Wednesday, June 30, 2010

So Beautiful

I wish we could see the rest. Beautiful architecture and plantings. via favorite things



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Greener Acres - Perfect Pool House in Chicago

Greener Acres - Chicago Home "Greener Acres ~ A grand home in Lake Forest goes formal and nearly flowerless with Euro-style landscape design" I love this perfect pool house, don't you? The article from Chicago Home Magazine is very interesting. Notice the lack of color in the landscape design . . . green only. Don't forget to view the photo gallery.



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Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Stockholm Library | WOW

It makes me dizzy just to look at the enormous bookshelves in the Stockholm Library. WOW. Click image to enlarge for the full effect.



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Mud Room Of My Dreams

This is absolutely wonderful. Love the double doors



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Green Pleated Skirt by Maira Kalman

Sounds like a plan. Isn't this one of the sweetest things to dream about?

"My dream is to walk around the world. A smallish backpack, all essentials neatly in place. A camera. A notebook. A traveling paint set. A hat. Good shoes. A nice pleated (green?) skirt for the occasional seaside hotel afternoon dance." — The Principles of Uncertainty by Maira Kalman



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Monday, June 28, 2010

Fabulous Laundry Room

You can't possibly imagine how much I love this laundry room. via



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34 Fresh Ideas for Decorating a Home Office Area





34 Fresh Ideas for Decorating a Home Office:
Decorating a home office area can be tricky. I liked so many of these . . . click on the link and see each of the 34 wonderful ideas. I have lots of horizontal working space in my own personal home office and right now every single inch is covered with papers. Really! But ask me where anything is and I can put my hands right on it.



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Sunday, June 27, 2010

Summer on the Lower East Side | Weegee, 1937

Weegee | 1937 "Summer on the Lower East Side" Today would have been a good day for a repeat performance. It's very hot in the Northeast.



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Lake House Bedroom

I felt as if I'd been on vacation after viewing the slideshow of this lake house on Flickr. House Dreams.



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Bookshelves Painted on a Garage Door


This is great! "Bookshelf mural painted on someone’s garage in the Hollywood Hills."



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Saturday, June 26, 2010

Dare To Be Different

Dare to be different. Made me laugh.



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Summer Porch in Red, White, and Blue

It's hard to believe that July 4th is just around the corner. Better get out all of your Red, White, and Blue accessories and start decorating.



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Friday, June 25, 2010

a place to love dogs

Have a Playful Weekend Isn't this Vizsla puppy playing the cutest thing? He looks a little wobbly and a tad unsure of himself.



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Audrey Hepburn Liked Chocolate Cake




"Let's face it, a nice creamy chocolate cake does a lot for a lot of people; it does for me." Audrey Hepburn

Have you ever seen a lovelier bride? via



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Thursday, June 24, 2010

An Elegant Home for Hens with Run

An Elegant Home for Hens "Get that backyard farmer a chicken coop that won't upset the neighbors. It is a attractive wooden chicken house & run comes complete with a plastic drinker and feeder."



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