Thursday, June 19, 2014

My Little Apartment Patio - Show and Tell Friday

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Welcome to Show and Tell Friday!  My little patio is still a work in progress but I thought I would share some photos with you.   I don't get much sunlight here so my plants aren't doing as well as I would like.  The only sunlight I get is in the earlier evening which is when these photos were taken. (oops, I forgot to put the broom away before I took these photos!)
Here is the view from the walkway. As you can see I had to put some wire mess up so the dogs won't squeeze through the railings!  There is a big fern tree just outside my patio. Unfortunately I just got the lowest frond of it in the photo. 

It sure isn't as nice as my old patio which I shared back in 2008 and then again in 2009. I miss that little patio that actually now seems big since this one is even smaller!  I think if I work on this one a little more I can turn it into something wonderful though!
Although I now have a very small outdoor space, just outside my front door I have a much better view....

Thanks to all of you that join in on Show and Tell Friday every week and thanks to all of you who leave such nice comments! 

If you are joining in on Show and Tell Friday, please remember that your Show and Tell needs to be something from your home or garden. If you would like to join in, please enter your name and leave your exact Show and Tell blog post link, not just your blog link and as a common courtesy link back to my blog.


Unknown said...

Thanks for the party Cindy! I'm absolutely in love with your patio and the swimming pool view right in front...oh so relaxing!

Unknown said...

I think that's a huge space for an apartment - how lucky for you !
And I feel like I'm looking for Waldo - couldn't see a broom anywhere at all LMHO !!!
Thanks so much for the party!
Hugs from Montreal,

Unknown said...

Looks lovely :) Thanks for treating us to your patio!

Decor To Adore said...

What a darling outdoor space.

Thank you for hosting.

Michele M./ Finch Rest said...

I love your porch - perfect to sit in the shade and watch the hottie guys do back flips into the pool.

: - )

Thank you for hosting, so happy to be joining you for the fun this time.

Unknown said...

You've done a great job with your patio Cindy and the view is great! Thanks for hosting and blessings,

DreamgirlLisa said...

it looks great! I sent it to my daughter, she wants inspiration for apartment patios, she will be moving soon and wants her new place to feel cozy.

Poppy said...

It's beautiful; how much space does one really need with a view like that! Saw no broom; maybe it flew off into cyberspace!;))

Thanks for hosting and have a great weekend!


Heirloom treasures said...

Cindy, I think your sweet little patio is lovely especially with that view.

Diva Kreszl said...

Your patio space is just lovely and you have such a beautiful view!!! I am certain that shade loving plants would do quite well in your space, they can be quite beautiful.

Curtains in My Tree said...

I met the dogs like coming out there to see what's going on?
It will be wonderful after all your touches

Unknown said...

That's a nice apartment set-up. Love, love!

Thanks so much for hosting!

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Home Chic Club said...

Your patio space is just lovely Cindy! Love it! Thanks for hosting!Have a great weekend!

Theresa @ Shoestring Elegance said...

Thank you so much for hosting, Cindy! I sure love linking up with your beautiful blog. Have a wonderful weekend.
Hugs and Blessings,
~Theresa @ Shoestring Elegance

This N That said...

Thank you for hosting Cindy. I love your little patio. It's nice that you have all that shade. Have a wonderful weekend.

Unknown said...

Great party! I posted something from a week ago because I've been on a work trip and haven't cooked anything while in Vegas. Need to get back into it!

Noelle said...

You've done so much in such a short time, Cindy. Really appreciate the look and feel of your outdoor room. Relaxing and soothing with all the greenery and cozy furniture.

Art and Sand said...

For an apartment, it actually seems like a pretty good size patio if you have space for the wicker love seat.

Enjoy a lovely weekend on your patio - or riding your bike.

Thanks for hosting.

Abby said...

I think your patio looks very relaxing!
Thank you for hosting!

nancy said...

Dear Cindy, Small but charming!!! As a fellow Bay Area resident I know that small is beautiful!!

Maureen Wyatt said...

Yeah, I can't see the broom either. It looks lovely and the size of the space doesn't matter as much as how welcoming you make it. You did that in spades!

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Unknown said...

It looks like you have a decent sized balcony! Very nice! Thanks for hosting the party each week.

Ev said...

Your new patio is gorgeous too Cindy! You make all your spaces lovely.

Hope you are enjoying living there.