Pretty Outdoor Pillows for Your Patio

 Summer is here and patio season is in full swing! There’s nothing quite as nice as a beautiful summer evening spent on a comfy patio. When choosing pillows for my outdoor spaces, I love to purchase pillows that are specifically created to withstand the elements to reduce any worry about mold or fading caused by the sun. Here are some of our favorite outdoor pillows that are sure to add comfort and style to any outdoor space!  This post contains affiliate links. By making a purchase I will receive a small commission at no additional charge to you. Thank you for your support! 1. Pillow Perfect Swaying Palms Outdoor Floor Pillow. BUY HERE! 2. TK Classics Navy Outdoor Throw Pillows. BUY HERE! 3. Majestic Home Goods Large Gray Sticks Outdoor Pillow. BUY HERE! 4. Majestic Home Goods Outdoor Towers Pillow. BUY HERE! 5. Pillow Perfect Cinnabar Corded Outdoor Throw Pillow. BUY HERE! 6. Pillow Perfect Pom Pom Play Peachtini Throw Pillow. BUY HERE! 7. Modway Cartouche Patio Pillows. BUY HERE! 8. Resort Spa Black and White Striped Pillow. BUY HERE! 9. PacifiCasual True Navy Outdoor Throw Pillow. BUY HERE! 10. Deny Designs Live to Love Outdoor Throw Pillow. BUY HERE! 11. Greendale Home Fashions Palm Multicolor Accent Pillow. BUY HERE!  12. Pillow Perfect Woodblock Prism Outdoor Throw Pillow. BUY HERE!   13. Greendale Home Fashions Outdoor Accent Pillow. BUY HERE! 14. Deny Designs Zoe Wodraz Bali Outdoor Throw Pillow. BUY HERE! 15. Resort Spa Tropical Aztec Pillows. BUY HERE! 16. Majestic Home Goods Large Gray Outdoor Pillow. BUY HERE! 17. Greendale Home Fashions Jungle Accent Pillow. BUY HERE! 18. Greendale Home Fashions Coastal Ikat Outdoor Accent Pillow. BUY HERE!   19. Majestic Home Goods Outdoor Plantation Pillow. BUY HERE! 20. Modway Mosaic Patio Pillows. BUY HERE! I’m ready for a…
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Patriotic Projects for Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a special day for many reasons. For many, it is the day that summer officially begins. Pools begin to open, it’s finally acceptable to wear white pants again, backyard cookouts are in full swing. But more importantly, it’s a day set aside to remember the service members who have sacrificed their lives protecting our freedom. To honor these brave men and women, we wear patriotic colors and wave our flag proudly. Here are a few patriotic projects that are perfect for your Memorial Day celebration.  If you’ve jumped on the Cricut train, this project is perfect for you! Kelly at Here Comes The Sun shares all her tips for creating this patriotic tee that will complete your Memorial Day outfit. D.D.’s Cottage and Design created this simple banner as a patriotic addition to her mantle. This patriotic wreath is the perfect way to dress up your front door for summertime. Kenarry shares an excellent tutorial on how to create this wreath. You could even trade out the sign on top with a phrase of your choosing! While this isn’t exactly a project, I couldn’t help but share. This creative balloon flag created by Ella Claire is such a fun way to decorate your backyard for a Memorial Day cookout! This is my favorite patriotic project. (I may be a bit biased.) I had so much fun creating this pillow last year, I’m so excited to display it again this year! Head over to Designers Sweet Spot for all the details! This inexpensive craft would be a wonderful patriotic centerpiece or decoration for your front porch…
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10 Unique Mirrors That Will Add Character to Your Bathroom

Replacing your bathroom mirror with a unique piece can go a long way in adding character to a space that’s typically overlooked. If you’ve been following my blog for awhile, you know that we are in the middle of a major bathroom renovation. I find it helpful to look at inspiration when I’m in the middle of a project that seem to be creeping along. Here are a few unique mirrors I’ve come across in the process. Maybe its time to give your bathroom mirror a unique update! This post contains affiliate links. By making a purchase I will receive a small commission at no additional charge to you. Thank you for your support!   1. Tangkula Round Sunburst Mirror. BUY NOW! 2. Hamilton Hills Herringbone Wall Mirror. BUY NOW! 3. Raphael Rozen Vintage Wood Mirror. BUY NOW! 4. Ms. Box Leather Round Wall Mirror. BUY NOW! 5. Hans & Alice Rectangular Wooden Frame Mirror. BUY NOW! 6. Gerard Hexagon Wall Mirror. BUY NOW! 7. Raphael Rozen Gold Framed Mirror. BUY NOW! 8. Decor Wonderland Modern Frameless Mirror. BUY NOW! 9. Linsgroup Backlit Anti-Fog Mirror. BUY NOW! 10. Stonebriar Wrapped Rope Nautical Mirror. BUY NOW! Do you think you’ll be replacing your bathroom mirror for a piece that’s more unique? It could be an inexpensive way to change the feel of the entire room! I have loved exploring the many options there are to choose from. Hopefully one day soon I’ll have a renovated bathroom that’s ready for a new mirror! More Bathroom Inspiration Looking for some more bathroom inspiration? Check out these articles from my blog! 7 Tips and Tricks for Planning Your Bathroom Remodel Beautiful Bathroom Tile Roundup…
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The Best Striped Wallpaper for Your Home

