The exterior of our building, which seemed lovely enough in the winter, has turned into a lush, flowery paradise now that it's summer. I had no idea!!
The views from the front porch:
Table and chairs on one side of the front porch (there's a gliding bench on the other: sweet!)
The front gate:
One of the hanging plants I bought for the back deck - I love them:
Did I mention that summer in Chicago rules?