Category: Home Decor

Gardening Tips & Inspiration

It’s springtime, and if you can’t tell, I’m in the mood for sunshine and gardening. I’ve rounded up some gardening tips to inspire us all to get outside, get dirt under our fingernails, and sow some seeds.

1. Grab a permanent market and write the names of plants on the flat faces of stones. Use various sizes of stones and place at the base of plants for a natural look. [hgtv.com]

2. Plant vegetables successively. Stagger the planting time of seeds to have a continual supply during harvesting instead of an over abundance of a vegetable at any one time. [countryfarm-lifestyles.com]

3. Ready to grow your own fresh food? Consider using a garden planner, such as this one from The Old Farmer’s Almanac.

4. Add some pretty pots and a variety of herbs and plants to brighten up your garden. Shop a few of my favorite garden-inspired products here.

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5 Ways to Create a Welcoming Atmosphere

Creating an atmosphere in your home that’s both relaxing to you and welcoming to guests is not always easy, but it is achievable. These are five of my tips for creating a comfortable, welcoming atmosphere in your home.

1. Incorporate décor items that reflect your personality and interests.
You are an integral part of your home. Your home wouldn’t be your home without you. Select décor that is a reflection of you and your personality, and let your personal flair shine through the items you pick.

2. Maximize your entryway with the best furniture arrangements for your space.
Whether you have a large or small entryway, maximize your space with the best furniture and decor for the space you do have. If you have a small, tight entryway, skip the furniture and utilize wall decor to add interest. A well placed mirror, artwork, or a wall collage can create interest. If your home has a larger entryway, incorporate a dresser, accent table, chair, or bench into your design. Strategically place artwork, family photos, decorative items, and more to create a visual interest. Continue reading “5 Ways to Create a Welcoming Atmosphere”

3 of My Favorite Things

It’s Friday Favorites time again, and I’m excited to share three things that I’m loving right now! Some of my favorites (like the amazing people in my life) always make my list, while other favorites vary through the different seasons of life.

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