Wallpaper is something that most people despise. It disappeared from the home decor scene for a bit, but now it’s back (and better than ever)! Thanks to trendy new patterns and handy peel-and-stick application, you’re sure to fall back in love. We gathered some of our favorite striped wallpaper options that are sure to please any style. (We even added a few that stray beyond the traditional stripes if that’s more your speed.) Enjoy!  This post contains affiliate links. By making a purchase I will receive a small commission at no additional charge to you. Thank you for your support! 1. Simple Shapes Watercolor Stripes Wallpaper. BUY NOW! 2. Blooming Wall Modern Black & White Textured Stripes Wallpaper. BUY NOW! 3. NuWallpaper Salvaged Wood Wallpaper. BUY NOW! 4. RoomMates Chevron Strip Wallpaper. BUY NOW! 5. HaokHome Modern Stripe Wallpaper. BUY NOW! 6. RoomMates Watercolor Stripe Wallpaper. BUY NOW! 7. The Wallscape Company Modern Stripes Wallpaper. BUY NOW! 8. York Wallcoverings Ashford Taffeta Wallpaper. BUY NOW! 9. RoomMates Modern Abstract Wallpaper. BUY NOW! 10. RoomMates Grasscloth Wallpaper. BUY NOW! 11. Canvas on Demand Striped Wallpaper. BUY NOW! 12. Roommates All Mixed Wallpaper. BUY NOW! 13. Simple Shapes Chevron Wallpaper. BUY NOW! 14. HaokHome Modern Stripe Textured Wallpaper. BUY NOW! 15. RoomMates Watercolor Wallpaper. BUY NOW! 16. Scooptour Wall Art Stripes Wallpaper. BUY NOW!   Are you dying to give wallpaper another shot after these beautiful pictures? I know I am! Wallpaper could be just the thing your home is lacking.  If you’ve already added wallpaper to your home, I’d love to hear about it!    More Inspiration Looking for more home decor inspiration? Check out these posts! …
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7 Tips and Tricks for Planning Your Bathroom Remodel

Our bathroom remodel plan is coming along. Here are my top 7 tips and tricks or planning your new bathroom space! Having a good plan is the most important part of the remodeling process. Sometimes plans have to change in the middle of things, but thinking ahead can go a long way to solving issues that come up. Our remodel is coming along, a bit slower than I would like. We are currently waiting for the special ordered shower base to be delivered. Until then, there’s not much else we can do. The demo is completed, the rebuilding comes next. Here’s how to plan for a smooth remodel! Top 7 Tips and Tricks Draw out your remodel plan before starting. There are free tools you can use online to do this. My husband likes to draw things by hand in Word, but you can use programs like Smart Draw, or even a piece of graph paper and a pencil for this task. Be sure to use accurate measurements when configuring a layout. Get several estimates for work. We got three estimates before settling on a plumbing contractor for our remodel. We decided to do all the other work (electrical, carpentry and tile) ourselves to save even more. The estimate for the electrical alone was over $1000.00. Definitely not in our price range! Do the grunt work yourself to save money. It’s not glamorous, but it is practical. We saved a couple of thousand dollars by doing all the demolition ourselves. It’s messy, hard work, but very gratifying. You can see us…
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10 Laundry Rooms You’d Love to Spend Time In

Almost everyone I know dreads doing laundry (I personally find it relaxing). But a pretty laundry room might inspire you to tackle those piles of dirty clothes! Here are a few beautiful laundry rooms that might have you in full makeover mode this weekend. This laundry room is beautiful, but if you want to really appreciate it’s beauty head over to Twelve On Main for the before photos. Small budget? No problem! Julie Blanner demonstrates how some fresh paint and a few quick tricks can go a long way in a dark space. If you aren’t blessed with the luxury of a large laundry room, check out Lauren McBride  and her cute laundry closet. Houseful of Handmade was tired of the unused space she had between her washing machine and the wall so she created this handy sorting shelf! The bold flooring choice along with the painted cabinets make this laundry room one to remember. This makeover is another that you have to see to believe. Worthing Court created a beautiful and functional space out of what seemed to be a disaster. Check it out over on her blog! Sometimes simple is best! Copycatchic repainted her cabinet to a beautiful gray and added a few accessories to give her laundry space whole new feel. Lemon Thistle transformed a corner of her unfinished basement into this beautiful laundry room.  She created a beautiful space while still maintaining plenty of functional storage space because everyone needs more storage, right? This laundry room has to be one of my favorites. It shares a space with the mudroom which is so practical. I love…
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Farmhouse Bedding on a Budget

