I still remember the guys digging these footings in the 100 degree days of last summer. The girls and I would deliver lemonade and smoothies throughout the day; our attempt at fighting the stifling heat that had me worrying the guys were digging graves instead of footings.
The family room opens to the screened porch, and though I dare not wish away our summer, I am a little excited for fires and football in these two rooms. I wish we were real life friends and you could come over for a party, and if we are real life friends, consider yourself invited.
We have very little wall space in this room (and incase you are wondering, the wall color is Halo from Benjamin Moore); but I knew from the beginning I really wanted to have a place for some of Molly Courcelle’s art. Oh how I love her heart as much as her paintings. I ordered several of her prints and grouped them on this skinny wall. You can order Molly’s prints too by clicking here:
There was, and here is mine:
Though I love the look of bookshelves, I loathe decorating them. Bookshelves should be practical, because what’s the point of having them if they are not useful? But if they are “too practical” they can look messy and chaotic. I did my best at marrying practical and orderly.
And here is something I thought helped keep the shelves from looking too busy, black and white pictures. I printed some of my own photographs from Paris in black and white.
There are also several of my monogrammed candles on the shelves. It’s about time to start painting some fall candles, don’t you think? If you are interested in painting your own, you can find my tutorial over at Edie’s place by clicking here.
And while I’m detouring from my topic… Angela Thomas‘ “Living Your Life as a Beautiful Offering” is on my coffee table, and on deck for me as my next study. Have you read it?
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