Your Spring Prep and Outdoor Decor Guide

Is your outdoors ready for the spring? Check out some of our favorite must-have items for prep and outdoor decor! 

Hossle Woodworks


Discount Code: SpringPlant10 for 10% off through June 21.

Sleek and minimal in design, this handcrafted plant stand from Hossle Woodworks in Minneapolis will elevate your potted plants and planters in a way that’s subtle yet striking. Made of wood and for indoor use only, the walnut veneered Baltic birch gives a pop of mid-century modern style to your indoor greenery. Products from Hossle Woodworks always ship free, and for each product ordered, they’ll plant a new tree to offset their footprint!


Discount Code: SpringCribbage10 for 10% off through June 21.

Cribbage as a game is roaring back in popularity, and we think you’ll love playing on this handcrafted cribbage board from Hossle Woodworks in Minneapolis. Made for 1-3 players, the retro design on the face of the board makes the game an event! They’ve included all the essential elements – 6 pegs (tucked conveniently inside a covered hole in the end of the board), a skunk line, and a single 121-hole track to simplify gameplay (especially after a few cocktails..). As a bonus – it’s a great piece of mid-century modern art for your coffee table! Products from Hossle Woodworks always ship free, and for each product ordered, they’ll plant a new tree to offset their Footprint!

Garden for Wildlife by National Wildlife Federation 

NWF takes pride in sourcing and offering a wide range of beautiful products with an eye toward sustainable design when possible. Our inspiration is taken from the wonders of wildlife and the natural world we see and feel all around us.  Every purchase helps NWF’s mission to support wildlife and the precious resources we share.  NWF has a broad range of beautiful products to appeal to Moms and Grandmas everywhere.  Some examples are below and happy to provide hi-res artwork or a sample of any that are of interest:

The growing season in most of the US is generally April to October but many areas have frost up until the first week of May, making Mother’s Day the perfect target date for Spring planting.   Garden for Wildlife by National Wildlife Federation offers curated native plant collections that will ship right to your mom. Perfect for any size yard (or even patio containers), these plants will grow and bloom every year bringing your mom’s outdoor space to life. The collections are designed to attract and help save important wildlife species such as birds, bees, and butterflies, so you (and your mom) will be doing something great for the planet. No gardening expertise required: every package contains helpful instructions for easy success. These native plant collections are a gift that gives back AND a gift that keeps on giving!  Price: Plant sets starting at $42

Floral Wren Nesting Box

Gerbera daisies are accompanied by buzzing bees in the vibrant floral design covering this wren nesting box. Non-toxic water-based paint means it’s safe for nature. Handcrafted of kiln-dried wood, exterior grade plywood and western red cedar shingles. Bottom slides off for easy cleaning. Hang from attached chain or mounting bracket on back. 8″w x 6 1/2″h x 6 1/2″d.  $39.99

Floral Countertop Compost Bin

Keep your food scraps contained and your kitchen smelling fresh with this countertop compost bin. The ceramic finish features a beautiful floral pattern in blue. The lid is designed with small holes to let the contents breathe and includes a filter to prevent odors. Features a stainless steel handle.  $49.99

Mama Bear Tee

A mama’s love shines from the “mama bear” design screen-printed on this light gray tee. Bright and colorful flowers add a lovely feminine touch. Made of preshrunk ringspun jersey cotton, providing the comfort every mama needs! Imported. S-3X, $34.99

 Mama Bear Hoodie

A mama’s love shines from the colorful “mama bear” design screen-printed on this light gray hoodie. Bright and colorful flowers add a lovely feminine touch to the lined hood. Made of a 55/45 cotton/polyester blend, providing the comfort every mama needs! Machine washable. Imported. (S-2X) $59.99

Daisy Dunes

Code RACHEL – 15% off entire site

Add joy and sparkle to any room or outdoor space! Suncatchers transform natural light rays into kaleidoscope color, sprinkling them throughout your sanctuary. Hang from your windows, car mirrors, trees – even in your garden – for a touch of happy all around! (Include that they are 16.5″ long and acrylic beaded if you want, and that they are for indoor and outdoor use.)

Tiny Treehouses

Give your home or garden decor an easy, but wonderfully unique upgrade this Spring! Tiny Treehouses are fun and imaginative DIY decor in the form of wooden model kits that are intricate and incredibly detailed and can cozy up to any plants in the home or garden – real or fake.  All Tiny Treehouses come with LED lights and batteries to give the miniature homes a night sparkle, and accent lighting for the room or porch they’re nestled in. They are available in a range of designs and difficulties so they can work for anyone’s plant décor and crafting abilities.