Farmhouse style has infiltrated almost every aspect of home decor in the past few years, including the bedroom. Here are a few of our favorite farmhouse bedding options under $100!  This post contains affiliate links. By making a purchase I will receive a small commission at no additional charge to you. Thank you for your support! Duvet Covers & Bedspreads Farmhouse style bedding is typically found in neutral shades, however I believe you can throw some color in there once in a while too! Most of these examples are duvet covers. I love my duvet and have had it for years! They allow for easy storage of multiple covers that take up minimal space, and I can justify changing out my bedding more often. There are 1 or 2 bedspreads thrown in the mix, just incase the duvet is not your thing. 1. Merryfeel Seersucker 100% Cotton Duvet Cover Set.  BUY NOW! 2. Rural Dandelion 100% Cotton Duvet Cover.  BUY NOW! 3. Softta 100% Cotton Duvet Cover Set.  BUY NOW! 4. Pure Era Jersey Knit Duvet Cover.  BUY NOW! 5. Lausonhouse 100% Linen Duvet Cover Set.  BUY NOW! 6. Laurel Foundry Savin Quilt Set.  BUY NOW! 7. Merryfeel 100% Cotton Duvet Cover Set.  BUY NOW! 8. Softta 100% Cotton Duvet Cover Set.  BUY NOW! 9. Susybao 100% Natural Cotton Duvet Cover.  BUY NOW! 10. Lausonhouse 100% Cotton Duvet Cover Set.  BUY NOW!   Throw Pillows & Blankets Throw pillow and blankets can make your room so cozy. Farmhouse style definitely supports going all out with the bedroom accessories. This is…
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Craft Room Organization Inspiration

Your craft room is a place for creativity, but just because it’s a creative space doesn’t mean it needs to be a disaster. We found quite a few handy tips on how to organize your crafting supplies, here are some of our favorites.  I have always appreciated a good pegboard. They’re such a flexible storage option since you can add or remove different aspects as your storage needs change. You won’t want to miss the transformation of this room on Just Call Me Homegirl. Polka Dot Poplars created this genius storage tower as a way to organize all the little things that seem to drop to the bottom of drawers. She made these fun colored jars just to match her room decor, the details are over on her blog. If you’re not a fan of the bare pegboard, check out this great alternative over on Southern Hospitality. She also shares a great organization tip for all that ribbon you have laying around. I wish I could tell you how hard it was to pick just one photo to share from In My Own Style. This is one of the most beautiful and organized craft rooms I’ve seen yet. I love the idea of this chest of drawers for organizing all those small pieces that don’t seem to have a home. Bonus: the labels on these drawers can easily be changed! You don’t want to miss this one! This is a fun way to display small bottles of paint. Today’s Creative Life used an everyday item from the home improvement store to create this cute (and functional)…
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10 Linen Closet Organization Ideas

The linen closet is the bane of every neat freak’s existence. Somehow, this one small closet attracts clutter much faster than other areas of the home. As we enter a new (hopefully less cluttered) year, we found a few ideas to inspire our own linen closet organization. This linen closet is every perfectionists dream! Julie Blanner painted the inside of her linen closet (a place that usually is neglected) a light color to create a brighter space, making it easier to find things. If this was my linen closet, I think I’d leave the door open all the time! No linen closet, no problem! Ella Claire added these practical yet beautiful shelves to her bathroom to create the storage space her home was lacking. Seeking Lavender Lane shares a great step-by-step guide for those that aren’t quite sure where to begin in their organizational efforts.  Make sure you head over to her blog to see the before photo of this closet, it’s very relatable and will give you hope for your own closet. While many people choose smaller baskets for their closet, Little Glass Jar uses larger metal bins. This creates such a clean feel to her closet while keeping all those smaller items in their place. For some reason, most homes have wire shelving in their linen closets. If this aspect of your closet bothers you, head over to Lemons, Lavender, & Laundry to see her solution! The large baskets Clean Mama uses create such a uniform feel. The best part about this closet organization though is the guest basket. No more digging around for clean (and relatively unwrinkled)…
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Beautiful Christmas Tablescapes

Decorating for Christmas is so much fun! However, it’s tempting to resort to your traditional routine. One way to mix up your holiday decor this season is with a beautiful Christmas tablescape. Here are a few of our favorites from around the web.  Enjoy!  There’s something special about a beautiful table that sets the mood for the season! I am always amazed at the creativity behind so many holiday tablescapes. We hope this roundup has given you the inspiration to create something new and exciting with your Christmas decor. Finally, remember that there’s no “right way” to decorate. You’re free to create something that truly makes YOU smile. Christmas Inspiration If you’re still looking for more noteworthy Christmas inspiration, check out these other articles: 12 Easy DIY Christmas Stockings Festive Cocktails for Holiday Parties DIY Decorative Holiday Pillows Spiced Hot Apple Cider   Remember to pin this post for later!  SaveSave SaveSave