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Master Bedroom & Bathroom

Like most of the rooms in the house, I would like to paint the master bedroom and bathroom.  In real life, the walls and curtains look like a similar tan color but in photos the walls look really dark and yellow-toned. This room is also a mix of new and old. The blue and white plates, headboard, dresser, and nightstand were given to me by my aunt (they came from my grandmother’s house) and the other items were acquired over time. The rug came from Pottery Barn and has been worth every penny. The chairs are from Wayfair. The cream garden stool was purchased through Walmart’s website. A few of the blue and white plates were purchased from Replacements Ltd. I have a love/hate relationship with TJMaxx/HomeGoods (they are always so messy) but a lot of things like the pillows, lamps, and some of the blue and white ceramics were purchased there. Hanging these plates was a mathematical conundrum. I drew out what I wanted and measured the plates. My husband measured each plate, the …

White Pumpkin Fall Tablescape

I broke apart the original floral arrangement and made two smaller arrangements. I took the greenery from the kitchen table centerpiece and some of the greenery from the original floral arrangement and placed it on top of the navy blue table runner. I purchased three large white pumpkins from Hobby Lobby and added in the other smaller white pumpkins and navy pumpkins purchased previously. I did not change too much on the foyer table. I added one of the smaller floral arrangements and switched out the pillars with taller candlesticks. I also switched out the navy pumpkins for white.   I have now moved on to decorating the back patio. I have found cute fall pillows and other decorations in typical fall colors. I am looking forward to pumpkins going on sale so I can finish up my patio decorating and share photos.

Fall Wreath

The day I made the mauve, navy, and blush floral arrangement, I also made the front door wreath. I wanted something that would show up on the black door and would coordinate with the interior decor. I found white pumpkin picks at Hobby Lobby, as well as eucalyptus garland, deep blue flowers, and white floral stems. Instead of purchasing a new straw or vine wreath, I dug out an old grapevine wreath I had made years ago and had never used. I used fishing line to secure the pinecones (I raided my Christmas pinecone stash) and the garland. Since these pictures were taken, I have added a little more greenery to the wreath just to cover the bare spots and give it a little more fullness.