Home Décor, Inside & Accessories

Home Décor, Inside & Accessories
Home Improvement Ideas Create the right entrance yard and yard landscapes with our gardening suggestions. Her arms had been bent and twisted over the breast, and had been stiff to the touch. Her right hand was bloodied and clenched; the left was lacking as much as the elbow. Claw marks confirmed deep gashes on her again and down the size of each arms. Her shoulder blades bore deep lacerations, allowing sticky gore to partially seal and fill the wounds. The flesh of her body was puffed due to the prolonged exposure and absorption of bay water. Whatever the puffiness, the remaining body components appeared entire although battered and bruised. It appeared as if it had been thrown about and slammed multiple instances. It was like that of a child bashing, slamming, and throwing a rag doll of the trouncing of a Teddy Bear. A bit of lace was found tightly... Read More

On the Persistence of Sheared Shrubs

On the Persistence of Sheared Shrubs
Azaleas as Mother Nature intended. I’ve held off ranting about the examples of sheared shrubs that I see in my town, but no more. Hey, I’m just agreeing with the experts. I Googled “shearing shrubs” and found: Both the Arizona Water Authority and the AZ Plant Lady agree that it’s bad, and Maureen Gilmer in the Seattle Times declares “Sheered Shrubs a Travesty:” If Mother Nature had intended shrubs to be square, she would have created them that way. Yet humans persist in trying to render a free-growing plant into geometric perfection. So there’s the obvious aesthetic objection – the plants don’t LOOK as good, at least in the eyes of most plant-lovers. Correct pruning not only looks better but is much less work. Maureen’s mentor taught her that “The shrub should never look as though it’s been pruned….And if done properly, you rarely have to prune at all,” adding … Read More

How to Build a Raised Garden Bed for Square Foot Gardening and More

How to Build a Raised Garden Bed for Square Foot Gardening and More
Your knees and back are tired of you gardening on the ground! That’s why Cassity and I, designed and built a DIY raised garden bed that you can stand next to, to do all your gardening at counter height.  Your back will thank you later. 🙂 This post contains affiliate links. Learn more and read our full disclosure policy here.  This raised garden bed is: 37 1/2″ tall. 48″  x 48″ wide in the center opening. 58″ x 58″ from outside top trim edge to edge. Depth of soil can be between 6″ to 16″ deep, depending on what you decide you need for depth. The estimated cost to build one garden box is around $250.   The thing about this project is that it will last for 30+ years if you use cedar and/or redwood lumber.  I plan on having mine for over 50 years, maybe even 100!… Read More

HiEnd Accents celebrating 15th anniversary in 2020

HiEnd Accents celebrating 15th anniversary in 2020
Camille Buffalo Check bedding set from HiEnd Accents. HiEnd Accents, a producer of luxury top of bed and home accessories, is kicking off a yearlong celebration of its 15th anniversary at the January markets in Dallas and Las Vegas. The company began in 2005 as a small home textile manufacturer in Dallas. Its rustic designs quickly propelled HiEnd Accents to a leading position in the rustic bedding market. In 2012, with the success of our Lifestyle Rustic Collection, HiEnd Accents expanded into transitional and traditional beddings and accessories with the addition of its Landmark Home Collection. In 2013, HiEnd Accents launched its home décor line to respond to the growing demand of the market. “We feel very blessed and fortunate to see our company grow through the years. HiEnd Accents is committed to providing quality and inspired designs to our customers with a focus on creating products that enrich and... Read More