If you have a garden that is meant to be a place of relaxation and serenity then adding a Koi carp pond may be the best accent that you can find.
The proper Koi fish and Koi pond can add both creativity and an artistic touch to your garden.
Part of the creativity can be expressed when you figure out what type of design will best compliment your garden. [garden designs]
With just these few steps, you can start to see how your Koi pond can be added to bring a dynamic effect to what otherwise may look like a simple garden area.
One great way to make your Koi pond really stand out is by letting some of your own personality show through when you design your Koi pond.
Thus, you should think carefully about what stands out to you so that you accurately portray it via the design of your pond. While Koi ponds bring their own personality to the table yours will stand out even more if you tweak it some with little pieces of your own creativity.
For the office or homeowner who wants to make sure people look up and then take a second look, the Polygon Crash should do the trick. The light measures in at 110 x 80 x 60 cm and is hung from thin steel wire for the best visual effect.
Made of stainless steel and composed of three polygon shades that are carefully strewn on top of each other, each shade has a micro-tube light that will provide plenty of light for any room despite the original appearance of the unique chandelier.
The Polygon Crash is truly the definition of the chaos theory as it is perfectly dissembled to create a visual pleasure. [ via ]
An inflatable movie screen can make sense for many people, who are looking for a versatile movie experience that can be outdoors or indoors, or for those who are looking to have a community theater option, such as in an apartment building or for events like parties, church events, grad-nights, festivals etc.
Some inflatable screens are such that one can also project images or movies from any computer or laptop directly to the TV screen.
It makes a lot of sense for those people who have access to a lot of outdoor space, or a pool, since this is the kind of screen that is easily portable to different locations and inflated at the given venue.
These huge screens that come in two sizes mainly; 8 feet and 12 feet are an excellent option for when there is a poolside barbecue planned or a family reunion planned out of doors.
An inflatable home theater such as this one here would cost about $900 and includes a pair of 100-watt amplified speakers air pump which promises to inflate it in minutes and other things like ground stakes ground sheet, adjustable screen straps as well as volume control.
Purchasing a home theater system can be an overwhelming task once you sit down to think how much everything is going to cost.
With the price of a receiver ranging from hundreds to several thousand dollars and an LCD projector or plasma screen can cost thousands on its own, you may be ready to settle for second best once you purchase these components.
However, after spending all this money on a perfect home entertainment system it would be a shame to have to deal with bad audio sound because you did not consider speakers as well.
As speakers can be a tricky field to navigate here are a few suggestions to help guide you.
Well, the good news is since there are so many speakers to choose from you do not have to purchase high end speakers in order to receive high end quality audio which is a definite plus from the start.
Next, now that you can place your speakers into your budget you need to know what you should be looking for when it comes to speakers for your home theater system.
Tired of stumbling around the dark looking for the slot in your door lock to get inside? Then take the challenge out of the night by investing in the small inexpensive Locklite Mini Key Torch.
The simple little band fits on the top of most standard loft and home keys so that you can simply press down on the pad and a sharp beam of LED light will illuminate the door lock.
The light on the Locklite Mini Key Torch will emit a 3 metre beam which is sufficient enough to get you in the door without any struggle. [ via ]
While a city kitchen may not boast the space required for full fledged kitchen garden, there is no reason why you should not be able to fit into what little space is available, a small indoor herb garden that lends a lovely green sparkle to the area and is also a source of some handy seasonings.
You need to pick a site and direction which gets some of the sun’s rays daily, a window sill or an appropriate kitchen platform can be used.
Herbs don’t grow very big or very tall and do not require too much space or even large pots. Small pots would do so that you can fit them into a convenient nook that gets sunlight.
Sage, Sweet Marjoram, Basil, Parsley, Rosemary, Thyme, Chives are just some of the possibilities for a compact kitchen herb garden.
A kitchen herb garden will have several benefits: it will cheer up your kitchen with the small green oasis that is a visual treat. Also some herbs can be used medicinally for common problems like sore throats etc.
And with this compact little herb garden, the next time you are whipping up a culinary masterpiece, you need look no further than your window sill.
A well designed patio is an extension of your home and is ideal for entertaining or just relaxing with your family.
Like any other space that you live in, determine first what your requirements are.
If you do like to regularly entertain then consider creating an outdoor kitchen area that can be protected from any bad weather.
A built in fridge and barbecue grill are likely to be as utilized as your indoor kitchen so justifying the cost need not be a big problem.
Once you know what activities you want to use your new patio for, size will become obvious, although actual available outdoor space will bring its own confines. Never skimp as it will be a big disappointment later if you have insufficient room to maneuver.
Choice of surface will depend on practicalities and your budget; concrete paving slabs are reasonable and come in different styles and shapes.
Gravel and pebbles are an option although not very comfortable and stones tend to be dragged inside which can be messy. Brickwork is better for smaller areas or alternatively look good edged around slabs or gravel.
Korean designer Ramei Keum has created a sleek modernistic table that can accommodate your magazines or crossword puzzles without taking up extra room on your table top.
The unique powdered steel structure forms a v-shape with legs that can hold anything you wish and everything you would expect it to.
Of course, while the table may fit perfectly into a contemporary modern home, it is probably not great for a family with children as the edges are most likely sharp enough to leave behind a little blood if you stub your leg or trip onto it.
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Some of us simply love to swim and can think of no better way to exercise and keep in shape, but for the fact that we simply do not have the luxury of space to install a pool or the resources to maintain one.
Well there is an innovative and exciting pool concept which borrows from the treadmill concept, and makes it possible to actually have a home pool; albeit one with a difference…
The Endless Pool is actually a swimming machine that can be installed in a small space in your home. It generates a current so that the swimmer has to swim against it and the rate and speed of the current can be adjusted as required.
Normally with a small pool it is not possible to get much of a work out since the laps that you would be able to do would be typically very small. However with the endless pool you have the benefit of doing literally endless laps in a very small space.
The pools offered are made of different materials as may be required and are of different sizes to suit different requirements. So even if you don’t have the space, aqua therapy is not an option that you have to rule out!
RVs usually cost many thousands of dollars, so the idea of leaving it out in the driveway where the rain and other weather elements can damage it may not be at the top of your list.
Thus, you may want to think about building an RV garage to house your recreational vehicle as you probably already know that an RV is not small enough to fit into a normal house garage due to its length.
Since it is very rare to find a home that already has an RV garage you have two choices if you want to store your RV properly, either build your own custom RV garage or buy an RV garage assembly kit that you can build in the position that you want.
Believe it or not, you actually have many choices when it comes to buying a prefabricated RV garage.
The sturdiest RV garages are made from several different materials including cedar, wood siding, vinyl siding, and steel so that you can choose the material that will best fit your home appearance.