• Nighttime Curb Appeal With Outdoor Lighting

    At night, lighting can have the most impact when it comes to your home’s curb appeal so I'm here to help you... As you can imagine, Winter is that magical time of year when we allow ourselves to eat a bit more, drink a bit more and decorate with lighting a whole lot more! My family spends...
  • Survive The End of Daylight Savings With Great Lighting

    There's lots of stylish ways to survive the darker months ahead. This weekend is that time of year again, when Daylight Savings will end. But don't worry, there's several different types of great lighting to help you survive these darker months. There are both interior and exterior...
  • Tips For Decorating With Organic Elements

    Fall is my favorite time of year. The air is crisp, clear and cool while the hot chocolate is warm and the fire is toasty. The world smells like pumpkin pie. And when the trees don their coat of brilliant colors and the leaves start to fall.... ....it's time to start decorating for the season...
  • 5 Summertime Outdoor Decor Ideas for Under $150

    Summertime…and the livin' is easy. Okay, it's not quite summer yet and I know these days it seems that living is tougher than ever, but daydream with me for a few minutes. Think about those long warm days, barbeques, corner lemonade stands, ice cream shops and spending more time outdoors...
  • Going Beyond Style For Outdoor LED Lighting

    Fall is finally here, but that doesn't mean our outdoor spaces cease to exist. Many of us still use different areas of our outdoors, especially if you're in areas with a mild Winter. As a follow up to my last post, Makeover Your Entryway With LED Lighting , today we'll go beyond selecting...
  • Fall Outdoor Decorating and Lighting Ideas

    Decorate your outdoor spaces and enjoy them this Fall. Just because the weather is cooling off doesn't mean you can't enjoy your outdoor spaces in the Fall! While I happen to live in sunny California, I come from Canada - so I get the cold. Here are a few Fall outdoor decorating and lighting...
  • Makeover Your Entryway With LED Lighting

    Light up your home’s entryway this Fall with an outdoor LED light fixture. Whether it’s for safety, reliability or just style, it's always the perfect time of year to think about updating your entryway light. There's a checklist to follow when shopping for LED entryway lighting...
  • Ideas For LED Landscape Lighting

    Light up the night—and your daytime look too—with LED landscape lighting in your favorite style. Summer might be winding down, but that doesn’t mean your outdoor parties have to set with the sun. Invest in the perfect landscape light that’s more than just an excuse to extend...
  • Create a Summer Vacation at Home

    There’s nothing I love more than jumping in the car or boarding a plane and heading somewhere new. Whether it’s an exotic tropical island, a European city or a road trip, there’s nothing better than the unexpected. For those of us with no getaways on the horizon, we can create our...
  • Summer Style: Black and White Decor

    What’s timeless when it comes to any seasonal style? Black and white decor is always a safe bet. I think there is nothing more chic than time-honored black and white awnings on a house or hotel terrace. That crisp design choice can be applied to a wide range of home-related decor if awnings...
  • Garden Shed Inspiration

    We live on a farm in the middle of no where. Seriously. As in, go to Tennessee and turn right at the chicken barn, drive two miles past the corn field and at the end of a long winding country road..... ....you will find our house. Summertime is farm weather. It's the season to introduce...
  • Tips For Screen Porch Style

    Screen porch style is not just about making a porch look pretty but rather having a chic outdoor Summer spot to enjoy that keeps pesky bugs from devouring your flesh on warm Summer nights! Is there anything worse than wanting to kick back and relax only to end up back in an excessively lit room hoping...
  • Upgrade Your Outdoor Lighting

    Every homeowner knows the necessity of lighting both indoors and out, but spending the time and money on high quality statement lighting will not only make you smile each time you flip on the light switch and admire its beauty, but it will also add value to your home. Lighting is all about form and...
  • Fun and Festive Outdoor String Lights

    There's no better way to create a fun and festive ambiance when the sun sets than with outdoor string lights. These Metal Cage Lantern String Party Lights have a classic industrial look and charming weathered green finish that will bring a nostalgic touch to your summertime soiree. Designer...
  • Fun Summer Tree Houses for Every Style

    As we settle into the outdoor lifestyle of the summer season, I wanted to share truly inspirational tree house designs from Houzz. They conjure up childhood feelings, but are such high design they whet the appetites of our adult design sensibilities. With endless possibilities for design and style...
  • Radiant Orchid For Outdoor Design

    We haven't forgotten Pantone's color of the year, have you?! Radiant Orchid is perfect for outdoor decor, even if Summer is coming to a close.... Use this mood board above from The Sweet Occasion as inspiration. If you haven't paid attention to your outdoor design yet, you should, no matter...
  • Update Your Outdoor Kitchen with Barstools

    During the warmer months of the year, entertaining in your outdoor home is one of the best past times for homeowners. The pleasure of grilling in your outdoor kitchen while relaxing during the leisurely days of summer is finally here! Your summer kitchen may is a wonderful spot to not only grill...
  • The Minimalist Terrace Design

    The minimalist terrace is a way to enjoy your outdoor home design with little fuss or expense. The other great thing is that this look can be achieved on a small scale, so apartment dwellers can have just as much style outside as people with yards. Both Vosgesparis and Daniellawitte had cutting edge...
  • Barn Light Bliss

    Long loved for its rustic charm and no-frills design, the barn light is a timeless addition to any home's exterior. Excitingly, its rural appeal has been updated for the 21st century, and this classic lighting look is now available as an energy efficient outdoor wall light that utilizes LED technology...
  • Beach Inspired Decor

    Do you love the sound of the waves crashing against the shore and the smell of the salty air and the ocean breezes filling the air? Me, too. For me....summertime is the sights and the sounds of the beach. And it's that feeling that I try to introduce into summer decorating. It's fresh...
  • Summer Inspired Lighting for your Pool Party

    Now that Memorial Day has officially passed we all have our minds on summertime entertaining right? From the pool parties you love to have with friends and family, to relaxing with your special someone on those cool summer evenings, lighting is essential in the evening hours. Whether you are looking...
  • Ideas for Planning a Graduation Party

    Yesterday I did some decorating for a graduation party so I'd like to share some ideas with you, since it is the season after all. The party was fun and festive and full of color..... .....and such a wonderful reason to celebrate. We celebrated the ending of a chapter and celebrated the...
  • Easy Updates to your Outdoor Decor

    Whether you are into soaking up the sun during the day, or hanging under the stars at night, your backyard is a vital component to the warmer days of summer. Making some small changes to your outdoor decor can drastically change your space and create a revitalized and rejuvenated area ripe for the long...
  • Illuminating Your Outdoor Home for Summer Entertaining

    The days are getting longer and the ability to entertain outdoors into the later hours of the day is what everyone enjoys about Summer entertaining, right? There is something wonderful about having friends and family over to enjoy music, great food and of course the ambiance of the night air! Although...
  • 5 Types of Fountains For Your Garden

    Spring has sprung, and with that comes plenty of work in the garden. If you’ve got your planting under control, consider enhancing your patio with an outdoor fountain. Outdoor water features add automatic ambiance; that trickling sound is magical. Whether you have a small grassy enclave, a fenced...
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