How to give your backyard a whole new look for a birthday party

April 30, 2012  //  Posted by: home improvement guide  //  Category: Garden Decor Tips

The backyard of your house can be the perfect place to celebrate a birthday party. Any party will live a lot of mess when the party is over and you will be able to keep the inside of your house clean if you throe a party in the backyard. In addition, throwing a party in the backyard can be more exciting than partying indoors. You can use the space for a little barbecue stand for the party. Decorate the backyard according to your taste.


You can drape little bright lights around the trees of the backyard, which would look really great during the party evening. You can also stretch a piece of white cloth from a post to a post and play a movie on it through a projector. You can also get an inflatable water pool for the party and see how your party is enjoyed by the guests. Make sure the seating arrangement is adequate for the guests.

Tips to start your terrace garden

April 29, 2012  //  Posted by: home improvement guide  //  Category: Garden Decor Tips

Just because you live in a small apartment with not enough space to grow a garden does not mean you cannot nurture your gardening skills. You can start growing a garden in your terrace. So, do you want to start a terrace garden? If you do, here are some tips that might help you. Firstly, you will have to determine the amount to space you want to dedicate to your terrace garden and then decide of the types of plants that you want to grow in the garden.


There are a few plants like potatoes which will not work well in the terrace. So, while making the list, see which plants will grow best in the terrace garden. You will then have to purchase terracotta pots for the plants. You should also label the pots so that you can differentiate one plant from the other easily. Purchase the right kind of fertilizers for the plants.

Varieties of pergolas

April 22, 2012  //  Posted by: home improvement guide  //  Category: Garden Decor Tips

Nowadays many people are considering the idea of building pergolas in their new home. If you have built a new home and are planning for some decoration for your home, then you can also consider the option of building a pergola. They give an imperialist look to your home. You can have a pergola either for your patio deck, or as a gateway to your garden. There are wide varieties of pergolas available. An open roof pergola is an awesome place for enjoying the beauty of a starry night. But then before you go for a pergola built you have to consider the most important thing that is your budget. In case you have limited budget or not enough funds then you may not be able to build a pergola.


But if you yourself are a good artisan then you buy the accessories from the market and get them fixed as directed and your pergola will be ready.  The designs and the patterns of the pergolas do vary really in a great way. A lot of architectural patterns are available that may impart a classy touch to your home décor.