Save yourself a ton of time explaining what each platter is by marking your mobile culinary creations with moss, toothpicks and tiny paper flags. Here, guests can easily find what they're looking for thanks to the flags and bold green tone of the moss.
Trellises covered in colorful mandevilla, which is tropical blooming until frost in the South, serve as a kind of doorway to help demarcate a garden path leading off of the lower driveway into the side yard of this Atlanta home.
There is something special about using place markers at a get-together. Create this one just by tying a cute tag on an apple stem at each place. Some sprigs of fresh herbs add a little color and fragrance, too.
Trimmed hedges not only bring a touch of symmetry to the yard, but also mark the entrance to its strolling garden. As guests follow the gravel path, they'll be treated to sights of topiaries, perennials and ornamental grasses.
Established in 1931, St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge spans over 70,000 acres across Wakulla, Jefferson and Taylor counties. It consists of coastal marshes, islands, tidal creeks and estuaries of seven Florida rivers and is home to a diverse community of plant and animal life. The St. Marks Lighthouse, which was built in 1842, is still in use today.
Designer Tembolat Gugkaev created this fascinating bookcase/reading light combo with help of his wife Ashlee Webb and Ryan Webb. He calls it the Wha Cabinet, referencing its question mark shape. Made mostly of MDF, the shelves are color backlit. Position it next to your sofa or favorite reading chair, and voila! It holds books and illuminates them all at the same time.
Twin columns stand at the front of this outdoor space, with weathered wood that evokes a sense of history and place. As guests descend the stone steps towards the pool, they can hold tight to a custom handrail that was designed to mimic vines.
As seen on Mark & Derek's Excellent Flip, the great room boasts a formal dining room with an abundance of natural light. An eye-catching light fixture makes a bold statement in the stylish, contemporary space.
The homeowner loves art and has an extensive art collection, some of which inspired the designer's choice of color in this space. To complete the color story, designer Caroline Kopp personally painted two Mark Rothko-inspired paintings to hang on the display shelves, creating a graphic backdrop to the colorful space.
Lay four of the 6’ pipes on a flat surface. Measure 6” from one end and make a mark with a marker. Make another mark 6” from the opposite end and lined up evenly with the first mark. Lay a hinge on the pipe with a hole over the mark and the unmarked hole away from the closest end. Make a mark in the second hole with the marker. Repeat for the other end. Pre-drill screw holes at the marks with a drill bit just slightly smaller than the screws for the hinges.