Revealing the New Corner Cabana

Revealing the New Corner Cabana

Sometimes you just want to get away from the poolside splashing and laughs for a little alone time outside with your book or a quiet chat. So on the opposite side of the Easmor Alexander’s private backyard, beneath large palm trees, we built a shade cabana. It has wide views from the Bocce court to […]

Come Play Bocce Ball in Palm Springs

Come Play Bocce Ball in Palm Springs

On one side of The Easmor Alexander’s private backyard is a long, wide strip of gravel. It’s a good amount of space, with large palm trees, privacy and wide mountain views, but there has been no good reason to go over there. Until now. To create the Bocce court, we raked the gravel away, leveled […]

The Fire Bowl Is Finished!

The Fire Bowl Is Finished!

We just added the finishing touches to our outside patio firepit — or really, a fire bowl.  It’s an easy on-off gas powered fire (although you do have to light it, old school), in a concrete pot, with sparkling glass. Now when you’re on vacation in Palm Springs at The Easmor Alexander, you can gather […]

Warm Winter Nights Ahead

Warm Winter Nights Ahead

The first phase of renovation is officially over, and now we move on to the fun stuff! We engineered this natural gas fire bowl from a concrete pot — just in time for the desert winter nights. Here’s a photo of the first lighting! What’s next? We have outdoor daybeds and sail-topped sleeping nooks on […]

Twin Palms in Palm Springs

Twin Palms in Palm Springs

Another beautiful day in Sunmor, Palm Springs! The traditional mid-century twin palms soar above the front rock wall.

Desert Rain and Grass Starts

Desert Rain and Grass Starts

Rainy skies in the desert today — strange when we average 350 days of sunshine! Good news for our feather grass starts!

Palm Trees Are Trimmed

Palm Trees Are Trimmed

So nice to stare up at these tall palms while lounging in the pool…

Can’t Wait for the Lemons to Ripen!

Can’t Wait for the Lemons to Ripen!

Thought we had a lime tree but one taste confirmed these are young lemons. Will probably turn yellow around the winter holidays.