Monday, March 23, 2009

Summer inspirations...

The magical season is here. Summer.
Days of alfresco dining. Sheer white curtains fluttering in the cool gentle breeze.
Floral tablecloths, tall glasses of lemonade and fresh flowers.
Some summer eye candy for all of you:-)

Images from Petersham Nurseries, Taj Safaris, Fisherman's Lodge, Kerala House Boats, Pinakin Patel, Deodar's Guest House, Villa Balquisse and from some old posts.

22 comments:

Aditi said...

I tried hard to find a favorite one in those pictures and I gave up ;)!

Bella said...

wow!

Sunita said...

I love that cot by the river... dreamy! Who am I fooling? I dont just love these summertime dreams. I lust for them!

Shalini said...

Such wonderful inspiration to have a meal outside!

pRiyA said...

Oh, this is delicious eye candy. Can't make up my mind where i'd like to be. I think I'd like all!

~mE said...

what pictures man...Pretty...i like the one that looks like jungle 4th pic...is it jim corbet @ taj ?

vineeta said...

Now I just feel like running away on vacation! Archana why do u do this to us? :)

Monika,Ansh said...

Ah lovely!!

Sharon Colaco D'Souza said...

loved that beautiful ol' bench and the wall with the nooks:)

Patricia Torres said...

all the pics are lovely... I'm so confused now.. I dont know where to go.. for my summer vacations..!!

Fernanda R. Lima said...

I've been to this camp in the Thar Desert,(picture number eleven from top) and it was unforgettable!!

It's my favourite picture of course...

Tks for sharing this, it made me go back to those incredible days...

;-)

Teresa said...

Beautiful pictures, cozy!!!

Shireena said...

lovely! The Taj Lake Palace photo brings back wonderful memories from my honeymoon. I can't wait to go again.

d said...

wow, just perfect for the current season / mood.

though in pic no 11 from the top (now with 2 kids under the age of 6) i could'nt help but wonder what if they wanted to use the loo? he he.

Solilo said...

I love changing interiors according to season. Now that Spring is here I was planning to change my throws and pillows. These pictures are such an inspiration.

Love your blog and the colors. There are some similarities in our taste like the flowers in a small brass pot (uruli in Malayalam) and some color combinations.

Linda said...

Mmm wonderful, this post made me dream :)

Aryan said...

I like this blog very much !!

The indianess and the ethinicity binds me.Would like to follow this blog in future.

Thanks for coming out with such a beautiful thought.

Rgds,

Raj

Nay-K said...

amazing pictures.... I want summer ;-)

Susan Lang @ Designing Your Dream Home said...

These photos inspire me! What beautiful settings for dining, reading, napping, and enjoying life! Thanks.

alice said...

What an absolutely beautiful collection of images... I would gladly dine/lounge/be happy in any of these!

Anaka said...

Summer is the magical season, eh? That's monsoon for me. But these images do something great for me- which is reminding myself about the great aspects of summer instead of complaining about the heat all the time. So thank you for that!

Chelsea said...

Kerala boat houses! I've been once on my first trip to India, loved it!!!! Thanks for the photos!