June 9, 2014

SUMMERTIME FIREPLACE

I made some changes around the fireplace for a more summery look.  
I always love the look of a seating arrangement in front of a fireplace so
  I tried to make it work with these two completely different chairs.


Apparantly, one is for Papa Bear and the other for Baby Bear.
Mama Bear doesn't get to sit down ~
 she's too busy running around taking pictures  : )


As you can see, I made changes to the mantel as well.
I used mostly white items for a lighter, summer feel. 


Using the white pillows on the chairs and my favorite white wire basket
 helps to tie it all together.


I was happy that I found a spot for the old screen that I bought
 at a barn sale a while back.


This area is a little awkward to decorate but I think it turned out kind of cozy.


Anyway, it's always fun to have a new look, right?


I hope you are all having a great summer so far.
Ours is starting out very busy with my daughter's travel softball and
getting ready for vacation.  It's all fun though, so no complaints here.

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Thanks so much for taking the time to visit!

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12 comments:

  1. Your summer fireplace is just charming!

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  2. the mantel is great, but I am in love with that chippy little chair.

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  3. I also was going to use the word "charming." :-) Have a happy summer.

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  4. Your mantel is fantastic with the pitchers and the screen window. I love the wicker chair too. :)

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  5. I love your summer fireplace...so pretty and cozy!!
    ~Cindy

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  6. Thank you for dropping by my blog..:-)

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  7. So pretty JoAnne! Your summer fireplace is perfect. Love the lighter colors and the chippy chair!

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  8. Love the blueberry print with your white pitchers. Very pretty mantel!

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  9. Your summertime mantel looks so pretty! I love all the white pieces & the blueberry print!

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  10. I'm in love with the old chippy wooden chair you used in front of your fireplace. So cute! I also like how you styled your mantel. All of those pieces work so well together.

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  11. Looking mighty sleek! I love how those aesthetic touches contribute to making the fireplace a comforting presence in the room. It would only take for the actual fireplace to act up well to complete the whole package. So, does it actually work fine?

    Lindsey Mckenzie @ Buchanan Fire and Outdoor

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  12. Lovely light transformation. I love the black wicker chair! I have always thought wicker looks so stately when painted black. It's a color I never think to use on wicker, but every time I see it, I am always impressed with how grand it makes a chair look.
    Cindy

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