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It’s Time for Outdoor Entertaining!

Do you love to entertain? You’ve probably been waiting for the weather to shine in your favor so you can host an intimate gathering or a swanky soirée outdoors. If your style tends to be more casual, you’ll love these laid-back patio decorating ideas. Let the outdoor entertaining begin!

Click here for a wide range of outdoor decor, from furniture and entertaining essentials to wall art.

1. Patio dining furniture
Whether you’re serving up a light brunch or delectable island-inspired fare, attractive patio dining furniture will only enhance the ambience. The durable aluminum frames on these outdoor furnishings have a faux bamboo finish, while oak slats complement the design.

2. Outdoor area rug
A lively outdoor rug can brighten your entire patio. This dazzling hooked rug boasts an array of tropical blossoms in warm and cool tones.

3. Outdoor chair cushions
You want your guests to feel comfortable, so don’t forget the outdoor chair cushions. These chair pads are perfect for outdoor settings due to their mildew-, weather-, and stain-resistant properties.

4. Outdoor curtains
If the sun is spending too much time at your outdoor gathering, create your own little haven with outdoor curtain panels. The fade-, stain-, and water-resistant panels below have hook and loop tabs.

Mandalay Patio Dining Furniture Four Seasons Outdoor Rugs
Rave Outdoor Chair Cushions Matine Outdoor Curtains

Make Your Window Treatment Glamorous!

Even if you can’t live like a pampered starlet from Old Hollywood, your window treatment can be just as luxe as you please! Give your favorite drapes the royal treatment with one of these elegant updates.

1) String panel or lace sheer
Hang an Austrian-style string panel or a delicate lace curtain beneath your drapes and let the sunlight filter dreamily into your boudoir.

2) Tassel tiebacks
Use tassel tiebacks to gather curtains back at the sides. Jeweled tiebacks give your window treatment an opulent touch.

3) Post- or hook-style curtain holdbacks
If you don’t have traditional fabric or tassel tiebacks, consider decorative wall-mounted holdbacks. Gather the panels behind holdback hooks or drape them over post-style holdbacks.

4) Decorative curtain rod
Replace that utilitarian curtain rod with something glitzier—like a drapery rod with faceted finials that catch the light.

Sorrento String Lace Curtain Panel Beaded Tassel Curtain Tiebacks
Natashaly Curtain Holdbacks Tiebacks Faceted Decorative Curtain Rod

Beautiful Butterfly Home Decor for Spring

March is winging its way ever-closer, and what better way to celebrate than with butterfly home decor? You might not have much time to admire butterflies in nature before they fly away, but you can gaze on them all you like in your home. Allow butterflies to flit over your walls and bedding, or let them pause in seemingly perpetual beauty on your furnishings or floor.

Click here to view a variety of butterfly home decor, including the items featured below.

And here are just a few butterfly facts to get you in the mood to decorate with this delicate creature!

  • According to the North American Butterfly Association, there are approximately 575 species of butterflies occurring regularly in the lower 48 states of the United States.
  • The monarch butterfly is the state butterfly or state insect for seven states: Alabama, Idaho, Illinois, Minnesota, Texas, Vermont, and West Virginia.
  • According to the North American Butterfly Association, an adult butterfly has an average lifespan of approximately one month; however, a few varieties can live up to nine months.
  • Lepidoptera is the scientific order of insects that includes moths and butterflies.
  • The butterfly can symbolize life, renewal, change, and hope.

Butterfly Metal Wall Art Butterfly Sheer Window Treatment
Athena Garden Butterfly Rugs Flight of the Butterfly Table

Product Spotlight: Blockaide Wrap Around Curtain Rod

Are you switching to thermal curtain panels now that fall is on the way? Don’t forget a Blockaide Wrap Around Curtain Rod, the perfect accompaniment to your insulated curtains.

This unique curtain rod features a special design that allows your curtains to wrap around the sides, providing you with privacy and protection from chilly drafts.

The Blockaide Wrap Around Curtain Rod is adjustable from side to side and can be used with panels that have tab tops, grommets, or rod pockets.

Click here to view measurement information and to learn more about the Blockaide Window Rod.

Blockaide Wrap Around Curtain Rod Blockaide Wrap Around Curtain Rod

Vintage Inspiration: Old-Fashioned Home Decor

Are you a vintage soul at heart? If your decorating aesthetic leans fondly back toward yesteryear, you’ll love this treasure trove of vintage-inspired home decor. Click here to view a wide selection of old-fashioned lamps, window treatments, bedding, and more.

Satisfy your craving for vintage-inspired bedding with the Kingston Chenille Bedspread. This pure cotton bedspread has beautiful tufted chenille designs and fringe on three sides. Place a hurricane lamp on your bedside table, curl up with a classic book, and let your thoughts drift to the past!

Do you have fond memories of Priscilla curtains hanging in your bedroom? You can still enjoy the same dreamy, frilly appearance with the Jessica Ninon Ruffled Priscilla Curtains. These sheer window treatments are light and airy, with ruffled trim and tiebacks.

Kingston Chenille Bedspread Jessica Ninon Wide Priscilla Curtain Pair White 250 x 84

The Paige Hobnail Table Lamp has a characteristic hobnail texture on the shade and font, coupled with intricate metal trim and a glass hurricane. Pair this sweet lamp with a lace table runner or a lady figurine for the utmost in old-fashioned elegance.

As a vintage decor enthusiast, you probably spend your time in the kitchen poring over dog-eared cookbooks and whipping up tried-and-true recipes from decades ago. If so, the Circa Collection will be to your taste! This canister set appears to be whisked out of the past with a milk-glazed ceramic surface, embossed designs, and knob-style glass handles.

Paige Hobnail Table Lamp Circa Kitchen Canisters White Set of Three

How to Hang and Style a Cornice Window Valance Set

A cornice valance set gives a tailored, layered look to your window. The valance set consists of a center and two side swags, typically with 1.5″ rod pockets. To hang the three-piece cornice valance set, you will need a double rod or two single rods.

Watch the video below to learn how to easily hang the valance set.

Click here to view our selection of cornice valances, including the Chalet Bleu Cornice Valance Set.

Chalet Bleu Cornice Valance Set

Product Spotlight: Ultimate Thermalogic Blackout Curtain Liner

Are you fond of your existing curtains but not-so-happy with the amount of heat, noise, and light they let through? Instead of replacing your favorite curtain panels, enhance them with the Ultimate Thermalogic™ Blackout Curtain Liners.

Sold individually, each white liner is fabric, so it will drape nicely behind your existing curtain panel. What’s more, this versatile curtain liner can be used with several curtain types: tab top, pole top, pinch pleat, and grommet. The liner has a 2” rod pocket, 1.375” grommets, and ties to secure it to a tab-top curtain. The 45”W liner is available in four lengths and can fit the following curtain panel sizes: 63”L, 84”L, 95”L, and 108”L.

The Ultimate Thermalogic™ Blackout Curtain Liner will make your window more energy-efficient during these sweltering summer months (and it’s great for winter months too!). Are you more concerned about getting a sound sleep? This blackout curtain liner will reduce the light and noise that enters your room.

Click here to view and order these versatile, energy-efficient window curtain liners.

Ultimate Blackout Curtain Panel Liner Ultimate Blackout Curtain Panel LinerUltimate Blackout Curtain Panel Liner Ultimate Blackout Curtain Panel Liner