Lake house essentials

It’s easy to imagine why so many families escape to quaint summer cottages on the lake, exchanging the everyday hustle and bustle for a laid-back lifestyle, even if only for a weekend at a time. Those carefree days and memories created under the sun are for many, the highlights of the entire year.

The lake lifestyle is one seldom lived alone. Picture the day: you’re enjoying an early breakfast on the patio while little ones prepare for a day of swimming in the background. You fill the pontoon, pack the coolers and head out for an afternoon ride. Some stay behind for leisure sunbathing, canoeing and paddle boarding. You all gather together again at dusk for dinner on the patio; drinks are poured, and laughter and lively conversation carry through the night. These days at the lake don’t only welcome the addition of friendly guests; they are completed with that company.

For many, life at the lake is just around the corner. The next few weekends will likely be filled with cleaning and preparing summer homes for the company that Memorial Day celebrations invite. If you are preparing for special guests and memory making, we encourage you to stop in for summer accessories and comfortable, functional furniture that all invite your company to feel right at home on their weekends away. Or, if you plan to visit a friend or family member at their summer homes, we would love to help you select the perfect hostess gift.

Here are a few of our favorite essentials for summer homes and for transitioning everyday homes into a new, bright season:

Items shown above: Wooden Sailboat, Bianca Stoneware Urn, 3′ Reed Grass and Rocco Abstract Art
Items shown above: Bottle Beads in Small Green Glass, Large Green Glass and Kenya Cow Bone. Rope Knot Door Stopper
Items shown above: Outdoor Kane Tiki Candle Holder
Items shown above: Horizontal Harbor Prints, Docked Boat Original Art, Splatter Glaze Coastal Frames
Items shown above: Ainsley Teak Outdoor Chairs, Custom Lee Furniture Outdoor Ottoman, Lake House Pillow, Natural Stripe Pillow, Red Swiss Cross Pillow, Red Anchor Pillow, Welcome to the Lake Pillow. Lake Life Coaster Set, Lake Dip Tray, White Dipped Mason Jars
Items shown above: Mini Dipped Driftwood Bundles in Ivory and Soft Blue, Naples Glass Vases in three sizes, Sophia Antiqued Pitcher.
Items shown above: Naples vase in deep blue, Knobby Starfish, Vase filler in Chipped Blue Glass, White Sand and Natural Sand. Ava Metal Bar stools in Sage.
Items shown above: Nora Trellis Rug, Phoebe Oval Rug in Jute, Catamaran Stripe Rug in Tan, Veranda Cotton Jute Rug

Cheers to a fun-filled and relaxing lake living season!


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