We Have New Columns on our Walkway - Beneath My Heart
Happy Good Friday, friends! I am so excited for Easter weekend! This is Sania Louise’s first Easter with us which makes it extra special. I can’t wait to see her hunt Easter eggs! :) What do you have planned for Easter weekend? Jonathan and I were in Nashville the past two days because he ... Read More about We Have New Columns on our Walkway
I Have a Dream....
I love my house, no secret about it. It's such a great little house, just perfect for me. But that doesn't mean it's perfect. It has a few flaws, for sure. One is that the garage is not attached to the house. I have never ever understood why people would build a garage in the snowy northeast and not attach it to the house. Another flaw is that there is no proper entry. When visitors come to the house, they are not really sure where to go. I usually stand out on the deck waving people up the…
FEATURE FRIDAY: CONTAINER DESIGN | The Impatient Gardener
It seems incomprehensible to me that I have given basically no thought to container plantings this year. By this time of the year I usually know exactly what I’ll be doing in all of my containers, but I’m just first starting to think about it now. Certainly the weather is partly to blame, but I’ve […]
Adding a Porte-Cochere - Fine Homebuilding
What is a porte-cochere you ask? It's a car port, and the one furniture maker and remodeler Michael Fitzpatrick built is gorgeous. In this article, he shows how he designed his porte-cochere to match his home. Learn Michael's technique and build yourself one of these beautiful and useful addition.
The Right Colour to Paint your Deck |
The ONLY surface that I did not paint in the house we bought and renovated last Spring was the deck. Now that we’ve worn a couple spots running back and forth between the house and the office (below) I can see that it was formerly forest green. Had it still been that colour, it would definitely have been on the list to re-paint ASAP. And now I’ve come to the conclusion that when I get it re-painted it doesn’t need... Continue Reading →
Beautiful Glass Barn Doors
Beautiful, handmade barn doors crafted by the master carpenters of Crow River Creations. With over 45 years of experience, the carpenters and artist of Crow River take pride in quality craftsmanship and beauty. These doors will add warmth and value to your home as well as create functional space. We love to make new doors, so please approach us with any ideas or photos you may have! PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE AD FOR DETAILS ABOUT CUSTOM DOORS**** PRICE IS FOR ONE DOOR- No Hardware Hardware is…