10 Blue Interiors That Will Blow You Away!

blue interiors

Blue is one of my favorite colors with which to accent a room.  You’ve probably heard that blue is a calming and relaxing color.  But, would an entirely blue interior be calming?

For me, the color blue symbolizes a connection to the outdoors.  It evokes the same feeling of serenity and relaxation that most of us feel when we’re out under a big blue sky or by the water.

Now that I think about it, it’s no surprise then that green comes in a close second to my love for blue.

This year in interior design there has been a push to be daring and bold.  We’re seeing statement sofas and bold patterns everywhere.  But, what about a blue interior?

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How to Add Color to Your Outdoor Decor Without Flowers

Flowers are beautiful, fragrant, and colorful.  They’re a great way to liven up your outdoor decor or front porch with a little color.

During the spring and summer flowers, flowering bushes, and trees are in full bloom.  They add a beautiful scenic appeal to your home.

But, what do you do if you don’t have a green thumb?  How do you keep your landscape colorful in the offseason?

In this post, we’ll explore alternative methods for adding color to your yard without flowers or plants.

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Transform Your Space with These 10 Apartment Decorating Ideas

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Apartment decorating can be a lot of fun.  There is so much excitement that comes with decorating your first, second or even third apartment!

Frankly, I never tire of decorating and redecorating.  It’s a chance to establish your style and decide how you want your home to function.

Apartment decorating is unique in that you tend to have spatial as well as structural restraints.

But, never fear, here are 10 apartment decorating tips that will bring a ton of style without damaging walls or taking up too much space.

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10 Ways to Use Mason Jars at Your Wedding

Wedding season is here and so are some money-saving tricks to use inexpensive mason jars to substitute pricey wedding decor.

As I mentioned in a previous post about versatile decor, the mason jar is a DIYers’ best friend.  It’s particularly great for creating centerpieces and lighting fixtures.  These are two wedding decor items that can add up quickly.

If you’re planning a wedding and are looking for a place to save a few bucks, check out this list of 10 ways to use mason jars at your wedding.

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5 Tablescapes That Are Perfect for Summer

If you want to create a memorable table display for your next event, try one of these 5 tablescapes.  They’re creative, colorful, and perfect for summer.

With summer just around the corner, you may be planning your next outdoor event.

Whether you’ve been dreaming of an elegant outdoor dinner party, or a fun kids’ birthday on the lawn, your table will most likely be the focal point.

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5 Decorating Ideas for a Blissful Barn Wedding

Barn wedding decorations and country wedding themes have always caught my eye.  There’s something so charming about the decor style for these events.

Country wedding decorations are beautiful without the pretense.

In this post, we’ll take a look at 5 decorating ideas that will bring a whole lot of style and fun to the country wedding of your dreams.

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Office Sheds – 10 Outstanding Backyard Offices

office sheds

Are you struggling to focus while working from home?  Office sheds are a great way to achieve a work/life balance.

Most commonly referred to as a “she shed”, these high style backyard installations can make working from home an utter delight.

Even with a home office, I sometimes find it hard to get in the zone when it comes to working.

Particularly with a little one running around who wants my undivided attention.

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5 Lovely Laundry Room Ideas

laundry room ideas

Laundry is one of my least favorite chores.  What I do love about laundry is the idea of a beautifully designed laundry room.  Unfortunately, I do not have one… yet.  But, I’m always on the hunt for great laundry room ideas.

I am determined to get it together this year and design a space that is gorgeous.

More importantly, a space that makes it easy for me to complete this chore efficiently.

It seems no matter how many times I try to complete a full cycle without distraction, it never happens.  Things get left in the wash so long that they start to smell and I have to wash them all over again.

Then, they get left in the dryer too long after the cycle ends and wrinkle so I have to tumble out the kinks.

Finally, they get left in a pile on the bed waiting to be folded and wrinkle for a second time.

GAH!! I hate it.  I really do.

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