Our homes are one of our primary outlets for self-expression. Whether we are entertaining guests or simply welcoming friends and family, our home decor says a lot about who we are and the type of atmosphere that we wish to present.
Passive homes tend to be a little boxy and unappealing, which is probably the reason they haven’t caught on as much as they could.
Tiny homes are considered too small for families by many, but some are still making it work. Like the couple living in this 400 sq ft home with their baby and dog.
Living in a mobile home is a dream for many, and there are many ways of living that dream. Filmmaker Felix Starck and musician Selima Taibi are a young German couple hailing from Berlin, and they recently transformed a yellow school bus into a cozy and quite comfortable home for themselves and their dog Rudi.
Introduction: Distress Technique image source: InLiving In the earlier times, if furniture was distressed, it indicated that those were there for generations and majority of the paint had faded due to nicks by too many movements or rubbing by hands for years.
There is a housing shortage in many cities worldwide, which has in recent years led to the emergence of “micro apartment” complexes.
© California Redwood Association When it comes to creating sustainable, eco-friendly homes, some homeowners may feel they need to turn a blind eye to beauty and appreciate the greener features that may not add to their curb appeal.
© kireiusa.com Properly sourced and manufactured bamboo can be an alternative to wood if you like that look but want to use something that is more sustainable in your home.
Nearly everyone strives to be sustainable, but avoiding chemical cleaners in your home and recycling plastic bottles isn’t nearly enough to call yourself green.
Scientists have been sounding the alarms about climate change for decades, but unfortunately we are still completely dependent on digging stuff up and burning it for our main sources of energy.
Things feeling a little drafty in your neck of the woods? If you notice yourself shivering every time you walk through your home, it may be time to think about buying a new set of windows.
The face of construction is changing fast as innovative technologies introduce smarter and greener building methods and materials to help the industry’s future meet consumer demands to save energy and the environment.
Image Source – greenbuilding.org.au Scientists have been sounding the alarms about climate change for decades, but unfortunately we are still completely dependent on digging stuff up and burning it for our main sources of energy.
Sofa beds aren’t what they used to be. Now there’s really good quality sofa beds to choose from, ranging from wide variety of styles, comfort and budget.
Vina Lustado, a designer from California recently created a quaint tiny studio. It’s a mobile (towable) structure, which can serve many purposes, such as an additional workspace, home office, guesthouse, or even vacation cabin.
Green technology is amazing. You have heard it all. Green houses, sustainable homes, solar panels, eco-friendly fuel, and so on.
This infographic looks at the impact the digital age is having on the environment. Taking proactive steps to lower your carbon footprint means more that switching of lights and reducing the amount of times you drive your car.
AVAVA Systems from California has recently unveiled Britespace, a high-end, prefab home that comes in a flat pack and is extremely easy to assemble.
Samantha and Robert, a couple hailing from Yakima, Washington, recently built their first home together.
Gardening for Beginners Beginning your journey as a gardener may seem like a daunting task, but when you begin you will wonder why you didn’t get started earlier.