We hope that everyone enjoyed a safe and spectacular Halloween evening last evening. This week, we’d like to catch you up on all of the stories that you may have missed out on. With winter rain expected to be arriving anytime now, we thought this was the perfect time to show you how to waterproof your patio awning.
Among other news, we were surprised when we found of that Richard Neutra’s designs would now be available for purchase to the public! This is definitely an article worth checking out and we encourage you to see how this man single-handedly influenced Contemporary Architecture with ideas that were ahead of his time! Last but certainly not least, we had to throw in our last story for all of our faithful Do-It-Yourselfers!
Enjoying your backyard patio can be one of the best parts of being a home-owner. It means that you can breathe in the fresh air with unobstructed view of the night sky. Watch the stars dance and the planets tango from the comfort of your own patio! If you’d like to extend the amount of time that you have to embrace these opportunities, you may want to consider prepping your awning for the coming cold season.
In this blog post, we have shown you how you can take any ordinary awning and turn it into a waterproof awning in just a few short hours! This is a simple task and the average Do-it-Yourselfer will be more than capable of completing this project in a timely manner. Find out what materials you will need in order to get started on your new waterproof awning by clicking on the link above to view instructions!
Contemporary styles as we know it continue to evolve at a phenomenal pace. With the advent of technology, the availability of never before seen materials, and the constant recreation of age-old concepts, the idea of “Modern” is purely dependent on who you ask. One thing is for sure, Richard Neutra’s designs have influenced the path that architecture and design have taken and his larger than life presence is still undeniable.
The acclaimed architect has been credited with inspiring some of the most admired buildings and structures in history. Recently, many of his unpublished designs were released to the public. Now everyone has the opportunity to build one of these awe-inspiring structures in their backyard patio. Click on the title link to learn how you can get in contact with the Neutra Office to receive a license to build a “Neutra.”
There’s something about the idea of Doing-It-Yourself that is appeasing to many individuals with a “can-do” attitude. The feeling of accomplishment when you successfully complete your latest project, the ability to use your hands, bonding with your kids, the reasons behind this joy are numerous.
Although Halloween has just past us, you can have a look at these DIY Decorations that can also be applied for different occasions. You can incorporate these ideas into a school project or just have fun creating a spooky movie-scene in the backyard. Let your kids be the actors and let the film roll. Lights, Camera, Action!
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Cheryl Khan is a freelance writer, social butterfly, Pinterest addict, part-time philosopher, movie maniac, and fairly tale dreamer. She enjoys exchanging ideas and being able to improve the quality of life that others experience through design.