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Sweet Escape {in your own backyard}

Love this adorable little garden shed turned sweet escape! Sigh. Where are you escaping to this weekend? Where am I escaping to? Besides having a party at my house tonight and then going to Portland for my middle daughter's graduation party, I … ** Read more **

Charming Details: Child-Sized Chairs

I love these sweet little chairs lined up at the coffee table! I remember reading once that every living room should have at least one child-sized chair, even if the homeowners have no children. I have always loved that unpretentious advice. A … ** Read more **

Inspiration:
Summery Window Treatments

via Architectural Digest I love the look of lace or sheer curtains blowing through open windows on a breezy summer day! If you like to lighten up your window treatments for summer, or just want to freshen up your decor in general, here are some … ** Read more **

Outdoor Ambience: Strings of Light

Need a quick and comparatively inexpensive way to add a little nighttime ambience to your yard, porch and patio? I've always been inspired by Disneyland's year-round white lights on their park trees and buildings. You can bring a little of that magic … ** Read more **

A Beautiful Life Friday

Check out the gardens and outdoor rooms over at View from the Pines (sorry! the blog seems to have moved and the link no longer works!) I'm hooked and inspired! The outdoor room above is from Brenda's yard! I spent some time drooling over her … ** Read more **

Small Space Gardening

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Are you ready for summer gardening? The forecast for the next few days here in Washington state is SUN SUN SUN! I like the sound of that! I'm really excited about having a garden in our backyard. While I do not have a particularly green thumb, I … ** Read more **


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