Dorothy Jean Decor

Welcome home to a space filled with comfort, elegance, and charisma, courtesy of Dorothy Jean Decor. The expert in providing quarterly subscription boxes filled with contemporary pieces folks love is the perfect accent to modern lifestyles. Stunning spaces are effortlessly created when you leave them in the hands of Dorothy Jean Decor. This woman-owned brand is a small business with a big heart, created by Malory, who lives in a one-stoplight town with her husband, two kids, and two pups. Her personal touch can be felt in every selected piece. Seasonal boxes include such welcoming pieces as decorative art, tabletop decor, and textile elements. The anticipation alone will surely excite those who love to decorate and regularly change their spaces. The unboxing is a delight, filled with timeless pieces curated to give homes that perfect trendy vibe. Take a peek at the summer offerings and sign up today!


Switching to a zero-waste lifestyle is easy with Friendsheep. You’ll say goodbye to plastics and synthetics and hello to a better alternative. The eco-friendly brand offers an array of products for humans and their furry friends to make homes environmentally safe and sustainable. All fun, wool items are lovingly handmade for fair wages by women and disabled artisans in Nepal. The products are reusable, organic, cruelty-free certified by Leaping Bunny, and compostable at the end of their life. You can finally ditch single-use dryer sheets, synthetic fresheners, and plastic pet toys. Choose from eco dryer balls, unique eco pet products, eco fabric fresheners, and eco decor. The wool comes from sheep humanely treated and sheared from a small consortium of family-owned farms in New Zealand. All offerings love Mother Earth, with one tree planted towards permanent reforestation for every item sold – over 530,000 trees planted to date!

The brand was started by a mom and disabled woman, Valeria Isaacs, a zero-waste entrepreneur, disability advocate, nature lover, and former biologist. Passionate about ecology and sustainable living, she didn’t let a spinal cord injury that left her quadriplegic at age 22 stop her from achieving her goals. During her recovery, Valeria obtained a master’s degree in molecular biology, worked in contemporary art, and enjoyed living life to its fullest. In late 2015, she decided to give new meaning to her life by founding Friendsheep – spreading love, not toxins.

Zoey Sleep

Tossing and turning to get in the proper position to fall asleep? Get your beauty sleep easily with Zoey Sleep’s curve pillow and see why it has over 4,000 positive Amazon reviews! It’s a customizable, hypoallergenic pillow with the perfect amount of comfort and head and neck support. Its curved design contours to your shoulder, centering your head on the pillow. The brand has helped thousands get the rest they need, alleviating pain and other disruptions so that you drift away for a peaceful night’s rest and awake refreshed to tackle the day.

Good Manors Living

The nautical-themed blanket with stripes features a traditional, coastal-inspired cabana stripe pattern with decorative fringe edges and makes a great indoor design accent for a couch, bed, blanket ladder, or other living spaces. These stripe throws measure 50 x 60 in. and come in a variety of vibrant and neutral colors including white with warm gray, cream, sky blue, sea foam, light pink, and more. While great throws for sofas and chairs, this stripe blanket can also even be worn as an everyday shawl or shoulder wrap on a cool beach day!

Force of Nature

40% off bundles with code WOWCLEAN

Force of Nature is a little appliance that converts salt, water & vinegar into a powerful all-in-one cleaner, deodorizer and EPA registered sanitizer & disinfectant that kills 99.9% of germs. We’re here to end the compromise between cleaning and health, for people and our planet. Here are a couple of Earth Month specific talking points:

    • Force of Nature reduces plastic waste by 97% compared to typical bottled cleaners.
    • Because Force of Nature has reusable bottles, you can eliminate single-use plastic bottles from your routine. And, because it replaces multi-purpose cleaners, deodorizers, sanitizers & disinfectants, you can eliminate those too.
    • We’re Green Seal certified for meeting the highest standards in preserving the climate, ensuring clean water & minimizing waste.
    • Our Carbon Neutral certification means that Force of Nature has 10X less emissions than a typical bottled cleaner.
    • Because Force of Nature starts with just salt, water & vinegar, there are no toxic chemicals going into our water system.

Outdoor Prep, Decor, and Fun

Bean Bag Bucketz by B3 Games

This fun outdoor game that is perfect for roadtripping, outside play at home, the beach and lake, and anywhere adventure takes us. Bean Bag Bucketz by B3 Games is an updated take on the classic bean bag game where players try to score the most points by landing bean bags in baskets of varying sizes and difficulties.

