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13
Oct 2017

When building low level tree houses on your land, one of your top priorities at the very beginning of the planning stage should be how to make it secure. Bespoke structures such as these will always attract attention, unwanted and otherwise, so you do need to make sure you’ve taken the necessary precautions to keep your new investment safe and sound. Make sure, for example, that the wood you use to build your structure is thick enough to make it hard for someone to break in. It’s not unheard of for vandals......

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24
Sep 2017

If you’re looking for a bit of inspiration for your own garden home offices or other structures for your outdoor spaces, you could do a lot worse than checking out the winner of this year’s Cuprinol Shed of the Year competition. According to the Daily Telegraph, The Mushroom House was named the overall winner in the Channel 4 Amazing Spaces Shed of the Year show, hand-built out of red cedar wood by a doting dad for his 12-year-old daughter. Ben Swanborough apparently went ahead with the ambitious construction project after his daughter......

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13
Sep 2017

A really fun part of building your own log cabins is shopping for all the little touches after the actual construction part has come to an end. It’s certainly worth checking out all the latest interior design trends to see if there are any you’d like to bring in to your own little house – so here are just a couple that might tickle your pickle this year. Heart Wood – Dulux Colour of the Year 2018 Say goodbye to Denim Drift, the must-have colour of this year… there’s a new kid......

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22
Aug 2017

If you’re keen to find some inspiration for your own low level tree house structures at home, why don’t you go down some kind of magical fairy tale route? This would be especially exciting if you’ve got young children at home who still believe in all things fantastical – and you’d have a great time planning it out together as a family. Have a read of this article on the Brampton Guardian website about Bill Watterson who carved his very own seven-foot fairy cottage treehouse out of a dead silver maple tree.......

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18
Aug 2017

Being eco-friendly as far as is possible is a growing concern for many these days as global warming hits the headlines increasingly. And if you’re planning on doing some home renovations this year or perhaps you want to have your own low level tree houses built, it might be worth looking into just what materials you can repurpose and reuse to reduce your carbon footprint a little. We’ve just stumbled across this article on the Today website about an amazing five-storey treehouse on Bainbridge Island in Washington, just outside Seattle, that took......

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04
Aug 2017

Now, you may think treehouses are the preserve of children’s clubhouses alone, but did you know, for example, that the most wished for listing on Airbnb is actually a treehouse? Okay, so it may be in the Atlanta rather than in the wilds of Sussex reports the Standard, but taking this as an example, there’s no reason you couldn’t recreate a treehouse (or a whole load of treehouses) in this style if you own land and create your own treehouse escape for those who want a stay with a difference. After all,......

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18
Jul 2017

If you’ve got the space outside, installing bespoke garden structures is a great way of extending your living space and helping you achieve the house of your dreams. But once you’ve got your structure in place, what should you use it for? Here are a few ideas to serve as excellent inspiration. A playroom You might not have the space inside to house all your kids’ toys, but a shed or similar outside could be the answer you’ve been looking for. You could style the structure so it looks like a Wendy......

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17
Jul 2017

If you struggle to stay focused and motivated in your office job and dream of working from home then you might be interested the best garden home offices available as a solution. A study carried out by office products firm Fellowes showed that up to half of the workers surveyed said that they often get distracted in the office up to 15 times per day. Employees tend to become distracted roughly every 35 minutes throughout the day. Two thirds of those that took part in the study said that if they only......

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10
Jul 2017

Skiing enthusiasts with a penchant for treehouses can now indulge both their passions by booking a stay in the world’s very first slopeside ski-in/ski-out treehouse chalet at the Whitefish Mountain Resort in north-western Montana… absolutely perfect for anyone who loves outdoor adventures! It only opened last month (June) so you’ll be one of the first to enjoy a stay in one of the Snow Bear Chalets luxury houses, which are perched 25ft above the forest floor. If it’s incredible views of the countryside you’re after, you could certainly do a lot worse.......

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05
Jul 2017

Nowadays, it’s common to hear parents talk about their youth spent playing outside, whether in the street or in tree houses in the garden, often bemoaning that children these days spend too long on ‘devices’ and not enough time exploring the great outdoors. However, for some children, wanting to play outside is a no-brainer – the problem comes when the adults get involved Take for example school girl Abigail Early, who this week hit the headlines after the local council wrote a letter to her mum asking that her and other children......

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