Thursday, October 18, 2007

Feed the cat....

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My sister sent me this video.... and who ever did this must have a cat as it is pretty much how Romeo tries to get us up each morning to be fed... more or less...

Monday, October 08, 2007

Inspirations- Flora Garden Festival



My favorite space -- the Pod Garden that is just too hip and cool (actually it looks very 1970s).

Inspirations- Flora Garden Festival



Some gardens were plant free but appealed to my inner child with their cartoon-like appearance.

Inspirations- Flora Garden Festival



Another cool use of recycled materials, it was like being on a trampoline.

Inspirations- Flora Garden Festival



This was a great use of recycled materials and loved the light effect the discs make on the ground.

Inspirations- Flora Garden Festival



I love the gardens that brought in that Jungle feel and some cool bamboo screens.

Inspirations- Flora Garden Festival



This garden was very interesting, more of a spa feel to it.

Inspirations- Flora Garden Festival



It was great how they used both sides of the canal in the Old Port for the exposition, including some really cool floating gardens.

Inspirations- Flora Garden Festival



Some really great spaces-- would love an awning like this at home.

Inspirations- Flora Garden Festival



Beautiful yet simple wildflowers in pastel colors.

Inspirations- Flora Garden Festival



More nifty uses of household items.

Inspirations- Flora Garden Festival



Beautiful water lilies-- I want a water garden!

Inspirations- Flora Garden Festival


Really cool water garden with water that flowed up and over.

Inspirations- Flora Garden Festival


Some of the modern furniture mixed in was very interesting, and extremely comfortable. Looks nifty!

Inspirations- Flora Garden Festival



I love the artists that would give something unexpected like these beautiful stain glass windows that look like they have been there for years.

Inspirations- Flora Garden Festival


There was a whole area of theses cool bird houses made of various household items.

Inspirations- Flora Garden Festival



Lots of different artists created garden spaces and this one had a giant beaded curtain that was amazing.

Inspirations- Flora Garden Festival



Amazing combinations of colors and textures.

Inspirations- Flora Garden Festival



Very cool outdoor work space that is a desk by day and bar by night.

Inspirations- Flora Garden Festival



I loved this central table in the garden.

Inspirations- Flora Garden Festival



Modern zen influenced garden space, love the bright red as a contrast.

Inspirations- Flora Garden Festival



Beautiful modern glass touches in a sleek garden space.

Inspirations- Flora Garden Festival



Bright and colorful city garden space with lots of interesting rock work.

Inspirations- Flora Garden Festival



Flintstone furniture in this very square and concrete garden.

Inspirations- Flora Garden Festival



Another great use of background and highlighting it with another mannequin is just brilliant-- this was one of my favorite gardens.

Inspirations- Flora Garden Festival



Now that's cool use of a bathtub-- I love all the rubber duckies added in.

Inspirations- Flora Garden Festival



Great use of a hose!

Inspirations- Flora Garden Festival


Surprises around every corner in this garden!

Inspirations- Flora Garden Festival



Fun modern twists in this garden, I love the mannequins that are on display in various parts.

Inspirations- Flora Garden Festival


Very modern and sleek, this was an interesting garden with great furniture and water features.

The View Outside



Fall is just hitting so a final look outside before things start going dormant for the winter. It's been great having such a nice view from the kitchen to the Jungle... and we had a great growing season this year.