But oh well. Please note that before we moved, I sold off nearly EVERYTHING we owned. That included decor, linens, books and knick knacks. Now that I've unpacked I am SHOCKED at how much I sold and how little I kept. I was feeling really unsentimental at the time and just wanted to start over. But now that I'm "nesting", I'm feeling a little irritated at myself.
Here is my first decorated corner of the house. This is nearly all of what I own for knick knacks. Seriously. It's sad. I even had to use sewing books to stage this. They're beautiful yes, but not exactly applicable to the living room. Ah, such is life...making do.
I just refinished the set of 3 candlesticks. They were a dated blue, red & hunter green. Now they are "shade" blue. Lovely.
I love my old chippy trunk...hand chipped lovingly by my children and their cousins (insert sarcasm here)
This is what you miss when your kids sneak things into the picture (it ruins the effect, doesn't it?)
And this is what I also had to move for the pic
Hopefully there will be more "done" pics to come. I love working on decorating, but I especially love when I can stand back and be satisfied.