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Fall Outdoor Decorating Idea – Harvest Basket

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In the spirit of fall decorating, we  created this pretty fall accent piece – a harvest basket. Little decor projects like this are easy to make, and they add such a warm feel where they are used – perfect for that table on your porch.    All we needed to purchase were a few supplies, […]

Decorative Welcome Plaque for Fall

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Are you looking for outdoor fall decorating ideas ? Here’s a fall decorative plaque we made, and we wanted to share the idea with anyone looking for a little seasonal decorating inspiration for an entry feature for a front porch, or for something to hang on the front door. We kept the message simple with […]

A Change to the Fence Design & a Trip to the Garden Center

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A change order needed to be made for the new fence (I decided to use 6×6 posts instead of 4×4), and it was mailed to the contractor. Then a road trip to New Albany, Ohio to visit a landscape nursery was on the agenda, to check out what plants they had in stock for the […]

The Fireworks Door Wreath – Patriotic Wreath Idea

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Are you looking for a patriotic wreath idea to decorate your front door with for the 4th of July holiday celebrations? This welcoming wreath has it all – Red, White, and Blue, stars, stripes, and sparkle!  Our wreath got it’s’ Fireworks’ name after the sparkley star spray was made – it reminded us of fireworks […]

How to Make an Outdoor Decorative Pillow Cover

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In this tutorial you will find the instructions for making an 18” square outdoor pillow. Even if you are a beginner, we think you will find this an easy sewing project. We used Velcro for the closure, so there is no zipper to sew. We asked our wonderfully talented Mom, who has been sewing for […]

Cute Outdoor/Indoor Accent Rugs

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We’re always on the outlook for quality outdoor decor products to share with you. Earlier last year, as we were touring a Home & Garden Show, a certain vendor’s home goods product display caught our eye. And not long after, we were hooked! Style, Versatility & Easy Care Home Comfort, Inc., the company that makes […]

Halloween Outdoor Decorations: Boo to You!

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Do you decorate outdoors for Halloween? Do you decorate with the cute and funny Halloween items, or are you into the spooky and scary theme? It seems lately that we have seen more spooky outdoor Halloween themes than any other. Spooky must be the latest scary trend! We have spotted some really great outdoor Halloween […]

Christmas Porchscape

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The Christmas season is a great time for designing a porchscape – so many shades of red and green to work with, should it be bright and whimsical, traditional, or a mix of both? A classic theme, or a farmhouse in the country theme? So much to think about! The inspiration for our design began […]

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