Sunday, August 25, 2013

Architecture at it's best!

Can you imagine how many deserted school, transport buses there are in this world and how they can be converted into homes on wheels? This has many possibilities!!! Hats off to hank! Beep Beep!

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

More Landscape Lust

Bestill my heart! Where can I squeeze in a parterre? Beautiful! 

both pics via Crush Cul de Sac

Sunday, August 18, 2013

Moved IN!

A busy summer and the choices build up! Still need drapes (before the leaves drop and we're really exposed!) and the odd tap we're waiting on. But first, landscaping! The we can get a heafty deposit back from the City and use that for FURNITURE! YAY!
 So after some painful studying and research, we nailed the colours. Then to the back....

 Where we've used the stone from the house to build the pillars. Then the deck was built.

The deck colour is the next painful choice to make. We need it to tie everything all in together. Any suggestions would be very much appreciated! For not, it's "curing", but has already faded quite a bit in the sun.

I have been to so many lighting stores in Toronto (which is fun) and back and forth on Exterior lighting. I liked this Industrial fixture, but hubby said no-go.

 Onto the stone yard: these may make some nice front steps (?) or not (?)

These are the pavers we're going with: European Cobblestone, for along the driveway and paths to the back yard. I just keep thinking this:

and this:

or this: