I couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate today than to share the patriotic front porch with you. I normally stick to neutral colors throughout the house but on the porches it’s fun to add a little color. The Fourth of July weekend has always been a special holiday at our house. It always makes me think about the different places we’ve traveled and lived as a military family. It didn’t matter if we were on base or off, the entire weekend was filled with festivities.
For the past few weeks, it’s been all about the simple pleasures of summer. We love to picnic as much as possible. When an afternoon storm snuck up on us threatening to cancel our big plans, we had to get creative with an indoor picnic. Here’s a look at how you can put together an easy summer inspired tablescape too…
There are a few questions I receive on a pretty regular basis…how do I decorate my mantel…almost always tops the list. Mantels can definitely be tricky. Whatever the situation you’re facing with the mantels in your spaces right now, here are a few tips to help you not only create a mantel for summer but for the upcoming seasons as well.
A couple of weeks ago, my mom came over to help me refresh a few rooms around the house. So far, we’ve worked on one of the bedrooms the entry and the dining room. There haven’t been any major changes rather budget friendly, decorative changes that make a big impact in each space. This summer season, I wanted to highlight the simple sophistication of the magnolia tree and the sweet smelling flowers found on their flowing branches.