All posts tagged: DECOR

Fall Kitchen

I did a little decorating in the kitchen. While shopping online, I picked up some little salt and pepper shakers and a pumpkin trivet. I found these cute towels from Williams Sonoma. I found the soup tureens at Kohls as a part of a fall vignette plan. I bought a tray and repurposed a pumpkin sign I got last year. But it did not go as planned. So I abandoned the plan and kept it simple. I continued the dining room theme of oranges and eucalyptus picks to the kitchen. I had a couple of mercury glass pumpkins left over so I put them, eucalyptus, pumpkins, and oranges in the display cabinet in the kitchen. Nothing too exciting. I like keeping all of my counters pretty clear so I do not have to move anything out of the way when I want to cook or I bring out any small appliances from my pantry. Once I purchase a new kitchen table and chairs, I will have more to decorate in the kitchen. We have done …

Neutral Patio Decor

Initially, I bought pillows to coordinate with the fabric of the outdoor sofa. A little back story on the outdoor sofa: we moved from North Dakota where Colter (our dog) lived inside. He liked to lay on the sofa and in an attempt to successfully transition him to an outside dog, I decided that he needed an outdoor sofa. My mom took me to a discount fabric store where we found some outdoor fabric and foam and someone to make a bench seat and pillow covers. Matt made the sofa based on the bench cushion dimensions. Last year, I started ignoring the brightly colored sofa cushions and bought orange decor for fall and red and green decor for Christmas. The back door was an eye soar and originally planned to replace it but I eventually chose the cheaper option: paint. The front door is black so I decided to paint the back door black too. I sanded and scraped and painted the frame and the door. Matt installed new hinges and weather stripping. In addition …