Posts Tagged ‘garden decor’

Thursday’s Theme: The Garden of Our Dreams (a wishlist)

Thursday, March 14th, 2019

March snow made another appearance last night, which has us thinking even more about spring. For this week’s Thursday’s Theme, we’ve compiled a few photos of plants and features we would love to have in our [dream] garden. Tell us what’s on your wishlist, and share your spring gardening plans with us in a comment below.

Flowers, of course.

We love when a variety of colors and shapes makes a bold and cheerful statement in a garden – especially when they are mixed together.

Photo by Luxescapes, LLCBrowse landscaping ideas

Vegetables, of course.

Yes, the garden of our dreams would be both a flower garden and vegetable garden. Handmade raised beds for the latter, please.

Photo by Gardenalia Property Services, LLCDiscover landscaping design ideas

Moving up.

A vertical section would be perfect up against a fence, a decorative trellis or a bare exterior wall (yes, cats would definitely be the rulers of our garden).

Photo by Edger Landscape DesignLook for landscaping design inspiration

A creative/whimsical feature.

We could definitely get creative with some potted plants and displays, like this one showing a terracotta pot tipped over, “spilling” the flowers out into the mulch. Or a shovel garden stake adorned with metal garden pots.

Photo by Just Us LandscapingMore landscaping photos

Multi Pot Shovel Plant Stand | Web Exclusive | Garden Decor | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

A gathering place.

Above all else, we’d love a garden we could share with friends and loved ones. An outdoor table with enough space for coffee, tea (or a cocktail) and snacks would be the cherry on top of our dream garden sundae.

Photo by Susie Watson DesignsDiscover landscaping design inspiration

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Throwback Thursday: Fall 2018 Blog Wrap-Up

Thursday, September 13th, 2018

That’s right – today is the last day for our Fall 2018 catalog. Which means Holiday arrives at Sturbridge Yankee Workshop tomorrow (9/14)! Before we get into the new decor and holiday prep, however, we’re taking a look back at ten blog posts from our Fall 2018 season. We hope you have felt inspired, cooked up something new or simply enjoyed reading our posts over the past couple of months; we look forward to bringing you fresh ideas up to the last day of the year. If you would still like to take advantage of special savings on Halloween decorations and our selection of lighting, just click here.

Oh, and make sure to sign up for our 65 Year Celebration Sweepstakes (for a chance to win a $1,000 gift certificate) if you are interested – the entry period ends at midnight tonight (9/13).

Weekly Spotlight: Decorative Lighting (Fall 2018)

Thursday’s Theme: Farmhouse Porch Lighting Four Ways

Weekly Spotlight: Practical Lighting (Fall 2018)

Monday Must-Haves: Late Summer Garden

Flowerpot Leaf Garden Trellis

Weekly Spotlight: Organized for Back to School

Family Friendly Home Office

Decorating With Color: Yellow

Photo by Fein Construction LLCMore kitchen photos

Thursday’s Theme: Pumpkins on the Porch

Weekly Spotlight: Halloween 2018

Quick Tip: Holiday Decorating in a Bedroom (Halloween)

Quick Tip: Holiday Decorating in a Bedroom (Halloween)

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Monday Must-Haves: Late Summer Garden

Monday, August 6th, 2018

Acorn Basket Twine HolderSoon we’ll be bundling up and spending more time inside as the days get cooler, shorter, and closer to winter. But we still have a few more weeks left of summer, so spend them making up your late summer garden with the following must-have home accents.

Dragonfly Nature Bracket

Plot out your final flower beds and last-minute veggies with the Acorn Basket Twine Holder. The roll of biodegradable twine seen here is included, so start plotting now!

For plants already in pots or climbing varieties needing some support, the Flower Pot Leaf Garden Trellis can help prolong the life of your vegetation. Attach the Dragonfly Nature Bracket to the side of a garden shed, garage or your home and display a hanging pot of geraniums or other outdoor-tolerant flower.

Flowerpot Leaf Garden Trellis

While the above accessories are a little more summer specific, the Garden Votive Sparkle Cones and Gardener’s Boot and Utility Shelf can be utilized all year long. The former can illuminate your summer nights, fall evenings and even add more magic to winter days. The latter is ideal for storing your gardening supplies – in season or out of season – but could also be used as a furniture piece in a bedroom, mudroom or kitchen.

Garden Votive Sparkle Cones SetGardener's Boot Utility Shelf - Bare
Gardener's Boot Utility Shelf

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