LIFE BEATS DOWN AND CRUSHES THE SOUL AND ART REMINDS YOU THAT YOU HAVE ONE. STELLA ADLER

Friday, April 23, 2010

SUMMER LIVING SPACE

I spent the day yesterday cleaning and arranging our screen porch (summer living space) we live out in this space all summer and fall (for as long as we possibly can) This is possibly one of my most favorite items to photograph. I decorate with it alot, summer, winter, fall, etc. I have posted this lantern several times and it makes for a popular greeting card as well. This lantern is outside near the stairs, the lantern greets everyone that comes. Willy Wonka Pea Doodle was a big help yesterday, he barked at every bird that flew by or landed on the lawn. He was in protective mode.
Welcome to our summer space. Our sign is made from old barn boards as you can see. It sits on an old wooden antique refrigerator. This is always a good converation piece. The antique rocker belonged to my nana Edson.
This is a wooden stand made by the husband for our daughters wedding, it still holds the branches and twigs and such. I stuck on old yard stick and the aggravation wooden game board my Great Aunt Ida played with for years and years.
This is a cornor of the porch which I love. I have taken the pics in the daytime but there is lights on the trees and red lights around the large vine wreath in the background. There is all sorts of goodies here, a very old sled and table, a bird house, more branches and such and an old kerosene heater that I spray painted red.
This is a better view where you can see the heater and the wooden bird cage with greenery.
Here is one end of our summer space from a distance away. I have not finished the whole project yet. I will post when completed.
Thanks for visiting.
Michele & Minyele

1 comment:

Brambleberry Cottage said...

Your porch looks so comfy and inviting! I can see why you spend as much time as possible out there. ;)

Love the old wooden Aggravation game board. I grew up playing that game, and hubby and I played it with our kids when they were growing up. Making memories with our loved ones is wonderful, isn't it?

Blessings,
Liz @ the Brambleberry Cottage
http://thebrambleberrycottage.blogspot.com/