With summer almost here, many of us are looking forward to outdoor parties, family getaways, and maybe even doing a bit of redecorating to keep our homes in tune with the season. Everyone has their own favorite activity, food, and home décor choices for the warmer months. To find out what those are, we asked a group of talented bloggers about some of their favorite things for summer. From pastimes to refreshments, here’s what we discovered:
Summer is all about spending time outdoors—enjoying the sights and smells, and taking advantage of the laidback season. As spring gives way to warmer days, spruce up your home with these summer decorating tips to extend and expand your living spaces.
Annuals like petunias and marigolds add life to any space with their vibrant colors. This year, I plan to decorate with plants and flowers that coordinate with my new pillows and cushions.
Take note of the light requirements of your plantings. If the planters have no access to direct sunlight, opt for impatiens or other plants that can flourish in full shade. Choose full-sun plantings for containers that are exposed to the sun for 4 to 6 hours.
Our country and the people that fight for it are things that we proudly celebrate. Brilliant shades of red, white, and blue add a festive touch to any patriotic celebration. Memorial Day is the perfect time to support and honor those who have made a sacrifice for our country. Show your American spirit in style with these creative and simple patriotic decorating ideas from Balsam Hill.
Decorate your Front Door
Welcome guests into your home with a stunning American-themed porch and front door display. Spruce up a traditional green wreath with small American flags, flowers, ribbons, and accents in patriotic hues for a charming Memorial Day wreath.
First of all, I want to take this opportunity to thank our friends from the blogging community who helped make our Mother’s Day campaign a success by imparting great memories of their moms. Our dear bloggers also shared how they decorated their lovely homes for Mother’s Day with Balsam Hill products. I know their mothers will truly appreciate what they shared in their interviews, and how they made their homes even lovelier for such a special day. I was so delighted with how they brightened up their homes, that I couldn’t help but share my own project as well.
When Balsam Hill interviewed my daughters about having me as their mother, I initially felt scared, but then eventually realized it was all worth it; reading the post really made me smile. I was so touched by how my daughters, Anna, Abigail, and Alysa thought of me as a mother.
Spring Decorating for Mother’s Day
Balsam Hill asked my daughters to pick an artificial Balsam Hill floral arrangement that they thought would go best in my home, and this is what they picked: