If I could create an outdoor oasis next year…

I know that I would want furniture that could withstand the elements and the test of time. When purchasing outdoor furniture and pieces for your home that will last years and even decades, you want to invest in pieces where the craftsmanship is on point, and the outdoor furniture is fully weatherproof. Your selections need…

Some lovely outdoor spaces…

Lately in Milwaukee it has been very humid and hot. The last several nights have been 80 degrees which I love. I’m still saving to purchase my home in a few months so I put off jazzing up my patio space. Last night when I sat on the front porch and enjoyed the breeze, my…

Tuesday’s Tips: diy patio cinder block ideas

I love good affordable DIY’s and creative people online have figured out some impressive ways to use cinder blocks. {Images via Lena Sekine, Modernly Wed} {Keep indulging….follow me on instagram, twitter, & pinterest}

Seriously…landscaping is expensive…

First I had every intention on posting this yesterday morning. Most times I have that intention and then I kept browsing images and keep finding more and more…then I tried to find sources and the next thing you know it was afternoon & I ended up drafting the post for today. I wish you could…

Monday Morning Inspiration 4.27.15

Good morning. Hope your weekend was a good one. I was so excited my Bucks finally won a game against the Bulls. Let’s hope they win at least one more tonight. The weekend was rather cold but sunny. The trees are starting to bud and flowers are popping up everywhere. On the side of my…

Outdoor patio chandeliers…

The other day I drove passed an apartment complex and one tenant had several chandeliers hanging from their patio. I thought it was the coolest thing to personalize an outdoor space like that. When you decorate your patios as an extention of a living space, you’re bound to have a comfortable area to hang out….

Outdoor spaces and inspiring places

It finally felt like Spring this weekend here in Milwaukee with Easter reaching 75 degrees (77 according to my phone). I was a happy camper and it made me think of how I need to get my patio life together. Browsing stores like Target and Pier 1 can really make you want to buy-every-dog-on-thing. However…

Tuesday’s Tips: 5 ways to give your balcony privacy, stylishly

Small balconies are already bad enough but small balconies without privacy is even worse. I’m talking the ones that extend outward from the building with wrought iron fencing all around. Everybody can see what you have and what you’re doing and sometimes hear your entire convo if it’s a shared balcony. You know, the kind…