Home and Garden Roundup: 2.04.07

Home and Garden Roundup: 2.04.07

Janel Laban
Feb 5, 2007

A whole lotta playfulness underfoot is the story of a designer's collaboration with his son, a preschooler.

Designer Raju Peddada said, "We had to do something really radical, getting away from geometric, getting away from organic - Something capturing accidental and incidental beauty, which is very difficult to do." But not for his child. His son's drawings (done between the ages of 2-4) were the basis for the Tex-Mix collection of rugs.

Also from H&G this week:

Snoop Patrol: Four Bears teammates do the H&G questionnaire.

Living the Green Life: Another reader question, this time about turning down the heat, part of H&G's 2007 green living focus. Also, have a tip on living green? Send it in today (its the deadline) to be in the running for a set of Ecobag string grocery bags. Email info available at the end of the article when you click through.

Dishing: The dishing column welcomes a new writer this week - former Tribune test kitchen director and cookbook editor JeanMarie Brownson joins Ron Bilaro in bringing recipes to the H&G readers. She kicks things off with three snack recipes...spicy sesame back back ribs, jalapeno chicken and avocado wraps and zesty artichoke dip.

Five Ways: to gently resolve situations when wildlife meets homelife.

Top Image: Liblalee rug via Peddada

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