Outdoor Living

Front Door Makeover

I have a small obsession with doing makeovers for my front door. Having a seasonal look with fun pops of color is a challenge I love to take on. I love wreaths, I have a closet full of them. As summer was ramping up I knew I wanted to do something bright and cheery. Also …

Summer Stargazing Party Tutorial

Stargazing parties are all the rage this summer and are a fun and fresh way to get outdoors! You can camp out and play ‘astronomer’ for a few hours, enjoy glow-in-the-dark games, and for the grand finale, use a projector and a white sheet to screen a movie from your own backyard. Whether you choose …

Helpful Tips to Style Your Outdoor Area at Home

The sun is out, the warm weather is upon us, so that means patio season is officially here- but is your outdoor area ready?  We put together 5 helpful and simple tips to style your outdoor area! From selecting an outdoor area rug to clustering lanterns on a tabletop together for ambience, we have some …

3 Easy and Fun DIY Painted Flower Pot Projects

It’s summer time, so that means it’s time to add a little creativity to inside your home or outdoor area.  It’s FUN and EASY with these 3 DIY Painted Flower Pot Projects we discovered.  Have a DIY Party, keep the kiddos occupied with a summer project, design some for a bridal shower or wedding.  There …

Summer Style with Outdoor Area Rugs

It’s almost summer and the livin’ is easy. Well, it’s almost easy, as soon as I finish planting my pots, pressure washing everything, opening the pool and making my backyard space Pinterest-perfect. Then it will be easy. Prepping your outdoor space for summer is a lot of work, but once it’s done– the real summer …

Healthy Grilling Recipes For Summer

It’s time to fire up our Weber grill and start spending more time outdoors because summer is here! In year’s past, our summer barbecues would include all of the traditional fare: hot dogs and hamburgers with all the fixings, greasy French fries, roasted potato and corn salad, and lots of refreshing watermelon and marshmallow skewers …

Curb Appeal Ideas to Steal

Whether you’re planning on selling, or simply want your own family to enjoy the view, improving the curb appeal of your home is always a good idea. After having recently completed a major springtime curb appeal overhaul, I’ve rounded up some simple ideas and tips for any budget. So, pour a glass of lemonade, roll …

3 Ways to Love Your Yard this Summer

Warm summer days and breezy, starry nights are just a few of the things that might be luring you and your family outdoors over the next few months. A little bit of work and a lot of imagination could help transform your yard into your very own oasis. Whether it’s creating your own fire pit for s’more roasting …

DIY CREATIVE GARDEN MARKERS

In a garden, the plants, vegetables, and flowers usually steal the show. Why not add some art to those natural features? These creative garden markers are both fun and functional – and they are easy to make! Garden markers can be as simple as painted rocks. Crafts by Amanda used patio paint (craft paint designed …

Curb Appeal: Tips and Tricks

As summer winds down and cooler temperatures are, hopefully, on the way, it’s time to think about fall planting and yard work. This summer was just too hot for our plants to do well, so I’m looking forward to adding new plants and flowers to our yard for the fall. Of course, getting that perfect …

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