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Recycled Reclaimed Wood Coffee Tables

Recycled Reclaimed Wood Coffee Tables

Reclaimed Wood Coffee Tables

One of the most exciting trends in the last few years has been the surge of designers using recycled and reclaimed products in their work. Using recycled products is a great way to help keep the landfills from overflowing, save money and still get great products for your home. One the most fascinating niches in the recycling industry is the reclaiming of wood from demolition done in major cities with old factories, warehouses, public buildings and schools that were built when solid wood was cheap and used for just about everything--furniture, framing buildings, flooring and more.

Reclaimed wood is gathered by construction companies who work with city demolition companies hand in hand. The demolition has to be done more carefully to get the wood in good condition. This type of work is called deconstruction because much of the building is picked apart piece by piece. However, the resulting reclamation can turn up lots of solid wood for building projects.

Coffee tables are a great way to use the reclaimed wood. You can see the unique grain and color of the wood, and depending on the designer, get a traditional style table or something one-of-a-kind. Many of these projects are made-to-order, so that the customer can get a piece that fits their space precisely.

Here are a collection of beautiful reclaimed-wood coffee tables (and a couple dining tables) that have been made by independent craftsmen around the United States.

Reclaimed Wood Coffee TableReclaimed Wood Table by Tiny Lions Designs

This coffee table is built in a Mid-Century Modern design and stained for color. Tiny Lions Designs makes it to order in the size and color you want. Based in New Orleans, this designer adds bright colors to many of the designs. All are done in a Mid-Century style.

Reclaimed Wood Coffee TableReclaimed Wood Coffee Table by Rustic Ridge Table Company

The table pictured above is a sample of the custom coffee tables built to order by designer Rustic Ridge Table Company in Nashville, TN. Each table ordered will look somewhat like this image, but unique since they are built by hand one at a time. The wood comes from old pallets and old fencing to make this design. Legs are made from iron pipes.

Reclaimed Wood Coffee TableReclaimed Wood Coffee Table by Wrafterbuilt

Made in Buffalo, NY, this table was designed from wood deconstructed from a house in the area. All of the work from Wrafterbuilt is made from reclaimed materials.

Reclaimed Wood Coffee TableReclaimed Wood Coffee Table by Unique Industry

This reclaimed wood table is so very cool. Made from the wood from an old printer drawer, it is decorative and functional. The drawer can be used to display collectibles. Made by Unique Industry in Boston. This designer creates pieces with wood inlay that are really incredible. Take a look at this Navaho Design Coffee Table. Amazing!

Reclaimed Wood Coffee TableRecycled Wood Dining Table by Sand E Collectibles

This is a dining table. Told you I snuck one in here. This wood table made from recycled materials that are environmentally friendly. The table is custom made with the unique nature of reclaimed wood. It has a rustic look and can be flat packed and shipped to you once complete. They also made tables and other furniture designed to your specifications.

Rustic Reclaimed Wood Coffee TableRustic Coffee Table by Doorman Designs

This lovely rustic coffee table is made from New Orleans wood that comes from buildings damaged in Hurricane Katrina. Many homes were destroyed during that hurricane but the wood from them is being used in all of Doorman Designs reclaimed wood products. This particular wood is called Barge Board which you can read all about when you click through to see more pictures of this design.

Recycled Wood Coffee Table with ShelfReclaimed Wood Coffee Table with Shelf by Plateau Metal

I love the mixture of metal and wood in this table. It has the rustic feel from the wood with a more industrial style because of the metal shelf. It can be used in so many different types of decor because of the dichotomy of styles. This table is made from cedar in Sammamish, WA.

Reclaimed Wood Coffee TableReclaimed Coffee Table by Perfect 45 Degree

This table looks like it is made from a cross-section of wood from the center of a tree. The colors are magnificent. Designed and built in Portland, Oregon, the Douglas Fir wood gives the table a lovely color and grain. Legs come off for easy shipping and transporting.

Reclaimed Wood Dining TableReclaimed Wood Dining Table by Perfect 45 Degree

Another table by Perfect 45 Degree, this is the second dining table on this page. You can see why I had to include it though. Such a unique design. Also made from Douglas Fir, this table has a completely different style from the one above. The designer incorporates Cherry and other hardwoods into the design for accents. You can click on the link above to see all of the designs from Perfect 45 Degree.

