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Links for the Weekend: 7•28•17

Can it be the end of July already?  Summer is going too quickly! Here are some interesting things I found this week: A pretty Jersey shore home tour   Hydrangea season in Japan is spectacular!   A pretty interior design portfolio   Cool salad recipes for hot summer nights   Having just rewatched Emma on Netflix last…… Continue reading Links for the Weekend: 7•28•17

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Floral Arrangements From My Parents’ Garden

One of my favorite things to do when I visit my parents is to cut and arrange flowers from their garden. It is a luxury for me to be able to step outside and pick flowers–something that I can never do at home in Chicago. My parents have always had beautiful gardens. This year, due…… Continue reading Floral Arrangements From My Parents’ Garden

Gardening · Inspiration · Interiors · Recipe · Weekend Links

Links for the Weekend 7•1•17

Happy 1st of July! 1. What a pretty Hamptons summer home.   2. How to get a garden exactly like Ina Garten’s own gardens.   3.How simple and festive is this recipe for the 4th of July?   4. What fun, bright rooms in the Catherine Truman Photography portfolio.   5. I learned a few things from…… Continue reading Links for the Weekend 7•1•17

Chicago · Gardening · Inspiration · Landscape Design · Plants

Urban Window Boxes

In large cities, where there is little land for gardens, people often plant window boxes on their small balconies or outside their windows. Here in Chicago, the window boxes start to appear in late spring and early summer, bringing color and beauty to our urban landscape. European city dwellers seem to be especially skilled at…… Continue reading Urban Window Boxes

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Links for the Weekend 6•17•17

Happy Father’s Day weekend! 1. DESIGN: I am eagerly waiting the reveal of the 2017 Southern Living Idea House, which opens to the public this weekend in Bald Head Island, North Carolina. The interior designer of the Idea House, Lindsey Coral Harper Interiors, designs beautiful and preppy spaces such as the one pictured above and the header image as…… Continue reading Links for the Weekend 6•17•17