Thursday, April 23, 2009
This is a post about
Living Beautifully...on purpose.
For more such posts see the Links
at Melissa's Inspired Room Blog.
If my walls could talk...
My tastes have changed a lot
over the past few years and I
find myself beginning to make some
It used to be that nearly every
decorative item in our home could
be directly traced to a particular
home party company.
Over the past few years I have gained
confidence that I can put things together
for myself and can love them.
I find more and more of the items on our
walls are there because of the history
of the piece, a family connection or just
the enjoyment that a piece brings.
For example, when Warren's Grandmother moved
into assisted living and her home was in
process of being sold I quickly volunteered to
find a home for this...
It so perfectly represents who Grandma Charlotte was.
So victorian and "into" the proper social scene.
Her flower garden pleased her so very much.
These are the colors
that filled her home.
From her dining room
Now Grandma Charlotte is gone
from this world, however,
I love having this reminder of
the essence of the woman whom
we called "Little Grandma".
Our most recent wall art purchase
comes from Kirklands.
It is on the wall in our
I love it for its colors and the image of
a mother and her baby.
She is so lovingly protective.
It speaks to the
heart of this mother.
In the hallway you would see this if you
were here today.
It is so good to remember the children
when they were little. Mikey had such
a wide smile. He was a wise little man
from the very beginning.
So energetic and easy to love.
I am curious.
What do you put on your walls?
Are they just pictures or do they
inspire something in you?