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Extend your living space into your backyard


Even though summer is quickly coming to an end, the time remaining before winter arrives — along with the current warmer weather — is perfect for some end of summer parties and get-togethers in your backyard. But your time outside doesn’t have to end with summer. With an inviting outdoor space, you and your family … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

DIY: Summertime Patio Lantern Hanger

DIY: Summertime Patio Lantern Hanger


Spring and summer’s perfect weather brings with it many opportunities to enjoy our outdoor living area. This is the story of how an antiquing trip led to the creation of an amazing lantern hanger to cozy up my patio. During a weekend trip to one of my favorite nurseries, Petals from the Past in Jemison, … Continue reading

Spring-ing Your Outdoors


Getting your outdoor space ready for spring is similar to the natural unfurling of the season. You ready your outdoor space in stages adding furniture and accessories gradually as the season progresses. You can also signal the start of spring in your outdoor space by altering your color palette and patterns in your space to … Continue reading

Spring up your Front Step and Yard!


Prepping your home for sale? Be sure the exterior best showcases your homes first impression. Here are some tips for helping home stagers, interior decorators and homeowners do just that! Dont forget about the exterior, especially the front! First walk to the curb and look at your home from the road. This may be the buyers or … Continue reading

Outdoor Rugs Make Springtime Cozy

Outdoor Rugs Make Springtime Cozy


As spring quickly approaches, I’m getting excited about more daylight hours and spending time outdoors. My favorite place at my home is the pergola space in my backyard. I love entertaining, chilling out in my backyard with friends, or just relaxing with a good book. I love the Terrace collection of outdoor rugs we make … Continue reading