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July 4th, 2010 - 9:47 pm § in deck, thinking

Mason jar lamps

I’ve absolutely no clue what Mason jars are called in the UK. (Canning jars? Preserving jars? Fruit jars? I know a man named Mason patented a design for a canning jar in 1858, but there are other designs for canning jars, even if many people call almost all canning jars “Mason jars”[...]

June 30th, 2010 - 6:13 am § in deck, thinking

outdoor walls idea

Love the idea of the old church windows to create “walls” for the deck. I personally don’t like the rather fussy busyness of the rest of this outdoor room design, but I love the idea of recycling architectural leftovers to create an illusion of walls and a sense of privacy in a spa[...]

June 28th, 2010 - 7:29 am § in deck, thinking

dream deck

With our prospective new flat, the first thing you see of the actual space is the deck. So I’d like to make it as welcoming and as much like what the design magazines tend to call an “outdoor room” as possible. (It probably won’t be quite as nice as the picture on the left. J[...]