Today’s photo is from Mindy Arbo in Winchester, Massachusetts. She says, “To distract visitors from some newly built houses next door, we borrowed from a Japanese design element called The Borrowed View, which, in our case we adapted to a Faux Borrowed View. We created and hung two circular mirror ‘windows’ which brighten up a formerly dead spot by reflecting sunlit greenery, branches and sky. Now, as you round that bend in the path , your eyes are drawn downward to the mirrors which give the effect of two round see-through windows/peepholes seemingly showing sunny foliage in the garden next door! They do fool a lot of visitors who seem to enjoy the trick! To see more about them and how they were made, click here: http://www.cottonarboretum.com/garden-lessons/design/the-view/.” Thanks, Mindy, for sharing this with us!
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