I made the mistake of clicking on a Home-Depot link while I was on the Rate-My-Space page the other day. Speaking of... I love that site! There are tons of photos submitted by real people of their own decorating jobs. It's interesting to see other ideas and tastes. I check it out often to see what people are doing with their nurseries... especially since I'm in the process of doing mine.
Well, by "in the process" I mean I started painting and that's as far as I've gotten. Summer has been busy.... and we all know how I procrastinate. LOL!
Okay... where was I? I'm jumping topics. Sorry. Home-Depot link. That's what I started talking about. So I click on it and absolutely ~fall in love~ with a patio chair.
Now ... am I in the market for a patio chair? No. Do I need a patio chair? No. Should I spend the money since I just shelled out $750 bucks to update my I-600a again? Probably not.
But have you ever just fallen in love with a piece of furniture that spoke to you so deeply that you decided you should find a place for it? I've never really done that. I've always had a space to fill in my house and then shopped for a particular piece for it. Not find a piece and then find a space. Different concept for me.
But I finally figured out a place for the patio chair I was drooling over. My porch swing is broken and has been for awhile. I've actually been looking for a replacement. I decided to get rid of it and buy 2 of these patio chairs for that space. There's plenty of room cuz the swing actually sits about 3 feet from the end of the porch.I think the deep cushy chairs will get a lot more use than the swing does. I can already see myself curled up reading a book. Or sipping a glass of wine. I can't wait until they get here!!
And guess what? The chairs are BLUE!! What?? I know.... crazy, huh! They even come in a lime green color. Which y'all know is my fave shade. Right behind hot pink, of course. But I actually like the chair much better in this turquoise blue. And the frame is black. Just freakin' love it!!And they'll go better with my gray siding and gray/blue/black stone on the front porch. I just hope I'm as happy with the chairs in real life. Cuz I totally just bought them online and had them shipped only relying on the photo. Whatcha think? Can you picture them tucked back on that end where the porch swing is now?I'm suddenly redesigning my entire front porch around these chairs! Now I'm shopping for an outdoor rug. I'm thinking black and white. I originally was looking at blue rugs but decided against that. Blue is too hard to match. There are way too many shades. And since I'm shopping online and relying on photos... better stick with black. I like this one. But I'm loving this one! Which just figures because it's about $200 more. Anyone care to register an opinion? Mom... you out there?Then I decided I need to replace my pink and green flowery house number tiles. Cuz we're moving into a new blue phase on the front porch, right? Help me rationalize, people! I found these on Etsy. Gorgeous, no?
So just a word of warning. Don't ever just innocently click on a Home-Depot sales link that pops up on the web. They have eerie mind controlling powers or something and before you know it you'll be buying stuff and re-decorating. What happened to my normally frugal self? I've think I've lost it....