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Award-Winning High-Class Ultra Green Home Design in Canada: Midori Uchi

Does your home produce more energy than it consumes? This one does – the innovative Midori Uchi is one of Canada’s most eco-friendly houses, with …

Nadia's Loft Life

Like this entry? Favorite it below!<p>Name:NadiaLocation:Vancouver CanadaSquare Feet:717Division:InternationalWhat I Love About My Small Home:For as …

Outdoor Spaces

Small Apartments Are The Homes Of The Future

Living in a small apartment shouldn’t be an inconvenient. Just because there are other much bigger spaces out there doesn’t mean you have to feel bad …

Spain's Picture-perfect Cycling Trails

Spain is one Pure Adventures' top-selling self-guided cycling destinations. The country's pleasant climate and extraordinary cuisine are natural reasons to want to visit Spain, but when our travelers return from their vacations, the first thing they say is they can't believe how beautiful the …

Hiking

20 Reasons to Drop Everything and Go to Spain

<b>1.) The Mediterranean coast is paradise</b><p>Spain's long, sandy Atlantic beaches and cozy Mediterranean coves are rightly famous throughout Europe. That most get over 300 days of sun a year doesn't hurt either. (Photo by Naxos).<p>See more photos of beaches in Spain<p><b>2.) ...and the mountains are just around</b> …

Your Weekly Travel Zen: Switzerland

This week's <i>Moment of Travel Zen</i> comes to us from Bettina Hartas Geary. Her photo of Daubensee, a lake in Leukerbad, shows the tranquility and beauty of Switzerland.<p>From racing down snow covered mountains in winter to exploring lush green towns during warmer months, Switzerland balances thrill and …

7 Cool LED Lighting Designs

Innovative, sculptural, and sleek light designs.<p>New LED bulbs last up to 10 times longer than compact fluorescents, more than 20 times longer than incandescents, and can be made in an astonishing variety of sizes. The results? Designs that are innovative, sculptural, and sleek.

Top 5 Blog Posts of the Week:Fun Doormats, A London Penthouse, and More

From fun doormat designs to a penthouse in a historic London landmark, here's our weekly roundup of the shelter blogosphere.<p><b>This week's favorite links:</b><p>Cute Doormat Designs. POPSUGAR Home<p>A Space Where Vintage Meets Modern. Hunted Interior<p>Quick Ways to Add Color at Home. Decorology<p>A Breakfast Room …

Peel-And-Stick Wood Panels Provide An Instant Reclaimed Look

Now available from West Elm, Stikwood panels are ultrathin planks that use less energy and material than ordinary reclaimed wood.<p>“I love the smell of wood. The feel of wood. I love everything about wood,” Jerry McCall says. “But I’ve always been a bit upset about how wasteful it can be.” The master …