Wednesday, July 31, 2013

the lovely veil of mosquito netting...

welcome to our favorite room in the house.
we spend lots of time out here..
it's not really a room, but outside on the back deck, tucked under the roof, sitting in our adirondack chairs, sipping on a mojito, made with fresh mint from the garden
  and now...
protected from those pesky mosquitoes that can drive one nuts.

i am lovin the addition of this mosquito netting over the chairs!
it looks so darn pretty
actually does a good job at keeping the bugs at bay.

and the view, from the inside looking out through the veil,
 is quite

what is your favorite room
 at your house?
would love to hear about it.


p.s.  will be picking up my new computer in the next couple of days...makes me kinda nervous and excited to think about learning something new!
we have had such a mild and rainfilled july here in tennessee.....the gardens and the gardener sure appreciate it!
so do the mosquitoes.


Deb said...

I love the outdoor space you've created Erin! My daughter had one of those mosquito nets hanging over her bed as a teenager & it got packed away . When my husband built our pergola a few years ago, I brought it outside to hang over our outdoor swing. It's our favourite outside area ... pergola covered in honeysuckle vine & wrapped in white twinkle lights, prayer flags, swing with cushions, basket of old magazines, big clay pots filled with plants, wind chimes ... my morning meditation spot ♥

Burlap Luxe said...

Erin, gasp, sigh, swooning....
Is there any other place I'd rather be right now? I think not, truly, I needed this exact inspiration today, I needed to belong to nature today, sit in my dreams of being exactly in a setting like yours. I was visiting my dearest friend Kerrie at sea cottage, saw yourself there with a comment, it was your icon photo that got me so, I came to visit not thinking I would be moved so deeply in you simple calm but, I was.

Thank you for your share, I am later going to add you to my blog roll of inspiration so I can visit more then often :)

See you soon over at my place of rustic whites and grey's.


Seawashed said...

Completely enchanting. Your entire outdoor space is everything I love. I have adirondacks and a mosquito net but have never put them together. You are brilliant ! This post is better than any summer magazine. Sea tidings Kerrie.

Seawashed said...

PS. I love your blog banner too. It says so much to my soul.

Vickie @ Ranger 911 said...

It really does look like a magical place to be, Erin! I made a dress-up bridal veil for our granddaughter, but when I visited their country home, I decided they could all use one to keep the deer flies away from their heads! Your idea is pretty AND practical!

oldgreymare said...

rose colored glasses or veil covered porch views- all delightful :D

Angelsdoor * Penny said...

Hi Erin,
What a lovely and peaceful place you have created here.. I love it!
How cozy it must be.. You have such an eye for design.. Be it inside or out.. Just beautiful!

Becca said...

Hi Erin!
That is SO beautiful!
Been spending a lot of time outside on our deck too although...not as lovely as yours!

Boxwood Cottage said...

Aw Erin it's getting better and better! I'm totally in love with your deck!

This N That said...

Very pretty..glad it works..I think I'll just stay inside..Too hot anyway..

Jolanda said...

I love it!!! What a beautifull place te be, sunny greetings

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Welcome home Erin! I know you were away at the beach? Well your world is very similar to mine in that I have a screened in porch as this, not as WHITE but nonetheless ethereal. My favorite place to spend time? My writing studio in the morning, my great room at night, and in mid-day, my screened in porch. Oh the glories of having an artist eye, because we can find inspiration just about anywhere. But your world here is truly perfect in design! Happy day, Anita

KarenB said...

It's all so beautiful, Erin. I want to say more but can't keep my eyes open, it's 12:30 am. I'll be back to enjoy tomorrow!

La Vie Quotidienne said...

what a good idea...and it makes everything look so pretty! What a lovely space.

June said...

I adore your gorgeous dreamy porch Erin! LOVE IT!

Debbie Nolan said...

Erin - I love that mosquito netting...I will be right down to sit and enjoy your lovely outdoor room. Beautiful pictures and you are right through the netting quite magical.

Jacqueline~Cabin and Cottage said...


jerilanders said...

Stunning area! No wonder you love it. I love the little mini greenhouse and have all the makings of one, just haven't put it together yet.

Unknown said...

Lovely place you got there. Very relaxing with a taste of nature. It's like a small and simple paradise. Those curtains really add up to the beauty of the place as well as provide protection from mosquitos and other elements for better relaxation. :)

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