How about the rest of my fellow Oregonians (particularly the crazies that live in the sopping wet valley!)? The tantalizingly gorgeous weather the past few weeks has spoiled me completely and all I can think about is being outside…except for that fact that it’s rainy and cold again. <sigh> I crave the sun, and the warmth, and peaceful summer evenings to sit outside and enjoy it all. Even though our beautiful summer here is so short-lived, I can’t help but want an inviting outdoor living space to feel at home in during the season. So here are some fun ideas I’ve come across in my internet ramblings:
I absolutely love how these doors open wide to create a sense of continuity from inside to outside living. I’m also a big fan of the craftsman-style patio covers, so here is one I drooled over:
Half the fun is dreaming about it! Now it’s time to prioritize, plan, and get started, even if it’s just a small project on a shoe-string budget.