This tree, a Bradford pear, had narrow crotch angles. Trees with narrow crotch angles are more prone to break in wind or ice storms. Some trees are more prone to breaking, too. Bradford pear is one of them. Research trees you intend to plant to understand their risks and weaknesses.
A covered outdoor room in Atlanta serves as a shady place for dining al fresco and resting, even outfitted with a twin bed. It was designed by Beth Webb. The English country-style space also has a fireplace, beadboard ceiling and blue accents.
Sometimes the less is more approach is the way to go. Stick with one color and a mix of neutrals, then add a simple, organic accent such as a leaf charger which also introduces al element of graphic to the ensemble.