Monday, April 14, 2014

My Spring Living and Dining Room


I just decorated for Spring last weekend.  It wasn’t that I didn’t want to, It was just that I had a couple of projects going on in our bathrooms.  So I didn’t have time to do it.  But I am happy to say, I finally got around to it, two weeks before Easter.  I didn’t do much.  There are other things I still want to do, but I am not going to put pressure on myself.  I have a lot going on right now with Miss 18 Year Old’s graduation, so if these things don’t get done this year, we will all live. 

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This is my dining room buffet.  It is one of my favorite spots to decorate.  I used this blueberry wreath last spring as well.  Actually I think I kept it up till fall. 

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I have had this quirky looking green vase for years.  I decided to get it out of the attic this spring.  The little glass orange round container is a find I bought recently at The Mission.  I just think it is so cute!  The wooden pedestal bowl was also a Mission find from that same day.  The pedestal was broke off from the bowl, so I glued it back on with wood glue.  I love this bowl.  It was really dried out, so I conditioned it with coconut oil and it looks just like new.  I think I paid a couple of dollars for it, but wooden bowls brand new can be expensive!

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This is our sofa table.  It is right at the top of our stairs as you turn to enter the living room.  I showed you my wrapped books last week, but you didn’t see the rest of the table.  The artwork over the table is due to be changed.  I am thinking of painting the frame and making it a chalkboard. 

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The art in the silver frame is a free printable that I had pinned.  You can find it at Yellow Bliss Road.  I painted that mason jar last spring.  I recently moved this lamp from bathroom to here.  I always felt that this spot of the room was a little dark, and I like it so much better having this lamp on at night here. 

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I just laid this greenery in this basket.  I have no idea what those green things are called, do you?  I made over this carousel horse that I found at Goodwill last spring.  You should see the before pictures!  I have been tying different bows around his neck, and I love it!

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This bookshelf is the first thing you see at the top of my stairs.  I had it made years ago in Amish country, so it is a very nice piece of furniture, but I am itching to paint it.  Is that horrible?

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The white vase on top is a Goodwill find, and I just threw in the yellow flowers.  I put some Easter eggs in my lantern.  I backed this bookshelf with wrapping paper a while ago. 

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The blue hydrangea is a free printable that I just taped to a small canvas.  I also framed this free printable of this spring bike

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And this Easter egg bunny was also a free printable.  I forgot to pin this one, and I can’t remember where I found it, but there were 16 different on the sheet so cute!

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This is my living room.  I showed you this Van Gogh print a few weeks ago. 

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I hate our TV stand, so I put this white runner that I bought at a thrift store on it to lighten it up.  I am on the hunt for an old dresser or something to put here to replace this TV stand. 

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I bought these little disco ball Easter Eggs at Wal-Mart a few weeks ago.  They have them in different colors.  I didn’t realize when I took these pictures that Mr. 6 Year Old added a couple of small Easter eggs to the mix. 

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This green afghan was a Goodwill find.  I love it and can’t believe I found it there for $1!

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I have this this little Easter tree for a few years.  I wrapped the base with a dish towel and tied twine around it. 

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These green mercury glass candle holders have been on my buffet for a while, so I decided to move them. 

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I don’t think I have shown you my new Kilim pillow yet.  I bought this on EBay, and it adds another touch of pink in this room.

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I added some shells we collected last summer in Destin to this little bowl. 

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That about sums up my spring d├ęcor so far.  I still have a few things I would like to do.  We’ll see if I get around to it.  We are painting Easter eggs this afternoon after I write this post.  I hope you enjoyed seeing my spring touches around here!  Have a great week! 

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