Red, White and Blue Inspiration For You!

Hi everyone!  In honor of the upcoming 4th of July holiday, I thought I would use some red, white and blue interiors for inspiration.  You don’t have to go over the top, in fact, the more subtle rooms are my favorite.

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I have a lot of blue and white in my home, but not any red.  It would be a fun addition.  Does your home have patriotic colors or do you just add a pillow or two around the 4th.

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2017 Summer Home Tour

Hello friends both old and new!  If you are joining me from 21 Rosemary Lane – Welcome!  Barbara’s home was amazing.  Her style creates such a fresh, cozy and welcoming home.

Marty at A Stroll Thru Life has done it again and has a team of 30 bloggers ready to show you their homes decked out for summer.  If you are new around here, we bought our older home that needed lots of TLC almost two years ago and are fixing it up one room at a time.  We FINALLY finished our master bedroom makeover, which I have a preview of on the tour.

Let’s get started.  As you walk into our home, the first room you see is our living room.  It used to be awful shade of brown, so I added some color with this dreamy blue.

For summer, I switched up some of our accessories adding coral for a beachy vibe.  I also swapped out the pillows on our couch for these fun blew animal pattern pillows.  They are just beautiful and have tassels on each corner.  I found them at Homegoods and they were a steal.

Adjacent to our living room is our formal dining room.  For this room, I was feeling a tropical vibe with bright colors for summer.

Next to our kitchen (which I will not have photos of because it needs major renovation) is our breakfast nook. These beautiful pink and blue hydrangeas were perfect for this space.

I also added a combination of roses and peonies to my collection of blue and white jars.  I wish peonies were in season all year.  They are gone before I blink my eyes.

Up next is a sneak peak at our master bedroom makeover.  I am still waiting on some art and accessories, but it is 95% done.  You may think I am crazy, but I went with this beautiful pale pink color for the walls.

The bedding is from Ballard Designs and the x-benches are just benches from Target that I upholstered.

I added some tassel trim to basic Ikea curtains to give them some interest

The Chinoserie chandelier was a Craigslist find. It even came with the lampshades!

I am loving these burl wood boxes from CB2.  I can think of a hundred ways to use them to style various areas of my home.  I had actually never shopped at CB2, but am really impressed with the quality of the boxes, given their reasonable price.

One of my favorite things in the space are these three-arm sconces from Gabby Home.  They have gold leaf on the inside of the shades and add a glam touch to the room.

I kept the styling on our dresser rather simple.

I also added some touches to our master bathroom to tie it into the master.  First, I finally got rid of my old terrycloth robe and replaced it with this silk beauty.  I found it at Marshall’s one day and it is from high end lingerie designer Natori.  Definitely shoportunities to be had at Marshalls!

Pink accent towels tie in with the walls of the bedroom.

I found this fun vintage lion towel ring on Ebay.  I adore it!

I painted a chipped rattan stool I found at a flea market a glossy black and it totally transformed it.  I am glad to have a place to store our extra towels since before I was keeping them on top of the toilet- ICK!

Next up is Jennifer from The Chronicles of Home.  You are in for a treat.  Jennifer has the balance of modern and traditional down pat and her home is always a breath of fresh air.

Make sure to also follow along all week!  The full line of of home tours is below!

Monday – June 12

A Stroll Thru Life

Pink Peppermint Design

Cuckoo4Design

Nesting With Grace

Life On Virginia Street

Decor to Adore

Tuesday – June 13

Thrifty & Chic

21 Rosemary Lane

Decorating Delirium

The Chronicles of Home

Hymns & Verses

My Sweet Savannah

Wednesday – June 14

Life Love Larson

Making Home Base

Inspiration for Moms

Duke Manor Farm

ZDesign At Home

Our Fifth House

Thursday – June 15

Life & Home @ 2102

It All Started With Paint

Simply Stylings

11 Magnolia Lane

Remodelando La Casa

Southern Hospitality

Fri – June 16

Refresh Restyle

Far Above Rubies

Our Southern Home

Simple Details

Haneen’s Haven

Common Ground

Until next time . . .

Favorite Outdoor Pillows

Hi everyone!  Happy Monday.  It used to be that outdoor pillows were rough and came in very limited color and pattern options. These days, if you can dream it up, you can find it in an outdoor pillow. Want tassels or pom poms? Done!  You really can’t even distinguish today’s outdoor pillows from indoor pillows.  Here are my top picks at all different price points.

