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Easy DIY Outdoor Lighting Around a Fire Pit

We are so excited today to feature a Remodelaholic-inspired project by a lovely reader, Caroline. She was inspired by Lauren and Brett’s amazing firepit pergola with swings and put up some magical but simple DIY outdoor lighting around her fire...
by Remodelaholic on Aug 26, 2016

What Do You Need To Pack For a Camping Holiday?

source Camping is a great, inexpensive vacation for all the family to enjoy. You get to have new adventures, be at one with nature and do lots of fun outdoor activities. Biking, hiking, fishing, building a campfire and taking in the views to name a f...
by mommys4seasonsjourney on Aug 25, 2016

Sunrooms Have Many Uses

A sunroom can be just that, a place to relax and enjoy the sun and fresh air as well as the outdoor scenery but within the comfort, weather-free, and bug-free atmosphere of the indoors. A sunroom can also be the site of additional space in order to e...
by Home Sweet Home on Aug 6, 2016

Light Up the Night – A Summer Tour

The post Light Up the Night – A Summer Tour appeared first on Cupcakes and Crinoline - Trusted recipes, homemaking tips, DIY crafts and home decor tips to inspire you  Welcome! I am so happy to have you here today for the Light Up th...

Glamping Inspiration

disclosure: This post contains some affiliate links, which means Simplified Bee receives commission if you make a purchase using these links. Summer is in full swing and that means vacations are underway. My kids have been lobbying to go camping, but...
by Simplified Bee on Jun 27, 2016

How To Strip and Stain Your Deck

If you have a tired-looking deck that could use brightening up, a hearty scrub and a can of decking stain will work wonders. This project can be done in a weekend – and aside from basic maintenance, you won’t need to do another deep clean...
by Home decoration on Jun 24, 2016

Blue & White Outdoor Pavilion

Here's some blue and white inspiration from last year's DC Design House - design by Skip Sroka. Love the idea of a dining pavilion for evening entertaining.This year the show house will be Oct 1 - 30, 2016 - head here for more info. Blue & w...
by My Notting Hill on Jun 15, 2016

Summer Flower Inspiration - Skaneateles NY

This past weekend I was up in central NY (think 5 hrs from NYC)  to celebrate our 28th wedding anniversary and a 30th college reunion - the fun including spending time in the beautiful lakeside village of Skaneateles NY (I've posted many times a...
by My Notting Hill on Jun 10, 2016

Fashion Casbah - Bertha & Boum at Rue La La,Fashion Casbah Shopstyle+May,31-June,2,2016 International Sample Sales

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by Fashion Casbah on May 31, 2016

Fashion Casbah - Hudson & More Up to 65% Off at Hautelook,Fashion Casbah Shopstyle+May,30-31,2016 International Sample Sales

Shop for Daily Deals, sales in North American Womens and UK Womens Fashion, Bridal Fashion, Personalized Gifts, Latest Fashion Trends, Special Offers, Art, Music and more. Scroll below to find Free Sample Sale invites to private online shopping clubs...
by Fashion Casbah on May 30, 2016

Outdoor Living: Tips and Tricks for Keeping Mosquitoes Out of Your Yard

  It is always great to spend some time outdoors when the sun is shining, but mosquitoes can quickly ruin the party, when they come to join you with their itchy stings and disease-carrying potential. When you are being plagued by bugs like mosqu...
by The Fashionable Housewife on May 27, 2016

Interview: HGTV’s Kate Campbell Reveals Top Outdoor Living Trends For Summer

I recently revealed my mini backyard makeover in which one of my main inspirations was this year’s... The post Interview: HGTV’s Kate Campbell Reveals Top Outdoor Living Trends For Summer appeared first on MELISASource.
by MELISASource on May 26, 2016

How to Set Up an Affordable Outdoor Dining Area

With the warmer weather moving in, this is the time of year when we start moving outdoors. Our evenings are spent eating on the deck and sipping on a cocktail while we watch the sun set over the mountains. It’s also the time of year when I star...
by Ask Anna on May 18, 2016

Fun Ways To Explore The Great Outdoors With Your Kids

Recent studies have shown that being outside can have a significant effect on our health and well-being. From helping us, de-stress to keeping up active, spending time outdoor has many benefits for you and your family. But in an age obsessed with tec...
by mommys4seasonsjourney on Apr 25, 2016

Spring Flower Planter & Boxes - Beacon Hill

In Boston for work and on a walk through Beacon Hill I came across these planters that celebrate spring-blooming flowers.  Love the addition of the pussy willows too!
by My Notting Hill on Apr 20, 2016

Landscaping Our Garden: In Progress (Day 5, 6, 7, 8, 9)

*GARDEN KLAXON ALERT* – yes, I’m still talking about our landscaping project. Sorry about that. Normal service will resume in the not too distant future. Well, unless I pack it all in and start a new job as a poor version of George Clarke...
by The DADventurer on Apr 11, 2016

DIY Pergola Tutorial: How to Build Your Own Backyard Shade

We enjoy our deck. It gets a wonderful breeze most of the summer that keeps the bugs down and helps us stay cool. At some point we decided we wanted to add a little bit of shade to our deck. An actual screen room was a little too ambitious (and cost...
by Remodelaholic on Apr 9, 2016

Nature Meets Tradition in This Seaside Taiwanese Home

Located on the eastern coastline of Taiwan and overlooking the Pacific Ocean, A’tolan House by Create + Think Design Studio seamlessly integrates organic elements with contemporary design in this innovative seaside home. The essence of the desig...
by khairuddinuad on Apr 7, 2016

DIY Craft Project

I had been accumulating a lot of plastic bottles from household use and I am always looking for DIY projects that I could have myself busy with.  Not that I have nothing to do, but I just wanted to convert these empty plastic bottles into good u...
by Home Sweet Home on Mar 31, 2016

Book Review :: Patina Farm

When I started blogging back in 2009, there were a few hundred decor bloggers out there. Now there are thousands and it’s been really hard to keep up with all my favorites because the list just gets longer and longer. One blog that I’ve f...
by Simplified Bee on Mar 8, 2016


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