June 26, 2013

nancy's fabulous she shed

Nancy's gorgeous "garden house" was built over two weekends by her skilled nephew, and reminds me of an heirloom quilt because it was lovingly put together with scrap materials and amazing vintage finds. French doors and windows were left over from the remodel of the main house, as were the short lengths of wood flooring and exterior shingles. 

The antique table that sits under the beautifully arched window was given to Nancy by a friend's grandmother. Pretty green trim accents the shed and matches the adirondack chairs of the lower-level garden.

A Pennsylvania bluestone path leads to 
the lower level that 
overlooks the Indian Springs.

A fountain nestled under the plum tree
provides soothing sounds 
during the summer months.

The garden house is perfect for creating 
beautiful floral arrangements 
straight from the garden.

This antique table fits perfectly inside the shed 
and provides a great work space. 

The opposite wall 
contains supplies and 
other gardening needs.

Shelves hold collections 
of vintage pottery, vases and baskets 

The one splurge item is this Cape Cod Lantern
from West Chatham, Massachusetts.  

One of my favorite things about this room 
are the views of Nancy's gorgeous garden.

For more on Nancy's beautiful home 
visit here,  here and here.

ciao! fabiana


Leslie said...

This is so darling and I love that first photo with the stone path. Such a peaceful place to be! So many fun details.. the hats, books, etc.. gorgeous pictures:) xxleslie

Sarah said...

What a lovely gift! This is a talented guy. Thanks for sharing.

Michele M./ Finch Rest said...

I am so jealous and happy for her - that is the greatest garden and garden house EVER - it is so so so so so so cute! Thanks so much for sharing. I am heading over there to see the rest of her spaces, has to be awesome too.

I am truly jealous, I looooove it!!!! : - )

Holly said...

Beautiful. Just beautiful. Hugs, Holly

dee dee said...

Oh the things dreams are made of! Love this sweet little cottage!
Dee Dee

Claudia Fabiana said...

It's really a garden paradise!

Claudia Fabiana said...

It's hard to believe he put it together so quickly! The detail is amazing!

Claudia Fabiana said...

She really is a mini-Martha!

Claudia Fabiana said...

Thanks, I will stop over to visit your blog!

Claudia Fabiana said...

Thanks, DeeDee. It's fun for flower arranging parties too!

Natasha in Oz said...

Gorgeous! Thanks for sharing your post at the Say G'day Saturday linky party. This week's party has started so please pop by and say G'day if you have a moment.

Best wishes,
Natasha in Oz


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