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I have been feathering my outdoor nest over the past couple weeks.
Cleaning the yard, planting, painting the pergola, & working on the outdoor project.
(Here's where it is if you missed it: SUMMER LIVING ROOMS)

I do enjoy working outside and
I am so happy that our weather has finally warmed up a bit -
we have been able dine al fresco!
I am also starting to get working on planting the window boxes and flower beds.
We plant basil, rosemary and cilantro for cooking too
and these little plants were so sweet!

I love them in the little galvanized pots too~ they are perfect for the windowsill!

Last weeks party was filled with tons of inspiration as always!
Can't wait to see what you have all been up to this week!
Here's just a couple highlights~
Don't forget, I am also sharing link ups on Facebook through out the weekend
so stop on by my page to check them out or see if you have been featured!
The link to FB is over there <--- on my sidebar.

Recaptured Charm shared this darling hutch

Two Friends. Two Cities. One Vision shared these charming shutters
House Dressing shared her salvaged tarp pillows
Rose Petals and Rust shared her living room reveal

The Shanty Girl shared her darling vintage prom dress inspirations

If you were featured please feel free to grab the
I was Featured button from my sidebar.

Let's get the party going!

SHARE your decorating, flea finds, designs, crafts, table settings, etc.
ANYTHING related to feathering your nest!

Make sure you post a button or a link back to the party on your post.
I have noticed that not everyone has been doing this- so this a little reminder.


if you aren't already. The Follow button is on my sidebar at the top


sharing with these lovely parties-
go by and say hello to these sweet gals!
link up every friday!


  1. Thanks for hosting, Courtney. Nice features. I liked the shutters, too! :D

  2. Courtney I'd be moving to your backyard if I could *winks* What an amazing space! We still have...wait for it.....RAIN! I'm seriously beginning to wonder if we'll ever see sun again? The hubbs and I were thinking about buying a vaca place somewhere. I'm usually not a huge sun lover, I'm more of a european antique junky...but I'm really having second thoughts about where to buy? So can I just come vaca in your backyard? It's better than most 5* resorts and the company is gonna be great! *winks* Vanna

  3. I have just begun to feather my "outdoor nest". We are having a rainy spring and I am itching to spend more time in out outdoor living areas. Thank you for hosting this party!

  4. Your yard is looking fantastic. Love the features also. Thanks for hosting such a fun party. Hugs, Marty

  5. Courtney,
    Your patio area is really lovely! I love the Kmart additions. I would not have guessed they came from there. Thanks for having us.

  6. What a lovely outdoor area Courtney! Thanks for hosting your party.

  7. Your plants are looking so pretty, Courtney! And you posted so many inspirational photos here. Love them all!...Christme

  8. Courtney, I love those containers. I need to do some major work on our deck. I have to sand and paint this year and need to get to it before it gets too hot. Thanks for hosting!

  9. Oh my goodness! We featured the same pillows as you and so did Debra! LOL! I love seeing more of your feathered outdoor nest and all the other features too. Thanks so much for hosting and being our Friday party friend!

  10. I love your blog so much I'm following it everyday,, such beautiful photos and so much going on,,

  11. Thanks for hosting Courtney. Love the galvanized pots, and you know I loved your outdoor living areas. Some of thos pix already went to my inspiration file. laurie

  12. Thanks for hosting Courtney and have a Happy Mother's Day! Martina

    PS- Love the herbs in the galvanized pots!

  13. Love those features Courtney!!! The dresses remind me of a book I read not long ago...can't remember the name though, argh. Thanks for having me and I am loving all of your outdoor photos...hard to believe you had snow not all that long ago!!

  14. Love your outdoor rooms...thanks for hosting!!!

  15. Courtney- Everything is as fabulous as always- Love coming here! xxoo Diana

  16. Hi Courtney...

    My friend, I have been following all of your progress in your backyard room and it's simply gorgeous!!! Ohhh yes...I could spend many a leisurely hour out there! I love all of your new furniture with that pretty red and white toile...beautiful! Ohhh...and your table...when you did your tablescape with that fabulous ruffled table covering...totally awesome, my friend!!! Of course, I have come to learn that everything you do turns out FABULOUS!!! You are such a gifted and talented designer!

