One of my favorite travel destinations in Florida has been the Doral Golf and Spa Resort by Marriott (now owned by Donald Trump). The accommodations were always luxurious, the spa, fitness facilities and golf courses were world-class, and the staff was extraordinary - making our weekly stays in Doral memorable and a home away from [...]
Fabulously chic lighting idea for an elegant and sophisticated outdoor space or garden retreat.
This simple and beautiful candle lighting and decorating idea for your outdoor space is sure to receive rave reviews. Place your candle holders and/or candelabras in two large glass containers (check to make sure the glass containers are heat resistant/tested so that they won’t shatter from the heat). This is also a great way to [...]
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Used as floating miniature glass gardens or suspended votive holders, no matter their end-use, these beautifully shaped glass orbs will definitely add style and grace to your outdoor space.
Splendid gardens located at Barnsley Gardens Resort. The old building covered with ivy and the sparkling Old World fountain create the perfect backdrop for this romantic and enchanting garden.
Romantic and regal this beautiful wall-mounted water feature adds classic elegant style to a traditionally inspired garden wall of cascading ivy or flowery vines.
Bright Pink and Orange garden planting pots add modern colorful style to any garden. These large potting containers are perfect for showcasing smaller trees and bushes in a space constrained environment in urban settings. I can also see these fun sherbert-inspired colored gardening planters lining the side of a beautiful turquoise-hued pool.
Romantic, warm, and inviting candle-lit rock and water garden nestled along the wooden pathway with dried-bamboo stalks create an organic and natural divide between the exterior and the interior of the garden. White Orchids arranged in polished silver vases lend an ambience of exotic beauty and tranquility to the outdoor space..Floating round glass and hammered [...]
Organic and sensual wood bench designed by Hugo Franca set amidst a lush tropical garden.
Artist Hiroshi Yamano creates exquisite Zen-Garden glass sculptures that inspire. Shown above: “Scene of Japan #24” ( 2010), shown below: “Scene of Japan #37” ( 2010) .
Battery Park, in lower Manhattan, is teeming with vibrant, bold, and beautiful spring blooms coming to life amongst perfectly manicured trees, bushes and hedges.
These five outdoor design tips will help you transform your outside living area into a space that reflects your personality and style. Create casual areas where you and your guests can feel comfortable and conversational. Such a place can be around a fire pit, outdoor fountain or outdoor kitchen bar. Use outdoor rugs to create [...]
It was impossible to pass by the Shermans’ booth at the 2013 Ambiente show without stopping to explore the divine and exotic décor treasures within its well-curated exhibit. Treasures from far-away lands steeped in an intoxicating mix of tradition and mysticism set next to modern wall art for a well-balanced tension between the old and [...]
Get the Look at Home: Tuscan Inspired Outdoor Furniture & Decor Look Book Decorating Idea & Inspiration: Tuscan Style Al Fresco Living Marcia Blake outdoor and patio design expert shares her favorite Tuscan inspired design project with the Decorating Diva. We hope you’ll be as inspired to decorate your outdoor space as much as we [...]
This inspiring and lush urban garden and outdoor living area near the bustling center of Paris is inviting, soothing and lush. I love the use of organic materials and shapes, combined with various shades of green to give the space a truly natural and inviting feel.
Pathway to history. Washington’s exquisite and enchanting waterfront retreat at Mount Vernon.Domestic farm animals representative of what President George Washington had on his estate. Rich, vibrant pink-hued fall leaves grace this lovely tree found on the Mount Vernon estate. View from the veranda at Mount Vernon. This sole tree, spreading it’s branches across the sky, [...]