This should be the last installment of this series for a while as I have run out of rooms in my townhouse in which to take pictures. (There is still the laundry room, the stairs and the garage, but there isn’t much of interest in those areas) My living room and dining room are different areas of the same room, so they are being counted as one room.
The place mat and the cobalt blue glass salt and pepper shakers on top of my dining room table.
These mosaic blue glass plates that hang above my dining room table.
Our bookcase and all the books it contains.
The over-sized “Cat Lover” mug that we use for holding pens and the mosaic glass piece with the candle holder and random “Love” pendant (that was found on the ground somewhere) on top, that are on top of our bookcase.
This pin, that we found on the side of the road, that you will also find on top of our bookcase.
My dragonfly cross-stitch.
This dragonfly wind chime that is missing the chimes.
This artwork that we have hanging over our fireplace.
For starters, I was able to buy some cupcake artwork that I had been eyeing for over a year. The awesome coffee cup clock with a spoon for a pendulum and the “Today I will live in the moment” artwork were on my kitchen walls for about a year waiting to be joined by the cupcake recipe artwork. I love all of these pieces so much.
I recently printed this out off the internet, colored it with markers and then stuck it in a frame and hung it on my kitchen wall.
I did this cross-stitch a while ago to hang in my kitchen.
And in keeping with the cupcake theme, I bought a cupcake kitchen towel and potholders set. For the most part, my kitchen is a mix of coffee and cupcakes.
There are these cross-stitch fruit potholders that I made though.
I got this rainbow stoneware mixing bowl set for free by entering Coke Reward Codes. Lots and lots of Coke Reward Codes.
And last but not least, this red toaster that we bought to replace our toaster oven that died earlier this year. This is the first brightly colored appliance that I’ve ever bought and I love it. I also love the fact that it takes up so much less space than the old toaster oven used to.
Since I am currently fighting a losing battle against stress and anxiety this week, I decided it was time to revive an old idea of mine. Back in February of 2014 I did a post called “Pictures of things that make me happy: my kitchen edition…“. In it I shared… yup, you guessed it… photos of things that made me happy that could be found in my kitchen. Crazy how that worked, huh? I had plans on doing other similar posts for other rooms but then promptly did nothing about it.
On my nightstand you will find these things:
My husband brought the solar-powered dancing flower home from work months ago. We found the skull with the pink rhinestone eyes and bow on the side of the road one day and I immediately said that I wanted to keep it.
This is a cross-stitch that I did years ago that hangs above the elephants on top of my dresser.
My decorative glass collection. These are in the doorway between my bedroom and bathroom. I will not miss not having a bathroom door when we move, but I will miss having this cool of a spot to display my collection.
The butterfly next to the wind chime in this picture is meant to hold jewelry, but I thought it looked so cool the way it was that I kept all my jewelry tangled up in Ziploc baggies in a box in my bathroom instead of hanging them on this.
My husband and I had been without a rug for in front of our stove since we moved into our townhouse. Then recently I remembered that we had this rug that wasn’t in use, just sitting up on a shelf in our laundry room. I pulled it out and set it down in front of the stove and now I smile every time I see it. The colors were just what was needed in our kitchen.
I was thinking about how happy this rug was making me, and then decided to do a blog post of some of the things that you will find in my kitchen that make me happy. I took pictures of some of these things, and then saw Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge for today. Not all of the pictures I took today fit the prompt of “Small Objects”, but some of them do.
All of these photos were taken with the 3.0 megapixel camera on my LG Optimus Q smartphone, hence the not so great photo quality.