By Kayla Mason

by Kayla Mason - 5 months ago

Grow Your Own Spring Salad Garden

Do you remember the days that salad came as a head of lettuce that you would chop up and add to a salad bowl? It seems that these days, salad is usually a mix of pre-washed baby leaves that comes in a plastic box. While it is very convenient, you are paying for that convenience in both extra costs...

by Kayla Mason - 5 months ago

COMMON Seating – a new brand to watch

New furniture company COMMON seating is fast becoming the newest exciting brand coming out of Denmark. They are a group driven by design and collaborate with designers that are both radical, unique and sensible. “Design for us is all about the experience of context. An object’s context to the space...

by Kayla Mason - 5 months ago

How to Clean Garden Pots

Growing gardens in containers is an increasingly popular way to adorn your outdoor space. Small-space dwellers have the option to create a garden on a patio, deck, or even a fire escape. Start the season off right by properly preparing your pots for the growing season. Whether they are terracotta,...

by Kayla Mason - 5 months ago

A Secret Garden

Photo from Sera of London, check out our chat with Sera here. Who else’s favorite childhood book was The Secret Garden? If you’re not familiar with it, it’s the story of an enchanting hidden garden with archways covered in wisteria and jasmine, winding pathways leading to ironwork seating, planter...

by Kayla Mason - 5 months ago

Euroflora 2018 invades Genoa and transforms parks & museums

Euroflora 2018 will be back in Genoa from 21 April to 6 May as you have never seen it before. For the first time, the flower show will be held outdoor, in a breathtaking location, to offer its visitors a truly unique experience. The splendour that has always characterised one of the most prestigio...

by Kayla Mason - 5 months ago

Essential storage – Kabino drawers by Normann Copenhagen

Storage in my rental home is pretty much non existent. I’ve mentioned before that my challenge is to bring in furniture that can withstand another house move. Large items of furniture such as drawers must be able to withstand any reassembly. My issue is the culture of disposable furniture. If it...

by Kayla Mason - 5 months ago

PAD PEEK: Ron Goh

Have you ever wondered what the home of a digital designer and self-proclaimed plant addict might look like? Well wonder no more, jungalistas… it looks like straight up HEAVEN! We know because we were lucky enough to get a peek into the home of Ron Goh (and are seriously considering moving in!). R...

by Kayla Mason - 6 months ago

Plant-o-Pedia: Bird of Paradise

The Bird of Paradise is a stunning tropical plant that makes a major statement, but it also suffers from a bit of an identity crisis! Often confused with a banana plant or palm tree, there are several types of Bird of Paradise, or Strelitzia, that are commonly used in landscaping in warmer climate...

by Kayla Mason - 6 months ago

Bee a Good Garden Host: Make a Bee Bath

Creating a bee-friendly garden means more than just planting flowers. You certainly want to attract them with gorgeous blooms, but while they are in your garden you will want to give them a place to collect water: a pond, fountain, or a bee bath. A bee bath is a simple bee water feeder that is easy...

by Kayla Mason - 6 months ago

A Very Floating Shelf Roundup

Raise your hand if you usually have a dozen or more tchotchkes, plants, or books that are floating around your home like nomads! Go ahead – this is a no judgment zone. We all do it, but it’s about time that all those quirky goodies find a place to live! It may feel daunting to commit to a big ol’...

by Kayla Mason - 6 months ago

This Just In: Ragmate

What is that soft, fuzzy, funky goodness, you ask?! Oh, just the latest collection of Ragmate newness. Ragmate is a Finnish-based company founded by Martta Leskela, and staffed by Syrian women currently living and working in Turkey as refugees. These handmade rugs, wall coverings, and cushion cove...

by Kayla Mason - 6 months ago

Good Vibes: Smudging

It’s officially spring, which means it’s time to dust off those bookshelves, donate the clothes we haven’t worn for a while, and get rid of some of the stuff that has been weighing us down – literally and figuratively. Spring cleaning isn’t just a physical act, it’s also a ritual that can take man...