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Three unrelated neighborhood features

Tuesday 30 March 2010 - Filed under General

chicken coop
1. One of the nicest chicken coops I’ve ever seen. Something similar could work as a greenhouse, without being a garden eyesore.

rain chain rain chain
2. A nice, simple version of a rain chain as a gutter downspout alternative. I hope the water is captured in a reservoir below to water the garden.

cartola
3. Cartola is a wonderful coffee shop down the street. You really can’t sit and drink a cup of coffee without hearing someone come in and compliment the decor. It is beautifully done in all respects, but it’s this image, and the juxtaposition against the wallpaper, that always draws my eye. I don’t know who the woman is, I’m not sure if it’s a reproduction of sorts of something/someone famous, or if it just looks like it could be because of the outfit. Either way, I just love it.

2010-03-30  »  megan

Talkback x 3

  1. Janet
    30 March 2010 @ 6:07 pm

    Very fun. The antlers are certainly a contrast to the lady in the hat.

  2. Loree / danger garden
    31 March 2010 @ 8:48 am

    wow, I love it!

  3. Grace
    31 March 2010 @ 10:38 pm

    Hi Megan~~ The wallpaper is perfect for a coffee shop. I love the picture too but if I may write candidly, the owner needs to lose the animal horns. Gross. Just me.

    The chicken coup looks more like a greenhouse than a dwelling for fowl. I wish I could clone it for my garden. Gimme!