Furniture

choosing a new table for the patio
Posted by Rochelle |

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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

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

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patterned pieces for outdoor living persian inspired via www.pithandvigor.com
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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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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...

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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....

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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...

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

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

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...

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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...

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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...

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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!...

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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...

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