As you can see, there are many variations on tables that are built from reclaimed wood. Some of the variations are from the wood itself and how it has fared before reaching the designer. If you are looking to add furniture pieces with character to your home, this is a great place to start.

Reclaimed Wood Coffee Tables

Article publié pour la première fois le 16/08/2015

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Patriotic Wreaths

Patriotic Wreaths

Patriotic Wreaths

Patriotic wreaths are a great way to show your American pride. They can be displayed on an outside door, inside, or as part of a decorative outdoor display. A patriotic wreath makes a great decorating choice for the Fourth of July, Memorial Day, or Veteran's Day. They are also a lovely item to display at the grave of a loved one who was a military veteran. Etsy sellers offer a wide selection of patriotic wreaths that are sure to suit any taste. Here we look at some of those offerings.

Primitive Patriotic Wreath

This is a handmade, made to order item featuring a grapevine wreath, artificial berries, a rusted star, wire, and scented oil. Features a blue bow at the top of wreath, a rusted tin star in the center, with the 16 to 17 inch grapevine wreath base covered with deep red berries. Simple, yet stunning! Choose from a choice of 36 scented oils to make your wreath smell delightful, or choose unscented.

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Flag Americana Wreath

Handmade from a grapevine wreath, canvas flag, raffia, and a rusty star. An American flag is draped across an 18 inch grapevine wreath base and accented at the end with beige colored raffia and a rusty American star. A simple, yet elegant design. When displaying outdoors, please place in a location protected from the elements.

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Burlap 4th of July Wreath

This patriotic wreath is made from red and natural colored burlap, navy blue wired ribbon with stars, a wreath form, and pipe cleaners. One third of the left hand side is done with the blue, starred ribbon, while the remaining two-thirds has the red and natural burlap. Wreath has an attractive "puffy" look to it. Makes the perfect patriotic decorative accent piece.

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Americana Wreath

This handmade item is constructed from a twig wreath, wire, glue, metal star, and pip berries. This 20-inch twig wreath holds a 12-inch metal patriotic US flag barn star with country red, cream, and navy blue pip berries swirling around it.

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Red White Blue Hydrangea Wreath

Handmade wreath is made from a grapevine wreath, artificial hand blended Hydrangeas in vintage red, vintage white, and denim blue, artificial foliage, and eco friendly adhesive. The entire wreath is covered with clusters of mixed red/white/blue flowers. This wreath should be displayed where it is protected from the elements and is offered is three sizes of 6, 9, and 12 (detailed in listing).

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American Clothespin Flag Wreath

This wreath is made from clothespins, wire, paint, and wood. Two-thirds of the wreath is covered in sets of three alternating red and white clothespins, while the other third on the left hand side is covered with a cluster of blue clothespins with white stars attached to them. Very cute and Americana.

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Felt Fourth of July Wreath

The completed wreath measures approximately 21" in diameter. It is made up of hundreds of felt, die cut circles in red, white and blue. The circles have been pinned by hand to a 18" styrofoam wreath form to look like the American flag.

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Patriotic Primitive Wreath

Handcrafted from grapevine, pip berries, sinamay, burlap, rusted stars, and a tea stained flag. Wreath measures 27 inches long by 21 inches wide and features clusters of cranberry, mustard gold, and moss green pip berries and rusty stars along the edge. An 11.5 inch rusted star rests at the base of the wreath along with a tea stained American flag resting gently to the side. Large bow at bottom is made from swirls of natural Sinamay and olive drab burlap.

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July 4th Uncle Sam Wreath

This delightful wreath is made from decorative mesh in red/white/blue, ornaments, silk flowers, wired ribbon, and an Uncle Sam hat and legs. Measures approximately 29 inches excluding legs. Wreath is busy with Patriotic themed decorative mesh, American flag wired ribbon, color coordinating glittered ornaments, and topped off with an Uncle Sam hat with Uncle Sam legs hanging from the bottom. Wreath also has silk flowers, stars, and miniature flags.

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4th of July Burlap Deco Mesh Wreath

Made from a wreath form, rustic wood star, jute bow, striped burlap, and decorative mesh. Wreath features red and white striped burlap around it, peeking out behind blue burlap with white stars. A large beige jute bow accents the right side and is topped off with a wooden star with an Americana design.

