|I moved the furniture around in the family room to have it more "open" for summer. This past winter, the furniture was moved closer together for a cozy feel.|
|I also changed the slip covers on the sofa and love seat from the blue and pink to a cool white for the summer.|
|Here is the before and after.....|
|When I organized the linen closet a few weeks ago, I realized that I had amassed a big collection of Battenburg lace dust ruffles. I pick them up at yard sales for less than $5.|
|So, I cut my dust ruffles apart and made slip covers for the family room furniture.|
|I filled in the little nook that the leather recliner was in with some of my oil paintings and the full length mirror that I was using as a room divider in the entry way.|
|I wanted to share how I am using a vintage standing ash tray as an easel. |
In the left photo you can see how I have a piece of art work on an easel .....in the ash tray with a bird nest.
In the right photo you can see the mechanics of it.
|I also wanted to share an idea to repurpose a child's chair. I have my child's chair at the end of the sofa ....using as a magazine holder.|
|I sat my chair on the sofa to get a better photo for you to see. Attached to the back of the chair is a ceiling tile folded in half to make a pocket for magazines. Hand paint a few roses on your chair and you have a unique magazine holder.|