Saturday, June 2, 2012

Ivy Covered

Right ivy to left ivy, "I'll meet you in the middle." via

DIY Garden Gate

I love this idea!!! You should be looking for inexpensive gardening tools at garage sales to make this clever gate for your garden. via Unconsumption

SNAPSEED Photo Editing App | Free Download

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Everything is Buzzing in England for the Jubilee

I thought it would be fun to post this photo again of a Royal Foot Guard getting a haircut. Don't you wish you could be in London for the next 4 days to be a part of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee? I've been looking at old pictures of her 60 years of service ever since I got up this morning. Now I love her more than ever!

Emma Bridgewater Mug via

Friday, June 1, 2012

Weekend at The Lake

Abolyont Lake...Wonderful photo © Ömer Dindar

Wonderful Window Wall with Door

Isn't this a spectacular floor to ceiling window with concealed door? It is cool and windy and feels almost like fall after that heat wave a few days ago. Mother Nature can't make up her mind. via
Have a great weekend.

Limeade Leftovers

Photo is mine.
I made a big pitcher of limeade yesterday and today I'm drinking limewater made from what was left in the bottom of the pitcher. Just like Martha!

A Magnificent Entrance

One can only imagine the loveliness at the end of this long drive. via

Thursday, May 31, 2012

The Cat with The Heart-Shaped Whisker

It's a very sweet image, isn't it? I makes me sleepy just looking at it and it's way too early for me to be thinking about going to bed. We had a very lovely day today with sun and the first blue sky I've seen in ages and very comfortable temperatures. I was so happy to turn off the A/C before retiring last night. See you tomorrow. G'night. via

Great Quote for the Disorganized | A .A. Milne

                                                                                                 I made this.
Not properly planned and controlled.
(of a person) Unable to plan one's activities or surroundings efficiently.

Listen to A. A. Milne himself read from Winnie-The-Pooh in 1929 on a gramophone recording. This video is delightfully illustrated with family photos and illustrations from the book. Click here if you are unable to view.

Woody Convertible? - YES

This is the only convertible I would ever consider owning. via

Rose Cottage in Chedworth Gloucestershire UK

It seems only fitting to follow a Beatrix Potter drawing with a Cotswold cottage. via

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Knitting Mouse | Beatrix Potter

I love discovering new drawings by Beatrix Potter that I've never seen before. This knitting mouse delights me. Signed lower right H.B.P. for Helen Beatrix Potter, her full name. via

My Next Kitchen

Wow. This is really all you need, isn't it? You would never know this free-standing cupboard was complete kitchen, would you? When it's closed it looks like this:

Rolling Garden Bench

Wheelbarrow bench, Abbey House Gardens, Malmesbury, Wiltshire. via

This is my favorite garden furniture design ever! Could anything be easier to move when you need to mow under it? I have a page bookmarked in an old gardening book with the following photo:

I blogged about it ages ago here. The photo still resides in my sidebar. I added the text to the photo to make this bench mine!

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

My Bedroom of Choice for Tonight

It would be a nice place to bed down for tonight I think. I like the blue in the duvet cover but not the blue on the walls. The outside setting looks fabulous so I shan't complain. via

Perfect Reading Corner

This looks like a great place for reading and blogging, doesn't it? I might have to add a small bench beside the arm of the chaise but it's otherwise perfect. Agreed? via

Monday, May 28, 2012

Behind the Tall Hedge

It hurts me to look at this because it's almost too beautiful to be true. I don't think I could even dream about something this lovely. by Helena Bernáld Photography

Picnic on the Front Porch

Waiting for the parade to go by! I know it's a catalog photo but it's perfect for this Memorial Day porch picnic with watermelon. I love the painted flag from Pottery Barn.

Delightful Garden Shed

I love this tiny garden outbuilding made from salvaged materials, don't you? The arched gothic windows are fabulous. Happy Memorial Day. via

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Daisies are such delightful wildflowers.

They come up by themselves and require no care. I don't have enough yet to make a daisy chain. I took this photo yesterday on a walk through my field with Webster.

Vintage Memorial Day Postcard

How will you celebrate Memorial Day tomorrow? Parade, cookout, what? Kiss a veteran if you can. Be sure to honor those who serve and remember those who have passed on. Google Images

Can you see the face in this house?

Actually, it's all I can see. It's a happy house and it's smiling! Have a great day. via