Black and White / Honeycomb / Pompom / Diamond / Tape Detail / Trellis

I must have greens and blues on the brain this year.  Colors of the sea I suppose!

I hope you have a wonderful week!  I will be participating in a blogger summer home tour later this month, so I better get decorating.  Stay tuned!

xo

Our 2017 Spring Home Tour

Hello friends both old and new!  If you are joining me from Simple Stylings – Welcome!  Summer’s home was amazing.  I love her modern, relaxed style.

Marty at A Stroll Thru Life has done it again and has a team of 30 bloggers ready to show you their homes decked out for spring.  It might still be a bit cold outside, but get ready for some major spring inspiration.

So, let’s begin the tour.  As you walk in our entry, you are greeted by our beloved bunny Floppy who only makes an appearance in our home this time of year.

Fresh flowers from the farmer’s market make it feel like the perfect spring day!

Moving into our living room, I  added a few decor elements to brighten the room up for spring.

A rose colored tassel throw from Homegoods and some pink graphic pillows do the trick!  I also also added some crystal objects I found a Homegoods.  I have been collecting obelisks for a while and this small one is just right for the coffee table.

Also, if anyone out there is a fellow Gamma Phi Beta, my flower arrangement is in honor of you. Pink carnations are their designated flower, in case you were wondering.  In addition to being full and lush and a nice pop of color, these flowers last FOREVER!

Moving on into our dining room which is decked out for a spring brunch.

The mini tulip wreaths were a Marshall’s find and they are the perfect size to add to the back of a chair.

Also, one frequent question I get here on the blog is where the wallpaper in this room is from.  It is called Denim Blue Tinted and is from Walls Republic. I love this wallpaper and it makes this room one of my favorites in the house.

 

Next up is my daughter’s room.  I don’t typically do much seasonal decorating in the kids’ rooms, but this year, I added a fun print and vases from the Oh Joy line for Target.

I found the print at Homegoods and just had to get it.  Does it look familiar? It is very similar to a photo I took several years ago for a spring home tour.

Finally, I moved my blue and white vase collection out into the entry way for a nice fresh pop of color.  Isn’t it fun to move things around and see how they look in a different space? The daffodils, which are abundant right now in our grocery stores, compliment the blue and white.

I also added some coral pieces this year to my blue and white jars.  For some reason, I love the combination!

I hope you enjoyed my tour.  I am in the process of making over my bedroom, which will be revealed in the weeks ahead.  So, if you would like to follow along, you can follow me on Pinterest here and Instagram here.  If you would like to follow along with the progress of the rest of our home, consider subscribing to email updates which you can do here.

Up next is Jennifer from Dimples and Tangles.  I have been following her blog for years and she has such an eye for color and mixing pattern.  And she is an amazing thrifter and DIY’er to boot!

Don’t miss out.  Here is the full week’s line up of homes:

Monday – Mar 20

A Stroll Thru Life – Marty

Decor To Adore – Laura

Southern Hospitality – Rhoda

Pink Peppermint Design – Tammy

Cuckoo4Design – Julia

21 Rosemary Lane -Barbara

 

Tuesday – Mar 21

Setting For Four – Heather

The Chronicles of Home – Jennifer

Nesting With Grace – Brooke

 Refresh Restyle – Debbie

Haneens Haven -Haneen

Simple Stylings – Summer

 

Wednesday – Mar 22

 Decorating Delirium – Jennifer

Dimples & Tangles – Jennifer 

Hymns & Verses – Doreen

Remodelando La Casa – Christina

Sand & Sisal – Kim

Common Ground – Debra

 

Thursday – Mar 23

Duke Manor Farms – Laura

It All Started With Paint -Linda

Life on Virginia Street – Sarah

 Bliss At Home – Kristin

Rain On A Tin Roof -Jenna

ZDesign At Home – Bree

 

Fri – Mar 24

Thrifty and Chic – Alicia

Our Fifth House – Carmel

Inspiration For Moms – Laura

Far Above Rubies – Anita

Life and Home @ 2102 – Vel

Making Home Base -Chelsea

Until next time . . .

xo

 

2017 Spring Home Tours

Hi Friends!!  Happy Monday.

It is that time of the year again.  Yes, Spring Home Tour time.

