is built from Autoclaved Aerated Concrete which is essentially light weight hole-y concrete...

A modular prefab green home

It's almost an oxymoron. But there is such a thing. A company by the nifty name of Greenfab in Seattle, Washington builds modular homes that are "fast to build, of the highest quality, incredibly energy efficient, healthy, strong, and at an affordable starting price." I try not to be a house snob - I like...

14 Photos Of A Vietnamese Food Pavilion Designed By MIA Design Studio

How would it feel like if you had the chance to walk in a plush hall that exudes luxury from all corners and immerses you in a trance of hedonism? How would it be if you find yourself suddenly walking on super clean floor and plush interiors that seem...

7 Ideas For Backsplash Materials You Can Install In Your Kitchen

Chop! Toss! And Splash! How many times has it happened with you while cooking that the moment you add a new ingredient in your amazing recipe or sauté the preparations, oil splashes out and the droplets jump to hug the wall between the counter top and wall cabinets? Well,...

Heidi’s Fairy Mushroom Cottage

And now for something completely different.   This is Heidi... And this is Heidi's cottage in southern Finland. Heidi is an artist, a mother of two young children, and a forest sprite at heart. One day, she decided to build herself a magical little mushroom hut. This is the result: Heidi named her cottage...

Stylish, eco-friendly, prefabricated homes? Yes!

When I think of pre-fabricated houses, I usually think of this... Meh. Far from fabulous. But there are a few pre-fab companies out there who are transcending the stereotypes and doing some really gorgeous stuff in the realm of pre-fabrication. One such company is FabCab, based out of Seattle. They call themselves...

Off-grid Colorado mountain home for sale!

How would you like to snuggle up inside the embrace of the earth.... with warm natural elements surrounding you.... your own greenhouse full of food.... and spectacular forest views to the south with the warm Colorado sun pouring in? Well - here you go!  This fabulous earth-sheltered home is located...

The safest house in Texas is for sale!

Have a look at this earth-bermed house built into a wooded knoll near Denison, Texas (that's right on the border of Texas and Oklahoma). Natalie contacted me about her family home because they have just put it up for sale. The house is very unique and they are seeking a special person/or...

Living roof on a Colorado off-grid home

Let's have a peek at a Colorado green home in the gorgeous mountain town of Salida, about an hour from where I live. The term used to described the home style that emerged organically in the high country of Colorado is "mountain contemporary". But green homes have been popular in the state of Colorado since the...