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Make the Most Of Your Garden
Today many people regard their greenspaces as an extra room. They view them as a room which requires designing and styling, like any other. And like any other room, the garden can provide the ambient background that you desire, whether tranquil and serene, or bright and stimulating.
Whether we are talking about a window box on a balcony twenty floors up, or a tiny backyard terrace, these spaces can all be stylishly greened-up and themed with distinctive garden accessories and accents to offer you an oasis of tranquility in an otherwise hectic world.
There are many types of garden decor and design. You may choose to have a peaceful and tranquil water garden. Water fountains are fabulous accents for your home as well as your gardens and greenspaces. And these days, they come in all sizes, to fit all spaces and all pockets. There are many which would even fit the tiniest balcony or terrace. They don’t need intricate plumbing or installing, so don’t let that put you off.
There are so many stylish designs available, you are sure to find one which suits your overall look. Whether it is an Egyptian Pharaoh fountain, with its background of gently lapping water, or a granite pagoda fountain softly trickling. A fountain can really help you achieve a sense of calm and tranquility.
There are many home and garden stores or home and garden shops. It seems that they are springing up everywhere to meet the demand for all our décor needs. The internet can offer a good selection of websites. The better web based home and garden decor stores offer high quality products, with many handmade and finely crafted objects. Sometimes you will find original pieces at very reasonable rates. It is these pieces which will form the heirlooms of tomorrow.
When styling your greenspace, and outside areas, do not neglect to place some magical wind chimes, wind bells or wind circles in strategic positions, to delight the sense of sound. The soothing tinkling of these chimes is the perfect accompaniment to the gentle background of trickling water from your water fountain.
Make sure that you search out wind chimes which are well made from waterproof materials, if they are to be left outside full time. There are many types of chimes and bells available making different sounds, from wood to metal. You are sure to find something to suit your requirements.
Look out also for very unusually styled and beautifully designed weathervanes. These are sometimes offered in a variety of themes, ensuring there is something for everyone’s tastes. The highest quality weathervanes have an old hammered copper finish. These may be easily fixed to your roof, to shops, barns, gazebos or fence posts. If you want to add a stylish accent to your garden, then a themed weathervane would do the job instantly.
If you are a keen gardener, your greenspace would also benefit from a practical as well as stylish rain gauge. You may be lucky enough to find some with a delightful flamed copper finish, bringing a warm autumnal feel to your outside areas. The better home and garden decor websites offer rain gauges featuring delightful silhouettes, filling your greenspace with charm and giving an accurate measure of the day’s rainfall.
So don’t neglect your extra room -- create your dream greenspace by searching out stylish and well made quality garden accents to give your garden decor that extra something, and to give you an extra room.
About the Author: By Diane Ashe, owner of www.unusualhomeaccents.com
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