10 Ways to Prepare for Outdoor Entertaining

10 Ways to Prepare for Outdoor Entertaining

Memorial Day weekend, known as the unofficial official beginning of summer to many, is just a couple of weekends away. I love the idea of entertaining, decorating, and all things patriotic, so this is one of my favorite holidays. I thought I’d share a few tips on how to get your patio ready for the outdoor entertaining season.
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#trending: Teal Accents

#trending: Teal Accents

As stated in our previous blog, #trending: 2014 Color Trends, jewel tones are huge this year. One that has recently caught my eye is teal. While turquoise is always a great go-to for an extra splash of color, teal provides extra drama to your décor. Like turquoise, this darker hue can be used in a variety of settings no matter your style. Teal is a little more sophisticated and provides a certain glam factor that dresses up your space without coming across as too formal. Read more

New Orleans Style Inspiration

New Orleans Style Inspiration

“Laissez les bon temps rouler!” Today is Fat Tuesday! New Orleans is typically the first city one thinks of when celebrating Mardi Gras, although the first organized Mardi Gras took place in Mobile, Alabama! New Orleans and Mobile were originally settled by the French, who brought over this French Catholic tradition. The pre-Lenten celebration of indulgence and debauchery consists of many traditions such as wild parades, lavish societal balls, and delicious foods. Read more