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French Farmhouse Inspiration: Patina Farm
I am frequently asked if I would like to review a design, decor, or DIY book on my blog and I typically say no thank you. I am very choosy about which pitches I accept
A Happy Happy Porch
I love creating a porch .The feeling of being inside and outside at the same time. A place to sit and watch the world go by....A place for a picnic..or a nap..or hours of pondering or reading.... or maybe even a fun "porch party." When designing a porch, I insist on one being deep enough to create a nice seating arrangement...Never let any builder tell you any different!!!! Not everyone is a "porch person"but I don't hold that against them. The owner of Cottage on the Green is a great "porch…
80 Breezy Porches and Patios
It’s no secret that we Southerners live for our porches. Is there any memory sweeter than those of childhood suppers on screened porches, or swinging the night away on the perfectly-designed porch. Face it: we pay for our mild winters with our sultry summers, and while modern air-conditioning may have made those deep porches of the past unnecessary, our Southern spirit just can’t imagine our homes without our porches, whether they’re wraparound, screened in, or a whole new porch design idea…