Pop Of Color with Wayfair and $100 Giveaway

Posted on Tuesday, April 29th, 2014


Pop Of Color Patio 1

I mentioned a few posts ago about my intentions for this blog and the little changes you will see here and there. One of the most excited things I am adding are some lifestyle posts! After designing and building our dream home last year, I was so excited to start sharing it that I posted photos of the kitchen before we even moved in (SEE HERE). Now that we are mostly settled…I can actually start designing rooms and decorating for our lifestyle. We have 2 kids and 2 dogs, so we have to maintain a sense of laid back around here, but at the same time, I want our home to feel finished, loved, and a reflection of who we are.

I have partnered with Wayfair as one of their “Homemakers” to share posts about our living and entertaining space.  Wayfair has supplied me with some product to add that pop of color into our entertaining, but the content and opinions in this post are mine.

For my first “moved in” post, I am sharing some of my patio and the recent improvements I made with the help of the Pop Of Color Campaign for Wayfair! PS At the bottom of this post is a $100 giveaway for you to do the same!!! WOO HOO!

Our back patio (and yard) is one of my most favorite places at our new home. My husband built us a wonderful pool and the yard is full of space for running kids and pups…put the patio seemed a little dull. This space is one we plan to do a lot of entertaining, and it has some work that needs done, but that’s no reason that we can start using this amazing space now!


(The Before Picture)

We have this table that we love and adore, and we found chairs and cushions to pair with it. It seats 8 comfortably, so we have already shared quite a few meals out here. Our plans for the future include an outdoor kitchen in front of the half wall to the right…but why wait until then to make the space a little more lively!?!

When I was invited to join the Pop Of Color campaign, I knew right away which space I would work on! The premise of Wayfair’s campaign was to add a pop of color to a space in your home for $100.  I knew I planned to add blue into the space. We used a beautiful royal blue style tile around the pool and I wanted to carry that through the outdoor living space. The first thing I looked at was an outdoor rug like this one.

Colonial-Mills-Portico-Nautical-RugPortico Nautical Rug

I love the idea of adding a rug to the space, and I probably will add one at some point, but it would have eaten up my whole budget…so I kept shopping.  When I saw this article on the Wayfair blog, I was hooked…it’s like it was written as a step by step for me! What I wanted with this space is an easy entertaining space. Somewhere that is effortless and comfy if someone just stops by. I have tons of entertaining party ware, glasses, and serving pieces, so I focused on the links over to the decor items. I kind of have a pillow fetish and so I knew I wanted some throw pillows to dress up the space and add color. I feel like throw pillows are the fancy accessories to any outfit. Outdoor pillows are super durable which is perfect for a space overrun by wet kids and muddy paw prints. Here are a few of my favorite outdoor pillows I had my eye on…


I decided to do these blue pillows for sure as you got two pillows for under $30! I also found myself craving the coral colored crab pillow, and even though it cost more…it is made with Sunbrella Fabric, which I know is built to last!

Pop Of Color Patio 2

Notice that a few of my helpers got into this shot…

Next, to add in a few more little pops of color to polish the space a bit… a coral table runner  made of burlap…Pop Of Color Patio 5…and a beautiful table lantern that we filled with Citronella oil to keep those pesky bugs away in the evening.

Pop Of Color Patio 6

Pop Of Color Patio 4

Pop Of Color Patio 7

That’s it! 3 Pillows, a runner, and lantern made our boring space start to take on life! While I still am eager to add some plants and artwork here, I can finally feel like we are getting ready for summer, friends, and entertaining! A big Thank You to Wayfair for helping me to transform my space… AND they want to do the same for you!!! YAY!

Pop Of Color Patio 3

Wayfair has graciously offered $100 gift card to one of MY READERS!!! Unfortunately the giveaway cannot include entries from Rhode Island, New York and Florida. As a Floridian, I agree that this rule stinks, but these states have extra rules prohibiting them from being eligible. For the rest of you in the US and Canada… all you have to do is comment here on my blog with a link to what one item you would buy if you won!!

No purchase necessary. By leaving a comment you agree to the rules of this sweepstakes. Each comment to this post equals one entry and must include a name and valid email address to be eligible. A comment must link to a product from Wayfair.com to be considered for this sweepstakes. One entry per household. Limited to entrants over 18 in the US and Canada, residents of Florida, New York, and Rhode Island are ineligible to enter. Contest begins as of the time of this post and ends on 05/05/14 at noon! The winner will receive a Wayfair gift card/promo code, a retail value of $100 US. The number of eligible entries received will determine the odds of winning. All comments will be numbered in the order they are received and the winner will be chosen randomly by Kori Clark using the Random Number Generator at random.org.  Winner will be notified by email at the address given in their entry and must respond within 72 hours to receive their prize. If the winner does not respond within that time, a new winner will be chosen. The prize will be provided by Wayfair.com. Kori Clark is not responsible for any problems with receipt of the prize. This contest is governed by the rules of Massachusetts, void where prohibited. This sweepstakes is sponsored by Wayfair LLC, 177 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA, 02115.

