11 Unique Ideas for Decorating with Flowers

May 14, 2014

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Spring is here, finally right?!  After that horrific winter, we welcomed this new season with open arms.  Whether spring is drawn out or we jump right into Summer, it's nice to break out of hibernation to smell the fresh air of the warmer season to come. The first thought that comes to mind for me when I think of Spring is, flowers.  As the perennials are starting to peak their way through - it's always interesting to see what will come up each year - I've started to think of how I can create simple, but unexpected flower displays and vignettes throughout the garden (and indoors … [Read more...]

DIY: Vertical Pallet Garden

April 22, 2013

DIY: Vertical Pallet Garden by @Jenna_Burger, SASinteriors.net

The warmer weather has got me movin' and groovin' outdoors.  This past weekend I got my DIY mojo on for this months Lowe's challenge and created (what I think) is something pretty cool.  Check out my newly created Vertical Pallet Garden using colorful pots... Though the flowers are finally starting to peak through around the yard, I was in need of color NOW to start decorating my front porch for Spring.  I, of course, hit up my local Lowe's garden center to get my color fix.  It's still the early days of Spring, so the selection (at my local Lowe's in NY) was limited, but I was able to … [Read more...]

Stylish Ideas to Infuse Color into Your Home for Spring

April 8, 2013

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I feel it.  Do you? The warmer days ahead. The switch over from velvets and tweeds to cottons and linens. As Spring nears, it’s time to pack away the heavy throws and rich colored textiles and move towards a direction of lighter textures and vibrant hues.  Making the transition from Winter to Summer can be easy with a few cheery, colorful, and fun additions. Check out these 5 stylish ideas to infuse color into the home for Spring... 1. Pillows One simple and inexpensive way to transition into the warmer months is to replace or add new pillows into your decor.  This simple … [Read more...]

13 Superb Spring Mantels

April 2, 2013

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This past weekend was definitely a teaser.  The sun was shining and you can tell Spring is on it's way. We spent much of Saturday straightening the garage and even started to put out some of the front porch decor - I can't wait for it to look like this again.  It's still too early for pretty flowers, but I know those days will be here soon.  In the spirit of Spring's arrival and my recent Spring mantel masterpiece, I thought it would be fun to put a round up together of Spring mantel creations. There is so much inspiration to be had.  Take a look... 1. A grass filled Spring mantel … [Read more...]

Spring Mantel with Sensational Succulents #LowesCreator

March 25, 2013

Spring Mantel with Sensational Succulents - Creative ideas for bringing in natural elements by @Jenna_Burger, SASinteriors.net

Happy Monday!  Yes, it's Spring, but sadly it doesn't feel like it (at least here in NY). I am so ready for the warmer days ahead and am yearning for the array of colorful flowers, the endless chirping of birds, and the sounds of outdoor laughter.  I know it'll be here soon, but I am just ready for winter (and the endless snow) to be over. In my search for all things Spring, I decided this years seasonal mantel had to include elements of the outdoors. Last Friday when perusing the aisles of Lowe's, specifically the outdoor section, I saw a huge display of succulents.  I immediately knew … [Read more...]

30 Easter & Spring Decorating Ideas

March 23, 2012

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Spring has arrived and Easter is on it's way in less than 3 weeks.  Wow 2012 is flying by!  I've had some readers ask about Easter decorating ideas and tips, so here is a roundup of Easter decor that can easily transition right into Spring (and even take you through Summer). Enjoy and be inspired by Easter and Spring vignettes, mantels, and wreaths! Spring Accents by A Pumpkin and a Princess Spring Wreath by Thrifty Decorating Easter Egg Garland by Crafty Endeavor Easter Baskets by OhMy! Creative Easter Mantel by A Little Country House Spring Organic Wreath by Polka Dot … [Read more...]

Last Minute Easter Decorating Ideas

April 20, 2011

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I can't believe Easter is less than a week away.  Even though it's later than usual this year, it totally has creeped up on me.  If you can believe it, I actually haven't even decorated yet....But you know what, it's never too late!  As I searched the web for inspiration for my Easter Day table decor, I found so many EGG-xtra special cute and creative ideas that I had to share! Like this ~ … [Read more...]

Whimsical Spring Forsythia Wreath

April 5, 2011

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I was so completely inspired when putting yesterday's post together on Spring Wreath Inspiration.  There are so many amazing and talented bloggers out there and I was so happy to showcase their work! Now it's my turn.... I created a lot of wreaths over the past months for the various seasons and holidays.  Now it's time to celebrate the arrival of SPRING!  YAY!! Here's a sneak peak at my NEW Whimsical Spring Wreath ~ This is how the wreath looked before... BIG change, right? My mom gave me this wreath quite awhile ago and it had been sitting in my garage for months.  My … [Read more...]

Spring Wreath Inspiration

April 4, 2011

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Before we get started, let's all agree that wreaths are usually a feature saved for one special time of year ( I hear the sleigh bells ringing)...right??  WRONG!  A wreath is known as the symbolic meaning for "Circle of Life" and how perfect is this coincidence since Spring is the season of Rebirth.  After all, it has been a long cold winter, so let's warm up our homes with this special decor icon. Even though Spring is making a late entrance (at least in NY), I'm ready to create a new Spring wreath for my front door.  I didn't have to go far to find some great inspiration.  With a little … [Read more...]

How to Make Fake Flowers Look Real

March 23, 2011

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Even though it's technically Spring, it's difficult to believe, with all the snow still on the ground here in NY.  Thankfully my mindset is already on pretty Spring flowers to get me through the final days of the long drawn-out Winter.  I'm continually changing and updating my Dining Room display depending on the season and holiday.  I love the look of fresh flowers (who doesn't?), but sometimes an artificial arrangement is simpler and more practical to maintain. When shopping for your arrangement, look for flowers that have a natural, "real" appearance and that hang similar to a real … [Read more...]