Gorgeous desert wedding at a private estate in Paradise Valley, Arizona. The bride wore a simple tea-length gown and strappy nude heels. She carried a stunning bouquet made almost exclusively of succulents. And all of the reception and wedding decor was greenery made of succulents, cacti, and eucalyptus table runners, set against natural wood tables, chairs, and backdrops.
Single Storey Hillside Residence Exhaling Simple Sophistication in Paradise Valley, Arizona - http://freshome.com/2013/08/18/single-storey-hillside-residence-exhaling-simple-sophistication-in-paradise-valley-arizona/
The second garden I visited with Phoenix landscape architect Steve Martino was familiar to me from a magazine or garden book I’d read. Peer recognition, including an ASLA design award in 2006, has also been bestowed on Steve’s design for this Paradise Valley, Arizona, home. It’s a high-end design, but it offers plenty of inspiration for any gardener. Let’s start with sculptural native plants — ocotillo and prickly pear — against a fiery red wall. Color and form — simple but effective. Steve…
Sanctuary Camelback Mountain in Paradise Valley, Arizona