Simple Landscape Lighting Ideas

Simple Landscape Lighting Ideas

 

This post was written in partnership with Trex outdoor lighting.

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Eight years ago when we jumped and moved across America to the country it was because we wanted to hear the crickets chirping and smell fresh cut hay and follow winding country paths home….

….and see the stars.

And stars are wonderful.

And amazing.

And fill the night sky with twinkling joy.

But just between us….when I walked outside to those chirping crickets and smelled the hay and walked those winding paths, those stars twinkled over a beautiful farmhouse was just a big blur in the twilight.

Until now.

Now it’s lit up to perfection and we can check landscape lighting off our bucket list.

So if outdoor lighting is on your bucket list….

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4 Ways to Refresh Your Porch for Summer

4 Ways to Refresh Your Porch for Summer


 

To quote the Bangles…..who at one time I thought were the experts on all things heart-related:

 

“Close your eyes, give me your hand.

Do you feel my heart beating?

Do you feel the same?

Or am I only dreaming?

Is this burning…..an eternal flame?”

 

 *sigh*

 

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The Great Outdoors Linky Party

The Great Outdoors Linky Party

 

Is it considered so 1980 to sing “Celebration” ….as in “Celebrate…good times….come on.”

Are Kool and the Gang so 3.2 decades ago?

Are we just so over it all?

Uhhh….

              …..negative.

 

Not here at Thistlewood.

Not here with farm and the gang.

Not when we are partying like it’s summer 2012.

 

 

So you’ve seen this project.Continue reading