11.17.2014

How to Install a Simple Gray Water System

How to install a simple gray water system from your washing machine

Trying to capture gray water and transporting it out to the yard or garden can be a huge task, let alone a slow process. Although I'm no engineering expert, it seemed to me that there had to be a easier way, so I am sharing with you what I 'set up' at my house to divert water out to my garden.

4.03.2014

Spring Cleaning: How To Wash a Rug

 How to Wash a Rug from Studio, Garden and Bungalow

Washing rugs used to be part of an old time Spring Cleaning ritual. How to wash a rug? Today this seems like an ancient concept, but after a long winter it can be pretty essential. A freshly washed rug will give your room a new start for spring.

3.23.2014

Taking a Look: Art Deco Bathroom Tile

Vintage 1920's Art Deco bathroom tile in yellow and lavender from Studio, Garden and Bungalow


When designing a new Art Deco bathroom or remodeling an old one in a vintage style, looking at original tile work is always a plus. This vintage bathroom is in a bungalow home located in the hillside community of Tujunga, CA. The tiles here have an Art Deco color scheme, which brings this home's age into the 1920's era.

3.12.2014

Water Conservation & Kids

Water conservation and kids,  resources for teaching them about drought, from Studio, Garden and Bungalow


So, we are in a drought here in the west. Are you thinking about teaching children water conservation? On my way to research another blog post, I have come across quite a few fun articles and activity pages online that are perfect for teaching the kids in your life about water conservation.

2.19.2014

Bathroom Remodel in an Old Bungalow: "Before"



Bathroom remodeling in an old bungalow has its challenges. It's difficult not to have a long history of previous alterations and upgrades made by earlier occupants.