1 of 7
Plum Tree Blossoms
BeckyMartens submitted the "first sign of spring" outside her window -- blossoms from her plum tree. We loved the crisp white against the verdant backdrop.
2 of 7
"My yard, my peace-of-mind retreat. I love to garden and can sit out on my deck for hours just listening to the birds," wrote AnnBrennan. She shared her view just outside her kitchen window. We'll bet hat lovely scene makes washing dishes a bit easier.
3 of 7
DarlynDD named her picture "Colorbox." We thought it was an apropos name for this vivid window arrangement. "I love gardening and to experiment with flowers. Every year I try new arrangements, and each year is better than the last." Well done.
4 of 7
This idyllic summer setting was offered up by Natalie511. "Outside my window every Fourth of July, a neighbor anchors his boat with a simple but powerful flag." We don't think we could have orchestrated a more patriotic or soothing image.
5 of 7
Fun and Colorful Terrace
Right outside Dolfun's window lies a restful and charming sitting area for winding down each day.The scene is reminiscent of one you might see in the French countryside.
6 of 7
Purple and White
Marzepka's copper window box is teeming with delicate lavender and white buds. We love how the fuzzy foliage makes the entire display lush and inviting.
7 of 7
Buffopps submitted a photo of an area "near the back shore close to a lighthouse called the Head." We think the colors of the sky rival any flower.
You Just Viewed
"What's Outside Your Window?" FinalistsReplay
- The Barest Simmer
- Brass Jewelry Projects: All That Glitters Is Not Gold
- New Year's Heave: Our 2014 Organizing Resolutions
- Make-Ahead Office Lunch: Five Days, Five Ways
- Real Page-Turners: Our Favorite Bookshelf Organizing Ideas
- Healthy and Delicious: Cooking with Whole Grains
- All Scooped Up: The 10 Best Ways to Eat Ice Cream in Winter
- Our Food Editors' Food Resolutions
- A Blueprint for Color
- Decorate with Brass
- A Woodworking Couple's Labor of Love
- Board Games: Kevin Sharkey's Cheeseboard Picks
- Home Decor Inspired by Color
- Studio Visit: Purl Soho
- From the Shar-chives: Kevin Sharkey’s Most Beloved Valentine’s Day Ideas