OK ~ So this picture is taken in mid winter & cooler weather. Now in the South the weather has definitely taken a turn! Everywhere you look there are yellow-bells, blooming azaleas & green green grass! The trees are beautiful. This also means pollen! Our cars have been covered with the fine yellow powder. The porches are covered too! Sooooooooooooo… power washer! I love the physical fun of man-handling the contraption all around the yard & house with the final result being perfectly clean including the smell of clorox! Muscles I didn’t know I had now ache. The gratification of a job well done is satisfying & a little exhausting!!!!
My porches are ready for…
I am now making the decisions about color & pattern. I am thinking to jump out of my normal comfort zone & go for more jazzy green & maybe purple? The glory of this is I can tie in a burst of bold or subtle inspiration. A bench with a cushion ~ a light with accent ribbon ~ a colorful framed chalkboard ~ a monogrammed fleur de lis ~ the oh-so-perfect pattern!
I have a little time though as the pollen is still settling all around me! At least now just a quick sweep or gentle water is doing the trick. Also, the rockers on the front are having a major overhaul with sandpaper & paint! Hopefully soon…. the colors of Spring, fabric, monogram & fresh paint will make an awesome picture to share!