Beautifully Fresh Summer Produce for Easy Entertaining

Fresh Produce makes Summer Entertaining so Easy and Delicious! Come see some delicious beverage pairings and a fruit salad tray that is a work of art!

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SummerRefreshment #CollectiveBias #FoodLion #ad Summer is my favorite time of year for so many reasons, but I can’t deny that fresh produce tops my list. Not only does it awaken all of your taste buds, but it is perfect when you want to invite some friends over and

Bright and Beautiful Outdoor Dining

Outdoor dining is one of my favorite aspects of summer. I'll show you how to be prepared to set a bright and beautiful summer table in minutes!

This post was sponsored by World Market. All Opinions are 100% my own. Affiliate links are included in this article. Bright outdoor decor makes me happy. Seriously guys, I love this time of year. When the days get longer and the grass changes into a vibrant green, I almost begin to nest. If you have ever been pregnant, you know what I mean. For me,

Bring on the Outdoor Color!

Bring on the color! Add beautiful plants to your decks and porches with plants to wake up your space and have your home ready for outdoor entertaining!

Outdoor Decorating with Plants I love this time of year. Our grass has finally turned green, the trees are filling out with vibrant foilage, and my back deck begins calling to be awaken. When that happens, I begin my search for beautiful full sun plants and today I am sharing my finds and how useful these plants can be for everyday outdoor decor and for entertaining!

Have a Ball Summer Party

Have a Ball This Summer with this fun Beach Ball Party #DayMaid

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DayMaid #CollectiveBias Have a Ball this Summer Party I have one favorite thing about summer…. okay maybe a few.  Fun in the sun with friends and yummy treats.  There doesn’t always have to be a major reason for a party, I can be swayed by a forecast of

Outdoor Entertaining – Savor the Summer

Aidells andouille sausage pasta with Cupcake Wine: Savor the Summer with a simple gathering

I love to entertain during the Summer.  Every year as the weather gets warmer, I make plans to clean off the porch, add some new throw pillows and get ready to have some folks over! Outdoor entertaining is so much fun and it can be so easy if you let it! Today I’m going to show you how I prepare for a small gathering, some

Hawaiian Luau Party Decorations

luau tissue flowers

 A few weeks ago, I shared my Ann’s Cheer Party. It took me a year to share that party, but as promised… here is her luau birthday party.  Only a few weeks this time! Aren’t you proud? You are going to love these hawaiian luau party decorations so much!! We decided to do a late evening pool party and just serve dessert.  The pool party is always

How To Plant A Fall Window Box

fall-window-box-spruce-up-uncommon-designs

Have I told you lately how much I love fall? Yea, it’s my favorite, but don’t tell summer…it will be our little secret. Summer is fun, but it is so hot here and by the end of it, my family is ready for a bit of a change. And is it just me, or do you tend to let a few things around the house

Stenciled DIY House Number Buckets

Metalic_stenciled_diy_house_number_burlap_buckets

Need a little something creative for your covered porch or door stoop, that will bring instant curb appeal and provide a warm welcome? Well, then I have got a great project for you today. I created these simple but elegant Metallic Stenciled DIY House Number Buckets  for my own front porch this fall, and I am going to share with you have to create your very

Dress Up Your Tiki Torch

Dress up your tiki torches. These floral tiki torches would be gorgeous for a wedding or garden party. Add a few faux flowers and some striped ribbon and you are done! by Uncommon Designs

Sometimes my favorite  projects are a result of a totally last minute decision.  This was definitely case with these floral tiki torches. I ran to Wal-Mart the day of my daughter’s birthday party and spotted that gorgeous striped ribbon and the rest was history! Isn’t it amazing how things come together so easily some times?  I try to carefully map out each and every detail when party

Painted Fox Treasures and a Giveaway

Painted-fox-treasures-giveaway

Do you have a weakness for a certain type of home decor item? Is it a basket you can not pass up, even though you have like 3 dozen? Are you totally into anything to organize that is vintage inspired? For me, it is trays. Yep, I love them. They offer so many different uses and come in all types of designs, sizes, and materials.