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Layla Grayce Offers 15% off Wedding Gifts & Features Little Giraffe

Rosanna Farmhouse Pantry Bottle Bud Vase Set of 3
Hey friends, the weekend is here and I wanted to take this opportunity to share a sale with you.
Wedding season is in full swing!  We are preparing to go to my sister's wedding soon and I can't wait.
Do you have any weddings to attend this season?  To help you find the perfect gift for the bride and groom, Layla Grayce is offering 15% off wedding gifts with promo code BRIDE2BE valid through 6/30!  Browse essentials like personalized gifts, tableware and much more! 
Don't miss your chance to shop this amazing sale to find a unique gift for your upcoming nuptials! 
Little Giraffe Big G Plush Toy
Also, during the month of June, Layla Grayce is featuring the popular brand Little Giraffe
Little Giraffe offers luxurious baby gifts including blankets, clothing, bibs, and more.  
Happy Shopping!

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(Disclaimer) This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Layla Grayce.  All Opinions are 100% mine.

Picnic Love

Hello there!  I hope that you had a wonderful Memorial Day weekend.
Today I have gathered some of my favorite picnic settings and hope that
it inspires you to enjoy your very own.  My son is the master mind
behind the picnics at our home.  He loves eating in the outdoors with mom & dad.
We love to create different picnic settings to make it interesting. 
I hope that you are inspired as much as we are.

If you wish to view more
ideas, visit my Pinterest page here and see more.

The Shady Porch
Sunny Simple Life

This Moment

(this moment) -  A single photo - no words - capturing a moment from the week.  A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember.  This doesn't normally happen.

Inspired by: Soulemama

Love for Lilies

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Flowers are great for home decorating because they can brighten any space.  One of the best 
selections for floral arrangements are potted bulbs, especially lilies.  The huge, trumpet-shaped 
blooms of these summer bulbs are often fragrant, come in many colors and are good for cutting 
and setting in arrangements.  There are hundreds of different kinds; among a few are the oriental 
hybrids, Easter lily, Madonna lily, and the tiger lily.  These are dependable spring bulbs, many 
of which multiply steadily.

Bulbs should grace every space for a multitude of reasons.  One reason is that they offer blooms
in every hue and their exuberant displays knock you down with color especially when you mix
them with others.
The first time I saw an iris bloom, it tickled my nose with its fuzzy beard as I bent down to inhale
its sweet perfume.  This experience took place in my own back yard.  Among some of the
blooms are daffodils and jonquils.  Nothing makes me happier than having these grow year after
year without the fuss of maintaining them.Many bulbs multiply naturally and are easy to dig up
and divide them, for replanting or sharing with friends or neighbors.

Bulbs make great gifts for those who want the beauty of flowers, but don’t want to take care
of them.  lilies are perfect for every occasion.  They are beautiful and modern, perfect for an
anniversary or birthday event.  If you forget an important occasion, make it up with lilies.
Check out some of the great lily arrangements located here:
You can purchase bulbs, bouquets and arrangements from grocery stores, garden centers and
flower shops.  View some lily arrangements here:
For more lilies and other bulb arrangement ideas and inspirations visit this Pinterest page

Every day is perfect for sharing the beauty of lilies, from a simple occasion or a major event,
no flower is better for capturing the mood quite like lilies.

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of iBulb for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.
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Random Finds

Today I am sharing some lovely inspirational finds from this past weekend.
I am in love with everything in this foyer, the door, the dresser, 
and the colors.  Simple and yet beautiful, this little entry nook is perfect for
 spring & summer.  Ways to obtain this design without breaking the bank is
taking an old dresser and painting it with chalk paint to recreate the 
distressed look.  Use an old mirror and paint empty bottles with a bold accent color.  
I am dreaming of a farm table like this one.  It's on the project list, but all
in due time.  I love to dress my tables with flowers, it makes everything look
classy, beautiful and inviting.  Recreate this look by using old posters as
place mats and fresh flowers.
 Enjoy your day!

Designer Handbags 15% Off at Layla Grayce

image: Layla Grayce

Hello friends!  It has been a busy week for us at home and it continues on until next week.  All these 
events have kept me away from my unfinished projects. Around these parts we have been busy with birthdays, graduations, end of school year coming up next week and more on the way.  I have been 
trying to find gifts for teachers, graduates, and birthdays. 
For my gift shopping needs, I have been spending a lot of time over at Layla Grayce I don't know 
if you have been hanging around Layla Grayce lately, but have you seen their handbags?  Pretty!

