Welcome to Saltwater Sounds, a collection of ideas, tips, and inspiration. This is where I share all that’s been happening in the world of Shiplap and Shells, what’s to come and the inspiration I have found from other bloggers around the web.
This and That…
Happy Sunday! For those of you living in the United States, I hope you are enjoying your long holiday weekend. Wishing you a very happy Memorial Day.
And as always, thank you for being here on the blog. I’m so grateful.
Where We Are
We just left Capri, Italy, and are going to Positano. I really feel like we’ve saved the best for last. I’ve always wanted to see the Amalfi Coast and today’s the day!
Here are a few of the views from our hotel in Capri, Italy.
This is the terrace outside our hotel room. It’s a shared outdoor space but we seem to be the only ones using it.
I was fascinated by the houses built into the face of the mountain.
It was hard to see this incredible home because the house’s stone matched the cliff so perfectly.
Wait until you see the Capri city center pictures next week on the vacation blog posts. You won’t want to miss them!
We spent a day in Athens and learned so much about the history.
I will be working on writing blog posts for most of our European stops with more information. This is just a sneak peek while I’m on vacation.
This was one of my favorite places to visit during this trip.
If you remember from last week, we were unable to go to Santorini which I was most excited about. At least on this stop in Greece, I was able to see some of the beautiful white buildings and water views that I had been looking forward to.
Did you know that they call restrooms in Greece and Italy “water closets”?
I thought this picture said it all.
It has been such an amazing experience but I am excited to see my boys, Jax and Ollie, and my garden again. It must look so different after 3 weeks!
I’ve been so fortunate that our housesitter sends us so many pictures of the boys. It looks like Ollie has been eating leaves.
Jax is resting from playing with the tennis ball. Some things never change.
We’re on our way home in just a couple of days.
What’s Happening at Shiplap and Shells…
Here are last week’s blog posts and all that’s been happening at Shiplap and Shells.
Can you believe that it’s already mid-spring? I can’t wait to take you on a tour of both my Pacific Northwest cottage and cut flower gardens for the month of May.
Did you know that the wind and heavy rain can cause heavy damage to your beautiful blooms? I’ll show you how to support garden flowers to keep them from falling over ad keep them looking lovely.
Coming Your Way:
June Gardening Tips & To-Dos – May 31
Summer Home Tour – June
June Garden Tour – June
What would you like to see on my blog? Please leave me a comment and let me know.
My Favorite Inspiration Around the Web…
I promise I will share some inspiration with you next week once I’m home. Thanks for hanging in there with me.
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An Oldie But a Goodie
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Until next time,