Front yard inspiration from BH&G… can I do this?

bhg pergola to yard

Our front entry needs work. The porch usually looks pretty good, but there is no walk way.  It’s a driveway  that lands right next to porch steps!    So I like some of these walkways!  These photos  were curated from BH&G.

Lead Them In

I love this front door, but I just don’t think my HOA would allow for anything that wasn’t a shade of beige! I love this brick paver path to the front door!

Make the Point of Entry Pop

I love this collection of pots!  My pots end up looking like the clearance section at Walmart!  I think I need to go bigger!

Upgrade Landscaping

I love this lamp post in the yard with the brick column beneath it.  Love!!!!  How hard would this be as a DIY project?

fSpotlight the Entry

We have a paver path to our backyard. I dream of a arched trellis or some type of structure that says, “here is the way to the b

Light the Night







Very, very last minute outdoor autumn decor… like minutes!

backyard decor

backyard decor

I have 20 family members coming to Thanksgiving on Thursday!  And, I have jury duty on Tuesday! Yay me!  So I almost blew off my blog for the week…actually.. I saved this in my “Fall 2014″folder.  But maybe one person will be inspired!  Here is my milk can I bought last year at a tag sale. It most recently looked like this: DSC_0038

And, with a fresh coat of paint and some tall grassed cut back with kitchen scissors I came up with this last minute fall décor:

last minute fall decor 3

I am embarrassed (slightly) to admit I had a bale of hay from LAST year hiding out in the corner of the yard. I dragged it around to the back patio and added a few pumpkins from the front:


And, I tossed a few smaller pie pumpkins into a planter outside my kitchen window:

last minute pumpkins