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5 Ways to Make your Summer More Awesome

Eclectic Patio by Jary Ralston via Houzz

Can you believe that summer is already halfway over? We can’t – to make sure you make the most of the sunny days we have left, we’ve rounded up our 5 favorite posts about the season. 1. Our Ultimate Summer Road Trip Guide In this blog post you’ll find every essential necessary for a road trip: apps to tell you where to stop along your drive, healthy road-trip snacks, and the best playlists to get those sing-a-longs started. If you’re planning on taking a summer road trip anytime soon – this post is for you! 2. Tips for Summer Design: Outside in, Inside Out The summer is all about soaking up that sun, so why not update your home decor and make…

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Houzz into Home: Interior Design Trends You’ve Got to See

While browsing one of our newest favorite sites, Houzz, we came across 4 stunning spaces that we just couldn’t do without so we decided to share them with you. Happy Inspirational Wednesday! This room scene is the perfect marriage between contemporary and country ‘chic’. The antique details add a cozy feel without overpowering the room and sending it into a past decade. The wood accents on the ceiling and doors would pair beautifully with our 2 1/2″ Shutter Style Wood Blinds, adding a touch of warmth to the windows. This beautiful dining room evokes the natural beauty of the outdoors and brings it inside. The warm wood dining table, floral centerpiece, and pale green paint color all help develop the…

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Perk Up Your Patio With Outdoor Sun Shades

Spring is here, and the seasonal clean up doesn’t have to be limited to inside spaces. Tidy up your patio for the warmer days ahead. Sweep off the porch, wipe down furniture, wash cushion covers, and hang some exterior shades to keep your space cool and comfortable. Outdoor Shades from Blinds.com Solar shades are made with solar screen fabric that is available with varying degrees of light blockage ranging from 60- 90%. Fabrics with higher light blockage ratings will give superior UV protection, but allow for less visibility. They are most popular in southern climates where summers are longer and heat is more intense. If you want to keep your great view, but still need moderate sun protection for family or fragile…

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Pinterest Fab 4: Summer Last Hurrah!

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It makes me sad to think that summer is coming to a close. Warm breezes, bare feet and backyard picnics will soon give way to the things of fall.  During the last few weeks of sunny skies let’s bid summer farewell with a final hurrah. Plan some outdoor summer activities to finish the season with a bang! 1. While the weather still allows, grab some friends for one last picnic with sunshine above and grass below. Pink Pistachio’s picks for outdoor dining sets make me want to pack a picnic basket and curl up with a good book.  The picnic food menu she provides has grilled sandwiches, quinoa salad, raspberry fruit dip and vegan chocolate cake. It sounds absolutely delectable!…

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