The weekend after Thanksgiving usually means a few great things, lots of yummy leftovers, a tremendous amount of sales and the best of all, decorating and getting ready for the holidays. Between preparing for guests, gift shopping and so much more, the list of tasks can seem never overwhelming and not leave much time to think about decorating.
Just because the fall and winter temperatures are upon us, it doesn't mean that we can't still bring back a bit of summer. Elements such as how vibrant colors are in the sunlight, mini vacations, and relaxing times, are all what we love about those warm months.
Although your backyard may be covered in fallen leaves or even snow, grab a fruity drink, throw an umbrella in it, because we're going show you how to bring summer back and add some island flavor into your home.
Want to go green? Quit cutting down all the trees. Why waste a 40 to 100 year old tree when bamboo can provide one of the hardest building materials there is and grows an average of 50 centimeters a day? Indeed, bamboo is the fastest growing woody plant in the world. Some species can grow as much as 121 centimeters in a 24-hour period. Stronger than steel, bamboo grows like a weed and can be a very viable building material.