Spruce up your yard for Summer

With summer in full swing, it’s easy to make your backyard a nice place to relax, enjoy and entertain without breaking the bank. Here are a few ideas to spruce up your yard and take your family and fun outdoors.

Fabric Finesse


Fabrics and Rugs


Bring in color with fun pillows.

An outdoor rug is an easy way to add comfort and color to your space.

Bring a fresh new look with terra-cotta pots filled with flowers.

You can Age your terra cotta pots like I did for a vintage look.

With no need for electrical outlets, these lights are perfect for hanging outdoors.

Serve your guests’ meals on colorful dinnerware that won’t break.
Sew some curtains or table cloths with some cheap fabric

Instantly create an area for lounging and dining with this decking.

Whimsical Patterns
Let the sprucing begin, have a fabulous weekend friends!

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  1. Lots of color and great ideas Kristin!!!! I’m gearing up for my kitchen reno, so summer is gonna be extra-hot for me for sure with all the cooking outdoors! 🙂

  2. Beautiful inspiration, Kristin! I love outdoor decorating. I just started a job at a flower nursery and can’t wait to add more color to my yard through some of their amazing flowers! Have a great weekend 🙂

  3. I wish my deck had a pergola over it so I could hang curtains – I love that look! And all these fun colors and fabrics – they are so summery and fun! Hope you are enjoying summer, Kristin!

  4. Lots of great ideas! We’ve been spending a lot of time this weekend working in the yard, but had to put the work on hold because it rained part of the day on Sunday and all day yesterday. Much needed though. Anyhoo, I wanted to let you know I worked up a thank you post for the giveaway you helped sponsor in May for Mother’s Day. Here is the link if you want to check it out. http://thededicatedhouse.blogspot.com/2013/07/a-recent-giveaway-i-won.html Thanks again for your generosity. Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

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