Veterans Day WreathBurlap Wreath

Rustic Americana Patriotic Wreath

Handcrafted from a birch wreath, moss, flag, berries, and artificial greenery and florals. This 18 inch oval wreath features an assortment of wild flowers in red, white, and blue. Tea stained American flag hangs from center off to the right for a great look.

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Patriotic Wreaths

Article publié pour la première fois le 30/05/2016

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Greenworks 27012 10-Inch 8 Amp Electric Cultivator/Tiller Rototiller

Greenworks 27012 10-Inch 8 Amp Electric Cultivator/Tiller Rototiller

Have you been searching for a quality rototiller, that has plenty of power and an affordable price? Finding the right unit can be a challenge, as there are many options on the market today, and not all of them are well-made! In addition, if you prefer to save the environment by going electric, then your available choices dwindle even further. Luckily, the Greenworks 27012 10-Inch 8 Amp Electric Cultivator/Tiller is an excellent solution, as it has a variety of different benefits and features to commend it to you.

First of all, it doesn't produce any harmful emissions, unlike gas tillers which contribute to pollution. This also means you won't be breathing in fumes while working in your garden, which is a nice added bonus! In addition, you won't have the hassle of buying fuel or refilling the tank in the middle of your project. Further, getting tune-ups will be a thing of the past, as you won't have all of the same scheduled maintenance to worry about. Essentially, if you've been looking for a rototiller that is stress free and good for the environment, then the Greenworks 27012 Rototiller is the machine for you.

Yet, you may worry about its power capabilities, and if it can tackle your gardening jobs. Many owners of this product are pleasantly surprised to find that its power surpasses that of their old gas-powered rototiller. In fact, it has been known to churn up large rocks, break through sizable dirt clumps with ease, rip through medium-sized roots and even take on hardened clay soil.

Greenworks RototillerThe Greenworks 27012 Rototiller features 4 tines that chew up the dirt, which you can remove for easy cleaning. Also, you can adjust the tilling width depending upon your needs, to either 6.25 or 10 inches. You'll likely enjoy the cord lock as well, which keeps the electrical cord in place during use. Some customers have commented that this isn't as reliable as they would like, but this is easily fixed with a zip-tie. Finally, the depth of your till is fully adjustable, allowing you to select how far down in the soil you'd like to go.

For the best results the manufacturer suggests that you remove any grass and weeds on the surface, and break up the top soil with a shovel. The Greenworks 27012 Rototiller will handle the job from there, allowing you to plant in freshly tilled soil! Also, with its compact size it is perfect for confined gardening spaces, as it has a smaller turning radius than bigger models.

This rototiller also comes with a 4 year warranty, which is twice the industry standard. Greenworks truly stands behind the quality of their manufacturing, and you can expect your tiller to last for many seasons to come. People also love how a design which is more compact and weighs less than bigger units, can deliver the same level of power. This is perfect if you've been having trouble handling a larger machine, or the effort of using a heavier rototiller is becoming a problem.

All in all, the Greenworks 27012 10-Inch 8 Amp Electric Cultivator/Tiller is an excellent value, giving you the most for your money. If you have a small to medium-sized garden and you'd like to lower your carbon footprint, then this is an excellent choice. You'll no longer have to deal with the problems associated with gas-powered units, yet you'll still enjoy the power and performance that the 27012 delivers.

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Article publié pour la première fois le 27/04/2013

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Hot Pink in the Bedroom

Hot Pink in the Bedroom

Hot Pink in the Bedroom

Hot Pink as an Accent or Main Color in Your Bedroom

When it comes to bedroom decor, hot pink is no longer just for little girls. Mind you, pink bedrooms will never go out of fashion for girls of any age but I wanted to show you how you can add a pop of color that can completely change the look of a bedroom without being over the top. Using hot pink in the bedroom will make a plain room into a cheerful place to rest.

For easy ways to update and refresh a room the two areas to think about changing first are the bedding and the window drapes. You can create a whole new look without the expense of completely refurnishing. Here are some choices in bedroom decor that you can explore.

Tache 3 Piece 100% Cotton Solid Pink Flat / Top Bed Sheet Set, California King

Adding hot pink to your bedroom

If you are anything like me, you will like making changes in the home. I like to be able to make a room look completely different with a few additions and changes. So I usually make sure I start off with a base of a color scheme in painting and decorating that is amenable to lots of different accents. For example, I like to have a plain color on the walls, something pale or pastel that can be used as a base to support more vibrant colors elsewhere in the room. The same with flooring. I do prefer floorboards and tiles but in the bedroom a plain colored carpet is just as nice. When you think about it, the floor and the walls are your two major areas of color - so think about those carefully in the very first instance. They you can swap and change as you like without having to start from scratch.

So what are the main color blocks in your bedroom (apart from the walls and floor?) They are the bed and the windows. Simply by changing bedding and curtains or other window dressing, maybe adding a pop of color in an accent - hey presto - you have a new room!

Regal Comfort Forest Camo Microfiber Comforter Bed Spread and Sheet Sets

I think this is a great set for anyone who likes a sort of rustic look - mind you I think the pink lifts it out of the mundane don't you?
It's camo as you have never seen it before. These sets have a hot pink flash which will look great in any bedroom. Available in various sizes.

Hunter Camo Comforter, Sheet, & Pillowcase Set Pink & Hot Pink-QueenHunter Camo Comforter, Sheet, & Pillowcase Set Hot Pink QueenHunter Camo Comforter, Sheet, & Pillowcase Set TwinHunter Camo Comforter, Sheet, & Pillowcase Set Brown & Hot Pink TwinHunter Camo Comforter, Sheet, & Pillowcase Set Purple & Hot Pink King20 Lakes Luxurious Microfiber Sea Breeze & Hot Pink Camo Comforter & Sheet Set FullHunter Camo Comforter, Sheet, & Pillowcase Set KingCamo Comforter, Sheet, & Pillowcase Set Cal KingHunter Camo Comforter, Sheet, & Pillowcase Set ORange & Hot Pink KingHunter Camo Comforter, Sheet, & Pillowcase Set White & Hot Pink Twin

More Styles of Hot Pink Bedroom Sets

It's always nice to get one-stop shopping options when it comes to redecorating your bedroom. Many companies are happy to provide matching bedding and curtains. These are the two big color areas in your bedroom.

Cal King Bed Luxury 3-piece Hot Pink / Light Pink Reversible Bedding setMizone Libra Comforter Set - Pink - Full/QueenBaby Doll Bedding Solid Reversible Toddler Bedding, Hot Pink/GreyVCNY Sophie 10-Piece Comforter Set - Size FullHoneymoon 1800T Brushed Microfiber 4PC Bedding Sheet Set, Sheet & Pillowcase SetAmerican Baby Company Heavenly Soft Chenille Fitted Crib Sheet, Hot PinkHot Pink, Black and White Polka Dot Childrens and Teen Girls Bedding Set6 Piece Reversible Chevron Comforter Set New Bedding ChevronKing Size Easy Care Multi-ruffle Bed Skirt Microfiber 18-inch2 Pc Bedspread Teens/girls Hot Pink Light Pink Flowers AppleBest Seller Luxurious Bed Sheets Set 1500 Thread Count 4 Pc Set

Add hot pink animal prints for effect

As I said before, bedding and curtains are two of the major color scheme areas to consider when it comes to decorating and the joy of them is they can be changed easily and will have a huge impact on how your bedroom looks. Here I've picked out some matching suggestions. They are all tied into together by the pink zebra stripe or animal print theme - some just feature more than others. But what I wanted to show you with these is how you can complement each with the proper use of color - for example don't you think the addition of a black outer curtain really adds drama to the window dressing? You can achieve the same effect by using black throws and throw pillows on the bed and chairs.

7-Pc Satin Hot Pink Black Flocking Zebra Pattern Comforter Set Queen7 Pieces Hot Pink, Black and White Leopard Zebra ComforterHot Pink Zebra Print Queen Size Sheet Set 4 PC Safari7-Piece Queen Giraffe/Zebra Pink and Black Micro Fur Comforter Set

Hot Pink Bedroom Curtains

There is a wide range of curtain choices in hot pink that can extend your theme or cool it down if you think matching curtains are too much. Here is a selection to get you started.

Hot Pink Voile Sheer Panel Drape3' x 6'FT (40" x 80"inch) Raindrop Crystal String Beaded Window CurtainHunter Camo Valance, Panels, & Tie Backs CurtainHot Dot Modern Window Treatment Panels by Sweet Jojo DesignsFaux Silk Panel Drape Curtain2pc Hot Pink Fushia Voile Elegant Sheer PanelsPink Ruffle Valance Curtain 52 By 14-inchdry RoomButterfly Tulle Sheer Window TreatmentsMicrofiber Thermal Insulated Blackout CurtainsFunky Zebra Window Treatment Panels by Sweet Jojo DesignsBlackout Curtains Toxic Free1 X Beautiful Elegant Voile Sheer ValanceWindow Elements Diamond Sheer Voile Curtain Scarf, 56 x 216-InchAMAZLINEN Sleep Well Blackout Curtains

Hot Pink Bedroom Rugs

Rugs always add that little something extra to a room and not only under your feet. These pink rugs in a variety of shapes and designs are perfect for your bedroom.

Thick Indoor Morden Area RugsPrincess Dream Round Shaggy Area Rugs4 Feet X 5 Feet 4.5cm Thick Decorative Modern Shaggy Area RugFunky Zebra Accent Floor Rug by Sweet Jojo DesignsGenuine British Hot Pink / Fuschia Sheepskin RugInterDesign Poppy Bedroom and Bathroom Accent RugUstide Chenille Twist Round Rug,3 by 3-Feet,Hot PinkHelsinki Funky Dark Pink, Black & Grey Thick Soft Touch Shaggy RugHot Pink, Black and White Isabella Accent Floor RugDecorative Mat, Chevron Area MatYellow flowers round rugRectangle Area Rug 5'x8' Hot Pink-Cream

Hot Pink Throw Pillows as Accents

For just a small amount of color added to your bedroom, you can place colorful throw pillows in different shapes on your bed or lounge chair. These work well in a reading nook also.

Big Bold Pink Fuchsia Floral Throw PillowHot Pink Turquoise Green Abstract Round PillowHot pink aqua throw pillowsVictorian Queen of the Castle Throw PillowColorful Pink Neon Monogram Trendy Fashion Colors PillowHot Pink Teal Monogram Personalized Accent PillowModern girly hot pink white tropical floral pillowsLimited Edition - One of a Kind PillowHot Stuff Pink Purple Candy Heart Valentine PillowPink Lilies and Roses on Blue Throw PillowPink Polka Dot Chevron Monogram Personalized Accent PillowCalla Lily Polyester Throw Pillow 16Paint Pink Roses Daisies Butterflies Throw PillowGirly pink orange watercolor chic flowers throw pillowsVintage Watercolor Roses on Gray Throw PillowPink orange watercolor poinsettia floral pattern pillowsPink Watercolor Roses Throw PillowBlossoming Pink Tulips Throw Pillow

Article publié pour la première fois le 30/01/2016

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Darling Easter Decor for Your Home

Darling Easter Decor for Your Home

One of the most fun things about Easter is that so many of the decorations and home accessories are just so darn cute! After all, many of the motifs include cute baby animals that are soft and cuddly such as bunnies, lambs and chicks. And the colors are very soft and pleasant, pastels in shades of pink, yellow, blue and green.

If you love collecting Easter decor, or have some young children to entertain, you will definitely find some darling Easter decor on this page. But I have also included some quirky, fun decor for those of you who just want to entertain yourselves. One of my personal favorites is the set of egg salt and pepper shakers with chicken legs. Browse through and have a great time! Happy Easter!

Here is where you can get these items!

Easter Grass and Echeveria Terrarium • $159
Easter Chick Apron • Sur La Table • $30
Airplane Fabric Easter Bucket • $10.99
Unicorn Easter Basket Liners • $8.99–9.99
Puppy Easter Basket Liners • $13.99
Easter Egg Chalk Decorating Kit • Williams-Sonoma • $3.99
Springtime Easter Brunch Party Invitations • Minted • $50
Easter Eggs Tea Towels (Set of 3) • $29
Tassel Easter Basket Liners • $10.99–13.99
Jim Shore Easter Chick Mini-Figurine • $15.99
Jim Shore Easter Bunny Figurine • $56.99
Live Garden Easter Wreath • $99
Food NetworkTM Easter Silicone Spatula • $5.99
Celebrate americana together Celebrate Easter Together 4-pc. Bunny Ear Napkin Ring Set • $10
Mariposa Pillow • Pier 1 Imports • $17
Watermelon Bowl • Pier 1 Imports • $8.95
Faux Spring Tulip Wreath • Pier 1 Imports • $29.98
Easter Bunny Party Crackers • Pier 1 Imports • $4.98
Sur La Table Easter Banner • Sur La Table • $5.99
Sur La Table Easter Eggs Pot Holders, Set of 2 • Sur La Table • $2.49
Vintage Intaglio Antique Prints and Maps Easter Orchid, Cattleya Mossiae, 1869 • $159
Happy Easter Embroidered Velvet Pillow • Phi • $15
"Wilton 101 Piece Cookie Cutter Set" • Wilton • $14.99
Sugarfina Milk Chocolate Marshmallow Eggs • $4.90
MacKenzie-Childs Rosie Rabbit Figure • Mackenzie Childs • $38
MacKenzie-Childs Rabbit Topiary • Mackenzie Childs • $195
MacKenzie-Childs Egg Hunt Placemat • Mackenzie Childs • $38
MacKenzie-Childs Rosie Rabbit Figure • Mackenzie Childs • $38
Easter Bunny Napkin Holder • $4.97
Easter Egg Candles, Set of 6 • Sur La Table • $10
Hand Painted Blue Multi Stripe Easter Egg • $0.97
DESIGN IMPORTS Design Imports Easter Zigzag Stripe Tablecloth • $39.99–64.99

