Kim Thibodeau

23
Feb

Spotlight on Paradise Restored

Paradise Restored is in the Spotlight!  We are THRILLED to be featured in a ‘Pro- Spotlight’ in Houzz: “3 Tips to take your yard to the next level”  ( Join us there by clicking the link below) https://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/80330856/thumbs/pro-spotlight-3-tips-to-take-your-yard-to-the-next-level A sincere thank you goes to our esteemed Homeowners for  choosing Paradise Restored to represent them in their landscape transformations. Leading by Design . .

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29
Nov

LIVING OUTDOORS IN HOUSE MATCHING COMFORT

Do you get the sense of Outdoor Living yet? It’s more than a catchy phrase for spending time in your backyard. Extending your living space out your backdoor adds value to your property, adjusts your psyche and strengthens your family bonds. So, what may have begun as a trend ten years ago has evolved into a popular home investment. Makes

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22
Nov

The Lure of an Outdoor Spa

Let’s face it . . . the lure of an outdoor spa is powerfully irresistible. Soaking away a long day under the stars is backyard therapy. Some of the best backyards are the ones that draw the family out the back door . . . and the lure of an outdoor Spa is becoming a big part of it. Large

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10
Nov

PRIVATE RETREATS in Landscape Design

What are private retreats in landscape design? Intimate nooks for one or two people to get away from it all. Making your backyard oasis comfortable, inviting, and perfectly matched to your needs . . . is the norm. Creating an escape space . . . private and peaceful, adds a little flavor. Want some down-time in the midst of a party?

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7
Nov

STEP-OVER WATERFALLS . . . By Paradise Restored

Step-over waterfalls in landscape design are pleasing to the senses. It’s no secret that water features provide soothing sights and sounds that help you relax and de-stress in today’s busy world. They also help to reduce traffic noise by replacing it with the sounds of trickling water. Further, Nature’s bird life will be drawn in while pesky mosquitoes cannot breed in

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3
Nov

LIVING A FABULOUS OUTDOOR LIFE . . . A Before & After Story

Outdoor Living is a common expression with a broad definition. Almost anything outdoorsy or backyard barbecue can fall under the term. We give a big cheer for all things outdoors, however, we’d like to show you a fabulous landscape that truly defines Outdoor Living. It started in a large backyard in Lake Oswego. There was plenty of lawn, hot tub,

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31
Oct

PUT A PUTTING-GREEN IN IT!

When it comes to landscape design, why not, “Put a Putting-Green in It?”  Landscapes are very individual these days. They give your family options on where to relax and where to entertain. A putting-green is a great option for golf enthusiasts. You can use it to practice your short game or have mini-competitions with friends and family. The greens look well maintained

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27
Oct

ELEGANT SIMPLICITY – 5 Modern Landscape Designs

Elegant simplicity is the primary reason modern landscapes draw attention. A ‘less is more’ design allows one to be in harmony with the outside . . . in a pleasing sense of balance and order. Knowing you like modern landscape design doesn’t always mean you know how to create it in your own property. You may have a few ideas

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25
Oct

A “Family-cave” becomes Hot-spot

Move over man-caves . . . “family-caves” are trending! These outdoor living gazebos are becoming go-to spots for all ages. Imagine football by firelight under the stars. Where Dads and kids enjoy the game snuggled up together.  Or invite the gang to join in…. there’s plenty of space to hang out and have fun! Enjoy this 2016 Landscape Reveal in West

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20
Oct

OUTDOOR LIFE DOESN’T GET MUCH BETTER THAN THIS (2016 Landscape Reveal)

Outdoor life has a special quality, nature. What compares to the fresh clear air? Combined with three elements, fire, water and earth . . . it is matchless. Like this incredible outdoor living space in North Plains, Oregon . . . matchless. Take a tour of the multiple levels of outdoor living and imagine yourself relaxing here as the landscape

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