Fully utilizing & enjoying outdoor spaces!

Monday, April 29, 2013

Design Details - Farmhouse Stone

I am currently working on a project in Los Angeles.  
The inspiration is chic 'European Farmhouse' style.  
Here is our stone selection!

European Salvaged Limestone in a
'relaxed running bond pattern, no grout'!

European Salvaged Limestone in a 
'relaxed running bond pattern,with 3/4 inch grout'!

Split Oak Field Stone Veneer with heavy over grout!

A palatte of Salvaged European Limestone! 
'Tumbled Concrete Pavers' for the patio!

Ciao Bella!

Monday, April 22, 2013

Springtime in Oregon

Oregon in Spring, photo of Sakura Ridge Organic Farm via the Hood River County Chamber of Commerce Farm Blog

The Woodsman Tavern, Portland Oregon

Fresh flower cart outside the Woodsman Tavern.

Spring Brunch with Family

Cousins enjoying a laugh!

Eggs with Grits
Oven Pancake

Potted Egg with Creamed Greens,
Biscuit, Country Han and Apple Butter

The Locals....

The Woodsman's Speciality Market:
Cheese, Artisan Bread, Flowers and more.

Stumptown Coffee Roasters is right next door!

JP ordering Hot Chocolates. 

The cousins are now fortified with hot chocolates....

Off to Downtown Portland.

Our favorite bookstore in the world...

Shane's book selection.
Henry chose history books.

Tulips from the Market at the Woodsman
and Branches from my parents yard.

The Cousins coloring eggs with Aunt Kirsten.

Nephew Finley
Nephew Hewett

Champoeg State Heritage Park

A walk in a Meadow.

Favorite Easter Egg Decorations.....

Henry with his Grandpa Bill Preparing Easter Lamb.

Our Easter Feast

My Mom, Liz making Cheesecake!


 Enjoying many rounds of Rummy Tile.

Cousins Henry and Finley

Happy Spring!