Article publié pour la première fois le 25/02/2016

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Dragonfly Themed Garden Ideas

Dragonfly Themed Garden Ideas

Dragonfly Bird BathThemed garden decor is very popular and one of the most delightful to create is a dragonfly themed garden.  These pretty creatures capture the imagination for their delicacy and beauty. On this page you will find a selection of garden accessories all featuring these charismatic insects. There are dragonfly fountains, dragonfly stepping stones, dragonfly solar lights, wind spinners and dragonfly garden stakes.

If you are buying a gift for someone who loves dragonflies and loves their garden this is the perfect place to do your online shopping.and if you want to attract the real thing into your garden, follow the links at the bottom of the page.

Featured here: Evergreen Garden,Glass,Bird Bath Solar, Tiffany, Dragonfly

Dragonfly Fountains

Dragonfly Dripper/Fountain - Copper, for Birdbath/PondWhitehall Products Dragonfly Birdbath and Pedestal - VerdigrisDragonfly Birdbath Small (1 pc)Dragonfly Serenity Lit Glass Outdoor Water Fountain

Dragonfly Stepping Stones

Spoontiques Dragonfly Welcome Stepping Stone

Spoontiques Dragonfly/Welcome Stepping Stone (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

This cute stepping stone will provide a warm welcome to your visitors.

It is hand sculpted of resin then hand painted.

Perfect for use as a stepping stone or as a wall hanging.

Spoontiques Dragonfly Glow Stepping Stone

Dragonfly Wind Spinners

Next Innovations Kaleidoscope Dragonfly Wind Spinner

eye-catching garden decorative item

Wind spinners live up to their name and change shape when they catch the wind. They are perfect for creating movement in the garden.

Next Innovations EKMDRAGONFLYBL Blue Dragonfly Kaleidescope Eycatcher, Medium

This is a beautiful piece of garden art that anyone would love to receive as a gift. The metal spinner features a delicate dragonfly that will spin in counterpoint to the blades when the wind blows. It measures around 1 inches to 12 inches. Made in the USA.

Pretty Dragonfly Spinners

wind spinners

Iron Stop Designer Gazing Ball Dragonfly Wind Spinner D152010Iron Stop Designer Animated Dragonfly Wind Spinner DA17010Iron Stop Designer 3D Dragonfly Wind SpinnerIron Stop Animated Dragonfly Wind Spinner

Dragonfly Garden Lights

Echo Valley Illuminarie Dragonfly Stake

great gift idea for garden lovers

Echo Valley 4204 Illuminarie Dragonfly Stake

This is a delightful garden light from Echo Valley. The pretty dragonfly perches on a globe and inside the globe are crystals that capture light energy during the day so the ornament gives off a sloft glow for up to 4 hours after dusk. Since these are made from hand-blown glass, no two will ever be exactly the same. Us in the garden or add it to a flower container for a great effect.

Solar Powered Dragonfly Lights

Mr. Light 44253 Solar Dragonfly

Dragonfly Garden Accessories

Dragonfly garden accessory

balance buddy

Red Carpet Studios Balancing Buddies Yard Art, 42-Inch Tall, Dragonfly

This delightful garden decoration features a dragonfly delicately balanced on this stake. The balance buddy will move with the wind bringing interest and movement into your garden. This yard art is made of metal with some stone accents. The 42 inch stake is easy to insert anywhere in your garden.