The rain has finally stopped here in Northern California and everyone around me is buzzing with Spring fever including me!   Here is a sneak peak at my tour.

There are over 30 bloggers sharing tours of their beautiful and inspiration homes.  You must stop by and check them all out.

Here is the full line up:

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Monday – Mar 20
A Stroll Thru Life – Marty
Decor To Adore – Laura
Cuckoo4Design – Julia
Tuesday – Mar 21
Setting For Four – Heather
The Chronicles of Home – Jennifer
Nesting With Grace – Brooke
 Refresh Restyle – Debbie
Haneens Haven -Haneen  
Wednesday – Mar 22
Dimples & Tangles – Jennifer 
Hymns & Verses – Doreen
Remodelando La Casa – Christina
Sand & Sisal – Kim
Common Ground – Debra
Thursday – Mar 23
Duke Manor Farms – Laura
ZDesign At Home – Bree
Fri – Mar 24
Thrifty and Chic – Alicia
Far Above Rubies – Anita

Our Holiday Home with Personal Creations

Hi friends!!  I have one more sneak peek of our holiday home.  We added some personal touches with some photo gifts.  I love the modern look of lucite, so these acrylic photo blocks were the perfect choice to display the holiday photos we had taken of our family.  Having two young girls, giving photo gifts at Christmas are all the rage. Personal Creations has an amazing selection of unique photo gifts.  It is amazing to me what you can put a photo image on these days!

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I love the way it is so simple, chic and modern.  It blends into our holiday decor seamlessly.

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You can see our entire Holiday Home Tour here.

Hope you are getting all that last minute Christmas stuff done!

xoxo,

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Our 2016 Holiday Home Tour

Hi everyone!!  I have teamed up once again with the fabulous Marty at A Stroll Thru Life and many other talented bloggers to show you our holiday homes decked out in holiday cheer.  There is so much talent and so many different design styles, these tours are chock full of inspiration.  A huge thank you to Marty for putting this all together.

If you are coming over from Pam at Simple Details– Welcome!  I just love Pam’s chic style and eye for detail, and man can that girl spy a Craigslist find!  If you are new here, I’m Jennifer – a Human Resources consultant by day and a design enthusiast and blogger in the wee hours of the night! Our family recently purchased our dream home that we rented for 3 years, so are so excited to fix it up and make it our own one room at a time. Bye bye beige walls and hello color!

So, without further ado, welcome to our home.  Get yourself a hot chocolate and come on in!

I thought it would be fitting to start with the entry to our home.  This is the only place where you will find traditional holiday green and red.  Here, Santa is in his sleigh full of gifts for good girls and boys! I embellished it by adding garland, a poinsettia and some birch accents.

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As you walk into our home we have a small entry table and a long hallway.  This hallway was recently painted and declutterd and we added sconces.  The runners are from Home Decorator’s Collection and they look vintage and a great price.  I get compliments on them all the time.

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Our tree is very similar to last year’s with a few additional ornaments.  I have collected jewel-toned ornaments forever, so while it is tempting to want to go with more traditional colors, it would be expensive to start over.  Maybe one of these years!

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Our jewel-toned tree blends great with our new navy sofa and walls in the hallway.

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I thought I would give our gold faux bamboo mirror its own bling with a magnolia leaf wreath with a few of the leaves painted gold.

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I added some white bottle brush trees from Target to my obelisk collection and voila- instant Christmas decor.

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One thing I did this year was to decorate my daughter’s rooms for the holidays.  I just did a few embellishments based on the colors already in their rooms.  This is my older daughter’s room and I added to already bright decor with pinks and greens.  The wreaths are Smith and Hawkin from Target.

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I used simple craft store tassels and faux gems to dress up the gift packages.

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My younger daughter’s room is much more neutral, so I went with winter white, grey and pink.  I found the fun “Let it Snow” banner on clearance at Homegoods last year after Christmas.

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These are a few of the Eiffel Tower ornaments I have collected over the years.

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This is the first year I have decorated our breakfast nook.  With the new wallpaper, I thought that blue nd white colors would be fitting and I threw in some very pale pink with ribbon and Amaryllis flowers.

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I added tons of wreaths and even put garland on the Chinoiserie chandelier.  Some vintage white peacocks top it off. It makes it look like a birdcage to me!

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I am so glad you stopped by.  I hope you enjoyed the tour.  I love decorating for the holidays so much.  Now it is time to spend quality time with my family and enjoy the decor and the season.

