Posts Tagged ‘porch decor’

Get the Look: 2018 in Review

Thursday, December 13th, 2018

Since we are nearing the end of 2018, we are looking back at the blog posts we published this year, starting with our Get the Look series. For this feature, we spotlight a photo of a room that aligns with our style and design preferences, and describe how you can get the look with decor from our catalog and website.

The common theme across all three 2018 Get the Look posts? Achieving coziness with simplicity. In Get the Look: A Primitive Cottage Bedroom, we talked about how personal touches can turn any room into a stunner, and that function is a great complement to form when details are given extra attention.

Cottage Quilts | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

Get the Look: A Cozy, Country Covered Porch describes ways to make your porch (patio, outdoor seating area, etc.) an ideal space for chatting with friends or indulging in some alone time. By incorporating the correct (and minimal) lighting and seating for your lifestyle, the porch will be your favorite place to hang out.

Portico Cablelock Braided Rug | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

Rustic Country Huntboard | Get the Look | Sturbridge Yankee WorkshopLast but certainly not least, our Get The Look: Simple Country Entryway post offers tips for styling and furnishing a welcoming entryway that still speaks to your personal tastes and lifestyle.

Did you enjoy our 2018 Get The Look blog posts? Tell us your favorite, and if you used any of our tips and/or decor to enhance your living spaces, we would love to know!

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Thursday’s Theme: Pumpkins on the Porch

Thursday, August 30th, 2018

August is ending, leaves are changing and the kids are back in school – autumn is certainly upon us! It’s no secret that we’ve been in fall mode for over a month now, but it’s time to kick off a series of harvest season posts here on the blog. We hope you’re able to draw some inspiration for your own fall decorating as well as share how you’re accenting your home for fall; indoors or out.

For today, we’re featuring four creative ways to display pumpkins on your front porch, back deck, walkway or any outdoor space. Let’s get into it.

One of the top things that make fall decorating so fun is the simplicity;
nature basically does the decorating for us, we just have to add our own
personal touches. If you have outdoor planters that you fill with autumn
flowers, or have plants still thriving from summertime, give them a harvest
look with pumpkins. Smaller sizes work the best, and we recommend
using the classic bright orange variety. Throwing in a couple of extra gourds
adds even more welcoming color and texture.

Photo by Greenlife GardensSearch landscaping pictures

Of course, you don’t need planters to achieve this look.
A wicker basket, wood trug and similar home accents
filled with pumpkins all offer a bountiful look to outdoor
living spaces. Add hay, straw or even fallen leaves for added charm.

Photo by Rikki SnyderLook for porch design inspiration

Now this is creative.
Put a witchy spin on your front porch pumpkins by arranging them in a trellis
(find it here) – just stack them on top of each other until its full. Add a pointed
hat and voila! A Halloween decorative that works for Autumn, too.

Photo by Tina M. Yotka – Container Gardens ExtraordinaireDiscover entryway design inspiration

Last but certainly not least, create a stack of pumpkins that showcases
initials, a painted design or even your address. Planter not required.

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Throwback Thursday: Get The Look

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

For Throwback Thursday, and to celebrate the beginning of June, we’ve compiled five of our Get The Look posts that offer timeless style for every season. Click on each heading below to be taken to the post, and see how you can recreate these rooms with decor from Sturbridge Yankee Workshop.

New England Farmhouse Dining Room

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Photo by Cummings Architects – Browse farmhouse dining room ideas

Photo by Cummings Architects – browse farmhouse dining room ideas | Houzz

Timeless Rustic Entryway

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Photo by Doug TowleSearch entryway design ideas

A Cozy and Classic Reading Nook

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Photo by Crisp ArchitectsSearch family room design ideas

Simple Country Entryway

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Photo by Tama BellDiscover entryway design ideas

A Cozy, Covered Country Porch

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Photo by J.Fisher InteriorsLook for porch design inspiration

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