30 Jan 2009

SHOW & TELL - New Pergola

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In summer it can be quite warm in Belgium, but it rains so that you can't sit outside. Last year I fulfilled a long lasting wish, a "roof" over a part of the patio, so that I could sit outside even when it rains. This week finally it was delivered and put up.

The work starts

inspected by cat Arthur

It's standing

something to be fixed on the wall


and finished !! Now I only have to wait for spring and warm temperatures and I can do my blogging outside too !

I also finished this painting this week


Anne Fannie said...

Hi Gattina, I see the inspector cat was there through the whole thing making sure it was done correctly!
It looks lovely, I am sure you will get alot of enjoyment out of it!
Love, Ann

Kathy said...

What wonderful times you will have uner your new patio cover! Congrats!

Merle said...

Dear Gattina ~ ~ I love your new pergola and I am sure you will have lots of good times there.
I have left an award for you at my blog. I hope you enjoy it.
Take care, my friend, Love, Merle.

Hootin' Anni said...

Love the colors in your kitty painting Gattina.

And the roof for the patio...LOL, thing is...we're thinking of tearing ours OUT. Makes the house too dark with the roof and all over the patio.

Excellent show n tell. Mine's posted, I do hope you can stop by and visit with me sometime today. Happy Friday.

Puss-in-Boots said...

Yes, gotta have a patio cover. I love mine...it provides a bit of shade in the summer and helps keep the sun out of the kitchen.

That's a lovely cat painting, so bright and cheerful, yet so relaxing with the sleeping kitty.

JanMary said...

I could do with one of those here in N Ireland. I am sure it will be well used.

Elizabeth-Plain and Simple said...

Congratulations on getting a roof over your patio. I am sure you will enjoy it.


Dianne said...

I could use one of those too-what a great idea! I know you'll enjoy it when the weather is nicer.
Thanks for stopping by my blog too.

Toni said...

yes, let's just hope for some warm weather to come .. it's been cold here again ;( i am tired of winter !!!

Anonymous said...

Love your patio roof. You are going to have such fun out there, you can also picnic under it.

JudyBug said...

Beautiful pergola! I know it will give you so much enjoyment when the weather warms up. I'm ready!

~CC Catherine said...

Love the pergola, and the painting is precious! Great colors! ~CC

DianeCA said...

Congratulations!! Hehehe it looks pretty green there to us Norwegians. We would be sitting outside NOW hehehe anytime the sun was shining anyway. You would not believe the weather we sit out in. Anything over 7-8 degrees is fair game!

Belinda said...

What a lovely structure, Gattina...you are sure to enjoy it for many years to come, not just when its rainy, but all the time. And if the cat approves, all is well. :-) Neat painting too!

Nanna K said...

Great pergola, I'm sure you will have some great days out there.
Thanks for dropping by my blog,
Have a great week.

Dr.John said...

That will be nice this summer.

Pamela said...

congratulations. I think you will love it.

Alice said...

I loved your patio. You'll have to let us know when you post Show & Tell from your new patio. I love your cat, too :O).

You are always welcome in The Shadow of the Cross. Feel free to visit anytime.

Melli said...

Ohhh that is WONDERFUL!!! A covered patio! Oh you will LOVE it! I wish we had a cover over our deck! Oh how I wish! That is WONDERFUL! (actually I wish we had a screened in porch) LOVELY!!!

Melli said...

Oh! Love your new painting too!