Dragonfly Garden Stakes

Red Carpet Studios Rustic Element Balancers, 32-Inch Tall, DragonflyContinental Art Center CAC80208D Dragonfly Garden StakeAncient Graffiti Dragonfly Duo Short Plant Garden Stake

Dragonfly Garden Flags

Premier 51032 Garden Illuminated Flag, Dancing Dragonflies, 12 by 18-InchPremier Kites 51802 Garden Brilliance Flag, Dragonfly Duet, 12 by 18-Inch (Discontinued by Manufacturer)Premier Kites 51788 Garden Brilliance Flag, Lacey Dragonflies, 12 by 18-InchPremier 51222 Garden Brilliance Flag, Dragonfly Delight, 12 by 18-InchPremier 51321 Garden Brilliance Flag, Dragonfly Haven, 12 by 18-Inch

Get bargains on dragonfly garden accessories on eBay

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How to Attract Dragonflies to Your Garden

More places to find dragon themed garden ideas.

How to Attract Dragonflies
An explanation on how to attract dragonflies to your backyard habitat.
Provide the right Habitat for Dragonflies
A small pond, coupled with the right habitat conditions, will help you attract dragonflies and damselflies to your garden
Invite Dragonflies Into Your Garden : Outdoors : Home & Garden Television
The experts at show how to invite dragonflies into the garden.
How to Attract Dragonflies: 7 steps - wikiHow
How to Attract Dragonflies. Dragonflies, which are large insects in the Odonata family, are sought after by property owners because they as beneficial insects that are attractive and fun to watch. Both the adult dragonflies and the...
Creating a Dragonfly Habitat
How to create the right habitat for dragonflies.
Invite Dragonflies Into Your Garden : Outdoors : Home & Garden Television
The experts at show how to invite dragonflies into the garden.

Article publié pour la première fois le 10/08/2013

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Hot Pink in the Kitchen

Hot Pink in the Kitchen

Choosing Hot Pink for Kitchen Decor

When it comes to choosing a color for painting or decorating a kitchen, why not consider hot pink in the kitchen? This bright and colorful shade of pink can really brighten up a space, adding color and style to a kitchen in a home, apartment, office, or college dorm. This lively berry tone can be used strictly for creating a fun and eclectic look, for example, for female roommates in a college dorm. Or, it can be used to create a sophisticated, warm and inviting space in an area where families love to gather. The way you choose to decorate the hot pink kitchen and the accessories chosen can make all the difference in the appearance of the finished room.

To achieve a fun, youthful feel, choose really bold shades of pink. For a less bold look, while still using the same basic hot pink color, choose shades of fuchsia or berry. Some great ideas include painting an accent wall in pink while leaving cabinets and the other walls white or off-white. Or, you might choose to paint all of the cabinet door fronts the fuchsia shade, leaving the walls white or off-white. For another creative painting idea, consider painting the ceiling of the kitchen pink. Just remember to keep some white or off-white showing as opposed to having everything pink. A large, bold pink area rug, or a few smaller pink rugs could be used on the kitchen floor to add color and keep with the theme of the kitchen.

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How Pink to Go?

When it comes to adding hot pink to your kitchen you need to decide how far you want to take it. Do you want it to predominate or to provide surprising pops of color? Both work surprisingly well in a kitchen though I'm not sure my husband completely agrees. That said, hot pink is a real funky color that pleases more people than its paler more feminine pastel pinks.

Personally I like to use appliances and accents to surprise people. Here I've searched out suitable appliances that are functional and also attractive to look at. I've picked out well known brands that get good reviews. You can check those out by clicking on the links.

Add to that some nice table linens, towels and accessories and you have a completely new look in your kitchen.

DeLonghi Kmix 54-Ounce Kettle

DeLonghi Kmix 54-Ounce Kettle

This stylish design is just want you want in a modern kitchen. Dare to be different. This kettle is a gorgeous shade of pink and the finish makes sure it will last for years. It even has a lime-scale filter.

Check out all the features online.

Fuchsia Coffee Maker

Fuchsia Coffee Maker

Do you like gadgets? Do you love coffee? Then you are going to love this hot pink coffeemaker. It looks a bit retro but has all the modern technology you could want. It includes a water filter function that makes sure you get the very best tasting coffee. Check out the listings for complete tech specs.

