There's nothing sour about this well-styled patio sofa. In a small space, all you may need are a couple of pillows and accessories. It could be as simple as looking in your fridge. Here, designers Gabriela Eisenhart and Holly Conlan with WAKE + LOOM Design placed lemons in a metal bowl for a burst of color. You can sew a simple outdoor pillow as well.
This charming open floor plan kitchen features industrial-style pendant lights, white cabinetry, and a kitchen island with an attached table. Green rattan chairs surround a separate dining table with a fresh bowl of lemons over a lemon-print table runner.
Find a new use for old and unused items. In this kitchen in Susan Sully’s book, “Past Present: Living with Heirlooms and Antiques," a vintage step stool, repurposed as a table that now holds a bowl of lemons, fills an empty space leading into the pantry. To further the retro aesthetic, the walls are painted a light shade of green, and subway tile is used as the backsplash.
Take advantage of open shelving by placing shoes neatly in a row. Toni Hammersley of A Bowl Full of Lemons puts her kids' shoes on shelving because she can fit several pairs and grab them quickly when she's on the go.
Natural light illuminates this transitional dining room with a long rectangular wooden table and white dining chairs. An industrial circular chandelier with hangs from the white exposed beam ceiling, while hardwood floors finish off the look of the space. A bowl of fresh lemons adds a pop of color.
To make mango spacho, pulse mango and mango nectar in a food processor bowl until smooth. Add remaining veggies, herbs and additional mango, cut to one-quarter dice. Blend in lemon, lime and orange juices. Season to taste.
The finishing touch to any good cocktail: the right garnish can make or break a drink. Display garnishes such as cherries, olives, limes, lemons and oranges in small bowls or ramekins near the mixers and glassware so guests can help themselves.
This modern outdoor dining area features a painted gray wood plank table complete with vibrant red placemats and white dishware. Clear glass bowls with bright yellow lemons and white candles are used as an easy yet eye-catching centerpiece, creating a festive yet laidback outdoor dining experience.
Repeating colors give your room a designer look. Add napkins and a few choice decor pieces, like a bowl, that match your dining area chairs. An aqua candle in the table luminary ties in with the decor in this new construction kitchen, and the contrasting yellow along the counter in the lemons and pasta creates balance.