Beached Themed Living Room Decor

You don't have to live near the water to embrace beached theme decorating. With just a few touches, your home can reflect the casual attitude unique to the beach...no matter what your style! Check out the examples below, and consider adding some of these beach themed living room decor touches to your home...pretend like you're on vacation every day!Casual beach themed living room by Remodelaholic. Most of these touches independently don't scream "BEACH!" but together they sure do!Sparkly beach theme from What Else Michelle. The chandelier and mirror remind me of sunlight glistening off waves.Literal touches like the oars and the rustic driftwood like furniture bring the theme to life as in this beachy room shown on Design Art House.[sc:adsense ]Bringing in colors of the … [Read more...]

15 Unusual and Gorgeous Wreaths for Your Autumn Door

Who says wreaths are just for the winter holidays? Here are 15 wreaths sure to inspire your creativity as you look for ways to decorate your home for autumn.Acorn Wreath This acorn wreath is gorgeous and takes advantage of something so simple, you may even find them in your yard. For a full tutorial visit Acorn Wreath Tutorial.Felted Flower Wreath How gorgeous do these fall colors look against the blue door? Source: Little Things Bring Big SmilesGlitter Leaf Wreath Perhaps you need some sparkle this fall. This glitter leaf wreath will add some shine to your entryway. Find the tutorial at Homemade by JillCorn Wreath Indian corn is appearing at craft stores and farmers markets. This gorgeous wreath should come together quickly. Source: Midwest LivingCorn Husk … [Read more...]

A Festive Backyard Field Day with Good Sportsmanship!

Jumping, hopping, racing, throwing—who doesn’t love a summer field day? A backyard filled with games, activities and kids is a fantastic excuse to get together with friends. It doesn’t have to be fancy. Use what you have and set up some good old-fashioned backyard fun. It will provide hours of entertainment. And parents, what a great way to reinforce good sportsmanship with your kids!The first step is to organize teams to help promote cooperative play. Then set up a variety of games. And finally, weave in a good sportsmanship lesson!Here are a few tried-and-true ideas to get you started:THE GAMESBean Bag Toss – Kids love throwing anything! Use large bowls or buckets as the target and have the kids toss. Don’t worry if you don’t have bean bags—use other items as … [Read more...]

7 Succulent Gardens You Can Create

Succulent gardens are perfect for those with-and without- green thumbs. They take less watering than the average garden, require far less maintenance, and are pretty forgiving when it comes to soil. Best of all? They come in a wide variety of colors and are sure to add amazing texture and interest to any garden.Upcycling and succulent gardening? An all-around win! This succulent pallet garden by Justina Blakeney is divine.Boxes full of succulents! Clever ideas like this just always make me happy. From Design Sponge's Teeny Tiny Gardening interview.Vertical garden of succulents by Flora Grubb Gardens, complete with a very thorough DIY tutorial.  Love the idea, and it could work in any type of decor, from modern to country and everything in between.Adorable tabletop bowl full … [Read more...]

7 Incredibly Creative 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. [sc:adsense … [Read more...]

Our Favorites in Home Blissfully Domestic 2014

So amazing things happened in 2014 and we can't wait to see what the future holds! We're taking a look back at some of our favorite  HOME stories from the year. It's a great chance to check out some ideas you missed.  Thanks for being a Blissfully Domestic reader! Stay Positive - 10 Ways to Keep Motivated - Make any New Year's Resolutions? Sometimes we all need that little voice inside to keep us pressing ahead when the road gets rough.  Use these tips to move on to success!Top 5 Easiest Herbs to Grow - Herbs can be used in so many ways. Here are the ones anyone can grow with success and you don't need a garden to do it!Gold Leaf Bottles - DIY Decoration - A great tutorial with pictures to show you how to transform an ordinary wine bottle into home … [Read more...]