The contest ended on 5/5/14 at 12pm EST! A winner has been chosen using Random.org emailed and has 72 hours to claim their prize!

40 thoughts on “Pop Of Color with Wayfair and $100 Giveaway

  1. Danielle Taj on said:

    i love this pillow! http://www.wayfair.com/Chooty-and-Co-Decade-Polyester-Pillow-cs17k-CHY4131.html it would be perfect for my new couch!

  2. amy pugmire on said:

    I would love this adorable headboard in sandstone to brighten up my room 🙂

  3. It’s been a while since I set up my kitchen and now I would like this All-Clad set http://www.wayfair.com/All-Clad-Stainless-Steel-10-Piece-Cookware-Set-401488-R-AAC1474.html

  4. oops! first comment didn’t post right away and now I’ve been shopping!

  5. I’d love to win, my house is in need of some updating and need to add curtains. http://www.wayfair.com/Thermalogic-Thermavoile-Lined-Grommet-Curtain-Single-Panel-069556-HQY1053.html

  6. Gina M on said:

    I would love this pillow, in blue, to pop on my boring sofa–http://www.wayfair.com/The-Pillow-Collection-Odienne-Stripes-Cotton-Pillow-PICO1325.html

    Thanks for the chance to win!
    wildorchid985 at gmail dot com

  7. Dawn K. on said:

    I really like the teal pillows. They are cute!
    dawnkeenan at mchsi dot com

  8. Kim T @kimworld on said:
  9. I would LOVE to have the Cuisinart MultiClad Pro Stainless Steel 12-Piece Cookware Set … http://www.wayfair.com/Cuisinart-MultiClad-Pro-Stainless-Steel-12-Piece-Cookware-Set-MCP-12N-CUI1117.html

  10. Jennifer H. on said:

    I love this comforter set from Wayfair -http://www.wayfair.com/Madison-Park-Aubrey-12-Piece-Comforter-Set-MP10-11XX-QMP1071.html

  11. Ashley C on said:

    I’d put it towards a Le Creuset French Oven:



  12. Crimson on said:

    I love this comforter set for the guest bedroom which is kind of drab and colorless right now. http://www.wayfair.com/City-Scene-Spring-Arbor-Comforter-Set-19207-XRT1136.html

  13. fawn on said:

    I love the Happy Stripe Rug: http://www.wayfair.com/Dash-and-Albert-Rugs-Happy-Stripe-Rug-RDB218-DAX2553.html Please count this Utahn in. 🙂

  14. Noelle Wager on said:

    Love the pillows, Kori! I am looking to decorate my gazebo. I need some chaise loungers like these: http://www.wayfair.com/Oxford-Garden-Siena-Chaise-Lounge-L70X-SCL70-OX1211.html

  15. Jill Sharrer on said:

    Love Wayfair! I would use it towards http://www.wayfair.com/Eco-Lux-11-Roma-Latex-Foam-Mattress-LATX2000-EUX1009.html ~ I bought one for my bed and it is SO comfortable that my kids want them on their beds too 🙂

  16. Kate Wolf on said:

    I love the crab pillow! Adorable.

  17. Alicia Rosenquist on said:

    Have been renovating our courtyard and these colors would look fabulous out there! Love the pillows!

  18. Melanie on said:

    Looks amazing! And I love your dog.

  19. These childrens recliners are hysterical! I would totally put a few of these in the play room for my kiddies! Such a fun store! P.S. Kori, I am loving your website! How fun to be able to get started decorating your dream home!!! Congratulations! 🙂
    -Laura Muir

  20. Somer on said:

    I’ve been wanting new lighting in my kitchen eating area and I think this would be perfect: http://www.wayfair.com/Sea-Gull-Lighting-Pratt-Street-Metal-3-Light-Pendant-65087-GX10811.html

  21. I think I would be a total copycat and do exactly what you did! 🙂

  22. DAWN on said:

    I love this softer take on the nautical theme. Can’t wait till I get my back yard in order!

  23. Noelle Wager on said:

    Although, might have to save up before I bought loungers. Would probably get some accessories first.

  24. Lauren E. on said:

    I’d love to get the City Scene Spring Arbor Comforter Set http://www.wayfair.com/City-Scene-Spring-Arbor-Comforter-Set-19207-XRT1136.html

    I think its beautiful

  25. Mindy Cone on said:

    I would love to get new bookcases in my craft / office room! http://www.wayfair.com/Sauder-Harbor-View-72.14-Bookcase-158085-SAU1195.html

  26. Jenny on said:

    Great giveaway! I love Way Fair! We bought our bathroom vanities for the new house from there and we love them!!! If I won, I would buy these mirrors for my front entry:http://www.wayfair.com/Woodland-Imports-2-Piece-Nautical-Ocean-Porthole-Mirror-Set-69289-WLI2419.html

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