I confess I took no photos of our Cinco de Mayo get together, but you didn't
miss a thing. It looked just like the details I showed you here and here.
I just wanted to enjoy the company of friends instead of being preoccupied with
taking photos of every detail.
Bottom line...more important to be a good hostess than a good blogger.
But, I do have something else for you...remember my client with the 80's tract home?
We started with a few exterior updates last fall, and
on Saturday I helped her put together her front window box for summer.
She wanted a classic cottage style look.
It includes a Kimberly fern, lobelia (periwinkle), verbena (purple) a low maintenance
trailing vine with great blooms all summer long, geraniums (pink) and more verbena in pink.
A new addition since the fall photo is the porch light, much better scale
than the teeny-tiny builder model in the photo above. We chose to keep it in the same
location to avoid additional electrical costs. We're still working on a few other plantings and
the back deck.
The big news is her kitchen is about ready for a semi-reveal of freshly painted