Sara Essex Bradley and I had a blast shooting this story. Nine or so homes were scouted, and a lot of them made the final editorial cut. My aim in producing this story was to show the wide gamut of how people decorate their outdoor spaces, and as usual the people in New Orleans have a very distinct, and I think beautiful and exciting viewpoint.
|Elegance - this incredible spa setting is in New Orleans|
|Sleeping porch in New Orleans|
|A classic front porch in New Orleans|
|A front porch with a twist - classic white wicker with Trina Turk fabric on the cushions|
|My patio - indoors is outdoors in my own quirky way - My majolica plate collection has moved outdoors, and the cushions were recovered in Chinoiserie toile (an outdoor fabric by Waverly)|
|Lots of old brick floors are in many New Orleans courtyards - Can you tell how much Sara and I love to have the family dog (or cat) in the shot - I say it makes a space more human|
|Fabulous funky party time patio in New Orleans|
|I styled an alfresco dining table in New Orleans with the home owners bunny rabbits|
But really you need to go get the magazine and see the gorgeous full size photos. We have an awesome art director and editor!
What have you done new this year for your pool, porch, patio, (balcony)?