Fourth of July in the Garden or On the Balcony

July 2, 2012


Banner made from vintage fabrics from ArtToGo.

For years we hosted a huge barbecue in the front garden of our Connecticut house next to the park where the town launches its Fourth of July fireworks display.

We’d provide the main … Read More…

Twigged Out Designs for Garden and Tabletop

June 8, 2012


Even in a contemporary garden, these rustic twig plant markers would be a nice accent.

I love mixing it up–rustic with sleek, shiny with matte, new with old. I’m going to include some twig elements in my summer decor, both … Read More…

Williams-Sonoma Introduces Seed-to-Table Collection

March 28, 2012

It’s no surprise that Williams-Sonoma, one of the country’s foremost retailers of cooking equipment, would now venture outside the kitchen into the garden. With the launch on April 5 of their new seed-to-table concept, Agrarian, the brand will become … Read More…

Valentine, Thou Art Cut From Same Branch

February 13, 2012

Cupid knows I’ve written before about my friend, UK artist Geoff Fisher’s Trooks–hooks he whittles from the wood of fallen trees around his property. For Valentine’s Day, a local restaurant, Artichoke, commissioned Fisher to create pairs of Trooks cut … Read More…

Modular Outdoor Kitchen With Shower

February 2, 2012

WooHoo! WWOO is a modular concrete customizable outdoor kitchen that, with modifications, morphs into a multipurpose station for not just cooking, but for gardening and even showering. I love how the contemporary design blends sophistication and utility while being just about maintenance Read More…

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