Easily portable and lightweight, Bean Bag Bucketz is the perfect on-the-go game that will ensure fun engagement between family and friends. Widely available in store at Cabela’s/Bass Pro, Kohls, Sheels, Academy, and also online at Amazon.

The Decktool

My husband thought this was the best thing since sliced bread! We get lots of acorns and tiny pieces of twigs stuck from all the trees. This amazing tool keeps hubby upright and our deck is looking spotless.

The Decktool makes it very easy to clear debris out of cracks in your deck after it has been blown off.  Leaves, sticks, seeds, pine needles, etc.  It greatly reduces aggravation and bending over.  It helps make the deck look its best, reduces the chance for wood rot, and is great for paint and stain prep.

Charlie’s Soap

Unlike traditional outdoor cleaners, which contain harsh chemicals that contaminate our waterways, Charlie’s Soap Indoor and Outdoor Surface Cleaner is biodegradable and safe for the home and the environment. Charlie’s Soap all-purpose cleaner is powerful enough to handle stubborn outdoor stains like grills, barbecues, siding and decks, and gentle enough for delicate indoor surfaces like tubs and tile. Its scientifically formulated solution fights dirt, grime, and stains. Then, it rinses completely clean with water, leaving no residue behind. Charlie’s Soap’s Indoor and Outdoor Surface Cleaner doesn’t require gloves to use and is free from abrasives, phosphates, bleach, dye, and fragrances.

Bear Mountain BBQ

Bear Mountain creates high quality, natural hardwood pellets curated to create gourmet wood-fired flavor to take the grilling experience to a whole new level. By adding wood pellets to the grill – gas, charcoal, electric and of course, pellet – you can use your own equipment to create the irresistible flavors and aromas that come from hardwood. Bear Mountain uses 100% real hardwoods, with no flavorings, fillings, additives or bark, creating blends that give grill masters and gourmands an alternative to artificial smoke flavors.

Unique Bird

Discover the Amish-handcrafted Cardinal Bird Feeder, a vibrant and exquisite addition to your outdoor space that invites delightful birdsong and a variety of feathered friends into your backyard. Expertly crafted in the USA by skilled Amish artisans, these durable wooden feeders double as cherished family heirlooms and a wise investment in quality. Measuring 20x15x6 inches and sealed with exterior paint, the feeders are both spacious and weather-resistant. With a rope for easy hanging and a hinged head for effortless refilling, the eye-catching Cardinal Bird Feeder transforms your yard into a sanctuary of natural beauty and harmony, perfect for basking in the joy and tranquility that only nature can provide.


​​Savvy crafters know the importance of keeping supplies readily available when inspiration hits! Nothing is more frustrating than not having what you need on hand. COLORSHOT premium spray paints deliver head-turning colors, long-lasting and fast-drying formulas, and easy-to-grip cans with propellant derived from sugarcane for precisely what your next HOME DIY project calls for on various surfaces. The proprietary, better-for-you spray paint makes a statement with 48 dramatically vibrant colors and finishes you can’t get anywhere else.


Spring and summer are traditionally filled with special occasions like graduations and weddings. Texas-based Foster is right there with us to put a little piece of art in the palm of our hands. The mother-and-daughter brand designs gorgeous playing cards, cups, napkins, place cards, and more that add a touch of artistic quality to any setting. From paint to product, you’ll marvel at the details and enjoy sharing the products with family and friends as you celebrate life’s special moments. Liven up get-togethers with collegiate playing cards for graduation gifts paired with napkins and cups for your favorite school. Or decorate a garden wedding with beautiful reusable cups that guests can take home as favors. The options are many and the occasions are plentiful, so you’ll never have to worry about how you’ll entertain again!

Tulip Color Crafts

Tie-dye never goes out of style! Thank goodness Tulip Color Crafts has the premium products for us to create this timeless fashion trend for unique attire, art, and accessories. More than simply a ’70s vibe, tie-dye speaks to our need to feel carefree and get our hands busy crafting original patterns that are truly our own. People of all ages have been obsessed with tie-dying their clothes lately. The brand is super fun for parties, everyday crafters, and family activities. Get bold, non-toxic color in every bottle with a simple one-step process. Just add water, shake, and apply for vibrant color that lasts wash after washing. No wonder the brand is voted America’s Favorite Tie-Dye! Whether you’re painting, drawing, or tie-dyeing, its extensive line handles all crafting needs. Let your creativity shine with Tulip for the artist in all of us.


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