Shouldn’t summer decorating be quick and easy? It’s said that summer is time for relaxing but for many the reality of the season means a lot of hustle and bustle to plan activities, events, and host summer parties. For some, hosting a summer gathering revolves around entertaining indoors due to extreme heat. This weeks’ featured bloggers are showing how they stylishly decorate and entertain for the summer season. Simple Wildflower Centerpiece Michelle from The Painted Hinge shared a simple tutorial for making a tray for her simple mason jar centerpiece. Wildflowers are full of country charm. Seeing this leaves me… View Post

This past week has been a whirlwind with a houseful of friends and children visiting Alaska. I’m going to jump right into the features today. French Farmhouse Decor Each of these ladies puts their own spin on incorporating elegant, yet functional, French and European styles into their homes. Tammy from One More Time Events shared a pallet plank serving board DIY. Wouldn’t a set of these be perfect for lunch on summer porch? Marie from Interior Frugalista shared a functional transformation of a side table. This little table has Frenchy farmhouse touches like the large crock beneath the end table.… View Post

July 4th BBQ’s and celebrations are just around the corner and so is the search for fun July 4th patriotic decor inspiration and ideas. Whether you are looking for decorative touches to add to  picnic style lunch, ideas for hosting a grand backyard BBQ, or patriotic nautical twist for a celebration at a beach or lake house, our featured bloggers shared amazing ideas. Earlier this morning, July 4th decor ideas was a trending topic on Pinterest. Around my home, with July 4th weekend just eleven days away, we are hosting a unique celebration that combines July 4th and Summer Solstice… View Post