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Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Porch update. . .

Just wanted to share a quick pic of my newly painted star and furniture, and as you can see, I decided on blue for the star.

I am so in love with this shade of blue right now!
I wanted the original color of the star to still come through so I just lightly brushed this on.

I love the color and contrast against the brick.

Plus, it matches my Pier one pillows perfectly!

This is our newly painted rocker that Jeffro painted for me.

I think he did a pretty job, if I say so myself.

Told ya'll, we've been busy!


Oh and here's a quick shot of my flowers, that I decided to get as my mother's day gift.



I want to get 2 more baskets of them though, to finish out my porch.

These are called calibrochia and so far, they are thriving, so YAY for me!

The nursery said these were low maintenance and that's exactly what I needed.

This girl was so not born, with a green thumb!

Lastly, here is a pic of my Hydrangea wreath on my front door.

I just love hydrangeas!

Oh and pay no attention to the yucky candle in the chiminea, I hadn't even noticed it until I posted this pic. It's time for some new candles, I do believe! :)

Still have lots to do but we are getting there!

14 comments:

Amanda.Sedeno said...

Thanks for stopping by!! I loveee the blue star and pillows! It turned out great!!

Kara said...

Looks great! Love the blue star and pillows against the black bench!

Deidra said...

Love that blue! Everything looks beautiful!

Marie said...

The rocker is absolutely fabulous! That star is so cool behind it.

Blessings,
Marie
http://emmacallsmemama.com

Tricia Anne said...

What a great sitting area! I love the colors and how they all compliment one another.

MagicMarkingsArt said...

Women ~ we are so funny.
I would have never noticed the candle ~ too busy looking at the newly painted rocker and star.

Roeshel said...

What a cute seating area with the blue pillows and your star! Your basket of flowers is gorgeous!

Christina said...

Love the blue star. I love that color too. Great bench rocker---looks great painted black.

pendy said...

Lovely porch...I could enjoy some time there and know you will.

Kim said...

Love, love, love the blue star. And the chair & pillows are pretty fab as well. And I hadn't even noticed the candle until you brought it up. At least you are real. lol.

Kimba said...

I love it! The star looks perfect. And so do your baskets!

Thanks for sharing.
Kimba

Stephanie said...

Love everything! Where did you get your hydrangea wreath? Did you make it?

edie said...

Stephanie,
It's just perfect! And of course i adore the shade of blue. Thank you so much for 'partying' with us. So finished looking with the pilllows. I so need pillows.

Bravo!

Hugs,
Ms. Edie

gina said...

What a great rocker!! Those pillows are fab- and the star is a good color choice! LOVE, LOVE, LOVE your flowers!!