Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Another Deck


You probably remember this little corner I showed you
where I like to sit and have a morning coffee.
Well, I thought I would show you the rest of the deck.


We have french doors off our dining room area
which lead onto this deck. 
In this corner I have a temporary greenhouse.
It has been so cool and rainy here that I have
been housing some plants here until it warms up
enough to put them out into the garden.


On a warm summer day this deck
provides a nice cool shady spot to enjoy our evening meal.


This bright little table cloth I found at a thrift store.
All I had to do was cut a little hole in the middle.


These little tealight holders my hubby picked up for me.
They have little hearts on the top :)
and they are made of cast iron and are quite heavy.
They are great for holding down the tablecloth
when the breeze picks up.


This is my favorite newest addition.
I found it at a local garden center on clearance.


I hope as the summer progresses that the flowers will fill up
and overflow this watering can.


And last but not least, my friendly little owl,
who peeks out at you as you come to our back door :)


~Finding the amazing in the simple~
Thanks so much for stopping by!



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26 comments:

  1. Your back porch looks like a great place for a coffee or a meal. I like the little clearance watering can and pot.

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  2. So beautiful! And the bread recipe looks amazing!!!

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  3. Alana,
    Those petunias look very pretty in that flower holder sprinkling can thingy. great find! & What a nice deck and place to have coffee.

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  4. Thanks for giving us the guided tour! I think it's lovely. I like the little lanterns and especially like your planter....it looks lovely now but when the flowers cascade down it will be lovely! Please send us a photo then! Joan

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    1. Thanks Joan and I will post photos later in the summer :)

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  5. Your deck looks great! I love to make them cozy and personal!
    Your new find is adorable! Very cute! Mr. Owl will keep things in order! Have a great day!

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    1. Thanks Liz! Mr. Owl does keep an eye on things ;)

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  6. That's cute, especially the hearts on the tea lights.

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  7. Very nicely put together and " very welcoming"! the temps here have been "to darn hot" to enjoy our deck...there is hope for the"Fall Season"..
    ~~Blessings~~

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    1. Thank you Deana. Too bad we couldn't spread our weather out and give everyone a happy medium.

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  8. That is such a cozy happy patio! I like the table cloth idea. The watering can with flowers is so pretty, too! Have a a happy week!
    Blessings,
    Susie

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  9. So restful-looking...soothing to the eyes! Cool and rainy weather sounds delightful right now...here in IL it's been 90's-100+ and humid for weeks, very abnormal for June. I fear we've lost our "al-fresco" dining season...in July, the yellowjackets and wasps get aggressive, and we can no longer eat outside. :-(

    Love your little bucket and watering can flower pots...lovely!

    Blessings,
    Lori

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    1. Thanks Lori! The wasps are usually worse here in August - that's when hubby takes to eating outside with a flyswatter in hand - lol.

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  10. Beautiful deck! I bet it is so romantic when you lite the tea light holders your husband gave you! Hugs, Penny

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    1. Thanks Penny! It is a wonderful spot to sit in the evening :)

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  11. Hi, Alana! I'm stopping by via Lori's Tuesday Project Party. Your deck is simple and beautiful! I can just imaging sitting there, sipping tea and enjoying bright summer days, and still evenings. :)

    Have a beautiful day!

    Christine

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    1. Christine - Thanks for stopping by. It is a wonderful spot :)

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  12. Your deck looks like such a comfortable place to relax and have a good meal. That was sweet of hubby to get the tea light holders with hearts on them. We have an owl like yours to scare the birds away but we have never taken the time to fill him with something to weigh him down so he is usually on the deck floor under the table - not much help with the birds. lol

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    1. We have two and I found them in the garage so I pulled them out - one is on our deck and the other one is one a pole in our garden. He rattles around out there but I'm not so sure how good it is at scaring the birds away - lol.

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Thanks so much for stopping by and taking the time to leave a comment. I enjoy reading each one so much and will try to get back to each one of you. Have an amazing day!