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laurie jones home - refreshing the living room

Refreshing the Living Room

Every year after the Christmas decorations are put away I’m always inspired to change up a few things around the house.  First on my list was finally getting a mirror to fit the size and style of my fireplace! I’ve  held out for awhile (like 4 years) because I didn’t want to spend alot of money but couldn’t find anything I liked.  The fireplace is tricky, the wall space above the fireplace is not only large but it’s wider than…

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The Forgotten Room

We all have that space in our home that we just never seem to get to don't we?  The forgotten room!  Mine is definitely our basement.  When we first moved in it was unfinished and one of the first things we did after moving in was finish the space by building an office, guest room, bathroom and large family room in the space. We didn't however figure into the budget the decorating cost.  So basically I threw whatever furniture wasn't…

a little of this and a little of that

A Little of This and A Little of That

Life has definitely been a little of this and a little of that lately and I'm sorta enjoying it. I've been working on lots of little projects and just enjoying my house.  Nothing really blog worthy on it's on but what the heck maybe all together? I recently added a little color in my living room. and after a few weeks I decided I absolutely hated it!!  Sooo... I took some of the color back out while leaving just a…

unique containers for plants and flowers

Unique Container Ideas for Plants and Flowers

It's gotta be the weather because I started doing a little planning for our backyard.  I can't wait to show you my ideas! As I was researching ideas for the plants we plan on planting this year I quickly realized I'm mucho cheap when it comes to my planters and not just outside ones but inside ones too so I thought I'd share some Unique container ideas for plants and flowers... which might just be cheap too! I wouldn't say…

One Thing Always Leads to Another!

It started with a lamp... That's how most of my decorating projects start with just one thing. but… One Thing Always Leads to Another!! Then it starts to spread like to the rest of the living room and to the foyer. So the next logical room to be hit with some blue would be the dining room which is actually where it kinda started in the first place. The inspiration for the blue was from my $19.99 Ikea botanical print…