Best of DIY Home Decor: Everyone needs a broom closet; here the brooms, mops and cleaning supplies are very efficiently housed in a narrow pullout cabinet. Everything is handy and accessible, much easier to grab than from underneath the sink.
Four wall-mounted drying racks in a mudroom create an instant indoor drying room; recreate the look with four wall-mounted racks from Ikea. For something similar, consider Ikea's wall-mounted Grundtal Drying Rack;
[designs by Rolling Greens Nursery] . I like the deep purple and green plants in these pots. Most are drought tolerant succulents/cacti with some others mixed in. The mix of two colors repeated in three pots adds an element of cohesiveness.
By the pool.Plants for Containers in the Sun. My favorite perennial for pots in the sun — sedums of all types. I also love grasses with trailing plants, the photo right being a stunning example of combination.