Near-beach experience: how to turn your backyard into your own private beach club.
PHOTOGRAPHS BY BRET GUM
It's just the right size (7 feet wide, 13 feet long) for 2, or for a lone castaway on a raft. The water's ue Lagoon color comes from the white plaster finish, which reflects the sky.
A barbecue, a wet bar, and built-in seating fit nicely into a space barely large enough to dock a speedboat. Whites, blues, and sandy beiges sustain the coastal mood.
A sailcloth roof over a simple wooden frame creates a shaded retreat. With gravel on either side, the pathway mimics a beach boardwalk.
Water trickles from a copper verdigris spigot into a clamshell set int he wall. (After al, what's seaside getaway without bivalves?)
Echeverias and other small succulents, planted in a blue bowl look like underwater creatures.
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|Date:||Sep 1, 2011|
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