Table Shopping

Table Shopping

I’m in the market for a table for my patio. As soon as the weather warms and dries, I’ve just got to finish staining the pergola (black) and then it will…

A Natural Kitchen

A Natural Kitchen

Cold, flu and winter allergy season has already started in our house.  When the heat came on a few weeks back I was instantly plagued with intense allergy symptoms (I have…

Friday 5: Owls in the Garden

Friday 5: Owls in the Garden

I love owls and spotting one in the garden or while hiking outside is one of those events that happens rarely enough that extreme excitement ensues every time.  I think I…

Friday 5: Pale Green Garden Things That Caught My Eye

Friday 5: Pale Green Garden Things That Caught My Eye

Its Friday and I am getting an early start as I am headed down to the Newport Folk Festival!  It’s my first time, and its is my little people’s first real…

Friday 5: Stump Style

Friday 5: Stump Style

      Simple, sturdy, texturally beautiful and nature made, stumps are a great inspiration for a variety of garden ready products.  Stump Pouf  Cottonwood Cast Stone Stump Fire Pit Light…

Friday Five: Black & White Garden Goodies

Friday Five: Black & White Garden Goodies

    In this heat I am feeling anything but crisp and fresh.  Black and white always helps to sharpen things up so I’ve collected 5 black and white ideas for…

Friday 5: Outdoor Patterns

Friday 5: Outdoor Patterns

Oh boy, I used to think I was the kind of person who handled change really well, but this week put my just-go-with-it mentality to the test. It was the first…

Daily Garden : The BBQ Herb Garden

Daily Garden : The BBQ Herb Garden

Today’s daily garden was designed by Secret Gardens of Sydney,  Australia.  This garden is just beautiful and truly a showpiece for keeping it simple and making the most of a small town garden.  …

Driftwood Lily Stump Stool

Driftwood Lily Stump Stool

This beautifully embellished piece of driftwood caught my eye today.   The piece was created by Bellawillow, in collaboration with Elwood Designs  and was made from a piece of driftwood collected after…

Fun Garden Shopping

Fun Garden Shopping

Are you preparing for THE storm?   I figure while I still have power I might as well shop….right?   I’ve been noticing lately that more retailers are offering design savvy…

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