The Oak Pass – an “Upside Down” House

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The Oak Pass Main house uses an “Upside Down” program, with public spaces above the bedrooms, which are buried into the hill and beneath a green roof of edible herbs. This relatively large house at 8,000 square feet appears much smaller and carefully integrated into the surrounding landscape, which includes over one hundred and thirty … Read more

DIY Bath Bombs

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Anyone who has ever used a bath bomb will know it adds a whole other dimension to your relaxing soak in the tub. These fantastic fizzies add an effervescent feel to your water combined with all the luxury of a spa treatment due to their use of essential oils. Not only do these oils smell … Read more

Kitchen Remodeling | Butcher Block Countertops – The Latest Craze!

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Who doesn’t love the ‘Butcher Block Countertops’ in the kitchen? We all love, as they’re not only the ornament, but also facilitate us grandly during cooking. If you’ve been planning to renovate your kitchen, or even doing research on the countertop materials, the butcher block countertops are the best bet. Since, these days, they’re indeed … Read more

Homemade Dishwasher Detergent

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Dishwashers are more economical than traditional hand washing of dishes but commercially made dishwasher tablets and packets are a different matter altogether. Many commercial products can ring in at 40 to 50 cents per load, or even higher depending on the type you choose, but there is a more economical way. DIY dishwasher detergents can cost … Read more

Stunning Lofts Around the World

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Nowadays thousands of condominiums are scattered all over the world. People decide on acquiring a particular place depending on the location and price and what the place looks like. Comfort is also a big factor. Nowadays, huge spaces like lofts are getting more popular every day. If a place has a stunning loft living room … Read more

Shylights: Spellbinding Kinetic Lights That Bloom like Flowers

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Certain types of flowers close at night, for self-defense and to conserve their resources. This highly evolved natural mechanism is called nyctinasty, and inspired Studio Drift to create Shylight, a light sculpture that unfolds and retreats in a fascinating choreography mirroring that of real flowers. Made by: Lonneke Gordijn, Ralph Nauta and Jozeph Hendricks. Materials: … Read more