Summer Patio Dreams…

Well, for a few days it seemed like Spring was making its entrance and then the weekend was a wash out with lots of rain and heavy winds and alas my hopes were dashed. To console myself however, I have been browsing all of the lovely patio furniture and accessories that the stores are already heaving with. Now, while we don’t all have views like this….

Laguna Beach, CA (May 09)


Beach access path, Laguna Beach, CA (May 09)

I still see nothing wrong with aspiring to greatness and creating your own little garden sanctuary with some comfy and cool furniture, delicate lanterns, pretty string lights and some luscious flowers.

I was drooling over the Restoration Hardware Garden catalog with all of its gorgeous lanterns and carved furniture:

Amalfi Square Lanterns $19-$129

Avignon Light String $59

Kingston Lounge Chair $870 (!)

Unfortunately, my dreams do not match my pay! Luckily I found some similar loveliness that is more affordable:

Smith & Hawken Marlton Wood Chair $189

Lantern 10 Bulb String Lights in Bronze $53.99

Borrby Lantern $6.99

I really cannot wait to   a. Move into our first house and  b. Enjoy our first summer by the lake (the house overlooks one!)

I hope for a lot of lovely summer evenings with warm breezes, yummy food, pretty lighting and friends ❤


One response to “Summer Patio Dreams…

  1. Wow! nice place…

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