I hope you had a great week!
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Vote For Me as a Finalist in the Curb Appeal Contest with Cottages and Bungalows
I have super big news!
I’ve been nominated as a finalist by Cottages and Bungalows Magazine in their Curb Appeal Contest for a feature in their magazine. There is a lot of amazing inspiration in this group and I’m super excited to be nominated as a finalist among them.
Would you please vote for me?
It would be super cool to be featured in their magazine.
Vote for me HERE.
Random Things Happening Behind the Scenes at Bricks ‘n Blooms
What a week it was!
Shana and I have been busy in the gardens this week getting the seedlings in the ground and planting more annuals.
She also sowed 10 different varieties of pumpkin seeds. I decided to start 5 of each and plant them in various spots on the property with the hope that one will take and not get eaten by critters SOMEWHERE.
We opened the pool last weekend and have been enjoying some pool time!
The heater has been broken though, so it’s a little chilly to swim, but the vibe is there and we are loving the pool!
My oldest daughter is graduating from Bucknell University today. So we spent all weekend in Lewisburg, PA celebrating with her and her friends.
There was a candlelight ceremony last night that was pretty epic. And I can’t believe this chapter is closing for her.
Here are a few pics from the festivities.
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My hope is that this guide will help you knock this part of the hustle and bustle off your list so you can sit back and savor the season a bit more.
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What’s Happening at Bricks ‘n Blooms
It was a fun week on the blog!
This week, we decorated the front porch with a thrift flip idea that turned out so pretty!
CLICK HERE to see what I used as a planter.
In addition to sharing a sneak peak at how I’m decorating the front porch for the season, I also shared a tour of all the gardens here on the blog.
I’ve been doing so much in the beds, it’s time to show you the progress!
CLICK HERE to see how the gardens are coming along.
And finally, I shared what I’m shopping for this week in Friday Favorites. This week, we are looking straight at summer.
Wait until you see what I bought!
Amazing Inspiration from Around the Web
I love finding cool inspiration from around the web and wanted to share some of what I’m loving right now.
My good friend Kelly from the Tattered Pew shared a simple DIY to make a simple hat wall using hooks.
It looks darling doesn’t it?
Get ready for Memorial Day with my good friend Chloe from Celebrate and Decorate who shared a fun patriotric DIY wreath for the front door.
Isn’t that amazing? I love how full it is.
And here is some more inspiration you’ve got to see!
THIS DIY wall art idea.
You’ll feel confident and inspired by Kristin’s words of wisdeom HERE.
THESE spring mantle decor ideas.
THIS banana bread recipe.
THESE flower container planting tips.
THESE indoor garden party ideas.
Thank you so much for following along.
Enjoy a beautiful day! xo