Friday, May 17, 2013

Summer Dreaming

Let's take a breather and remind ourselves it's Friday. That's always a great thing! Today I'm sharing some images I'm loving. With Summer on the brain {which truthfully, is an issue because I still have another month of school!} I find I'm lingering on webpages with gorgeous outdoor spaces and summer recipes. My oh my, I could stare at these all day...
 
 
 
*images: one / two / three / four / five / six / seven / eight

I long for the day when I have my own home with a cute backyard to entertain family and friends. In my daydreams are luscious plants climbing a trellis, beautiful garden roses, peonies, a fire pit or outdoor pizza oven, some pretty stones for the patio, wrought iron and beige furniture, and just maybe a really awesome infinity pool. A girl can dream! What's on your backyard wish list? Any of the above would do :)

Here are some links for your weekend!
- the cutest gold leaf polka dot DIY
- a little look book post I adore
- Head over heels for this blue rug in one of the prettiest bedrooms around
- Lulu & Georgia launched our newest collection of rugs and they are stunners
- An inspiration pep talk about doing life with God by one of my best friends
- One of my favorite new fashion blogs
- The yummiest of pizza recipes

Enjoy your Friday!
xoxo
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14 comments:

  1. That first photo is pretty much perfection in my eyes! What I would give for a pool :)

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  2. I'm with you! Ready for summer too.... Your images are all pure joy. You've inspired me to garden this weekend.
    Happy Friday....
    Sharon

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  3. I am swooning over all of those. My only requirement in our next house is a pool and a large yard! That first picture is my favorite, though!

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  4. Oooh, I love that DIY you posted about. LOL. :)

    also, really love the house beautiful photo of the patio furniture on stones with grass growing in between. I bet we could re-create that somewhere in our back yard!

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  5. yay friday! thanks for the pretty reminder!
    kw, Ladies in Navy

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  6. I'm desperatly in need of sun!
    So thanks for making me dream!!!

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  7. I am in full summer dreaming mode too! Dreaming about a great backyard, I so want a pizza oven (to make that fantastic pizza receipe you linked), goregous outdoor furniture, a fire pit, a cute little table to put my wine glass, and maybe a small fountain. A pool is a must.

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  8. We dined outside for the first time the other night (both girls were home), and it was lovely!!

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  9. LOVE that porch swing! I think we need to have a chat sitting on one. :)

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  10. I love these! I just pinned almost all of them. I love sitting outside on summer nights.
    ~Christine

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  11. Oh my goodness! I've been daydreaming about a tranquil backyard space for our house a lot lately. In my dreams we have a gorgeous stone patio, an outdoor kitchen, a fire pit and a small in-ground pool with lush flower gardens, but of course that's in my dreams!

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  12. Aw thanks for the shoutout, Friend!!

    And yes, I sooo wish you could be here too - hanging on my back porch and helping me decorate our babe's room! Thanks to your rec I ordered an adorable print from Third Floor Designs.. Cant wait to show you what else Ive been working on! (:

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  13. This looks incredible! I want to be there!

    Shannon
    http://GBOfashion.com

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  14. Beautiful outdoor spaces. I especially love the last one with that chandelier and pretty strung lights. I bet that looks so pretty in the dark all lit up. Have a nice weekend Michaela!

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