Make sure to follow along with all the Christmas Tours- starting again tomorrow with Barbara at 21 Rosemary Lane. Her classic, cozy style will make you want to come on in and stay a while.  Here is the line up for the entire week:

Monday – Dec 5

Common Ground – Debra

Life on Virginia Street – Sarah

Decor To Adore – Laura

Haneens Haven – Haneen

Hymns & Verses – Doreen

Nesting With Grace – Brooke

Tuesday – Dec 6

Cuckoo4Design – Julia

It All Started With Paint -Linda

Pink Peppermint Design – Tammy

Remodelando La Casa – Christina

Simple Details – Pam

Decorating Delirium – Jennifer

Wednesday – Dec 7

21 Rosemary Lane -Barbara

Lynzy & Co. – Lindsay

A Stroll Thru Life – Marty

The Chronicles of Home – Jennifer

Simple Stylings – Summer

Design Post Interiors – Beth

Thursday – Dec 8

Thrifty and Chic – Alicia

Our Southern Home – Christy

Setting For Four – Heather

Life and Home @ 2102 – Vel

Dimples & Tangles – Jennifer

Our Fifth House – Carmel

Fri – Dec 9

Making Home Base – Chelsea

Inspiration For Moms – Laura

Far Above Rubies – Anita

The House of Silver Lining – Shauna

Duke Manor Farms – Laura

Rain On A Tin Roof – Jenna

xoxo,

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Fall Home Tour 2016

Hi everyone!  I have teamed up once again with the fabulous Marty at A Stroll Thru Life and many other talented bloggers to show you our fall homes.  There is so much talent and so many different design styles, these tours are chock full of inspiration. I have to admit that I don’t decorate our home a ton for fall.  I am not a huge fan of the typical fall colors.  Going into a craft store in fall is enough to make me pass out with all the orange, yellow and brown!   Coupled with the fact that it is still 90 degrees where I live, this tour will be filled with small touches that make our home feel cozy this time of year.

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If you are coming over from Life On Virginia Street– Welcome!  I just love Sarah’s style and her clean and neutral decorating.  If you are new here, I’m Jennifer – a Human Resources consultant by day and a design enthusiast and blogger in the wee hours of the night!  Our family recently purchased our dream home that we rented for 3 years, so are so excited to fix it up and make it our own one room at a time. Bye bye beige walls and hello color!

Welcome to our home.  Get yourself a pumpkin spice latte and come on in!

We recently painted our main living room this color blue.  The walls were DARK brown before, so I am loving the lighter look.  The gold mirror was a Craigslist score.  Had to travel about an hour to pick it up, but sooo worth it!

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As I said, I don’t do typical fall colors, but I do love gold.  Hence the gold mirror and candle pot.

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One of the few fall touches I have added are new pillows in a blush and rose color and a plaid throw.   fall-home-tour-2016-6

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I also like to decorate our fireplace with baskets of wood for fall.  If you are going to copy a similar look, I recommend going with birch logs (the beauty queen of wood!)

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I added these small green mums to my floral arrangement.  While I am not a fan of typical mums, these smaller green ones are compact and look more modern and fresh.

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Fall is a great time to bring in your more natural elements.  I brought out this trinket box made of natural stone.

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I recently moved some furniture around and my collection of obelisks.  Here is where they currently reside.  I actually have two more obelisks I added to my collection since these photos were taken.  Homegoods has had some recently for amazing prices!!

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I hosted a small event earlier this month and I created a table runner made entirely of eucalyptus branches.  It was beautiful and even cascaded over the sides of the table.  I added in some cream roses for more interest.

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We recently painted our dining room a deep purple, almost eggplant color.  I added a purple orchid and candles to compliment it.  I think deep purple or amethyst is a lovely alternative color for fall.

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Classic sunflowers adorn our breakfast nook.  I like the way it pairs with the blue and white wallpaper.

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What tour would be complete without a glimpse of the bar cart? I added some simple hand towels in a beautiful persimmon color from World Market to give a touch of fall.

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I hope you have enjoyed the tour and found some inspiration to use in your home.  If you would like to follow along with the progress of the rest of our home, consider subscribing to email updates which you can do here.  Or you can find me on Instagram or Pinterest!

Up next is Kristin from Bliss at Home.  I have followed her blog for years and she is an amazing designer, stylist and photographer.  She is kind of my blogging idol!  You must go see what she has in store.

