Dec 9, 2010

An east village backyard

JJ lives in a cute little studio in the East Village - totally different from the charmless high rise apartment building I inhabit. He even has a backyard that he shares with a neighbor who is something like a wardrobe director for TV. I love the way she styled the backyard. It's not quite all captured here (on Kodak Portra 400VC I might add), but you get a sense of its vintagey aesthetic.

I also love the exposed/rough-edged panels of the door. I would say it's definitely a bit of a luxury to have a backyard in NY of your own. I'm already envisioning lazy summer evenings spent there in lawn chairs with ice cold beers and strings of adorable paper lanterns... oh sigh.


  1. Oh nice -- a styled backyard is so awesome, especially in the summertime. And makes for such nice pics! :)

  2. Wow, what a great find to rent there! Can't wait to see your photos from your summer evenings!

  3. Wow, I love those vintage posters in first photo! Plus a wardrobe director for a neighbour? How cool is that!

  4. these are incredible, my dear. as usual :)

    xo Alison

  5. That is so awesome! I love the feel of it.

  6. Loving your choice of words
    living vs inhabit
    cold beer

  7. The east village is my hoood! A backyard is quite spectacular. If he has rooftop access, he should probably never move.

  8. A backyard in NYC? Priceless.

    Love the mood, and yes, I can definitely see how cozy spending summer evenings here would be!