Outdoor

Do you want to build a snowman? Neither do we. But Christmas outdoor decorating? We’re in! Let’s talk easy al fresco decorating tricks for holidays & every day.

Easy Christmas Outdoor Decorating Ideas

Festive and Cheery Outdoor Christmas Decorating Ideas
O what fun it is to spread holiday cheer with outdoor Christmas decorations and sparkling outdoor lights that beckon everyone to your home with an enthusiastic welcome this season. Family and friends will get a warm welcome with these Christmas outdoor decorating ideas.
Front Porch Christmas Greetings
Traditional holiday decor would have you hang a wreath on your front door. Try hanging something new like a pair of lighted holiday mittens and […]

Garden Decorating Ideas

Fresh Ideas for Decorating Your Garden
Don’t let your garden’s plants and flowers have all the fun. Add your own decorative touch with some of these garden decorating ideas for inspiration. So often we think that our home decorating ends at the front door. But in fact, there are so many opportunities to transform your outdoor garden into a beautiful serene space that is uniquely yours.
Garden Seating
What good is a garden if you don’t give yourself […]

Beautiful and Relaxing Home Staycation

Enjoy a Vacation Inspired Atmosphere at Home
It doesn’t take a plane ticket to make an escape. Believe it or not, you can transform your own home into the perfect vacation spot. This summer plan a staycation and make your home into your vacation resort.
Think Luxurious
The trick to making your own home feel like a new retreat is to add elements that are out of the ordinary for you. If you don’t have breezy outdoor curtains […]

Create an Inviting Outdoor Living Retreat

Tips and Ideas to Update Your Outdoor Living Space
Now that Mother Nature is cooperating, create a welcoming place outside on your deck, patio or terrace where you can spend time alone or with friends. Think of it as your new “great escape.”
Make It Yours
Envision your outdoor retreat. Is it filled with delicate scrolled ironwork outdoor patio furniture? Or does it harken back to a bygone era? Creating a welcoming outdoor space is your opportunity to […]

Outdoor Christmas Decorating Ideas

Show Your Holiday Spirit with Outdoor Christmas Decorations
Whether the weather outside is frightful or delightful, your outdoor Christmas decorations can set the stage for a forecast that is merry and bright! Don’t limit your decorating to just the mantel and tree, spread the good cheer to your front porch and yard too!
Spell It Out
Everyone has their favorite sayings or phrases about this jolly time of year, so whether you want to encourage everyone to “Believe […]

Garden Décor Ideas

Outdoor Decorations for Patios, Porches and Backyard Havens
Mother Nature does a grand job providing blooms and greenery, but there is always room for a little improvement with the addition of whimsical décor and inspiring garden accents. Make your outdoor retreat uniquely yours with just a few key pieces. Here are some ideas to get you started.

Just Add Water

The sound of water trickling through an outdoor fountain adds instant serenity to any backyard space. Add one […]

Most Memorable Summer Party

Summer Party Guide
Take the party outside! After all, the weather is perfect and you won’t even have to worry about sweeping your floors inside when your soiree starts al fresco.
Set the Stage

Set up a food and drink station. A studio hall console with shelving serves as the perfect sideboard. Set out silverware in a caddy so guests can serve themselves. Hang outdoor artwork over the console to help the patio feel more like a real […]

Bring on the Summer Fun

Family Friendly Backyard Fun
Bring on the summer fun with playful additions to make your outdoor time with family and friends a memorable one! Go beyond backyard basics with these whimsical ideas that will get everyone engaged in making the most of these long, glorious summer days.
Take Ten
What better way to enjoy a breezy summer afternoon then resting comfortably in a colorful hammock? You won’t have to escape all the way to a tropical beach to […]

Let Your Living Spaces Take A Cue From the Great Outdoors

Look to Nature’s Beauty to Find Inspiration for Every Place in Your Home
Do you hear that? The great outdoors is calling, in all of its gorgeous splendor. Whether you’re making your outdoor living spaces more inviting or you’re bringing in the inspiration of the outdoors to your indoor living areas, we have just the ideas to get you started.
Create a New Entryway
Invite your guests into your outdoor retreat with a rustic trellis garden arbor. Morning […]