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How to Plan the Perfect Pool Party

pool ring in the waterLast month we blogged on  how to get your patio pool-ready, this month it’s time to enjoy the fruits of your labour. Depending on where you live, the weather is probably amazing, so what better way to enjoy your  patio than with a fabulous pool party?

We’ve got a few small tricks to help you get into the swing of things without breaking a sweat. With hot dogs on the grill, the kids swimming up a storm and guests mingling with cocktails, everyone will wonder how you pulled it off so seamlessly.

Summer is fleeting and there’s no time to waste: So let’s get moving!

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Kitchen Decor Trends for Summer

Bringing A Taste Of Summer To Your Kitchen

 You already have your backyard set up for drinks on the patio, pool parties and backyard BBQs, but while you’ve been outside tending to your green and perfecting your patio look, your kitchen has been left in the depth of winter.

We’ve thought of a few easy fixes to brighten things up and add colour and energy to the most important room in the house…  Continue reading “Kitchen Decor Trends for Summer” »

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Create Your Own Seaside Getaway

Finding time for that summer getaway is on top of everyone’s June to-do list. However with heavy work deadlines looming, extended visits from the in-laws and that upcoming family reunion, you might have to put your seaside dreams on hold.

But there’s hope for you yet! You can still get the seaside ambiance without leaving the comfort of your own home (and the expensive plane ticket.) Continue reading “Create Your Own Seaside Getaway” »

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Whimsical Outdoor Wedding Décor

DIY Ideas For A Backyard Wedding

There’s something special about an outdoor wedding, especially in June when the sun is warm and summer romance lingers in the air.

If you’ve decided to throw an outdoor wedding and reception in your backyard for a daughter or special friend, the pressure to make it a day to remember is surely swirling through your head.

But keep calm! Here are 3 whimsical wedding décor tips to get your creative juices flowing. Continue reading “Whimsical Outdoor Wedding Décor” »