cheer it up…
eight tips to create a cheery, welcoming home

Cheery Decor

Cheer up! The days are getting longer and we’re looking forward to spring. Breathe some life and cheer into your home during the last days of winter to create a warm, welcoming environment perfect for relaxing and recharging. Home is where the heart is, and it’s the little things that count, so we’ve got some little ideas to bring some cheer to your space right now. Continue reading

take it outside…
get the jump on spring
prep your outdoor space now

Outdoor Entertaining

Warmer weather will be here before you know it! And who said you have to wait till the heat of summer to enjoy some outdoor entertaining? Not us, that’s for sure! We’re all for being on our decks and patios as often, and as early, as possible. Get your outdoor areas in tip-top shape and ready for company so you can enjoy an even longer outdoor season. Continue reading

is it spring yet…
it’s time to get ready to bloom

Spring BloomsSpring is just around the corner, so it’s time to dust off the gardening gloves and get ready to get a little dirty. Whether your garden is limited to indoor potted herbs, or you’ve got a full-scale garden with raised beds, growing something green is just good sense. It’s good for you, and good for the environment. As winter fades into spring, it’s time to freshen things up. Winter was a time for dreaming of garden plans and tending indoor plants, and spring will be full of planting and weeding and busy, busy garden chores. Take a moment to savor the quiet time between and catch up on a few often overlooked garden tasks.

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got wine bottles…
easy DIY to repurpose your empties

Wine Bottles

Got wine? Some of our favorite items are those made from upcycled bottles. They make great, eco-friendly glasses, vases and even terrariums. Naturally we encourage recycling your empty bottles, but if you’re looking for a quick, easy DIY that looks great, or maybe you just want to get some more use from your empties before you recycle them, we’ve got some ideas for you. Continue reading