outdoor cinemaBringing nature into your home can be easier than you think. It`s not about planting trees in the middle of your hallway, but more about creating that feeling of freedom you have when you are somewhere out there, with no worries to cloud your day. With no further ado, here are some original ideas that will turn your home into a cozy refuge:

#1. A backyard cinema

This could be the perfect place for an outdoor movie session with your friends. All you need is  movies and popcorn. And a backyard, of course.

#2. Chandelier that turns your room into a forest

Indoor forest effect

Designers Hilden & Diaz figured out how to bring trees in your own room. This forest-like sculpture out of twisted roots, bushes and tree branches creates an effect beyond our imagination. 

#3. A backyard fire pit

A simple way to enjoy some pleasant nights, especially during spring or autumn (you can use a blanket if it is too cold). You can even put this idea to the test in winter, in order to warm up after building  a snowman. A bunch of friends and a hot cup of tea could complete the idyllic scene.

backyard fire pit

#4. A living room filled with sand

If you like spending time by the sea, you will definitely enjoy this one! Why not extend your vacation by bringing the beach into your house?

living room filled with sand

#5. Aquarium bed

A sophisticated piece of furniture and also a great way to relax and sleep peacefully. Counting fish…because sheep are too mainstream.

aquarium bed

#6. Beach sand under your office

We would like to share with you designer Justin Kemp`s thoughts regarding his idea: “The sand is relaxing, but for me, its more a symbol of my permanent vacation.  It’s the design of a lifestyle where work becomes so satisfying that vacation and retirement become undesirable.  It’s a permanent state of chill.”

sand under your desk
Justin Kemp, inventor of the sandbox

 #7. Hammock bed

hammock bed

Relaxation at its finest. A mixture of simplicity and functionality that will lead your thoughts to the most beautiful corners of the world.

#8. Tree house room for kids

Your child wants a tree house but you live in an apartment? it seems that this is not a problem. All you need is imagination.


#9. Swing set table

You are never too old to remember about your childhood. Not even when you are at work. This table could reinvent your boring staff meetings. Sometimes you become more productive when you have some fun.


#10. Hammock over the stairs

Need ideas for unconventional reading spots? We have some coming up. Take this crazy safety net for starters, allowing you to swing gracefully over the stairs and enjoy a perfect lurking spot.

hammock over the stairs 2

#11. A cozy reading corner near the window or by the terrace

It is important to have a special place where you can read a great book and relax, especially if you also have a window nearby. If you are lucky enough to have a nice view it`s even better.




12. A creek that runs trough your hallway

We are aware that not everybody has a creek that runs under their home, but you can improvise. Maybe some weirdly shaped stones, sea shells and some sand from last summer under a glass floor could also do the trick.

a creek that runs to your hallway

13. A wall that plays music when it rains

This could be a little hard to build but you can find one in Dresden, Germany. According to Atlas Obscura, it is part of the Kunsthofpassage series of courtyards, an art experiment envisioned by the tenants of the apartment buildings on which the works are installed. Created by sculptor Annette Paul and designers Christoph Rossner and Andre Tempel, this piece blending music and architecture was inspired by Rube Goldberg Machine, converting the mere patter of rainfall into a spectacular orchestral symphony.

a wall that plays music when it rains
Kunsthofpassage Funnel Wall in Germany

14. A spiral staircase slide

An innovative staircase that will allow you to move faster when welcoming your guests. And a miniature adventure slide for anyone visiting you.

staircase slide

15. Vertical herb garden in your kitchen

Cooking enthusiasts would be more than pleased to use some fresh herbs in their food. If you don`t want to spend time at the store, plant your own herb garden. It`s easy, fun, sustainable and healthy.

vertical herb garden in your kitchen


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