for the swing my granddaddy hung in his big pecan tree for us to enjoy.what a feeling being able to swing out so far and into the tree.felt such freedom in that swing.

What a beautiful shower. My kind of shower. This could be a great idea for a dog shower as well.

"Claudia" Mirrored Vanity/Desk & Vanity Seat at Horchow.

"Claudia" Mirrored Vanity/Desk & Vanity Seat by Neiman Marcus. Handcrafted vanity seat is the perfect perch with its antiqued-finished mirrored apron and legs and upholstered ivory cotton cushion.

beautiful // Great Gardens & Ideas //

Sculptures and stately containers, such as the patterned pieces in this space, can reinforce a garden's design. Long metal bench provides a spot to enjoy shrubs and trees. - SUCH A BEAUTIFUL PLACE TO SIT & PONDER!

converted garage

Garden shed, guest house or outdoor studio . you decide. Wow, this is quite the fantasy garden shed! I don't know how practical it would be tho.

An extraordinary perfume--one you might even claim as your signature scent! ~ Guerlain Paris antique bottles

Perfume Shrine: Travel Memoirs: Paris, part 1 ~Guerlain Boutique & Museum, Caron Boutique, Fragonard Museum. On my next visit to Paris I shall go again.

A lush green view

I'm liking the idea of greenery/vine-covered balustrade. Lunuganga, experimental home garden of the Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa, outside Bentota, Sri Lanka. Started in 1947 and evolved until

A backyard fireplace! From Traditional Home®    Photo: Emily Followill

Before and After: Charming 1920s Dutch Colonial

like the fireplace, the brick on the terrace, the nestled-in feeling. Before and After: Charming Dutch Colonial - Traditional Home®

Bocce Court...

Easy living with this rock patio but here its a game area. This is from Bocce/Pétanque Court. This would be a great addition to the backyard.

Just a little afternoon croquet on the lawn

Just a little afternoon croquet on the lawn, but that grass looks appallingly long for a decent game.