What caught my eye: Colors are similar to ones I have in my house, the side stripes make simple stairs look elegant yet in keeping with simple craftsman cottage style. Dream It, Do It: How to paint a nautical looking staircase.
Here is an idea for a vertical garden in a classroom (plus a fish tank). This could also work in other places -- homes, places of worship, community centres, etc. Maybe even outdoors? With a mesh covering over the fish tank, the cats couldn't get in.
Liz, myself and the newly planted vertical garden. A few years ago now, on a trip to Paris, quite by chance I came a cross a vertical garden or living wall created and installed by the French garde… - My Gardening Space
All you need is a small amount of vertical space around a balcony or an open window which can hang or store a vertical array of drink bottles that can grow all your herbs and lettuce easily. Recycle as many of your plastic drink containers.