DeLonghi Kmix 2-Slice Toaster, Magenta

DeLonghi Kmix 2-Slice Toaster, Magenta

This is an easy to use and good-looking toaster that will sit well on your counter top. It is made of durable alumionum. Great for toasting bread, buns or crumpets.

Raspberry Ice is Another Name for Hot Pink

After decisions have been made regarding where to use the pink color on walls, cabinetry, and floors, it is time to focus on bringing the hot pink color into other areas of the kitchen. Some fun ideas might include hanging some framed wall art in shades of pink, as well as incorporating some small appliances in the pink shade to add a dramatic splash of color to your countertops. The popular brand Kitchen Aid offers a bright Raspberry Ice colored standing mixer that fits the bill perfectly.

KitchenAid KSM155GBRI 5-Qt. Artisan Design Series with Glass Bowl - Raspberry Ice

5-Qt. Artisan Design Series with Glass Bowl

How do you like this for hot pink? It has al l the functions you need in a mixer and looks fab too - check the listing for details.

KitchenAid 5-Speed Blender with Polycarbonate Jar

KitchenAid 5-Speed Blender with Polycarbonate Jar

This matching blender has 5 speeds that allow you to stir and chop, mix and puree to your heart's desire. Leave it out on the counter-top to provide that essential pop of color.

Cuisinart HM-50WM Power Advantage 5-Speed Hand Mixer, Watermelon Sorbet

Cuisinart HM-50BK Power Advantage 5-Speed Hand Mixer

If you don't so a huge amount of baking, this hand held blender might be all you need. It even has it's own recipe book.

Crock-Pot SCCPLC200-PK 20-Ounce Lunch Crock Food Warmer, Pink

Crock-Pot SCCPLC200-PK 20-Ounce Lunch Crock Food Warmer, Pink

Cuisinart CSB-76PMSLT SmartStick 200-Watt Immersion Hand Blender, Metallic Pink

Cuisinart CSB-76PMSLT SmartStick 200-Watt Immersion Hand Blender

I confess I am fond of stick blenders, they take all the chore out of cleaning and storing a bit blender.

Cuisinart FP-12MP Elite Collection 12-Cup Food Processor, Metallic Pink

Cuisinart FP-12MP Elite Collection 12-Cup Food Processor, Metallic Pink

Adding Hot Pink Accents

Other cute but functional items that can be displayed in the kitchen include fuchsia colored oven mitts, that can be hung from a knob on a cabinet door to add color and for easy access when needed. Consider hanging a bold, berry colored utensil rack on one of the white walls to display your cooking tools and make them easy to find at the same time. A cute apron with a darker pink or with hot pink accents would look great hanging from a hook in the kitchen.

For fun accents, try some fuchsia place mats. If none are readily available, cut your own from a roll of foam shelf liner in the proper color. Adding some dish towels here and there also give the kitchen a welcoming feeling. Place a bright pink dishtowel through the handle of the refrigerator, and wherever else one might add a little dash of color. For kitchens that have windows or a door with a window, consider hanging a light, airy curtain in a matching shade of pink. White stripes or white polka dots in the pattern create a fun look. If dining table chairs lack chair pads, this is another area in which you might use the pink color. If you cannot find pink chair pads to fit, consider buying ready made ones to fit your chairs and covering them yourself with an inexpensive fabric in your chosen color.

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Pink candles and candle holders may be used to decorate a kitchen table. A sturdy vase with pink flowers also makes a nice, decorative accent. If you have any other furniture pieces in the kitchen, especially ones that stand along a white wall, you could possibly paint them a berry color to coordinate along with the rest of your kitchen.

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Don't Forget the Backsplash!

Hot Pink BacksplashAnother location within the kitchen that may go unnoticed when considering painting is the backsplash area underneath the cabinets and above the sink. This is a perfect accent area to apply color to, by either painting or applying ceramic tiles which are perfect for an area that gets splashed with water daily.

Using a bold pink color in a kitchen can really make a statement. When used properly, this color can bring warmth and whimsy to tiny college dorm kitchens, friendliness to a shared office kitchen, and can provide a colorful place to gather, eat, and socialize in the smallest of apartments or the grandest house on the block. Consider using hot pink in your next kitchen decorating project.

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Article publié pour la première fois le 24/09/2015