Most gardens are filled with vibrant colors and different types of plants. This magical country garden prioritized only two colors to create a serene oasis. Have you ever seen a garden that only features two colors? If you notice in the feature image above the color palette uses different hues of green and white florals. The homeowner wanted a tranquil and spa-like backyard to escape the chaos of every day. The garden is covered in soft white flowers and grasses that convert the environment into a calm palette. Learn more about the beautiful landscape design.
The featured image has a box-lined path leading to the greenhouse. The plants are Allium stipitatum ‘Mount Everest’ and clouds of Hesperis matronalis provide height.
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It’s the Fourth of July, which means spending the entire day outside with friends and family! The week is the best time during the summer to snatch up outdoor chairs during outdoor furniture sales. With proper care, a decent outdoor chair can last a lifetime. And, with the Fourth of July sales, it seems like the ideal moment to renovate the patio or yard! We’ve compiled a list of 18 must-have patio chairs for any summer yard. From chic lounge chairs to unique hanging chairs for your backyard.
Back in 2021, I gave my patio a complete makeover, transforming it into my personal oasis. The two-year anniversary has just passed and I am reminiscing on the process of fixing my leaking patio, into one of my favorite spots in my home.
Outer furniture played a huge role in my patio makeover. Within the large space, I added a sectional and two armchairs. The furniture is laid out perfectly in each corner, perfect to host guests. Outer has extended its Memorial Day sale where you can get up to 30% off with the code EXTENDED.
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Summer brings an abundance of possibilities to entertain family and friends. That’s why I scrolled back through my archive and decided to give this simple summer table blog an update. Whether it’s an al fresco get-together or a fun Fourth of July celebration, creating a simple and chic table is easy. Here’s a look back to how I designed an effortlessly easy table setting for summer. I still use this table setting today! It has become a go-to when I need to create a nice tablescape last minute.
Original Posting Date: July 17, 2018
This is not your average garden. On the banks of the Delaware River, there’s a hidden gem. In Pennslyvania, a beautiful estate called Andalusia has a beautiful garden that is over 200 years old! I discovered the image above while browsing House & Gardens. Its whimsical landscaping is captivating. It features a walled garden, scented Viburnum carlesii, and 19th-century graperies. If only plants could talk! Learn more about the gardens and the history of the estate below.
Are outdoor rugs worth it? They don’t seem like an essential item for an outdoor patio makeover. However, outdoor rugs are about more than just being visually appealing. Today, I’m talking about the top 7 top outdoor rugs in different price ranges. I’m including simple woven rugs that we always see our favorite interior designers using in their outdoor projects. I’ve also thrown in a few different textures and styles to spark some inspiration for your home. Whether you are on a strict design budget, remodeling a deck, or looking for an inexpensive solution to swapping out an old rug then this blog is for you!
Colette has a rug collection with Capel Rugs. Make sure to check it out if you haven’t already. There are so many beautiful rug designs that can help elevate your home.
Do you ever search for a specific thing online and then somehow end up down a rabbit hole? Well…I just did that. I was looking for architectural inspiration. Specifically, beautiful greenhouse designs. I haven’t posted about a greenhouse in a while. Somehow during my search, I ended up virtually touring a London townhouse. And then a light bulb went off. I discovered incredible European-style outdoor patio designs. So today’s blog is going to be about bringing European styles to your own backyard. Spring is around the corner so why not spruce up our outdoor patios? But this time with a European twist. Check out some of my favorite European-style outdoor patio ideas below.
Last weekend my friend had a few friends over for a summer kick-off party. She put me in charge of outdoor entertainment. There were about ten adults and 4 kids, so I had to think about what to bring for everyone to enjoy. Walmart has an amazing selection of affordable outdoor toys and pool accessories. The perfect place to pick up some activities for everyone to enjoy this summer. My team helped me decide on which items to get. They ended up selecting a cornhole set and pool floats.
My goal for this season is all about creating new memories with friends and family. And there’s no better way to do that than having fun backyard gatherings. Whether it’s a BBQ or a cozy outdoor dinner, it’s important to be prepared for every occasion. See some of my favorite picks from Walmart below to help inspire you!