Below is the full-week’s line up.  Make sure to stop by to see all of the fall inspiration.

Monday – Sept 12

A Stroll Thru Life

My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia

Remodelando La Casa

Cuckoo4Design

21 Rosemary Lane

Decor To Adore

Tuesday – Sept 13

Haneens Haven

Pink Peppermint Design

Lynzy & Co.

Thrifty and Chic

The House of Silver Lining

Hymns & Verses

Wednesday – Sept 14

Life on Virginia Street

Decorating Delirium

Bliss @ Home

Simple Details

Duke Manor Farms

A Thoughtful Place

Thursday – Sept 15

Rain On A Tin Roof

Setting For Four

Dimples & Tangles

Nesting With Grace

Life and Home @ 2102

 Refresh Restyle

Fri – Sept 16

Simple Stylings

Our Fifth House

Making Home Base

 It All Started With Paint

The Chronicles of Home

Our Southern Home

5 Ideas for Bringing Indoor Furniture Outdoors

Happy Monday friends!  Ugh it has been one of those weeks.  For no particular reason, I feel extremely behind on life, work, everything.  I think it was Easter that through me off.  We were gone all day at events and I woke up on Monday feeling like I needed an extra day.  Can anyone else relate?

Well, I am gearing up to tackle our yard and I was thinking back to my Patio Style Challenge I did last year for the Home Depot.  I realized just how much indoor furniture I pulled to use in my outdoor space. There are all kinds of tips and tricks for making indoor furniture work outside. After all, the best outdoor spaces are the ones that feel like an outdoor living room or an extension of the interior.  Here are my top 5 indoor pieces that can be incorporated outside.

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Number 1:  Indoor/Outdoor Rugs

Their versatility is in the name itself.  These hard-working rugs can work indoors or out.  Nothing makes a patio feel more like an extension of a home than a rug.  They anchor the space and help with furniture placement.

Gone are the days of only a few patterns and colors.  If you can dream it up, they probably have an outdoor rug in that color or pattern.  Also there are quite a few ways to spruce up an affordable yet plain outdoor rug from a big box store by painting it with a stencil.  Type in DIY Outdoor Rug into Pinterest and you will have ideas for days!!

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Number 2:  Garden Stools

These Asian ceramic beauties are totally weather-proof and work as beautifully outdoors as indoors.  I have several garden stools I routinely swap between the indoors and outdoors.  They can provide extra seating and can serve as a side table as well.  Just hose them down when you are ready to bring them inside.

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These garden stools sold at the Home Depot are resin and made for outdoor use.  They are very affordable and can be painted any color you like.  I chose a Chartreuse!

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Number 3: Outdoor Pillows

Nothing finishes off an outdoor space more than outdoor pillows.  They are an affordable way to switch things up every few years.  In fact, my pillow hoarding habit has grown to include outdoor pillows!

You can even get them with all kinds of flair such as trim and tassels at online retailers such as Frontgate.

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Have a fabric you love and want to use it outdoors?  Rustoleum’s Never Wet to the rescue.  It is a waterproofing treatment that can be used on fabric to make it water and fade resistant.

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Number 4: Outdoor Curtains

Outdoor curtains are definitely a go-to for me to give my outdoor space that “living room” feel. They add privacy and can double as a decorative focal point.  You can use curtain tie-backs to give them that finished look.  You can also DIY them on the cheap using drop clothes and  finish them off with a painted border or Duct tape on the border.

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Number 5: Mirrors

Mirrors reflect light and can be a great focal point for outdoor decor.  They just scream “secret garden” to me! Mirrors can also be sealed and weather-proofed in order to protect them from the elements.

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If you have a covered patio, your options are endless.  You can bring in a light fixture, lamps, console tables, art work and more.  About 80 percent of the furniture on my patio below is from inside.

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Do you ever incorporate indoor items into your outdoor space?  Any tips on prepping them for the elements?

xo,

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Our Spring Home Tour 2016

Hi everyone!  If you are joining me from 21 Rosemary Lane -Welcome!  I have to give so much credit to the warm and talented Marty at A Stroll Thru Life for putting this tour together.  She is just the sweetest.

