Friday, June 14, 2019

2019 Summer Home Tour - My Home

I am thrilled to be kicking off the 2019 Summer Home Tours.   We will have 30 of your favorite bloggers opening the doors to their homes and sharing their summer decor over the next 5 days.  

 Today I am sharing my home along with 5 more lovely ladies.  You will find all their links at the bottom of the post. 

Welcome, come on in.  This is the front door and entrance.  You can see part of the living room tucked around the corner. 

Modern Farmhouse is a mix of all kinds of styles, so it was fun to create this casual look for summer.  My living room is really a mix of styles already, so adding in a few Farmhouse accessories just made it feel casual and relaxed. 

I don't usually do a lot of Blue and White, however there are some great pillows out there in the blue color-way.  I found some bargains at TJMaxx, Hobby Lobby and Ross.   When Hobby Lobby has their pillow covers on sale you can pick up a great selection for around $5 each.  That is what I call a bargain for sure. (That ticking stripe and the white pillow on the sofa were only $5 each.)

Summer means casual entertaining, time around the pool, bar-b-q's, shorts and flip flops.  Time for the inside to take on the same casual feeling.

Checks, windowpane plaid and ticking stripes mix well together.

Baskets, straw hats and yard clippings filling the vase.

The adjoining Dining Table is set with pretty blue and white too.  (The morning sun just makes this room glow)

I found  this pretty blue and white cache pot at Ross for $5.99, perfect for my blue and white tablesetting.

Straw placemats, blue striped napkins and white accessories create a simple and casual table.

The view from upstairs is one I always love to see every morning, the sun streaming in is so welcoming.

Be sure to check out the Breakfast Area here

and our Modern Farmhouse Summer Kitchen and Family Room here

Of course to me, finishing any tour outside by the pool is always best.  Thanks so much for stopping by, I always love your visits. 

Now check out the other 5 homes on the tour today.  Each one is unique and full of inspiration.

Southern Hospitality - Rhoda has transformed her new home into a showplace that reflects her style.

 Far Above Rubies - Anita is the keeper of her family's heirlooms and she mixes them in with her decor with such creativity.

 Cuckoo4Design - Julia always inspires with her flair for thinking outside the box.  Her style is always updated and so full of inspiration.  I love her stock tank pool.

 Setting For Four - Heather's attention to detail is amazing and I love her color sense.

 Pink Peppermint Design - Tammy has remodeled every inch of her home and created such  welcoming and beautiful spaces.

Be sure to come back tomorrow to see these 6 beautiful homes.
Tuesday June 11
 Remodelando La CasaInspiration For Moms ZDesign At HomeHouse By Hoff ,
Duke Manor Farm Decor To Adore

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  1. Your home always looks wonderful, no matter the season and the lovely vignettes you create.
    The blue and white tablescape is gorgeous too. That chair with the cow back is a star striking !!
    Great photography too, Marty !
    Have a lovely week.

  2. Everything looks beautiful Marty! And your pool is just amazing! I was not able to leave a comment here using my iPad, and Julia mentioned having the same issue on my blog, so I think there must be a blogger glitch for those of us with it:(

  3. Great start to the kick off of all these beautiful summer homes. Your home Marty is so bright and cozy and pretty. I love love love your pool. Good thing I do not live close you would wake up and look out and I would be floating in your pool lol! Have a great week.

  4. Looks wonderful! So crisp, and refreshing.


  5. I am loving the casual and inviting vibes that the modern farmhouse elements have brought to your home. Gorgeous tour, my friend. Thank you so much for including me.

  6. I love the mixes of blue and farmhouse in here! It complements your home so well!

  7. Your home always looks so welcoming, Marty - and that morning sun is just heavenly! What a sight to wake up to!

  8. It all looks so pretty, Marty! I really am envious of that pool! Love your coffee table and that mirror and your added blue and white looks so fresh for summer. Have a wonderful summer season!

  9. There are so many things I love in your home tour, they're too long to list! Very lovely Marty!

  10. Marty, I'm always in love with your living room, so bright! The blue on the accent pillows is perfect for summer, hey I'm crazy in love with blue this season. ;) I wish I have a pool, so cool!

  11. Marty your home just glows with all that glorious summer sunshine! I love the casual blue and white touches you have added for summer. It all looks so inviting and happy. It is also relaxed for summer while remaining elegant and chic. I love your blue accents on the table too. Everything looks so bright and wonderful. I love it all! Thank you so much for hosting these fabulous tours and being such a wonderful host. Happy Summer!

  12. You know I love the blue and white combination. It looks stunning in your home Marty. Thanks for the tip about Hobby Lobby. I will have to check out their selection! Thanks again for putting the tour together again this Summer!

  13. Love your home. Marty! Such a fan of all your pretty blue accents --- and of course, that pool!! Happy Summer to you and thank you so much for hosting!

  14. I love your bright and spacious living room all done up for summer, Marty! That rug is my favorite!! xo

  15. Marty, everything looks absolutely beautiful for summer! Love your updates and that gorgeous bright summer light is dreamy!

  16. It looks beautiful Marty! I love the blues and whites - my favorite combo! Happy summer!

  17. Marty, Your home is absolutely gorgeous! I adore the "family" pillow. Where did you find your white hide rug. It's amazing!

  18. Hi Marty,

    I absolutely love your summer home tour. I love the neutral color scheme you have and all the little details that make your rooms unique. So very pretty!!


  19. Great summer look with the blue & white, Marty. Love the idea of those $5 pillow covers. I purged so many pillow forms, keeping and space bagging the rest. For me now, it'll be all about versatility and saving space now that we've downsized. That pool and surrounding plantings look absolutely amazing!