Thresholds: Let the sunshine in (Summer 2017)

Get a little playful with a bold and bright colour scheme this summer. Yellow and navy are high contrast colours that create a striking mix for home decor and your wardrobe. Think brilliant sunshine and the deep blue of our Atlantic waters to inspire this lively palette.

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HERE’S THE SCOOP

Can’t find the right ice cream bowl for your favourite flavour? Then try re-purposing other glassware for your serving dishes like this trinket box from Winners.

RIGHT PLACE, RIGHT TIME

Make a splash with these fun felt placemats from Home Hardware. An easy and affordable way to create a little contrast on your summer table.

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HIGH BEAMS

When the sun goes down, brighten things up with this task lamp from Plum Tree in Antigonish.

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CHEAP CHEEP!

Cream and Sugar set from Forbes New To You in New Glasgow. You don’t have to spend a lot of money to serve up some fun with these. Ask your Gramma if you can have a look through her china cupboard or hit the local vintage markets, antique shops and flea markets are the places to find that unique piece with a pop of colour.

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HERE I AM

Stand out this summer when you pair this colour-blocked tote and scarf with your favourite white jeans and flip flops. Ahead of Hair, Pictou.

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Lori Byrne
Lori Byrne is an Interior Decorator and a country-girl at heart. Fall is a personal favourite – rich colours, warm layers and a good reason to snuggle in! Exploring the Stewiacke Valley Barn Quilt tour has already been a highlight of my Fall since learning more about the history of barn quilts. If you need me, I’ll be planning decorating projects or painting more barn quilts in the studio! You can find me over at www.farmfreshstyle.ca