Tuesday, May 27, 2008



Working on Our Outdoor Space

I hope everyone had a wonderful long weekend. We have been busy working outside setting up our outdoor living spaces. I will be planting and planting next, our last frost is usually the end of May up here in the mountains. The growing season is only about 4 or 5 months long. A heck of a lot different than my native Southern California weather. I do miss the that and the ocean.



This is the patio space right off the kitchen/family room. I want it to blend with the inside so I'm keeping it neutral and adding color with flowers. I 'll post pictures when I get all of my pots planted.

I'm on a search for another of this pillow. Tues. Morn only had one and I couldn't resist.




This table I used in the dining room for a while. I love having things I can re purpose and use in other spaces. It could be a desk or large sofa table too. Since it is a indoor table it doesn't have the little hole in the middle for a umbrella so we found a really cool offset umbrella for shade. I'll get some photos of it all set up later on. I'm off to the nursery for red geraniums and ivy.

12 comments:

CRICKET said...

I am looking for black/white pillows for our outdoorspace too. How much was yours? Target has something similiar but they were $2o each and thatwas more than I wanted to pay.

Kimba said...

It looks great! I love the table. Do you keep it outside all summer? Does the rain bother it?

I'm almost positive I saw those same pillows (or very similar) at TJ Maxx.

Kimba

Jan said...

Love it. That setting is picture perfect. When is dinner?

Thanks for the inspiration and glad you got some good things done.

Marie said...

I'm sure of it now. I just can't do a screened in aluminum porch! I'm already regretting it and they haven't even started. :o/

LOVE that black and white pillow! Target has something similar (but yours are much nicer!) but I don't want to pay $20 each.

Marie said...

oh, I'm laughing because Cricket said the same thing about those Target pillows!!! She must be someone I'd like... off to check!

Darla said...

That looks beautiful! We have a patio off our dining room.

I've been working on "cutening" (yes I'm sure that's a word) it up.

Susie Harris said...

Now you are all ready for that BBQ.. looks great. I found a pillow that looks just like it at Big Lots. Maybe you can try there. Good luck, Susie H

Donna Lynn said...

Aimee, where was I when you re-did your blog? It is just beautiful, I love your background and the whole layout! I need to get mine done too, you really inspired me! Thanks!

Your outdoor space is looking great, hope you find more of your pillows too! Have a blessed week...
XO, DL

Lilla Blanka said...

Hi!

Your table and chairs are beautiful..! And it looks very nice when you have placed them outdoors..I´d love to sit there and have a nice long chat with you..

I also love the trunk in the last post, it´s great!

Have a nice day
Mia

Blanca said...

That is a lovely setting and your table is gorgeous.

Blanca

CRICKET said...

Was checkin out more of your blog and noticed you have a bullie too..no wonder your blog spoke to me.

Vicki C said...

Fantastic Amy! just beautiful! ps..that round thing on the table?/... I have it too! lol