Gatherings

by Bridget Kulla
6/27/2017

Gatherings

Amp Up the Americana

by Bridget Kulla
6/27/2017

Amp Up the Americana

July Fourth marks the birth of American independence, and has since 1776. With the summer sun shining down and a cold drink in hand, it’s the perfect day to applaud what we love about U.S. Many celebrate the day by organizing family gatherings, loading up the grill with hamburgers and launching a few fireworks.

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Gatherings

by Bridget Kulla
4/25/2017

Gatherings

Plants That Can Complement Your Exterior

by Bridget Kulla
4/25/2017

Plants That Can Complement Your Exterior

It’s the time of year when annuals, perennials, and bright bulbs begin to peek out from your yard’s rich soil and in no time, blossom. The blooms of flowers and appearance of vibrant green foliage, vines and grasses make your home exterior look alive again

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Gatherings

by Bridget Kulla
12/7/2016

Gatherings

So Fresh and So Green

by Bridget Kulla
12/7/2016

So Fresh and So Green

There’s nothing like the perennial style of a perennial plant. Be it pine, spruce or holly—the woodsy smell of fresh foliage is the perfect way to welcome in the holiday season, and it’s robust enough to look picture perfect through New Year’s.

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Gatherings

by Bridget Kulla
11/21/2016

Gatherings

Tailgating in Style

by Bridget Kulla
11/21/2016

Tailgating in Style

Fall brings with it a few things: falling leaves, comfy cardigans and tailgating. When it comes to college ball, tailgating is the ultimate community picnic for football lovers.  Fans of all teams seem to unite over cold beers and grilled meats. 

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Gatherings

by Bridget Kulla
10/20/2016

Gatherings

Pumpkin Soirée

by Bridget Kulla
10/20/2016

Pumpkin Soirée

It’s pumpkin season! The time of year when Jack-O-Lanterns adorn front steps and neighborhood porches are packed with a variety of gourds. There are pumpkins with the traditional triangle-eyed faces or unexpected ones that turn heads—all are fun to pore over. 

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Gatherings

by Erin Vaughan
8/26/2016

Gatherings

Porches with Personality

by Erin Vaughan
8/26/2016

Porches with Personality

Is there anything more classic than a front porch? Plunking yourself down on a summer evening after the heat of the day has dissipated, sipping on the beverage of your choice, taking in the cool air, watching the night roll in—it’s a time-honored tradition that’s as American as apple pie. But just because porch-sitting is a well-worn ritual doesn’t mean that your decor needs to be old-school. What better way to celebrate your James Hardie® siding and trim than by giving your outdoor space a fresh update—get inspired by these themed porches. With kicky new takes on vintage design schemes, they’re a great way to shake off decor ennui. Here’s a look at some of the best ones we’ve seen.

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Gatherings

by Bridget Kulla
4/15/2016

Gatherings

Pretty in Pinks

by Bridget Kulla
4/15/2016

Pretty in Pinks

It’s not every day that you slow down enough to take in the rosey ombre of a sunset, which could be what makes it so glorious when you do. This spring is the perfect time to put on your rose-colored glasses and ramp up your outdoor area’s zen vibes with sunset-inspired blush tones.

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Gatherings

by Bridget Kulla
12/15/2015

Gatherings

Mad About Plaid

by Bridget Kulla
12/15/2015

Mad About Plaid

Plaid isn’t just for lumberjacks. In fact, you can find it sprinkled in some of the most stylish homes. There’s a reason the classic checkered or tartan pattern has stuck around—it’s timeless and sophisticated. Whether black and tan rain boots or a wool throw blanket is clad in plaid, it just gives off the feeling of downright coziness.

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Gatherings

by Jamie Schultz
11/25/2015

Gatherings

Light It Up

by Jamie Schultz
11/25/2015

Light It Up

Once the last bite of Thanksgiving pie is gobbled up, it’s time to untangle the outdoor light strands and start designing. Decking the exterior of your home with sparkling lights seems to ring in cheer all season long.

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Gatherings

by Bridget Kulla
8/20/2015

Gatherings

Tangerine Dream

by Bridget Kulla
8/20/2015

Tangerine Dream

These bright accent pieces will make your patio pop!

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