Monday, June 7, 2010

Some Re-Arranging

One of my favorite things to do around the house is re-arrange with things I already have. Since Westin was born I haven't had much time to do this but found some time last week. What normally would have taken about 30 minutes took 3 days but that is just how things go around here now. :)

The dining room before:
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I love this fern. I've had one in my kitchen for over a year and it is actually still alive! :)

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I found these cute tea cups at Pier 1. They are actually measuring cups and just so fun to use. :)
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The best part is I only spent money on the fern. I just used what I already had in new ways.

Be on the lookout for another giveaway coming up this week! :) I also have a guest bathroom sneak peek coming too.

30 comments:

Natalie said...

i love how changing up the little things can make such a difference. it all looks so cute : )

Jennifer said...

I love the changes! My favorite change is what you did with the canisters.
I think we need a Westin post later this week! :)

julie & joe said...

I like the fern in your tureen. I bought one of those from Oops! That is such a cute idea.

Girl with the Curlz said...

Cute changes. It always feels good to change things up a bit. Cute canister set.

Karen said...

I love your eye for details. I have to tell you that your blog was the first decorating blog I ever read, and only found it this past Christmas. I know.... anyhoo I have just started painting my interior living areas with peanut shell and I loooooove it. It is so warm at night. Of course with a 2 year old it will probably take forever to finish. Ha! Thanks for sharing your home with us. Congrats again on your beautiful little guy. How fun it will be to have Westin and your nephews all grow up together. Sigh! Blessings!

~Mrs. Guru~ said...

Love the new look!

Deidre said...

I love everything! I keep forgetting to look for a small fern. Writing that on my list :)

Rambling Girl said...

Shannon you made everything so different...wanna come do some arranging at my house...I will dote over Westin while you play with my home.

Love those measure cups!

~Jamie Kubeczka~ said...

What great changes! I love your blog and think you have the best ideas! Thanks for sharing!

Heather said...

I love all the new changes!! Everything always looks so pretty and put together in your home!! You have great style Shannon!

The Photo Goo said...

Oh man, what happened to the gumballs? Ryan will be disappointed he can't crack his teeth on them :)

Alex and Jill said...

I have those same measuring cups! I gave them as gifts last year too...love them.

Love the changes you made!

Angie said...

I am the same way. I love to change things around using what I already have. It all looks beautiful as always!

Wendy @ The Shabby Nest said...

Everything looks great....LOVE those cute measuring cups!

OUR BLENDING JOURNEY said...

It all looked great before, but I love the changes you made. You should post a tour and show us each room of your lovely home. Your decor ideas are terrific.
~Susan

Musings Of A Gem said...

Very nice..I love the little details that have changed : )

Gemma X

Tami from SD said...

I know you're wrapped up in that sweet baby boy, and you should be!!, but thanks for posting the decor changes. I LOVE how you decorate and it's fun to see the new things you've done. I put ferns in several of my baskets outside but maybe I'll have to move some in...

hi-d said...

Love it! That's a great way to freshen things up. You are a natural when it comes to decorating!

Reynie said...

My husband always jokinly ask me, "are you ever going to get things the way you finally want it to look?" Of course not! What's the fun in leaving it the same, right? Love the new look!

Melanie said...

I love all of your little changes! It is always fun to freshen things up a bit! Those teacup measuring cups are adorable, SO cute! I'm going to have to look for those!

Melissa said...

Love your changes! The tea cups are my favorite!

Emily said...

I love the rearranging! I love your canisters! Westin is looking so darling!

The Lynchs said...

I love the new changes! I need to go find something to rearrange now! Ha!

Susie from Bienvenue said...

Dont ya just love a new look for little or no $$$. Looks so pretty and fresh :) Enjoy that sweet baby and give him hugs for me~

Ashley said...

LOVE the hobnail vase!!!!!!

Stacey @ The Blessed Nest said...

I love all of your little changes! Everything looks great!! :) Especially the canisters and the inside of your hutch! I'm so glad that you're enjoying your sweet boy so much, too. He certainly is a cutie-pie!
Blessings,
Stacey

Farmgirl Chaos said...

So.....I was actually in a town that had a Pier 1 yesterday. I picked up 2 different sets of the measuring cups. One for me, one for a wedding gift. Best of all, they were on sale! Which is why I got the one for a gift then. :)
I can't wait to use them!

Amber said...

This was such a fun post to read. I just love seeing how other people change up their accessories. I really like all of your new vignettes, especially the way you rearranged your kitchen canisters. Such little changes can bring a whole new look!

To The Moon and Back said...

love the changes. Amazing what a difference a little rearranging does!

Blogging by Pictures said...

Love the flour and sugar canisters... they are very similar in shape and style to mine... you can kind of see mine in the background of this pic.

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