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Create a backyard oasis with these chic pieces for porch, patio and pool. 1 Hatteras Hammocks Roman Arc Hammock in Reef Stripe; $699. Swimm Pool & Patio, Darien, 203-656-4336; swimmpoolandpatio.com 2 Stone Forest Stone Water Table Fountain; $3,500. Stone Forest, 888-682-2987; stoneforest.com 3 TIP “Changing of the color of the inside of the pool can make a dramatic difference and there are many finishes and shades to choose from. Other great ways to improve a pool include changing its shape and adding a spa or water feature.” —Alan Edwards, Shoreline Pools 4 TIP “Knock Out Roses are one of the hottest plants right now. These colorful roses are virtually indestructible. They bloom all summer long, and since they’re disease- and insect-resistant, they require almost no care.” —Dan Mazabras, ODD Job, (Outdoor Designs of Distinction) 5 Design Within Reach Tuuci Razor Shade Platform Umbrella in Green; $1,850. DWR, Westport, 203-227-9707; dwr.com 6 TIP “Beyond landscape design, the most important investment is a space where homeowners can enjoy being with family and friends. This should include an outdoor seating area with cushy armchairs and loungers, a fireplace or fire pit, additional seating with a stone seating wall, pergola with […]
Your house will turn heads with siding, shutters and details that make all the difference. 1 Smith and Hawken Chippendale planter; $129. Smith and Hawken, Westport, 203-454-0010; smithandhawken.com 2 Urban Electric Co. Official Charleston ceiling lantern; $925. Urban Electric Co, 843-723-8140; urbanelectricco.com 3 TIP “Plant flowers and set out beautiful potted plants around your entryway. This brings in color and it’s also an inexpensive solution for drawing attention away from the flaws of the house.” —Rick Higgins, Realtor, The Higgins Group 4 Cedar siding Rings End, Darien, 203-655-2525; ringsend.com 5 Bevolo copper letter box; $375. Bevolo 985-249-6040; bevolo.com 6 Walpole Woodworkers Ipswich Cupola; $749. Walpole Woodworkers, Westport, 203-255-9010; walpolewoodworkers.com 7 TIP “You can completely transform the style of a house and update it for the 21st century by changing the siding to shingle, stucco or stone, installing double-hung windows with mullions, and adding shutters.” —Richard Kotz, architect 8 TIP “The two most important aspects of curb appeal are the roofline and fenestration. The roofline is critical in creating a good sense of scale, while windows add drama, detail and light.” —Rich Granoff, architect Your house will turn heads with siding, shutters and details that make all […]
Luxury and eco-living find common ground at Windermere on the Lake
Green-design advocates Anne Carr and Connie Dirvin of Blinkdecor.com discover that you don’t have to forgo style in order to save the world.
Baby the earth a little with green design that’s too cool for school.