beating the heat

The one caveat of leaving the beach and moving two and a half hours further inland was that I would get an in-ground pool.  When you’re used to making the ten minute trek to the beach every day after work and digging your toes in the sand each and every weekend, you need some way to beat the heat of summers in the South!  Mine happens to come in the form of an 18×36 foot rectangle in my backyard:

I’ve posted before about what inspired the design and detailing of our swimming pool here, and here are some other favorites that are as chic as they are refreshing!  You can see them all on my Pinterest page here.


Janice Parker Landscape Design

Suzanne Kasler via Architectural Digest

Schappacher White


Miranda Brooks via Vogue

Laura Day Living

Bee Cottage via House Beautiful


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