Spring Porch and Patio Decor Inspirations

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Warm winds are blowing; if it isn't already, soon it will be time to open up those windows and let the fresh air in. Even better will be spending time outdoors on porches and patios. Whether a front, back, side, or balcony, outdoor spaces extend livable areas and help us connect with nature. Looking forward to sprucing up your porch or patio in anticipation of the warm months? Here are some fabulous examples to get you started! Decorate a back porch table with books in birdcage like this creation by Thistlewood Farms. A fire pit, pillows, and throw make a perfectly cozy conversation area as here by Coordinately Yours.   Dramatic porch with curtains accented by lovely potted plants by French Country Cottage. Black and white farmhouse porch makes a dramatic and … [Read more...]

7 Incredibly Creative Flower Gardens

7 Incredibly Flower Gardens

Those April showers did their trick! May flowers are blooming everywhere. Now that the weather is warmer, we're going to be seeing color blossoms on trees, bushes, and in garden beds. Need a little inspiration to bring some of this color to your own garden or yard? We've got some gorgeous eye candy in the form of creative flower gardens for you that will do just that! Flowers spilling out of flower pot by Interior Holic. Gorgeous, huh? The link has a tutorial as well, so you can have the look yourself. Mossy and flowery chair by Oscar Mora. This is magical; would look lovely tucked into a glower bed or under a weeping willow tree. Wooden chair recycled as planter from FittoGarden's Flickr. Could this be more adorable? Could work with almost any type of wooden chair. Tire … [Read more...]

Spring Tablescape Ideas

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I know its hard to think about with all the snow and ice around, but Spring will be here soon.  The ice will melt, the snow will fade away and slowly Spring flowers will start popping out.  One of the easiest ways to make it feel like Spring inside, even if it doesn't outside, is to decorate your table!  If you are dreaming of warmer weather and beautiful pops of color, then here are some great Spring tablescape ideas for you! The thing that I really love about all these ideas is that they are inexpensive to create.  Some, like the eggshell centerpieces, only require one or two supplies other then an empty eggshell!  It doesn't get much better (or cuter!) then that! 1. // Eggshell flower centerpiece // Save your eggshells and create this absolutely gorgeous centerpiece! 2. // … [Read more...]

St. Patrick’s Day Decor Ideas

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Hey y'all!  Are you feeling lucky yet?  It's almost Saint Patrick's day and things are starting to turn green around here.  We love to decorate for the holidays and Saint Patrick's day is no exception. It's going pretty slow, the only thing that I have up right now is our burlap clover leaf door hanger.  I need more St. Patrick's day decor ideas!  Do you too?  Here are 10 plus ideas that will help both of us turn up the green in our homes! 1. // Blarney wreath // I love how simple this is!  Plus, you can never have too many wreaths, right? 2. // Homemade napkin rings // Such a cute idea for a festive table! 3. // Specimen Art // Love that the kids can help with this easy decor idea! 4. // St. Patrick's Vignette // A whole vignette full of green ideas!  Gotta love … [Read more...]

DIY St. Patrick’s Day Burlap Door Hanger

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Have you started to see green?  We have transitioned from Valentine's day to St. Patrick's day just like that!  Are you ready for the green holiday?  I made a St. Patrick's burlap door hanger to help get in the mood.  It was super easy and I'm going to show you how to make your own today!   To make your own door hanger, you will need: 1 yard of burlap green paint of your choice glue gun newspaper floral wire ribbon scissors To start, cut your burlap into two identical clover shapes.  Make one clover a few inches longer around the edges so that you can glue it together easier.   Paint your smaller clover however you would like.  You need two layers of paint.  I painted first layer Kelly green and then used an apple green on top, but feel free … [Read more...]

Luck of The Irish Wreath

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Whether you’re Irish or not, you have to love St. Patrick’s Day! I always look forward to the gold-foil chocolate candy coins, but the pinching is something I do my best to avoid. When March 17th rolls around, you better be wearing green or you’re bound to get pinched. To ward off any happy pinchers, I made this Luck of The Irish Wreath to hang on my front door. As long as the wreath is hanging, anyone in my home on St. Patrick’s Day is safe from being pinched. However, once they leave my home, that’s an entirely different story. What you need to make this wreath: 18” Wire Wreath Form Gold Twist Ties, 21” Green Deco Mesh Wreath St. Patrick’s Day Ribbon Foil Clover Garland Hot Glue Gun Plastic Glitter Shamrocks Plastic Gold Coins Wreath Door … [Read more...]