An advert inquiry turned into a producing gig for a Monroe male.
Daniel Schultz, a longtime landscape specialist, is now a contributor for “Michigan Residence and Way of living,” a quarterly journal that showcases houses, design and food items from Michigan.
Schultz owns Daniel Lee Models and is a landscape architect and designer. His purchasers are businesses and people, and he’s worked all over the state for extra than 25 decades.
Schultz claimed he experienced examine “Michigan Home and Lifestyle” a couple of times and just lately known as the publication.
“I was talking with a few people today about potentially carrying out some advertising. We acquired to chatting, and they said, ‘I want you to communicate to the editor,’” he recalled.
“They stated, ‘You really know what you’re talking about,’” mentioned his spouse of 35 yrs, Donna, operator of Donna Spa & Salon of Monroe.
Schultz’s debut magazine posting, “Living on the Edge: Bringing Relaxed Spaces to Tricky Terrain,” was published in the magazine’s summer edition. It is about a dwelling on Lake Shannon in Fenton, about an hour from Monroe.
“The dwelling is on a genuinely large steep hill with 100 pine trees that are six-feet fall,” reported Donna.
Schultz built methods to the lake and developed seating areas, an infinity pool and far more.
“That project was new on my intellect,” mentioned Schultz. “The last 50 % dozen of my projects all oriented close to that matter. I have been executing a lot of projects on lakefront qualities. A good deal of residences sit over the lake with no good way to traverse down. A lot of the place is not purposeful.”
Performing on lakefront residence is a passion for Schultz.
“He’s seriously involved in lakefront property,” claimed Donna. “He’s done jobs in reduced Michigan and Ohio, Very long Lake in Oakland County, Lake Leeann, Somerset Lake, Sand Lake in the Irish Hills spot, the Lake Erie shoreline, Catawba, north to Northpointe Shores. He’s into the lakes. He’ll go anywhere.”
Schultz reported the magazine was happy with his to start with piece, and he’s often scheduling the next a single.
“They preferred the to start with post. How quite a few I want to do it up to me. It was kind of exciting to do the write-up,” stated Schultz.
His 2nd topic may possibly be on the latest development in outside place, what Schultz describes as “inside style for the exterior,” with options like outdoor kitchens, fireplaces and out of doors rooms.
“I could possibly get much more thorough into certain initiatives, like outside hearth pits, out of doors fireplaces. There are a large amount of places I can go into. I get involved in so several points that are exterior, from landscape get the job done, crops and bushes. Some are pretty included,” stated Schultz.
A further development he’s currently looking at is outdoor patios for eating places.
“Restaurants are fascinated in building outside environments, patios, outdoor fireplaces. That appears to be to be a developing thing the final pair decades,” reported Schultz.
At the moment, he is completing an outside job for Big Bear Lodge in Flat Rock.
Schultz has been doing work in the outdoor for decades. He got began in his father’s irrigation business. Later on, he realized on-the-occupation at advancement and architecture providers.
“As time went by, I study a lot more, I figured out a lot more, I practiced additional. It is type of a enthusiasm for generating issues appear better. I love the problem of it,” stated Schultz.
The Schultzes came to Monroe several years ago from Cleveland. Initially, Schultz worked frequently in Monroe, but he gradually branched out.
“The initiatives just appeared to get extra and extra distant,” he reported.
The few is currently renovating the inside of their 1920 Craftsman-model Monroe home. Landscaping will abide by.
“My household is previous on the listing,” mentioned Donna.
“Michigan Property and Lifestyle” journal started in 2002 as “The Michigan Household Resource Guide.” It became “Michigan Property and Lifestyle” in 2005. It is obtainable at additional than 1,300 newsstands and has viewers in 45 states, two armed service bases and Canada.
“In Monroe, we are available at Wal-Mart, CVS, Hello-Lite, Danny’s Fine Meals, Kroger, Meijer, and Walgreens,” reported Kathy Wenzel from the magazine.
On the Web: https://michiganhomeandlifestyle.com/