Vibrant Summer Colors to Add into Your Shay Nashville Apartment


It’s time to jump on the summertime house color decorating bandwagon! Summer is exciting because you get to add vibrant colors to your home. Living at The Shay Apartments, you can use many beautiful colors to create a trendy look. Let’s look at some of the colors you could add to your home.

Making Your Home Summer Ready

You should consider adding a fresh coat of paint to your walls when you ready your home for summer. But many options are available, from the classic red geranium to the modern succulents. How do you know which ones are the best for apartment living?

Here are two great apartment-friendly tips on adding vibrant decorations to your space.

Add bright colors and patterns to your home. Don’t be afraid to use bold colors like orange and red that will brighten up any room!

Invest in furniture that matches your color palette, neutral or bold (or both!).

Hues to Match Every Mood this Season

Regarding interior design, changing seasons are a great excuse to freshen up the place. Here are hues for your home to match every mood this season.

  • Bright Orange: Orange is a classic color that’s easy to pair with anything. It is a color that is associated with warmth and happiness.
  • Sandy Beige: Beige is a neutral that adds sophistication and a luxury feel to any room. It matches any other color and makes your home look beautiful and classy.
  • Marigold: Marigold can be paired with whites, grays, and other light colors to create a warm look. It is a yellow-orange so that it can be used as an accent color or as a room’s primary color.
  • Sky Blue: Sky blue rooms are typically bright and cheerful but can also be calming and serene.

Vibrant Decorations for Summer Fun.

Picking the right colors for the summer season is one of the many renter-friendly hacks to spice up your summer. Colors improve the mood at your place, so you should consider using them.

Five Easy Recipes for a Delicious Picnic this Spring Season


Spring is the perfect time to enjoy a leisurely picnic lunch for those in The Shay. The weather is mild, the flowers bloom, and the days are getting longer. Try one of these five delicious Spring Season Recipes to make your picnic even more enjoyable.

Easy Recipes to try in Your Kitchen 

Try a few of our favorite seasonal recipes the next time you plan for an outing. Check out the lists below:

Grilled Chicken and Veggie Kabobs

For the main dish, Grilled Chicken and Veggie Kabobs. The chicken is marinated in a tangy balsamic vinaigrette, then grilled to perfection. The kabobs also include fresh vegetables like cherry tomatoes, red onions, and green peppers.

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad is perfect if you’re looking for a lighter option. It’s packed with healthy ingredients like chickpeas, Kalamata olives, feta cheese, and grape tomatoes. And it’s tossed in a light lemon dressing – perfect for a springtime picnic.

Caprese Sandwiches

Try fresh mozzarella, tomato, and basil for a fulfilling snack, all nestled between two slices of crusty bread.


Refreshing and tart, lemonade is the perfect drink to accompany any picnic fare. Remember to keep it cold with ice cubes as your kitchen must-have items.

Chocolate Chip Cookies

No picnic is complete without dessert, and chocolate Chip Cookies are always a hit. They’re made with real butter and chocolate chips, and they’re always soft and chewy. For something a little different, try Lemon Bars. They have a buttery crust and a tart lemon filling – they’re sure to be a hit with everyone at your picnic.

Relish the Beauty of Nature with a Picnic

Gather blankets, a basket, and a list of easy recipes and plan for a day to become one with nature. You can choose to make these spring season recipes in the prep areas with a custom barbeque grill as part of your kitchen appliance must-haves. You may choose to picnic at the contemplation garden or the roundhouse park.

Try your Picnic Ideas this Season with Easy Recipes

With only a handful of easy spring season recipes, you can bond with your lover and family by going on a picnic just within the neighborhood. You can prepare these recipes early morning as they are easy. Also, remember to keep the lemonade cold to cool off.