Fall Colors Northwest Finalist #1: Derek's Earthy Blank Canvas

Fall Colors Northwest Finalist #1: Derek's Earthy Blank Canvas

leslie
Nov 9, 2007
Here is the first of our 4 northwestern finalists. Our judges are making the final decisions, but your comments can help them out. Remember, everyone is a winner at AT ;-)... Name: Derek Location: Portland Type: Owned 2 bedroom apartment Go to: Derek's original entry Derek's favorite OTHER entry: My favorite entry is Nathaniel & Keith's Blue Period (#9 on NY)

Tell us about your favorite colorful object in your home: My favorite object in my home is the tree stump turned garden object outside on my balcony. I bought the tree stump in a small logging town in southern Oregon, hoping to make it coffee table. It didn't look good, though, in the space, so I put it out on the balcony, trying to figure out how I should get rid of it-- sell it, give it to a friend, etc. When I put it out there I sort of liked it, but it still was missing something. Since I'm on the 25th floor (no greenery up there) and plants seemed the obvious thing to do, I opted for a little different-- fake grass. This really works for me, and it gives life to my balcony from inside my place.
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