Furniture

choosing a new table for the patio
Posted by Rochelle | 09 April 2015

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...

Posted by rochelle greayer | 28 October 2013

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...

Posted by rochelle greayer | 09 August 2013

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...

Posted by rochelle greayer | 26 July 2013

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...

Posted by rochelle greayer | 19 July 2013

      Simple, sturdy, texturally beautiful and nature made, stumps are a great inspiration for a variety of garden ready products.  Stump Pouf  Cottonwood...

Posted by rochelle greayer | 05 July 2013

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

patterned pieces for outdoor living persian inspired via www.pithandvigor.com
Posted by rochelle greayer | 28 June 2013

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...

Posted by rochelle greayer | 28 December 2012

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...

Posted by rochelle greayer | 05 November 2012

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...

Posted by rochelle greayer | 29 October 2012

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...

Posted by rochelle greayer | 10 October 2012

Besides being stunning works of design, this recent V&A Museum display caught my eye. These chairs (and more) were all designed and built by Royal...

Posted by rochelle greayer | 10 September 2012

I love imagining gardens and outdoor rooms that have a distinct look and feel and when I start to play with ideas I always start with words....

Posted by rochelle greayer | 12 June 2012

Have you noticed the profusion of flash shopping sites that have popped up lately?   I’ve been keeping my eye on a bunch of them...

Posted by rochelle greayer | 06 June 2012

It’s been an exciting morning here….there was an accident at the end of my driveway (literally) — and the power lines are on the ground....

Posted by rochelle greayer | 05 June 2012

It is not often that a perfect picture crosses my desk that so precisely shows how, by playing with the basics of design, you can...

Posted by rochelle greayer | 04 May 2012

This weekend is all about getting ready for the weekends after that.   I have guests coming next weekend and then I am headed to...

concrete furniture by zachary design www.pithandvigor.com
Posted by rochelle greayer | 15 March 2012

Some days I am just a little bit bored with shiny or plastic looking designs for outdoor furniture. But concrete has an appeal that feels...

Posted by rochelle greayer | 09 March 2012

I was just taking a look at the Summer collection of outdoor gear from Ikea and there are definitely some hits.  I put a whole mess of...

Posted by rochelle greayer | 05 March 2012

This picture got me wondering…just what might this streetscape look like if the LA and Planners who were putting it together just went all out...

Posted by rochelle greayer | 24 February 2012

What’s in store for your weekend?  We have more puppy prep, some snowboarding and even perhaps some early spring garden cleaning.   Lots to do!...

Posted by rochelle greayer | 17 February 2012

I am ready for the weekend….and then I am not….this is going to be one of those really, really, really long-feeling weekends, because next week...