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Setting Sail: Susan Hoff’s Live/Work Space in San Francisco

Susan Hoff’s live/work space occupies two small rooms (a total of 502 square feet) in a nondescript two-story building that she shares with three other artists and a dance studio. Having grown up restoring a 19th-century farm with her family in Illinois, she was equipped to build a sense of comfort and personality into her unorthodox rental in San Francisco’s Mission District, where she handcrafts tote bags made from retired sails and spent horse tack. Let’s take a look.

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DIY Wall Art: Block Prints on a Budget

This DIY is a mixture of things I spotted on Remodelista: The Three Block Shop scarves hanging in the dining room at Ostrich Farm in Silverlake, Izabella’s post highlighting a printing technique that utilizes adhesive foam board and a block of wood, and Julie’s post on hanging wall art with metal binder clips.

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Before & After: A Two-Story Treehouse in Calistoga, California

San Francisco Bay Area-based o2 Treehouse specializes in designing and building “arbor-textual creations” for residences and commercial properties.

Since 2006, when founder Dustin Feider coupled his background in furniture design with his passion for outdoor climbing to start building treehouses, he and his crew have built dozens all over California.

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Mobile Me: A Landscape Design App That Gets Personal

The problem with many landscape design apps is they really are not interested in your garden. Instead, they expect outdoor spaces to conform to their idea of what a garden should be: a perfect, empty rectangle of land with no prior commitments.

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