Friday, August 22, 2014
Inquirer Daily News

Home & Design

On the day Mark Segal saw the house in Society Hill, he knew instantly that he would buy it - and did, that very day.
Soapbox recently launched a line of tables that, like the rest of its products, require no tools. Soapbox’s website breaks the product assembly down using letters.
The tiny home movement of the last decade and a half is going strong. It holds a particular appeal for folks who want to reduce their environmental footprint...
Getting ready to remodel your home involves a great deal of planning – deciding how best to use the space, clarifying your budget, designing the project...
Tranquility and dependability are two words that sum up what many gardeners seek. A peaceful place to recharge and reliable plants that grow no matter...
Even though today’s instant communication has made the globe seem smaller, there are still differences among various parts of the world. One difference...
CHICAGO (AP) - A train roars by as Native American children and instructors climb up a railroad embankment in Chicago, headed toward a barren patch of land that they'll transform into a garden with edible and medicinal plants.
A great bar setup is an important component in a glamorous home, but finding the ideal bar cart in your price range isn't easy.
When Tiffany Threadgould moved into her Fairmount apartment in 2012, the first thing she did was trash the place. But for Threadgould, 40, that didn't mean making a mess. On the contrary, it's all about discovering beauty - or at least function - in objects that might otherwise be destined for the landfill. In her hands, CD jewel cases formed pendant lamps, paint cans became planters (and paint stirrers labels for a windowsill herb garden), and old sweaters made a cozy throw for her sofa.
It's an infrastructure crisis with a social-media solution. Or so the city fathers of Paris are hoping. "Our bridges are more fragile than your love," says the official announcement.
Melissa Palmer has already lived a creative life as a master gardener, master beekeeper, hand-spinner of wool, and farmer who has raised sheep, chickens, quail, donkeys, and a goose named Greg.
 
It's Time to...rejuvenate petunias