After applying organic mulches, water thoroughly to help the mulch bind together. If possible, time mulching before rain and let nature handle the watering. To help prevent weeds, consider adding a pre-emergent weed preventer like Preen on top of the mulch. This type of weed control prevents weed seeds from germinating.
The manager's office at Barking Hound Village in Dallas, Tex., is a sophisticated and chic workspace. Colorful wallpaper featuring butterflies and fauna add a whimsical touch, while a sleek white and wood desk provides plenty of work area.
Organic wall coverings are an excellent way to bring natural textures and colors into a room. In this bedroom, white birch tree bark adds instant winter-like flair. To fully envelope the room in this texture, it was installed on the walls, doors and the ceiling.
Double entry doors are upholstered with a patterned fabric. The back wall showcases an open weave bark wallcovering that leaves some of the red wall beyond exposed. The sink is repurposed chicken wire filled with a bag of river rocks with a function stainless sink hidden below the wood timbers. Water falls into the basin through the rocks, creating a nice soothing sound.
The "Best in Show" wallpaper by Osborne and Little set the scene for lobby of this Dallas pet hotel. A pair of contemporary cobalt blue chairs combine with a sleek metallic end table for a cozy seating spot.
House in dark brown cabinetry, a cool wall of back-lit wine racks make a bold, contemporary statement in this open kitchen. Between the two racks is a wine refrigerator, perfect for handy entertaining.
This imaginative configuration incorporates trees, bamboo, walkways, an outdoor oven and decking made from Yellow Stringybark into a natural open space by COS Design. Landscape by Signature Landscapes.
The home's open concept living area is at the center of the layout, with two master bedrooms on either side. Two sleeping lofts sit atop those bedrooms. And for easy outdoor access, a waterfront porch stretches along the back of the house.
To make the interiors feel as big as possible, the great room's ceiling reaches up to the second floor and sets of French doors join the space with the back porch. Ladders lead intriguingly up to two sleeping lofts.