Garden Stools Come Inside

This is a really fun trend – Chinese garden stools used indoors in myriad ways. They’re great on the patio or deck too, as originally purposed in China: They’ve been showing up inside the home for a while now in all kinds of ways – as side tables: .. As extra seating, while doubling as […]

Read More →

Porch Sitting

The allure of a front porch – what else says summer, ease, timeless afternoons with no agenda quite as well? We spent a week in Chautauqua, New York recently. All of the houses are wood-frame New England style homes and almost every one of them has a front porch. Some of them have side porches […]

Read More →

Mini gardens in outdoor pots

I thought I would plant the big pots on my deck this past weekend, but it turned out to be 50 degrees and raining, so that didn’t happen. But in order to have pots that look like this later in the summer: it’s time to put in the little plants soon. With about 4 hours […]

Read More →