Monday, April 23, 2012

Weekend on the Patio

We had the most beautiful weather this weekend! Highs were in the low 90's, but there was a breeze blowing that made it feel perfect. We pretty much lived on the patio this weekend-planting flowers, painting projects and playing with the dogs. I took full advantage of the wonderful weekend!
We went to Home Depot to get a few things and I came home with this pretty pink Ranunculus. It looks perfect in this white metal pot with roses on it.
I found this French Lemonade at the Grocery Outlet and had to buy a bottle. Not only do I love lemonade, but I love the French feel of the bottle.
It is a sparkling lemonade and was so refreshing with the heat we had.
The bottle has this on both sides in French. I am going to soak the labels off and use it for holding flowers or serving water in.
I found this plate with pink roses at a yard sale, there were 2 of them. The lace tablecloth was given to me by my mother in law. It has some stains but it is perfect for using outside on my little white table.
I mentioned to Cody that I really wanted a day bed for the patio. I love the look of it piled high with soft blankets and pillows, but I would really love to take a nap on it during these beautiful spring days. Look what he made for me out of a queen sized head and foot board!
I have a lot of painting to do to it and I will have to find a mattress, pillows and linens. But for now, an old feather bed and random pillows will work. We took a little cat nap on it yesterday and it was amazing! There was a breeze blowing and it couldn't have been more perfect!
The dogs love to play with the water that comes out of the hose. Grady tries to eat it. Look at the air he got here!
Bella attacks it but they love it, as long as they aren't getting a bath! They were so sad this morning when I was getting ready for work. I know how they feel, after a weekend like this, I didn't want to go to work either!
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16 comments:

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Love that lemonade bottle! Your sweet daybed is going to be awesome all painted up!

Kasia said...

I think the day bed is a wonderful idea!!!! I cant wait to see it done! :D I know what you mean about lovely weekends, they suck once theyre over. lol

Hugs,

Shannon@Cozy Home Scenes said...

Trisha, looks like you and your family are in full springtime mode. Your flower ( won't even try to spell it ) is very pretty in that container. Don't forget to show us the day bed when it is finished. Thanks for coming to Your Cozy Home Party!! ---------- Shannon

chateau chic said...

Sounds like a delightful weekend.
Mary Alice

Athena at Minerva's Garden said...

I liked it all, and your dogs were hilarious! I'll have to look for that lemonade at Grocery Outlet here in town, because that is a pretty bottle.

Claudine from CondensedLoveHome said...

Oh My God!!! LOVED That day bed!!!!

Cassie said...

Silly pup! Your weekend sounds so relaxing and wonderful. Ours was more sunny than we've had all year and I'm longing for it to return.

Do let me know if you put up a 30 before 30 list! x

Suzanne said...

i have always wanted a daybed like that. Please ask your Cody to go into business:) I'll be first in line!
Hugs, Suzanne

LV said...

Like you taste in pinks.

~Shabby~Prim~Delights~ said...

Lucky you to have a hubby make you a gorgeous day bed.
HPS
Michelle

Ms. Burrito said...

So beautiful! Come and join my Color Connection meme too. The linky is at my Pink Dinosaurs entry. Have a lovely weekend!

Suzanne said...

Trisha, you make me want your life:) Everything is so pretty...you are a true girly girl. Hope I get to Idaho one day!
XOXO
Suzanne

chubskulit said...

Such a delight to see gorgeous pink every week, yours are lovely!

My PINK please come and see when you have time. Have a safe and happy weekend!

Jil~Say It With Roses said...

I am on a quest now to find the French lemonade! Not only does it sound delicious, but I want a bottle like that for my kitchen flowers!

Your dogs are having such fun! What is it about water? Ours go crazy like that, too!
♥ Jil

Libbie said...

Your life is so romantic & beautiful! I need to get some pretty back into my life somehow!


Okay that bed is amazing!!! What a guy!!!

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