Make Summer Sweeter with Fruit Kitchen Decor

Are you looking for a way to perk up your kitchen during the summer months—and all year round? Try fruit-themed kitchen decor! These kitchen accents have a fresh, delectable style that can suit many tastes. Select home decor dappled with your favorite summer fruits for a farmers’ market feel, or choose pieces patterned with lemons, figs, grapes, and olives for Italian flair. You’ll love inviting family and friends over to gather amid the bounty.

Click here to view an abundance of fruit kitchen decor, including the items featured below.

The Sonoma Fruit Tier Window Treatment is a fun alternative to solid color or sheer kitchen curtains. These delightful window coverings have apples, grapes, pears, and plums on a speckled background.

Designed by Touch of Class®, the Tuscan Fruit Paper Towel Holder features a base bursting with various fruit and a cute apple finial topper that is removable for easy roll changing.

Designed by artist ©Susan Winget, the Capri Fruit Dessert Plate Set will be a mouth-watering addition to your wall or table setting. Place these food-safe plates in your decorative plate rack or serve up a scrumptious summer dessert on their glossy surface.

The Fruit Wall Accent Set has a bold, dimensional design that will make you want to pluck a piece of fruit from the wall and take a bite! This realistic fruit wall decor includes a plum, pear, and apple.

Sonoma Fruit Tier Window Treatment Tuscan Fruit Paper Towel Holder
Capri Fruit Dessert Plate Set Fruit Wall Accent Set

Warm Weather Solutions to Beat the Summer Heat

As glorious as those bright summer days are, there comes a time when everything you see seems to be melting, dripping, sweating, or burning! Don’t let the summer swelter get you down; with these warm weather solutions, your home can be a cool refuge away from the spiking temperature outside.

Click here to view a variety of warm weather solutions, including the items mentioned below.

The Mosaic Pineapple Table Fan puts those utilitarian fans to shame! This darling tabletop fan features oscillation, three speeds, and a glass pineapple globe with an included nightlight.

The moisture-wicking Cool Sleep Sheet Set will seem heaven-sent on those humid summer nights. These sheets feature an absorbent fabric that wicks away water molecules from the body.

The Ultimate Blackout Grommet Curtain Panel is available in a range of sizes to suit almost any window. The panel is made from a dense fabric that blocks light and helps maintain room temperature.

The Blackstone Tie-Up Blackout Shade will provide sweet relief from the glaring sun. This energy-saving, blackout window shade is available in several solid colors.

Mosaic Pineapple Table Fan Cool Sleep Sheet Set
Ultimate Blackout Patio Panel Blackstone Blackout Window Shade

Decorating Tip: Use Pairs to Create Symmetry in Home Decor

Do you have your eye on a beautiful lamp, wall sconce, or accent mirror? Purchase a pair instead of just one and use it to create a symmetrical display! If you’ve been wanting to foster a greater sense of balance in your home, while promoting an ambience of serenity and stability, you’ll love this decorating principle.

Here are just a few home accents that lend themselves to symmetrical displays:

  • accent chairs
  • floor sculptures
  • mirror panels
  • pendant lights
  • planters
  • table lamps
  • topiaries
  • wall art panels
  • wall sconces

Take a look at how pairs can be used to give a calming touch to a room or outdoor area:

Create a cozy gathering spot with matching upholstered accent chairs and a round coffee table.

Cassidy Chair Pair
Make any entryway a grand one with two handsome floor sculptures and a slice mat.

Lions at Guard Sculptures
Enhance your favorite theme by placing metal wall art panels beside complementary curtain panels.

Paradise Leaf Grommet Curtain Panels
Beautify an elegant window treatment with the addition of old-fashioned hurricane sconces.

Jordyn Olivia Window Treatment
Embellish a bare wall in a kitchen nook by displaying two or more square wall grilles.

West Albany Counter Furniture
Amplify an already-luxe bedding ensemble by hanging two ornate mirrored panels on the wall.

Bellamy Comforter Bedding

Display a double dose of symmetry with table lamps and accent mirrors over a console table.

Clover-Shaped Mirrors and Table Lamps

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.

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