Tuesday, August 28, 2012

My favorite little spots

I love reading blogs...my husband looked at my Google Reader 
the other day and was 
amazed by how many blogs I subscribe to! HA!
I like mostly blogs with lots of pictures, something I can read quickly...
so, my hope is that my own blog will be a good mix of
"wordy" and "easy to skim through."

This is a skimmer post...

I spend a lot of time in my home, A LOT!
It's so important that when I come home or simply walk into a room 
that I feel happy there and at rest.
I so want my home to be a place of color and life and happiness.

So, with that said, these are some pics of my
favorite little spots around the house!
It's constantly evolving, but I love our little blue house...
I'm so very thankful for it!


The spot by the stairs. It's been a recent little project.
All of it is thrifted or flea market finds. The table will get painted eventually,
but it was $15 at Goodwill and is a perfect fit.
I'm in love with Megan's printable at Contented Sparrow, perfect for
coming into fall!



My friend Shelby painted this thrift store owl hot pink,
I love it!!
And an Anthro candle always makes a spot better, right?!
(Thanks again, Shelby!)



This picture has been passed down from my great-grandma.
It hung over my grandmother's bed as we were circled around her
in her final hours here on earth.
I think of her every time I look at it and it is so special to me!



I'm a sucker for cute buttons and this chair has lots of them
(and was a gift from my in-laws)!
You can see our little family Instagram wall in the background.



I have a thing for "O"s since our last name starts with it!
I also love these pretty nesting dolls my mom brought back from Russia...
some of my favorite little things.



Ahhhh....the porch.
We LOVE our porch. I recently moved a day bed onto the porch
and now we love it even more!
This is my spot in the mornings, especially since 
it's started to cool off!
It's a sad day when it gets too cold to venture out there.



This is a good spot!! Next to my "lovey" while he watches a movie.
He gets a little extra lovin' on since the older two are now in school every morning.



Did you know you can print off Instagram 4x4 photos at Walgreens??
I got 18 of them for $3 and got them in about an hour.
I love them randomly placed all over my chicken wire door that is
propped up in the living room.
I've got a thing for old doors...



A favorite sunny spot in the kitchen...I feel like a spend a good bit 
of my day in front of the sink! HA!


I'm so thankful for our little home!
It's such a place of rest and refuge for us.
God is so good to provide a place that brings joy to our souls.

With a little creativity and very little money and house
really can become
a home.


Happy Tuesday, friends!

3 comments:

  1. Love all your special spots! Like the new table, too!! Nice.

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  2. What an adorable and cozy home you have! You have a done great job. I felt right at home just thru the computer screen! :) Great post, thanks for sharing!

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  3. as simple as you may think it is, this post inspires me. i've struggled so much with our living space that we've been in for the last 6 years. God knows I've tried to pray myself OUT of it! which is not so grateful, i know. i want to be grateful and like it and be inspired. i'm just not there. instead i'm overwhelmed by it and the negatives. yours looks so darling and creative. i know i CAN have that, i'm just still praying for God to help me turn that vision into reality. :)

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