Wednesday, February 19, 2014

New Baker's Rack

I've been pretty busy in the last day or two, completing a major trash-to-treasure project, and I'm going to be sharing that here in the next couple of days.  But in the meantime, I'm excited to show you a new piece I've got in my living room.

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Do you see it, in the back right corner of the room?   It's a new baker's rack!


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I actually bought it a while ago, in a Black Friday Thanksgiving sale.  I ordered it from Overstock.com, and it arrived in the midst of the Christmas decorating season. I never got around to putting it together and setting it up.


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When I ordered it, I was planning to put it out on the screened porch and decorate it with garden and bird-themed stuff, and use it as a sideboard for when we eat on the porch.


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But now that it's all put together, I kind of like it in this spot in living room.  (Once we choose a paint color and get the walls painted, it won't look so crazy back behind there.)  I think I'll still go with garden and bird theme on these shelves, but add in some photo frames and whatever else strikes my mood.


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The baskets really blend nicely with some other woven baskets in this room, and they also really look great with the chairs at the kitchen table.


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I may end up moving it out of this corner, as I continue to find things to furnish this new home.  But for now, I think this is where it's going to be.   I'm looking forward to filling it with pretty things.

Hey, by the way, since the last time I talked about choosing paint, I've expanded the paint color options to include five different colors.  I think I have a favorite, but how about you? Which one do you like the best?  The paint will be in the living room, foyer, stairwell and upstairs hall.  Let me know if you have a favorite!

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4 comments:

  1. You'll have so much decorating that space! I've always loved baker's racks and everyone can always use more storage.

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    1. you've got that right, Stacey! more storage is always a good idea! Thanks for stopping by. Have a great day!

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  2. I like that, it'll def give you more space! :D

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    1. Thanks Heather, I'm looking forward to using those baskets to hold out of season home decor. Thanks for stopping by! Have a great day!

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