My living room is one of the rooms that evolved drastically from when we first moved one. Originally I painted the walls chocolate brown and did accents of white, blue and orange. That lasted maybe 2 years.
Our dining room sat empty for months. Okay maybe it was empty for just a handful of weeks and then we couldn’t take it anymore and put in a folding table and plastic outdoor chairs, but in my mind that was still empty.
On the main floor of our house we have a Florida room. Being that it’s a Florida room it is a considered a 3 season room, because there is no heat in the room. The previous owners used it as an indoor patio with outdoor furniture and it looked like this when we moved in.
Fall is the perfect season to host an outdoor movie night in your backyard! It’s that time of year when outdoor furniture is still outside and it gets dark earlier than the summer which means your little kiddos can enjoy the movie night as well. It’s so nice to transform your backyard with cozy blankets, […]
Can you believe it’s already November? Before we know it Thanks No. 1 Modern bar cart with patterned sides that looks great as is, but would also look amazing painted a pop of color! Plus it’s only $157. No. 2 This lucite bar cart is a personal favorite of mine. Look at those chic lines! […]
For the longest time our backyard was mainly just grass and a little small area where we laid down some pavers so that we could set out a little plastic table/chairs during the summer. Not exactly ideal for entertaining. For the past couple of years we have wanted to build a deck and enjoy the […]
Oh cool, thankd for a new place to look for items!! Funnny enough, I’ve been finding a lot of great items at Kohls in their clearnace section, thanks to ‘Elle Decor! 🙂
I’ve found a couple of great things at Hobby Lobby recently! They have some great antiquey gold letters that look like they’re straight out of the fall Pottery Barn catalog that I grabbed for my husband’s office.
Lately I’ve been raiding my mom’s giveaway/throw away/sell boxes. She moved to Denver and left things that she didn’t know what to do with at the time. I’ve found some nice items from my grandmother that needed a little silver polish or a spritz of glass cleaner and they look fabulous. I also love to walk around parks or the ocean since I live in FL because nature always inspires me. Whether its a cool branch,colored sea shells, some unique pods or even a little pine cone collection, they come home with me for FREE and make great little displays here and there.
Oh, I did not need to know about this store. Enabler! 🙂
The rustic metal baskets remind me of some that RH has right now – but these are way cheaper,thanks!
I love haunting Goodwill for fun accessories, you might not find a gem every time, but over time it’s the best place to gather items with soul.
Wow – I am loving those tealights so I’m off to visit that site. I’d love to take a pottery glass at some point so I have added those to my inspiration photos for when I do! Right now, since I’m in Europe, I try to find everything at flea markets to bring home some “souvenirs”. My in-laws are in the process selling their vacation home, so they are letting each of the kids (and their wives, lucky me) look through everything and pick it out. I have found some gems there too!
Love this post! I just finished styling bookcases for a client. I found most of the items at a thrift store and small “antique” store. I got bottles, old iron toys, old books(bag for $3) and then added in something from retailers like marshalls, tj maxx and tuesday morning. It looks like they have been collecting for years and it didn’t break the bank. You can find great things on ebay and at garage sales if you have time to look….
Thanks for posting this! I’ve said it before that styling a bookcase is just not my skill! I have shelves in my living room that I’ve been trying to style for months.
Not really a secret per se but in my travels which so far has only been within the united states, I collect postcards and every now and then other little randoms. I find stacking books pyramid style and displaying those “randoms” on top is a perfect way to bring additional color and display something meaningful or a collection.