Afiya Francisco is a Style Expert, television and fashion personality, speaker, and brand ambassador. The Style House is a multimedia platform designed to help women approach their personal style with confidence, simplicity & joy. 

Postcards from Home

picture-23 Even if your summer holiday takes you no further than your own backyard, be sure relax with panache.

Whether your taste veers toward Miami chic, Riviera sophistication or Moroccan eclecticism, pour the bevvie of your choice and drift away.

backyard-vacation

Wave WV Hammock $23005.00, Royal Botania; 866-207-1111 gabrielross.com Vargas Halter & Bottom $118.15 each, Rachel Pally; anthropologie.com Martini Set $32.99, Luigi Bormioli; 1-800-GO-BEYOND bedbathandbeyond.ca Tall Tray Small End Table $308.60, Calligaris; international.calligaris.it

Hammock $79; visit hammockuniverse.com for similar styles French Wire Tray and Stand $59.98 (on sale), Pier 1 Imports; pier1.ca Frill Me Polka Dot Top $49 (on sale), Guess; 1-877-44-GUESS guess.ca Frill Me Polka Dot BottomΒ  $45 (on sale), Guess; 1-877-44-GUESS guess.ca Acrylic Beverage Bucket $12.95 (on sale), Crate & Barrel; crateandbarrel.ca

Caribbean Sands Hammock $79.19, Maya Artists of the Yucatan; novica.com Outdoor Drinkware $3.18-$14.88, Pier1 Imports; pier1.ca Palmetto All-Weather Wicker Accent Table $149, Pottery Barn; potterybarn.ca Shimmy-Shake Bikini Top $60.22 (on sale), Ondademar; anthropologie.com Shimmy-Shake Bikini Bottom $96.39 (on sale), Ondademar; anthropologie.com

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