If you a new here, I am Jennifer and I live in Northern California with my husband and high school sweetheart and our two girls!  I am obsessed with design and decorating and am always trying to get the look for less.  Much to my husbands dismay, I am always rearranging and changing our home (sometimes just to incorporate my latest Craigslist finds!)  We purchased our dream “fixer-upper” home last fall and we are in the process of renovating it room by room.  Our new home, now called the “Money Pit,” was built in the 1920’s, so it has that old home charm and many shall I say, “quirks.”  We are in the process of paining, wallpapering and doing electrical work.  So, let’s just say many of the photos will be close up of vignettes to avoid having to show you dust and drywall!

Let’s start with our entryway, shall we?  I simply added some of my favorite blue and white jars and a plant to greet guests with a touch of Spring.

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I have been in a mad rush to get our table ready to go for Easter this year.  You are getting the first sneak peek. I went with a green and pink color scheme this year.

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The moss chargers are from World Market and they are so beautiful, but I will warn you that they are soo messy.  I guess that is what you get when you get the real deal and not faux.

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I found the egg cups below at a thrift store for a few bucks and the butterfly accent plates are from Homegoods.

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The ombre candles are also from World Market and they come in a bunch of fun Spring hues like green and yellow as well as pink

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Instead of my standard round ball vase, I opted to place my flowers in a soup tureen I found at a thrift store  The flowers lay beautifully inside of it.  I highly urge you to search your home for unique vessels to use as vases.  I used a combination of spray roses, tulips and freesia.

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Other than adding florals and a few other accents, we don’t really bring in much Spring decor. One exception is our beloved bunny Floppy who makes an appearance each Easter.

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You can see how much my little Audrey loves him.

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My rain boots double as a make-shift vase.  Just use a tall slender vase inside to ensure your boots stay dry!  I opted for a mixture of tulips and calla lilies and I like the texture the combination adds.

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Speaking of unique vessels, I was going through my cupboards and found this old copper colander and a light bulb went off.  I could use it as a vase.

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What tour would be complete without a glimpse of the bar cart?  I added pops of green and pink to brighten it up.

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I tried my hand at some outside the “carton” Easter egg ideas this year.  For both of the eggs below, I used my favorite paper napkins and some Mod Podge to create totally unique eggs.  You can find tons of other unique Easter egg decorating ideas here.

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This next spot is near and dear to my heart.  When we moved into the “Money Pit,” we had to sell our first home.  It was a bitter-sweet moment as it was the place where we brought our girls home from the hospital and lived as newlyweds.  We were however able to take one of our favorite statues/planters who we affectionately call Merle with us to our new home.

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Finally, there is no way I could show you are outdoor space right now.  It needs some “Spring cleaning” to say the least.  Here it is last year after a Spring revival.

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Jennifer Lippi Patio Style Challenge 8

Decorating Delirium Home Tour Patio

I hope you all enjoyed my tour!  If you are new to Decorating Delirium, and you want to sign up for e-mails notifying you of new posts chalked full of decorating ideas, you can do that here.  Or, you can follow me on Pinterest or Instagram too!

Thanks for stopping by.  Up next is Summer from Simple Stylings, who just oozes style!  Her tour is not to be missed!  In case you missed it, the rest of the tour line up is below.  There is so much inspiration in these tours and everyone has a unique style, so make sure to check everyone out.

Monday – Mar 21

A Stroll Thru Life – Marty

Cuckoo4Design – Julia

Life on Virginia Street – Sarah

Thrifty and Chic – Alicia

Snazzy Little Things -Jeanette

Rain On A Tin Roof – Jenna

TuesdayMar 22

Making Home Base -Chelsea

Claire Brody Designs -Claire

Driven By Decor – Kris

Eleven Gables – Emily

Bliss @ Home – Kristin

Hymns & Verses – Doreen

WednesdayMar 23

Style Your Senses -Mallory

Our Southern Home – Christy

Simple Details – Pam

Decor To Adore – Laura

Monica Wants It – Monica

21 Rosemary Lane -Barbara

ThursdayMar 24

Decorating Delirium – Jennifer

Simple Stylings – Summer

Remodelando La Casa – Cristina

Life Love Larson – Andrea

Our Fifth House -Carmel

No Minimalist Here – Sherry

Fri – Mar 25

Dimples & Tangles -Jennifer

Refresh Restyle – Debbie

Far Above Rubies -Anita

Talk Of The House – Kelly

Tidbits & Twine -Kim

It All Started With Paint – Linda

xoxo,

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