{A summer update from LeAnn}

Alex and I have been busy with the usual and not-so-usual line-up of summer activities –  Our family celebrated my sister’s wedding just a few days ago. She and her long-time beau married the end of December and had a beautiful celebration this past weekend in Topanga Canyon.  The gorgeous blossoms above are just a […]

Dream Day

My dream day?  Well, it comes in many forms but what immediately comes to mind is travel.  I love to travel and see the world  â€“ to explore another place, another culture, another way of doing things.   I always return with a fresh perspective and charged with creativity energy. Today, the time I spent capturing […]

“If you build it. . .

                                     …they will come.”     I think the magical thing about gardens is that they take on a life of their own.    I mean, all I really did was put together a few plants, flowers and […]

Sunday and a new perspective…

The first flowers to grace the new island counter–peonies.   I’m still in the midst of a bit of renovation mess and frustrated by delays and mishaps, but then today I happened to notice this still life comprised simply of these floral beauties, a stack of dinner plates waiting to be put away and the […]


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“Love in a Mist”

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adorazione del fiore

It’s that time of year.  A warm sun greets us each morning and new leaves are flourishing on the roses we pruned back a few months ago.  I know it won’t be long until my garden is in full bloom.  I never tire of photographing these miraculous beauties nature so generously bestows upon me.  It seems that for […]

Design Daily – Fabulous Flora.

Veranda Magazine linen & lavender One of my favorite things about Veranda is that they always have several pages featuring beautiful floral photography.       Veranda subscription in the emporium (us) in the emporium (de) see our new site: www.linenlavenderlife.com