Archive | May 2015

Bring Summer Style to Your Patio with Outdoor Rugs

As the days of cabin fever fade into memory, the welcome sunshine and balmy temperatures will entice you to spend more time outdoors. Sure, you’re ready with patio furniture, outdoor chair cushions, and perhaps even a pitcher of tangy-sweet lemonade to quench your thirst. What else could be keeping you from enjoying all that backyard bliss? An outdoor rug will provide your sandaled feet with a little extra padding and enliven your covered patio with summer-suitable designs. Fashion an island-inspired ambience or snorkel in the mysterious blue sea with these fun patio rugs.

Plunge into the ocean depths, even while you’re lounging on your covered patio, with the Underwater Coral/Starfish Outdoor Rugs. These hand-hooked rugs will bring your aquatic fantasy to life with blue-toned waves, coral, starfish, and sand dollars.

In the air, a dragonfly might be a rare sight, but underfoot, you can enjoy an entire field of them! Available in five color choices, the Summer Dragonfly Outdoor Rugs feature dragonflies surrounded by a loop border. Designed by Liora Manne, these charming patio rugs are part of the Everywear™ Indoor/Outdoor Collection.

Underwater Coral Starfish Rectangle Rug Blue Summer Dragonfly Rectangle Rug

Perhaps you’d prefer a beachy vibe on your covered patio. If so, get ready to rest your feet on the Palms Outdoor Rugs. Scattered palm designs decorate these mold- and mildew-resistant rugs, also a part of the Liora Manne Everywear™ Collection. Choose from five colorations to make a tropical impression in your laid-back outdoor haven.

Don’t forget an outdoor rug pad to provide extra cushioning and to help your patio rug stay in place. These outdoor rug pads are durable, as well as abrasion-, mold-, mildew-, and fade-resistant.

Palms Rectangle Rug Outdoor Rectangle Rug Pad

Welcome May with Colorful Floral Decor and Hummingbird Accents

The first day of May just might inspire you to step up your decorating efforts with a festival of color and beaming blooms. Floral bedding and home accents in energizing, vibrant hues will serve as instant mood-lifters. Dapple your decor with these floral beauties, and enjoy the brightening effect they have on your rooms.

The Pink Dahlia Comforter Bed Set makes it easy to invigorate staid bedrooms with color and charm. This bed-in-a-bag ensemble takes the hassle out of finding coordinating pieces; the eight-piece set includes a comforter, bedskirt, two shams, two European shams, and two decorative pillows. Happy, pink-pigmented dahlia flowers compose the main pattern; jacquard-woven green diamonds, woven plaid, and solid raspberry complement the comforter face and shams.

Pink Dahlia 8 pc Comforter Bed Set Eggshell

If your wall still reminds you of winter with its stark shade and bare expanse, perk it up with floral wall art. The Pretty in Floral Canvas Triptych features amethyst blooms strewn across its surface, accented with delicate leaves and glittery silver outlines.

Pretty in Floral Canvas Triptych Art Amethyst Set of Three

What better way to enhance your bright floral decor than with hummingbird accents? You might only glimpse their real-life counterparts for a few swift seconds as they sip from brilliant flowers, but these precious decorations are here to stay. Ever-hovering, buzzing, or diving on your window, wall, or table top, these mesmerizing birds will steal the heart of every hummingbird enthusiast.

What a rare sight – a hummingbird at night! The beautifully sculpted Hummingbird Nightlight features the tiny bird, suspended in mid-flight, indulging in sweet nectar. Designed by John Solomon for Ibis and Orchid, this bonded marble accent is handpainted and includes a nightlight bulb. Illuminate small areas with this jubilant and colorful accent.

Hummingbird Nightlight Pink

Cultivate a serene atmosphere indoors or out with the Hummingbirds Tabletop Water Fountain. Birds and flowers adorn the fern-colored background of this porcelain accent. A hand-glazed finish and included decorative stones for the reservoir complete this soothing decoration.

Hummingbirds Tabletop Fountain Fern