So what I really want to be writing about are the awesome Christmas presents that I bought this week. But I can’t, in case their intended recipients read about them :-)
Instead, I’d like to share to share some pictures from my garden inspiration board. This is another one of those boards that I made retro style with paper, scissors and glue, before I discovered, y’know, technology.
When it came to the garden design, the elements that influenced me most strongly were secret garden atmosphere, Mediterranean influence, and tropical/jungly feel. Here’s how the board turned out:
Secret, hidden away little patio? Check:
Jungly feel? Check:
Mediterranean feel? Check:
I also really wanted some great garden lighting:
See, what I really wanted to do here was compare pictures of the inspiration and the reality. But it’s too dark to go outside right now with my camera, and in any case I am really very comfortable on the sofa… so it will have to wait for a future post...