Linda John's Article in Home Improvement

282 Stacked Stone Wall Ideas
Classic Flagstone Wall Stacked stone walls add architecture and texture to any landscape. Construct a low wall around a garden bed, a retaining wall to hold back sloping terrain or a decorative wall to dress up a plain walkway. Stacked stone walls create natural boundaries that provide pleasing contrasts with existing landscape elements and structural materials. Choose from six creative stacked stone wall ideas to enhance the beauty and value of your home.
Posted on Dec-01-2011

240 How to Decorate a Great Room & Small Living Room
Decorating your great room may create a challenge because of the wide open space that encompasses the living area, an eating area and most likely your kitchen, as well. Your great room is the area where everyone gathers, while a small living room should be reserved for formal entertaining and intimate gatherings.
Posted on Nov-30-2011

197 Lighting Ideas for a Great Room in Log Homes
The great room is an interior house design that combines the living room, family room and a dining area in one central location in the house. The great room typically is in the center of the log home and all other rooms in the house access through this room. The lighting that you choose for the room must create a comfortable atmosphere while providing illumination for different activities.
Posted on Nov-30-2011

236 How to Decorate a Joint Living Room and Dining Room
Cozy seating areas can make spacious rooms more intimate. The most important thing to remember in decorating a joint living room and dining room is to make it visually flow. This will create continuity and allow the eye to flow around the room and not have any breaking points. This type of room is great for throwing parties and gathering with your family, friends and neighbors to share the events in your lives. Often, these combined rooms tend to look like a warehouse or commercial space becaus
Posted on Nov-30-2011

245 Create a Great Living Room
Form and Function Work Together to Make a Livable and Stylish Space A large piece of art pumps up a living room's design and serves as a focal point.(photo: Goodshoot/Goodshoot/Getty Images) Splurge on at least one item for the living room that creates the ‘wow’ factor.
Posted on Nov-30-2011