Somehow, ritual drunk-conversation concerning team captains for the apocalypse has become a major part of the lives of 20-somethings. Having been matured in the Grandaddy-crowned masterpiece film (put “A.M. 180” on and forget that you have a job) 28 Days Later and the best-selling Zombie Survival Guide, we’re all a little too ready to deal with the 2012 zombie apocalypse of our dreams. “The Safe House,” designed by KWK Promes, starts to get eerily close to something I could work with, if say 200 bludgeoned members of the undead army came over to eat their way into borrowing some sugar. “The most essential item for our clients was acquiring the feeling of maximum security,” begins the designers’ website in the summary of the structure.
EarthBag Homes - you're standing on the building materials... earthbag home Long sandbags are filled on-site and arranged in layers or as compressed coils. Stabilizers such as cement, lime, or sodium carbonate may be added to an ideal mix of 70% sand, 30% clay. Straw may also be added.
By Handmade Charlotte | Now that summer has arrived, the backyard is the central spot for family activities. Here’s a roundup of unique spaces for outdoor play that break the traditional mold to bring the fun to a whole new level! nggallery id=’121260′ Kiddie Car Wash Fresh Ideas for Outdoor Play
Pallet Fence If you have access to various sizes of free pallets, consider this idea for your next fence. Now I know for a fact that I would rather dig a ditch with a spoon than pull "nailed on boards." But when faced with the retail cost of a new fence from the Home Improvement Center, I will happily run for the hammer when the cost is nearly nothing. Untreated, stained, or painted to your preference, a pallet fence should last for many years, although I strongly advise you at least treat the dirt-bound end of your posts with Thompson's Water Sealer or some equally comparable preservative.