Spend rainy afternoons in your own teahouse. I love the idea of creating a tiny getaway in your own backyard — somewhere you can sneak off to, even during a storm, and sip tea while the rain pours down. Leaving two walls (or all four) open offers the shelter of a roof but the romance of being outside.
Three years ago we started on a decking project in our back yard to turn a hilly section of the lawn into usable space. It looked like this, back when we first started: Today, it looks like this: And at night: A few of the things we love: The River Birch we planted behind theRead more