…decorate the exterior of your house – all year long?
A creative landscaping job on the side of a home can make a world of difference, yes? Imagine walking by this house on a daily stroll; peering up to be welcomed by a cheerful sign that all we need in this world is love, love, love.
Even better? The possibilities of decorating with moss, greenery and shrubs are endless. Have a favorite shape, or perhaps some fun typography? Go to town! The more personalized, the better.
And here I thought unexpected decor was relegated to interiors. Happy landscaping!
Image Credit: CalliCrates2003
Posted by Cynthia | Filed under Musings
‘Tis the season for gardening, dining alfresco, and preserving. My garden is in full swing, enjoying sunny days and cool nights. I have combatted the squash bugs, tilled, weeded and staked, and I am thrilled to be harvesting an abundance of beautiful fruits and vegetables. This year, I am diving into the art of preserving. Taking guidance from some of my community garden mates, I have been gifted some incredible recipes and resources for savory, sweet and downright unusual treats. Part of this design experience is the vessel in which these glorious goodies are displayed. Preserved for consuming at a later date yes, they are so packed full of color, texture and anticipation, that they are worthy of beautiful containment. I found these stunningly simple WECK jars to be the perfect solution. Graceful in form, and well designed in function. Happy canning.
I know, I know. Winter is barely here and I'm already pining for spring. Grass is truly greener, yes (especially when donning glorious florals!).
Regardless, when spring does arrive, at least I'll be ready. I've got my eye on two simple, five-minute tutorials that are sure to brighten the doorstep of a friend, neighbor, or… ahem, myself.
Care to see?:
1. Paper Basket Bouquet
How sweet do these daffodils look when sprouting from a simple paper bag? Cutest idea ever, and so, so cheap.
2. Fabric-Covered Pots
Have some spare fabric and a hideously outdated terracotta pot? You're in luck! Fabric covers a multitude of sins so your blooms can really blossom. Lucky you!
What do you think, friends? Can you wait until spring to try out these sweet ideas?
I didn't think so.
[Image Credit: Lavender and Lime]