Sharing home decor ideas, DIYs, and other things I love about my home and life

Partial Tour of My Home….Revised

Our Cape on Cabot Road

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My updated name and photo for my blog.

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My cape is an expanded Cape that is sage green with black shutters. It was built in the early 1960’s and was the home my husband grew up in.

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After several expensive attempts of live topiaries, I finally gave up and got artificial ones.

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Early Fall 2013

Early Fall 2013

 

 

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Back yard pea stone patio area.

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Great space on the porch to read a book.

Kitchen

final kitchen

View from Breakfast Room.

Since these photos were taken, I have had floors refinished in Espresso. Kitchen photos will be updated soon.

Another Angle

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Buffett which is great for storage and display

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One of my favorite pieces- vintage wood 3 tier server

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Got a little carried away for photo shoot and displayed lemonade-Dont’ fall for it!

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Breakfast Room

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Putting a fireplace in here was one of the best things we ever did! In the colder months, we light a fire almost nightly.

Chairs from Homegoods

Table is Martha Stewart for Kmart and I repainted top

Do you see Simone perched on the couch- her favorite place!

Angle from kitchen.

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View from kitchen.

That’s my walk in pantry/mudroom through the door.

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Family Room

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View from staircase- there’s my new espresso wood floors!

Sectional Sofa Ektorp from Ikea.

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Another Angle- Pottery Barn Enzo Rug

Lamp and coffee table from Homegoods

Blue pillows from Pottery Barn

Baskets from HomeGoods

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 Ikea Ektorp chair with Ikea faux fur throw.

Distressed anchor from Pottery Barn

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I have these vintage olive buckets all over the house- even in the bathroom holding towels!

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Love me some whales!!

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Faux runner by me!! Topiaries add some color!

Dining Room

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Table and chairs from Pottery Barn- bargain floor model.

Buffet and China cabinet family heirlooms.

Wall storage shelf from Homegoods.

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This hanging display shelf was a find at Homegoods a few years ago. It’s been in just about every room in my home!

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Brightened up the wall a bit with collection of white plates.

Second Floor Bath

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My inspiration for this bathroom update was a gray and white turkish towel and the French Print you can see in above and below photos.

“Life is Beautiful”

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Here is the Turkish Towel.

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Love this hook from Anthropolgie

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One of my favorite things about this bathroom is the sunken tub.

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Love the rustic look of this shutter.

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Again, Antrhopologie accessories.

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One of my favorite prints, its a Moby Dick silhouette with the words from the book in the background.

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These towels were a find at HomeGoods

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Love my olive bucket that serves as towel holder and another turkish hand towel.

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Thanks for taking the tour. Hopefully I will have my other rooms in order soon and just the way I like them.

Tell me what you think so far!

Wendy

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