Succulent Cushions

Succulent Cushions

The holidays are over and I’m taking down the remaining christmas decorations this weekend.  The house always feels so bare…

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…

Outdoor Fabric with John Eshaya

Outdoor Fabric with John Eshaya

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

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…

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…

Outdoor Fabric Resources

Outdoor Fabric Resources

I spent a couple hours last night putting together the outdoor fabrics supplier list on the resources page. I hope…

DIY: Shower Curtain Cushions

DIY: Shower Curtain Cushions

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

Mixing Botanical and Anatomical Art – Utilitarian Franchise Pillows and Graphics

Mixing Botanical and Anatomical Art – Utilitarian Franchise Pillows and Graphics

Following up on my earlier post— these are some of the great original graphics that Tin prints on his canvas…

Summer Ikea Preview 2012

Summer Ikea Preview 2012

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

Sodahl Summer Style

Sodahl Summer Style

Ok – forget it — I’m officially done wishing for snow.  And since we have had so little, let’s just…

Online Fabric Store for REAL Garden & Landscape Fabrics

Online Fabric Store for REAL Garden & Landscape Fabrics

There is nothing glamorous about a pile of burlap, but nonetheless, I am innately drawn to it.  This explains my excitement at discovering the…

London Calling & Liberty

London Calling & Liberty

London is calling. I am super excited for 2012 –  I am going to be making a variety of trips…

Trend: Sun Block Printing

Trend: Sun Block Printing

I am not sure how I feel about being old enough to see fashions and fads truly recycle themselves.  I…

Garden Chalkboards

Garden Chalkboards

Did I mention that its April vacation week?  Can you hear the strain in my voice?  Yes, its a lot…

DIY: Making an Outdoor Shower

DIY: Making an Outdoor Shower

When I saw this, I had one of those, Ah-ha moments where I wondered why I didn’t think of that….

Placing Garden Art & Bluegreen’s Captured Zen Garden

Placing Garden Art & Bluegreen’s Captured Zen Garden

Real art, (as opposed to what is commonly referred to by retailers as ‘garden art’ — don’t ask me how…

Urban Theater Garden

Urban Theater Garden

I came across this image moments ago while prepping my next post (for later today) — and I wanted to…

Can This Be a Room? Er…Garden? Coco Chanel Garden

Can This Be a Room? Er…Garden? Coco Chanel Garden

Coco Chanel is an icon of fashion design being both a symbol of modernism (at least for her time) and…

Destination Inspiration: Brazilian Garden Cheetah!

Destination Inspiration: Brazilian Garden Cheetah!

Tripping around the internet, looking for something else entirely, I came across (I think) a Brazilian home and garden site.  …

Garden Design Color Trend: Honeysuckle (Pantone 2011)

Garden Design Color Trend: Honeysuckle (Pantone 2011)

Last week, Pantone named their 2011 color of the year.  Honeysuckle, they say, “lifts spirits and imparts confidence to meet…

Daily Garden: Azucar Hotel, Veracruz, Mexico

Daily Garden: Azucar Hotel, Veracruz, Mexico

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

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