succulent cushions
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The holidays are over and I'm taking down the remaining christmas decorations this weekend.  The house always feels so bare once the tinsel and twinkle...

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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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I stand in envious awe of the eclectic Los Angeles bungalow garden that belongs to John Eshaya, the founder of Jet clothing. I love the look of layered...

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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I spent a couple hours last night putting together the outdoor fabrics supplier list on the resources page. I hope you find it useful whenever...

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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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Following up on my earlier post-- these are some of the great original graphics that Tin prints on his canvas pillows and canvases. (available at...

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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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Ok - forget it -- I'm officially done wishing for snow.  And since we have had so little, let's just skip past the fun of...

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There is nothing glamorous about a pile of burlap, but nonetheless, I am innately drawn to it.  This explains my excitement at discovering the Online Fabric Store's line of...

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London is calling. I am super excited for 2012 -  I am going to be making a variety of trips to cover some really great...

Sun Block printed bottles via www.pithandvigor.com
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I am not sure how I feel about being old enough to see fashions and fads truly recycle themselves.  I remember my grandmother and mother...

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Did I mention that its April vacation week?  Can you hear the strain in my voice?  Yes, its a lot harder to lead my normal...

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When I saw this, I had one of those, Ah-ha moments where I wondered why I didn't think of that. A number of years ago...

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Real art, (as opposed to what is commonly referred to by retailers as 'garden art' -- don't ask me how I define the difference, because...

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I came across this image moments ago while prepping my next post (for later today) -- and I wanted to share my quick thoughts.... 1)...

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Coco Chanel is an icon of fashion design being both a symbol of modernism (at least for her time) and classic design.  So when Susan...

cheetah garden inspiration from brazil hacienda style www.pithandvigor.com
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Tripping around the internet, looking for something else entirely, I came across (I think) a Brazilian home and garden site.   Instantly, I was hooked in...

honeysuckle mountian by caroline by creative commons via www.pithandvigor.com
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Last week, Pantone named their 2011 color of the year.  Honeysuckle, they say, "lifts spirits and imparts confidence to meet life's ongoing challenges".  Personally, I...

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It has been too long since I featured a hospitality garden.  Gardens and beautiful landscape destinations are something I am trying to get back to...