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Cottages at the Beach

I'm unpacking and catching up on laundry since returning from  our annual vacation with my husband's family. We always have a great time and I love that we have this tradition. It's such a cute little beach town and I always enjoy taking long walks and looking at the charming houses. Want to come along?

The house above has its red, white and blue going on  all ready to celebrate. Adirondack chairs always look great and I think they look very inviting on the front porch.

I like how neat and tidy this pretty blue house looks. The landscaping isn't anything extravagant but it looks great. In the picture below you can see the pretty, soft light green on the screened door and the same color is on the door to the house as well.

Here's another screened door that is just so charming. The little spindles in the center are painted the two  colors of the house - such a great idea.

The red door on this house really stands out. A lot of the houses have screened in porches on t…

Little Hallway Changes



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Hi Everyone,
I made some changes in the little hallway
that leads to our bedroom.


~ this is how it looked for a long time ~


~ and this is how it looks now ~


I found this plate at a yard sale a long time ago and I love it.


I love it even with its little imperfections.
But I had never really found a good spot for it.


With the little bit of yellow in it, I thought it might
look good here with the yellow of this little table.



Then I just added some flowers in pretty jars.


I found the jars at Joann Fabrics and thought they were pretty
with the design on the front.
They were very inexpensive ~ $3 for the small one, and $4 for the larger one.
(They came with lids also.)


Doesn't it look kind of sweet?

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A simple little change to freshen up this spot
for spring and summer.

I always appreciate your visits so much ~ 
you make this whole blogging thing so worthwhile!!

Comments

  1. This looks great, a little change is always a good thing. It is a super summer look, the flowers are perfect in the canning jars. I found you at the Cozy Home Scenes party.

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  2. It most certainly DOES look sweet, JoAnne!

    Very nice change-up.

    Isn't it nice to refresh things every once in a while?

    You know a small lace or crocheted dresser runner scarf would be pretty there too, to give some texture to it.

    Well done, quite lovely.

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  3. I also love your pretty floral plate, JoAnne. When I find a plate with pretty flowers I feel that I must have it. Thank you for sharing your hallway all freshened up for spring. It's nice to have you at Your Cozy Home Party.-------- Shannon

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  4. Very simple and sweet, JoAnne! The plate is so pretty and I love the jars~~~have to look for those!

    XO,
    Jane

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  5. I love the new look you created! Those jars are really cute too and you can't beat the price. Where did you get the flowers? I just love the little areas you create. You really are talented JoAnne!

    Lori : )
    Thrifty Decor Mom

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  6. So pretty, love the flowers in jars!
    Victoriacxx

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  7. It's beautiful! Funny how a small change can make a huge difference. I like both the before and after, but that little plate is truly sweet!

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  8. Hi! It looks really lovely and very sweet. I'm your newest follower and I would be delighted if you stopped by my blog sometime :)
    Cas x

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  9. This looks wonderful! Thank you for joining me at Home Sweet Home!
    Sherry

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