Fall Decorating · Gardening · Home Exteriors · Inspiration · Landscape Design · Plants

A Garden Favorite: Limelight Hydrangeas

Recently, I have been seeing potted hydrangeas that are shaped like topiaries, and I absolutely adore them.  What could be better than two of my favorite things–hydrangeas and topiaries–rolled into one stunning combination! This photo of a home in the Hamptons is what started my obsession with this combination: After a bit of research, I…… Continue reading A Garden Favorite: Limelight Hydrangeas

Blue and White · Design · Friday Finds · Gardening · Inspiration · Interiors

Friday Finds 9•22•17

Happy first day of fall! Although the calendar says it’s fall, we’ve been having a heat wave here in Chicago, so it feels more like July. Here are this week’s finds: A tour of Martha Stewart’s historic home in East Hampton   A gorgeous blue and white themed wedding in Southampton (header image as well)   A tour of Oprah Winfrey’s…… Continue reading Friday Finds 9•22•17

Design · Gardening · Inspiration · Interiors · Recipe · Weekend Links

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

Flowers · Gardening · Inspiration

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