    We are finally getting some really nice weather at our place as well! I need to get busy and get my little veranda cleaned up and my furniture put out. With the harsh winters in Colorado, we always store our outdoor furniture. I, too, am looking forward to planting a few new flowers, etc. Anyway, I am sooo looking forward to seeing more posts of your gorgeous outdoor room, sweet friend! Thank you so much for hosting this sweet party! I'm glad that I was able to participate this week! Back from my bloggin break but having a difficult time catching up! Eeeks!

    Warmest spring wishes,
    Chari @Happy To Design

  17. Love those galvanized buckets!! Your yard is looking so pretty! Haven't even started there yet!

    I hope it ok I entered 2 this week since one is a messy nest feature!

    bee blessed

  18. I can't wait to start working on all my outside things...there's so much to do! Thanks for hosting. I linked up the photos from my party post...hope that's okay. I couldn't decide if I should do that or my mini makeovers.

    Have a good weekend!

    hugs ♥ tricia

  19. 2-4-6-8 Who do I Appreciate?
    YOU! Miss Courtne for featuring my Restoration Hardware Pillows. Thanks for the Shout Out! I LOVE your blog!

  20. So great to be outside again isn't it? It feels so normal. Your pots are fab! Love having herbs around. Thanks for FNF, Courtney!

  21. How pretty, Courtney! I love working in the yard, too. It is so nice that the weather is allowing us to do that! Happy weekend!...hugs..Debbie

  22. Thanks so much for hosting this great party. Your post today is lovely. Love your idea with the shutters!!

    Thanks again,

  23. Hi Courtney, I'm really lovin' your great ideas for your outside living space, it's really beautiful! Just linked up, xoxo Debra

  24. Hi, Courtney! I was wondering if you could tell me the name of the sweet white flowering plant you put in your bucket in the first photo? Is it calibrachoa? Love it!

  25. I love to eat outside! These potted plants get me inspired! Much love! Christie at Three Pixie Lane

  26. your outdoor space is beautiful! Thanks so much for the feature have a wonderful weekend!

  27. I'm so happy to join you this week! All the photos are just beautiful, Marcia

  28. Oh Courtney,
    Your outdoor living space is beautiful...Soooo romantic :-) Finally here too, we've been having our typical California weather...Hot. Perfect for outdoor living. Thanks for sharing and thank you for being such a gracious hostess...Today I decided to join in the party fun again. Hope you have a wonderful weekend.

    Hugs and Kisses,

  29. What a lovely blog, just found you and so glad I did, I will be back!
    have a great Mother's Day.

  30. love the herbs, I just bought some yesterday...great minds!!!
    thank you so much for featuring me!!!!
    I am grabbing a button, thanks again.

  31. Hey Sweet Courtney! Im sorry I havent been in blogland at all the past few weeks! Still fighting the Shingles!
    I LOVE your galvanized pots with the beautiful plants...
    As always...Your beautiful touch!

    Ive linked up a post to Honor all Moms:)
    Thank you for leting us party here!


  32. Finally 70 this weekend!!!!!
    I am clearing winter out of my yard!!

    I love those cans for your herbs!! Very cute!

  33. Hi Courtney~

    I love that first picture you posted! It really makes me long for warm and sunny weather! {It is still too cold here to eat outside most days!} :)

    The things you featured all look wonderful, and those prom dresses are so lovely!

    I hope you have a wonderful Friday and a great weekend!

    {Beautiful Nest}

  34. This is my first visit and I love it here. I linked my chandelier crystal cookies. Hope you like them.

  35. Fabulous planters! I love the galvanized pots for herbs!

  36. Happy Friday Courtney~

    Thanks bunches for hosting such a wonderful link party. Happy to be a new follower of your lovely blog. :)

    Drop By The Tattered Tag

  37. I love your yard, Courtney. Thanks for being such a gracious host. Thanks for the lovely compliments and for following me. I'll be back.

  38. I think it is so smart for the new retailers to get on board with trends in the antique and vintage world. Hurts dealers like me a little, as some perfer new to old as long as they have the look.Thanks for dropping by and thanks for letting me link up-it was fun-see you next week. Richard at My Old Historic House

  39. Courtney, sorry to be late leaving a message. Lots of participants this week, and so many wonderful posts full of inspiration. Thanks for hosting! ~ Sarah