I have been doing some planning for my Christmas decor this year. I think I'm going with a Nordic Swedish vibe in my decorating this year. It will include lots of greenery accented with white and a few pops of bright red. I've got my tree, mantel and outdoor decorations all planned out and ready to go. Now, I'm getting excited!
In the quest to get things purchased and "in the spirit" for all things Nordic, I did a little shopping at "Tar-jay" this weekend. I came home with a few goodies to get me started.
I found this darling kitchen rug. I had to pull up the burlap one because it kept getting dirty and it isn't meant to be washed very frequently. So, after I cleaned it (once again) it's now draped over a basket.
This one works much better. It's even padded so it feels squishy under foot.
Then, I had another dilemma. Remember the long grain sack pillow I made for my sofa? Well, my hubby just wasn't comfortable with it. It wasn't squishy enough and was too obtrusive for sitting down. I've decided that style pillow works best on a bed for decoration or...................
a bench in the foyer! I just happen to have one of those.
This works much better.
Also, during my trip to "Tar-jay", I found this adorable sweater pillow with pom-poms.
So, it now takes place of the large obtrusive grain sack pillow (that I loved here) on the sofa. Now, my man is happy once again. He's got movable squishy pillows. All is right with the world once more. Can I get an "Amen"?
Right around the same aisle that this darling little pillow was on, I spied this "too cute to stay on the shelf and must come home with me" faux paper whites arrangement.
Oh yeah! Don't you agree it is perfect?
I love real paper whites, but they always get so long and lanky and start falling over. So, these will last all winter without worry and even into next year! Hee Hee.
And one last little change in here that I did and haven't shared yet is this little Florentine table that was in my basement. You do remember that I have a basement that I shop from don't you?
I've been seeing them pop up all over blog land lately, and I've had a set of them down in my basement for years! I decided to bring just one of these up and see if I liked it. And.....I do!
So, these are a few of my "winter whites" that I've added to my home recently. I'm really looking forward to getting started with my Christmas decorating after Thanksgiving. I'll share my "Swedish Christmas" with you then.
Thanks for stopping by!
~ Kelly ~