It’s time for another garden inspired by fashion, and once again, I have found something that I think is really fun by my new favorite fashion illustrator – goodyfinch at Can’t not Know. Really, almost all of my inspirations lately are coming from this amazing artist. This one is titled Christian Dior 08 and I think it evokes a mid century feeling with an Asian, south beach touch. Don’t you think? For some reason I feel like this girl lives in Copenhagen and visits Tivoli Gardens for afternoon walks with her chi-poo (cross between a chihuahua and poodle). Would you agree?
Lighting is the first things that comes to mind. I kind of think this collection of lighting for an imaginary garden might just be my favorite of all time.
From the Top, a vintage Verner Panton Flower Pot Lamp….I think a series of these would be most exciting. A bit of a hunt, but worth it. This picture came from the Furniture Store Blog. Event lighting or just for some summer fun, these fish bowl lanterns capture the colors of our girl (from Luna Bazaar) . I think they would be perfect draped over a sparkling pool. At the bottom (for around the pool edge and sitting areas) the La Lune light complete with its Spanish moss lampshade that I found over on Gaspard Live.
This is how I would hang the lanterns…. Lots of them…
Spirit Lantern Festival, Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh by photojenni
Because she seems so euro chic, I imagine her in a modern home – though not today modern…really, mid century (it’s the hat right?). Her garden should be textural and sophisticated like this one.
Image by Photo: Steven Gunther found at Sunset Magazine.
Ok, from the top….that awesome image of Agave americana is from G Living – a totally cool blog about green living. The Agave and the Trumpet vine would be my planting focal points in a sea of textural interest. The stackable planters and the one with the metal base (bottom left) are both available from from Nova 68.
The bamboo parasols (which are made of water proof fabric) are from Jedi Creations. I have mentioned the awesome spindle planters before, but was reminded of them when I saw them again at Modern Design Interior. And finally, the trumpet vine image (Campsis) was taken by clione
She is missing furniture…I am looking for a sleek white metal bamboo inspired set with a sofa that looks like this chair that I saw at Girl Meets Glamour, (available from an amazing looking store in Atlanta called Pieces) but haven’t found it….seems I have seen something like it somewhere though…
Anyway, What do you think? Love this garden? What would you add?