Book Page Wreath and Mini Makeover

A little while back I wrote about how I was over my living room. Basically just sick of the set up and the colors. I needed less clutter and more calm. I wanted a more neutral palate. So after a few minor changes I think I am a little closer to my goal.

I started by taking everything off the walls and starting fresh. I made this darling book paper wreath from the tutorial over at Jones Design Company and I love how it turned out! I think I am going to make a smaller one soon that I can change the ribbon on depending on the season, holiday. 

I just shopped my house and found all this other stuff.

I found the silhouettes in a box in the garage
{ I bought them years ago and wasn't ever sure what to do with them}  

The round mirror I stole from a bathroom 
{I love it and didn't feel it was getting the attention it deserved in there} 

That is just a piece of cardstock in that frame, I needed a little color and for now, it works for me. 

The Z is black paint stamped on to a piece of recycled brown cardstock.

I recovered the pillows with white linen and pinned some flowers I made on to them. Nice quick fix.

I have had this stand since I was a kid. 
I think it has been about 5 different colors.
It was an army green so I spray painted it milk white and added the over sized glass knobs 
{Hobby Lobby}  and I love the way it turned out!  

The large picture is a print I got a million years ago when I worked at Banana Republic. They were throwing it away and I saved it. So glad I did.  

This silhouette is Avery bug and every time I look at it, it makes me feel guilty I still haven't had one of Emma bug done yet. Poor second kid! I am the second kid so you think I would be better about stuff like this! 
That is Emma is the picture frame below. 

My $7 lamp from Lowes

Coral, a gift from my mother in law 

and one of my little cast iron dogs 
{ I love these and they are so hard to find}


The new pillow covers:

IKEA $7each


I have wanted a sunburst mirror for sometime but died every time I saw the price tag! I finally found this one at Micheal's. Although when I got it home I wasn't sure where to put it? I think it may have finally found a home.  

The prints are Crate and Barrel. I actually have six of them but I finally had the courage to break up the set and just use two for now. 

Mirror jewelry box is a Target clearance find
{it feels a void for the night stand I would love to own some day}

Black vase is from Vietnam, something my dad brought back with him from his time in the Air Force.
I have two and I'm glad I was able to find a special place to show them off. 

Glass vases are just some from my enormous collection that I own. 
I already owned a ton and then my sister had her wedding at our home last year and well now I have....enough for a wedding!!

This chair is a makeover waiting to happen!

It is a hand me down from my friend Emily and for now has some IKEA fabric draped over it.

I know it's going to be fabulous once it's done!!


  1. Looks great girl, now come over and make mine over!

  2. Your room is AMAZING!! Are the two chairs flanking your table IKEA??I found you from Jones...

  3. Hi Rene'

    THank you for stopping by! Actually they are from Target! I got them 2 years ago. They were one of those impulse buys while I was shopping for shampoo!! So glad I did because they are grey and I love anything grey.