cups and succ(ulent)s

IMG_0024The last time I published a post about our kitchen, we had installed new cabinets and had partially rearranged it. After all of that, I still had not yet achieved the light and airy look that I was hoping for. You know the one. I can usually be found in the IKEA catalogue. White walls. Open shelving. Exposed plates. Greenery. Minimalist. So, I rearranged things once again.

IMG_0043I dragged the massive wire storage unit that we purchased from Home Depot into the kitchen, switching out the antique wooden armoire. After I washed the rack down, I set about arranging all of our plates, cups, and succulents on it. 

IMG_0034IMG_0038I couldn’t have asked for a better fit. It blended in so beautifully. I love how it displays our plates and bowls from Crate & Barrel, our glassware from Anthropologie, our organizers from IKEA, and my collection of over thirty succulents that I have been carefully growing over the last few years.

IMG_0039IMG_0023This is now my favourite corner of The Little Barn

IMG_0059Have a great weekend!

<3

Emory

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lay lady lay

3.jpgIn anticipation of our new home, I’ve decided to get rid of all of our bedding for both our master and spare bedroom, and start from scratch. We’ve owned the same duvet, pillows, covers, you name it really, since we first started living together over four years ago. Some of it was actually from before then. Yuck. 

After putting off the daunting task of buying all new bedding for a few months, I made it my mission to set aside an entire day looking online for the perfect set. Or two sets, in this case. What I initally thought would take a mere morning, turned into 9 hours of draining internet searches, followed by one purchase that I gave to my mum in exchange for her buying me something different, and a trip to IKEA where we purchased the remainder of our items. Success? Sure!

The above photo is the inspiration for our spare bedroom, which can be seen in this post. Below, are my bedding choices.

Master Bedroom:

post3American Duvet Cover and Shams

post4Texas Pillowcases

post2Cross Throw Pillow

post1Military Blanket

Spare Bedroom:

bedCoverlet and Shams

$_57Fisherman Pillowcases

$_12Deer Throw Pillow

$_12 (1)Military Blanket

Next time, I’ll need to find a more convenient solution. Where do you shop to purchase your bedding?

<3

Emory

matinee date.

IMG_1.jpgIMG_2.jpg IMG_3.jpgIMG_4.jpg IMG_5.jpgIMG_8.jpgIMG_6.jpgIMG_9.jpgIMG_10.jpgIMG_11.jpglast week my husband and i went to a matinee movie. i had forgotten how nice it is to go to the theatre in the afternoon! to go in when it’s still light out, then to come out and still have the entire night to yourselves, it’s just perfect in my eyes. this is definitely something that i would like to do as a couple more often.

on a side note, while it was much too cold to be going without a jacket that day, i couldn’t help but not show off my lovely sparrow cardigan from anthropologie. it’s now for sale in the shop, so if you like it, you can make me an offer. :-)))

( … this cardigan is now sold!)

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makeup brush holder diy.

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i first came across these inventive makeup brush vases when they were published on free people’s blog. they were so beautiful and seemed like such a great idea. i wondered why i did not think of diy-ing them myself! well now i did.

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you can use almost anything to hold your brushes. jars, bottles, pots, they will all suffice. be creative. have fun! :-)

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favorite fridays.

DSCN6026IMG_0510 IMG_2100DSCN7082DSCN7276IMG_2174IMG_2631 IMG_2682the hello scarlett store.

i love finding these items to purchase and then showing them to you lovely specimens! be sure to come and visit me here, take your time and browse the beautiful clothes, and enter “hellofreeshipping” after you purchase an item to receive just that! 

huzzah!

  • Welcome, friends! My name is Emory. I am a wife and mother to three (one on earth, one in heaven, and growing another). This is our life on the Canadian prairies.
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