gardens

A Diamond in the Rough!

A Diamond in the Rough!

My design group went to the “biggest secret in Georgia” for our June social event a few days ago…..   Do you know that we have our own Biltmore type estate in LaGrange?  Well we do!  This house and gardens established in 1916, is just fabulous and full of innovations and considerations that will take your breath away, and especially for that time period!  The home has 31 rooms, and the design is outstanding in each area of the architectural

When your “Favorite” is not always Inside…

When your “Favorite” is not always Inside…

Sometimes your favorite thing about your home, is not always in your interiors, but an extended part of your home, that certainly compliments your home as well! Like…..in your garden? Perhaps you prefer to work from the outside in. from lejardindutemps.tumblr.com from style estate Or adding special touches to your garden? from the Family Handyman from the Romantic Home and flickr.com OR finding a new gate for your gardens with inspirations like this? from Southern Living from WindyMeadowsFarm.blogspot.com What’s your

Bringing the Coyote Home!

Recently, our ADN group (all interior designers) had a social outing, as is our schedule in June. We love to experience many adventures in the Metro ATLANTA area, with many of us scattered around the area too!   This year, it was a trip to GIBBS GARDENS in Canton/Ball Ground area! It was a WoW moment or two or three…. ok maybe a dozen!   Gateway to amazing beauty!    Welcome to Gibb’s Gardens   Hydrangeas   Brass sculptures all

Story Telling in the Garden

This time of year the Gardens are lush with many shades or green and beautiful blooms peeking out from many directions adding color and fragrances. From my mom’s backyard garden – she loves her yard ….. Gardens deserve special attention because they are so unique with each owner’s investment in character, sweat equity, and design.  From simple patio gardens to elaborate gardens that cover acres, it’s a matter of telling a story with the design…..much like your interiors, don’t you