This summer has been pretty laid-back on the DIY front. I've been spending time traveling, resting, reflecting, and being outdoors.
One thing I've done on the home front is to move furniture around. I move it and move it until it feels right. Once something feels right, it usually stays there a long time.
There is one room in my home that has changed more often than any other. It's been used as a home office, a studio, and a study. Right now, it's a room just for me.
It's a conglomeration of my favorite things. Remember my garage sale find elephant?
From a leather settee, to my recently made over IKEA bench, to a Goodwill-found rattan footstool, the furniture is an eclectic mix of styles. Behind the settee is the stenciled metal screen I did a couple years ago.
My Craig's List found campaign dresser, TJ Maxx found Ralph Lauren lamps, and an antique railroad station chalkboard.
Two Ralph Lauren brass boxes from TJ Maxx and a 50-cent metal tin featuring hunting dogs from Goodwill.
Vintage chalk holder used for teaching music. Fill each metal piece with chalk and draw out your music lines.
A mix of blues, greens, golds, and browns.
I have yet to finish off the wall you see above. I have window treatments to put up. I also have an idea for the space to the left of the window. I'll get to it sooner or later. I'm still on Hawaii time...
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