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From Houzz: Add a shed +++

26 Apr


I love this article from Houzz!  To add a personal story, our custom shed was completed in 2010.  One third potting shed, two-thirds mower parking, the arbor aesthetically bridges the shed to house meeting the minimum distance required by ordinance.  The bonus features are shade to the French doors from the setting sun and obscuring the view of the neighbor’s driveway.  Our shed was added long after the privacy fence was built.  This called for a custom solution to rework section into a gate for the mower.

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North facing window, full glass door and two loft windows.

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Walk thru or sit and stay a while!

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Look in the lower left corner….additional 3′ to original 16’X16′ concrete patio.

Ours is a “his and hers” shed.


4 Aug

Dreamed of creating custom fabrics?  Checkout spoonflower.com

I first read about Spoonflower in 2010, uploaded images, ordered swatches….outstanding!

They have been very busy over the years adding fabric options.  This is the short list:  Cotton ultra, Satin 100% polyester, Performance knits, Jersey, Light weight canvas, Twill, Faux suede…the latest product introduction is Sport Lycra.

They also offer opportunities to create custom wall paper and gift wrap.

What would look good in “bark”?

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