Malibu Home ideas

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Add Warmth To Your Malibu Garden

by ritasimpson November 21, 2012 Gardens

Gather around a firepit wall

Overlapping panels of ipe wood and colored concrete flank the firepit could grace your Malibu home. Stone veneer forms a chimneylike background for the flames, creating a classic focal point for this true outdoor living room.

Plant living torches. Golden flower plumes of Miscanthus sinensis shimmer and sway over grassy leaves.

Add shadow casters. Small …

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Modern Idea Accents For Your Malibu Home

by ritasimpson October 9, 2012 Architecture

Water gives shape to nature — carving places like the Grand Canyon, for example — but it also determines much of a house’s form and how it relates to nature. Beyond the roofs, walls and windows — the barriers that keep water from getting inside a home — there is a less-obvious consideration: the entrance. …

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