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  • Surroundings by Natureworks+ at the Indiana Design Center

    WE’VE MOVED!! Perhaps you’ve heard by now. Our new office is located at the Indiana Design Center, 200 South Rangeline Road, suite 219 in Carmel. If you have never been here before, stop in. Treat yourself to a fun tour. You will be amazed at the facility. It’s elegant, beautiful, packed [...]

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    Flat Randy and Flat Eric Photo Contest

    In celebration of our valued clients and staying home and being moved, in 2015 we launched a fun on-going social campaign where customers can share pictures from their gorgeous and relaxing luxury outdoor living spaces featuring our super cool flat Randy and Eric characters. Monthly we pick a [...]

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    3 Things to Make Spring 2016 the Best in Outdoor Living

    Have a case of the winter blues? Dreaming of relaxing in warmth in your own backyard oasis? Us too. We feel like Indiana is teasing us a bit of late. One day it feels like spring is around corner and the next there is freezing rain, sleet and snow. While we all wait for spring to come and stay for [...]

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    The Special Ingredient for Amazing Luxury Outdoor Living

    We are often asked what sets us apart from our competition. I like to think we are being asked because clients sense that there is something special about who we are and how we do business.  We certainly think so. It’s taken several years to pinpoinint exactly what that something special is, [...]

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    The Cabo Emotion and Moving Outdoor Living Spaces

    Fresh from an extended vacation that ended in Cabo, the creative juices are flowing rampant, and I am recalling of the incredible service we experienced at the Cabo resort.  Simply amazing and beyond anything previously experienced. It prompted me to wonder how we make that happen in our [...]

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    El Nino Weather Phenomenon in Indiana

    El Nino is a weather phenomenon that occurs irregularly every two to seven years. Trade winds that usually blow from east to west weaken and sea surface temperatures start rising, setting off a chain of atmospheric impacts and temporarily disrupting weather patterns around the world. The 2015/2016 [...]

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    Baby, It's Cold Outside

    Naturally our thoughts turn towards squeezing every ounce of outdoor living that we can into our busy worlds before winter 100% invades. For my family, that means LOTS of fall dinners on the patio often followed by a few minutes around the gas fire feature that serves to warm our bodies and our [...]

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    Wow. Project of the Decade. Now that’s a strong commitment. But that’s how we feel about Steve and Courtenay Wagner’s 2014 incredible outdoor living space project. Sure, it took us 3 months to install, and they were likely ready for us to disappear when we finished. A project of this scope [...]

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    Hunger for Luxury Outdoor Living Spaces

    3,060,000. The number of google hits that “Luxury Outdoor Living Spaces” pops up is not surprising, although a very large number. It frankly reflects our nations hunger for outdoor living. Obviously there are plenty of definitions of luxury and likely yours is different than mine. And that is [...]

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