cape cod style in california
A blog about Decorating, fashion, gardens, the beach, gardening, cooking, photography, all influenced by my Italian and Argentine roots.
How to Make a Dutch Door
I have always wanted a dutch door. If you read this blog regularly you know I love all things houses and not only that - all things unique and different that make a house your home. When we bought this house it was supposed to be a 2 year deal then we would build our dream house. We also at the time were building Tom's new office and couldn't build an office and a house at the same time and stay sane. So we moved into this house and for the last 5 years I have been thinking we would move…
tyne exterior + landscaping — Pencil & Paper Co.
We're coming to the end of our project on Tyne Blvd.......and now it's time for the fun exterior details to come together! Currently we're in the process of finalizing the landscape plans. We have been super inspired by repletion of simple ideas. We are currently loving rows of planters filled wit
14 Eye-Catching Options for Your Front Door
With all the emphasis on paint color and siding, a front door could easily get lost in the shuffle of exterior updates. But as the first and last part of your house a visitor sees, it’s the perfect place to make a design statement. Replacing an old or dated looking front door is actually one of the most popular curb appeal ideas, making the choice of your a front door for a new home hugely important. It's more than a decorative feature—it's an important investment. Both the security and…
Build a Dutch-Door!
Build a Dutch-Door!: This instructable will show you how to build a "Dutch Door". Why a Dutch Door? For starters, I've always thought Dutch Doors were just plain pretty cool! Not only that, but they are extremely functional to let air and light b…