Search











Rove Concepts

Entries in garden (69)

Wednesday
Apr272011

Brazilian garden

This next post comes from Renato of Rio de Janeiro: I'm a brazilian fan of your delightful DTI ..after so much inspiration I thought I also had something to inspire you (and other readers) too! The plant is called Mucuna, and is the flaming hot sister of the suave blue Jade ...


Wednesday
Apr132011

Beach stalking 3

I promise this is my last beach stalking for the week. Today's beach home is not quite what you would expect from a seaside residence. It's darker, moodier and more masculine but it is still relaxed and focuses on bringing the outside in. It reflects its position further back from the sea in a canal estate. It's more urban resort than seaside chic and oh so cool. Love the garden ideas in this one. Link here while it lasts.

Click to read more ...

Monday
Mar282011

Glass box stalking

A traditional facade and a glass extension. A fusion of contemporary modern living and heritage. Sometimes there is a little secret tucked away in the backyard and in the case of this Surry Hills, Sydney home it is a stylish glass pavilion. Love the connection between indoors and out. The lush garden just a stretch away. Sometimes the you can't judge a book by its cover.

Click to read more ...

Monday
Mar212011

Leave you wanting more

Dear Real Estate Agent,

I am writing to bring to your attention a short falling in your internet advertising I feel you may wish to address. Although I know that the pictures you upload to the real estate websites you use are only meant as a teaser, something to compel me to ring you, give you all my personal details, sell my soul to you and as well of those of my family just so I can trapped alone with you at a house viewing and under your hypnotic spell sign a contract there and then at full asking price, I wonder if just a few more pictures at the very beginning is too much to ask for. (Particularly for this lovely Darlinghurst, Sydney home.) I promise I will still be compelled to ring and give you my heart and soul. I promise I am not just real estate stalking. Pinky swear I promise.

Kind regards,

Jo

Click to read more ...

Friday
Dec102010

I just sacked the painters

My 150 year old floor is ruined. There is paint spilled everywhere. The job is as dodgy as all get out and I have a massive weekend of cleaning ahead of me. And this is just one room I'm talking about. I have saved the rest of the house! Please forgive me if I post another stalking house. I find this one calming. So lovely. So restful. So beautifully painted ;) Wish me luck. I'm heading back upstairs with a bottle of wine and a paint scraper to rescue what is left of the once beautiful patina on my cedar floors. Link for this lovely house here while it lasts.

 

Click to read more ...