springing into summer with a frame wreath

Remember the frame wreath in the dining room? I just updated it for all the late spring and early summer feels. A pretty basket with blooms decorates the summer frame wreath in the dining room now, adding a touch of summer cheeriness.

summer front porch blog hop

Our front porches are the first impressions to the world of our home. It’s all about curb appeal. Front porch styling is key to how guests feel about our homes before they even step inside.

burlap container gardening DIY

We all know burlap has been trending f.o.r.e.v.e.r now and I really like to marry it with natural elements so why not plants & flowers? Come see how to create some unique and fabulous containers for your plants in this burlap container gardening DIY.

how to build a livestock fence

Earlier in the summertime, Mister & Master M built a new fence around our vegetable garden in the backyard. It’s inspired by traditional livestock fences but with a bit of an edge and character. Here are all the details on how they did it and how you can do it too. It’s amazing how easilyContinue reading “how to build a livestock fence”

cloche seashell tablescape

Today we are sharing a late summer table scape straddling the end of summer and also looking forward towards the quickly approaching Fall season. Summer is winding down in late August so this table includes summer vibes set outdoors with seashells, but also includes some small nods towards Fall which is fast approaching with moodyContinue reading “cloche seashell tablescape”

vegetable garden mid-summer update

We recently got back home to California from a family vacation to the East Coast.  Our vegetable garden has blossomed while we were gone and we are now literally enjoying the fruits of our labor.  Also, before we left we started some updates in the garden and today we want to share some of the fun happeningsContinue reading “vegetable garden mid-summer update”

hydrangea and mercury glass tablescape

July is hydrangea season! Hydrangeas are one of my all time favorite flowers and they are in full bloom! We have several varieties in the back yard and I brought some in to create a simple but beautiful centerpiece for this summer tablescape. This hydrangea and mercury glass tablescape brings two of my favorites together.Continue reading “hydrangea and mercury glass tablescape”

patriotic tablescape with chalkboard flags

How do you set a table for the 4th of July without using red and blue tabletop items? We will show you how to do it and yet still remain festive by setting a patriotic tablescape with chalkboard flags. I am not a huge red gal. I have mentioned it here before, and I amContinue reading “patriotic tablescape with chalkboard flags”

decorating with the red white & blue

Happy July everyone! I am excited to celebrate the 4th of July this year since we have moved to a more normal lifestyle where we can gather and mingle. All this festivity brings with it patriotic decorating and patriotic entertaining, which can be done easily with some simple touches while decorating for the red, whiteContinue reading “decorating with the red white & blue”

red, white and blue popsicle prosecco refresher

I have a fun and refreshing beverage for the upcoming 4th of July holiday.  Summertime is in full swing and it is HOT, making this the perfect drink to help with the festivities. It is super easy but packs a big punch.  It is refreshing and fun and festive. I love bubbly, whether it’s champagne, sparkling wine, cavaContinue reading “red, white and blue popsicle prosecco refresher”