Outdoor Trends

Five Ways to Update Your Outdoor Space

I am ready for fall – cooler temperatures, less humidity, and crisp breezes. To get ready for fall, I want to spruce up my porch, so that I can enjoy the fall temperatures. Here are five¬†easy and inexpensive ways to update your outdoor space. 1. Pillows New outdoor pillows add pops of color to an …

Extending Our Living Space Outdoors

I’m outdoorsy…in the fact that I like to sit outside and eat, read, watch my kids play, or drink wine. When the weather is nice, I almost can’t bear to stay inside. I wanted a nice bug free area to eat meals and visit with friends. So the first thing we did when we moved …

Hot Patio Trends for 2013

Finally, summer is here! It’s official, even if the calendar might disagree. It’s time to move outdoors, sweat a little, soak up the sunshine, swat a few mosquitos and breathe the fresh air! If your summertime plans include backyard fun, it might be time to spruce up your space with these patio trends for 2013. …

My Favorite Modern Outdoor Room

Recently, I was fortunate to join a small and exclusive group of design bloggers, interior designers, and interior decorators, representing 28 states and 4 countries, for Blogfest 2012, a design event hosted by Kravet Fabrics. As part of the event, we were able to see two fabulous showhouses, which have both recently opened in New …