It’s Sunday, that means it’s time for another Style Scouting post along with something special this week. I also have a just released decorating book to giveaway to one reader. More about this below.
My hydrangeas that I planted when we made over the front of the house are flourishing! There are two automatic sprinklers in the bed so they get lots of water from the lake where the sprinkler system is hooked up to.
I love seeing the pops of color when I am out and drive down the driveway when I am coming home. I am only going to cut a few of the blooms on the backside of each bush to bring inside so they still look colorful and add a lot of curb appeal to the house.
Ed and I spent all day, literally all day yesterday getting the yard cleaned up, cut, trimmed, raked, pruned, bagged and blown. I was even was up on the roof blowing off all the pine straws and pine cones that get stuck.
After dinner and a long soak in the hot tub, it feels good to be sitting down and relaxing while I write this post.
Now onto the…
Posts You May Have Missed On The Blog This Past Week:
Inspiring Links I Found This Week:
Just in time for a Memorial Day outdoor entertaining.
A great looking backyard makeover for a small lot.
If you like to color, now you can make your own coloring book.
A natural and pretty way to repel mosquitoes from ruining time on your porch patio or deck this summer.
If you like to paint everything in your house from the walls to furniture makeovers and want to keep your sink clean when you need to wash all your brushes and rollers, this is a smart solution to contain the paint from the brushes splashing all over the sink.
Have a small closet? Here are some clever and creative ways to make the most of it.
Don’t overlook a dining chair with a ripped rush seat. Look what you can do with it.
This is truly is a MODERN farmhouse.
These garden planters.
And this entire DIY raised bed garden is amazing!
Making one of these should keep the birds and rabbits out of your garden.
These are too pretty to eat.
One way to have both cake and ice cream for dessert.
Fun & Interesting
Finding Joy In Simple Moments
Why we should all be doing more of these.
The beauty of looking at beauty.
You know at the supermarket there are food sections for Mexican, Asian, British and more. Have you ever wondered what the American section looks like in other countries?
Decorating Book Giveaway Is OVER
Congrats to Janice Mullins.
The founders of Havenly just launched a beautiful hardcover book that’s filled with many great decorating tips and tricks.
Book Giveaway: Design the Home You Love
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As always, thanks so much for reading. XO