This Week with Abbey Hendrickson

By Abbey of Aesthetic Outburst

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I saw this book at the thrift store yesterday and almost passed it by. The cover was bad and the pages were falling out, but somehow I convinced myself to drag it home. Well, I'm so glad I did because it's a gem. It's full of great DIY landscaping ideas and interesting structures. My favorite part? It was printed in 1984! I only found a couple of copies here, so hurry if you want one. Who knew shuffleboard could look so cool?!

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On a side note, I'm sorry to announce that this will be my last post as a regular contributor. After much thought, I've decided to step back a bit to spend more time with my husband and our two babies. A huge thank you to Jan and Earl for their hospitality and support. Their talent and energy continually amazes me. Many thanks to all of you for your comments and encouragement. I'm still over at Aesthetic Outburst, so please be sure to drop by and say hello. love, Abbey

Jan Halvarson

10 comments:

Lady Grey said...

these are fantastic! Love the woodwork : )

Paislea Elyse said...

i'm in love with that garden idea!~

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Anne-Marie (10 Rooms) said...

well, I'll miss the interesting posts about shuffleboard and such :) but babies grow and the time is lost.. I have three and value every moment I spend with them - enjoy..

soulflower said...

i love that tiered garden...how totally awesome is that!

Grown Hazy said...

wow, great find!! Lucky for all of us readers that you did pick it up! I have already gone to amazon and purchased it. I want to try that step-garden. Very convenient for me.
Thanks!

kickpleat said...

What a great last post! I love the look of this book and the first photo especially has me wishing for a backyard (one day!). Lovely.

Aesthetic Outburst... said...

Thanks everyone! xo, Abbey

lisa solomon said...

well... you are going out w/ a bag.... you will be missed. thanks for all the great posts!

Craft Tea Lady said...

I bought the book & sadly it has no ref or pattern. :( now have to figure out the pattern on my own. But the idea! WOAH! LOVE IT!

Outdoor Furniture said...

I love you plant wooden pot and the tree place.

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