12 Urban Style Indoor-Outdoor Concrete Pieces

November 21, 2013

HomeMade Modern’s cool DIY Concrete Planter with spigot.

Concrete is the modern urban gardener’s muse. No surprise that for ages architects and designers alike have been drawn to concrete for its simplicity and range of textures. Indoor-outdoor concrete design options … Read More...

5 Cool Finds Made From Recycled Gutter Parts and More

November 15, 2013


Photo via ScoutMob

We’re celebrating  America Recycles Day with five unique creations made from recycled everyday materials, like gutters and glass bottles.

These inventive ideas just scrape the surface when it comes to seeing what can happen when mixing … Read More...

Edible Lamps Grown With Magic Mushrooms

November 14, 2013


While you and I can now 3D print our own products, Danish designer Jonas Edvard grows his own 3D edible lamps.


Yep, Edvard cultivates the living lamps from a material he’s developed using the domestic waste of oyster mushroom leftovers … Read More...

Found it! Bright Ideas for DIY Lighting Using Repurposed Household Objects

September 3, 2013

Tomato Cage Chandelier

We were intrigued with the fun and unique lighting ideas out there all made from upcycled household objects. For the crafty out there, here are some creative DIY instructions as well as ready-to-go designs you can purchase.

The secret

Mad About…10 Design Objects for the Garden

July 17, 2013

From Mad About…Outdoor Living Rooms. Photo via Lonny.

My friend, journalist Kate Watson-Smyth, launched Mad About the House about 18 months ago. An interiors and design writer for The Financial Times, Kate runs a series on her blog called 365 Read More...

The freshest innovative and eco-friendly designs, trends, and ideas for urban gardens and stylish small places.

Visit Robin Horton @UrbanGardens's profile on Pinterest.