Welcome to the 375th Metamorphosis Monday!
Thanks so much for all your well wishes on Friday. Sunday was the big turning point. I awoke on Sunday still feeling pretty rough, but about midway through the day I began feeling much better. From your comments, it sounds like there’s some kind of bug going around. Thanks again for your kind words on Friday, they really helped!
For this week’s Met Monday, I had to share this wonderful backyard makeover I discovered recently. Julianne Hough (you may remember her from Dancing With the Stars) teamed up with Joss and Main to create a the perfect backyard oasis for relaxing and entertaining. My jaw dropped when I saw all the beautiful spaces.
There’s a comfy area for sitting and snuggling with friends, including the furry kind.
Julianne was going for an earthy, natural look but also wanted her outdoor “rooms” to have a fresh, modern vibe.
This is one of my favorite “rooms” in her garden. I love the hanging lanterns because they make this dining area feel like a real “room” in her garden.
You get a good feel for where each area is in this photo below. Julianne’s outdoor “living room” is just outside the her home under a sheltered porch area. The “dining room” is a bit further away, but see that area off to the left? It’s one of the best parts of this transformation!
Many of the items Julianne used in her table setting are available at Joss and Main here: Joss and Main: Julianne Hough Outdoor Retreat
Remember that area off to the left? Is this not amazing! I love the brick and the big mirror. Notice how the mirror reflects the beautiful trees. I”m guessing they make special glass for mirrors that are used outdoors. It’s those type features that give this area a “room” feel.
I picture dinner parties where after dinner, guests move over to this beautiful seating area to relax in front of a crackling fire. In summer when it’s hot, candles would be wonderful burning inside the fireplace in place of a real fire.
You’ll find additional photos of this beautiful outdoor living space at Julianne’s website where these photos were found here: Julianne Hough
Looking forward to all the wonderful Before and Afters for this Metamorphosis Monday!
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