I'm excited to share with you that for a limited time, Layla Grayce is offering 
15% off Designer Handbags with promo code NEWPURSE.  Stay fashion forward this summer 
and shop beautiful bags like the Botkier Lucy Sea Glass Shoulder Bag or the 
Botkier Lucy Powder Cross Body Bag.  A fun and flirty option is the Be&D Parker Teal Combo Bag, it is perfect for a night out on the town.  Don't miss your chance to shop this fabulous sale!

I hope that you'll visit them and check out all their collections enjoy your weekend and Happy Shopping!

Mother’s Day Weekend

Picnic day!
Beautiful and fragrant flowers in our yard.
A special visitor.  This was another turtle rescue mission for the family.
I got this sweet bag for Mother's Day from Layla Grayce as a gift.  Loving it!
End of a lovely day.
I hope that you enjoyed your Mother's Day.

Meet Queenie

This is my stepdaughter's dog Queenie, she's a tiny little thing.  She is 16 years old,
but has the energy of a two year old dog.  She is sweet as can be and very loving at that.
Notice that she is missing an eye, poor thing had been attacked by a larger dog in
her previous home, but that doesn't stop her from having fun and enjoying herself.
I took these photos while she was waiting anxiously for her mommy to come
 home from school.  She misses her so much that she lays on her shoes to feel close.  
That is what I call loyalty.  

She Wanted a Moustache...

No, not on the upper lip, but on her bedroom wall.  My teenage step daughter is currently living 
with us and we wanted her to feel right at home.
We set out to finish her room and add a bit of decor which is still in the works.

She wanted to add decor to her walls and then I remembered my friends
over at Lot 26 Studio, do you remember them?  They have a 
wonderful variety of art work, wall decor, decals and so much more for the home.  
My step daughter fell in love with their Moustache Chalkboard Wall Decals.
At our home, the handle bar mustache is a big deal and very much favored by our kids.
They were the perfect size for the wall area. 
How to install these?  Just peel, stick and decorate, it's that easy!
My favorite thing is that if you want to move them around,
they are as easy to peel off.  They won't damage your paint as long as
your walls are smooth, dry, clean, dust free, 
non-textured primed, freshly painted, plain drywall or sheet rock.

This is a great little graduation gift for her and she is very happy with 
her Moustache Chalkboard Wall Decals.  Since graduation is right around the corner, 
you may want to buy your graduate these lovely decals for their college dorm rooms.  
These unique and quirky decals will add character to their rooms, dorms, or student apartment.  
There are plenty of other beautiful decals available in case they prefer something different.  
I recommend checking Lot 26 Studio out for any gifts especially with all the festivities
ahead of us or just decorate your own home with their lovely products.
I am thinking of also getting some wall decals for my son's playroom to add flare.

Lot 26 Studio is giving Inspirations by D readers 20% off your order
with this discount code: IBD20 now until May 19th 2013.
Hope that you enjoy and visit Lot 26 Studio!

(Disclaimer: I received the product above for a product review, 
all views expressed are my honest opinion, I did not receive any monetary compensation)

Entertaining Outdoors

Hey friends, I hope that you are having a wonderful and blessed day, if not,
then I hope these lovely and inspiring outdoor spaces cheer you up a bit.

As you are well aware, I am in the process of
giving our little outdoor space a bit of a make over.  It is a long process due to weather,
but hopefully it will get done before the end of the summer, I hope.

It only needs cleaning up, painting, planting...well you get the idea.
It's not an expensive project, just time consuming, but we'll eventually get there.
In the mean time, I wanted to share these inspiring outdoor entertaining ideas.
Aren't they lovely? 
This spring and summer open your doors to the backyard or even balcony if 
you have the space, as an extension of your home. The presence of a grand table 
with plenty of chairs transforms an open space into an outdoor dining room.  
Accessorize with what you have on hand, candles, jars, cans, lights,
 banners, tablecloth, runner and flowers.  You'll enjoy it and so will your guests!
via: littlemissmomma
via: littlemissmomma
These last three are from Ashley at Little Miss Momma and she creates the loveliest outdoor
entertainment spaces, simple and beautiful for a gathering.

I hope that you enjoy browsing through them as much as I have.
Which one inspires you the most?

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