July 5, 2016

Summer Fluffing in the Great Room

I hope every one had a nice 4th of July. 

I am back in the great room today...doing a little fluffing. 

pillows, candlesticks, centerpiece

Summer decorating tends to be simple. 
Light colors. Less fuss. 


I have a dark room in my house that vexes me. 
The great room is a large room, and I like it...except for the dark created by the porch roof. I know that I should not fuss about it...and you have heard me whine about it before. ha!


In the summer months I like to try to lighten up the room by adding light colored pillows on the sofa. 


I think that adding green also helps my dark room feel fresh. The boxwood balls are sitting on a Beatriz Ball platter. 

The aluminum candlesticks and platter help to reflect light...and more light is better in my book. At least in this room!


This simple summer fluffing makes me feel better. Sometimes just a few little tweaks in a room can change the mood/feel. It's worth the time to work on a room if it helps you to feel more comfortable in it. 


What have you been doing to fluff your house this summer?Changing out pillows? or Curtains and bedspreads? Or maybe painting a room?

Thanks for visiting.

Blog link parties July 10, 2016

Linking with...  
Love of Home, Sundays at Home party (Sat 8 pm linkup)
Our Southern Home, Inspiration Monday (Sunday afternoon linkup)
I Should be Mopping the Floor, Inspiration Monday
Life and Linda, Dishing It and Digging It Link Party
Dwellings, the Heart of Your Home, Make it Pretty Monday
Marilyn’s Treats, Over the Moon Monday
Between Naps on the Porch, Met Monday
Coastal Charm, Show and Share Monday
Julie’s Lifestyle Blog, Cooking and Crafting with J and J (Monday Linkup)
Our Home Away From Home
A Stroll Thru Life, Inspire Me Tuesday
Stone Gable Blog, The Scoop, Tuesday
DIY By Design, Swing Into Spring Party (tues pm linkup)
21 Rosemary Lane, Share Your Style Party (wed p.m.)
The Dedicated House, Before and After Wednesday
In The New House Designs, Inspiration Thursday
+Marilyn’s Treats, Thursday Favorite Things Party
Between naps on the Porch, Tablescape Thursday
At Home With Jemma, Thoughts of Home on Thursday Party
Poofing the Pillows, Thoughts of Home on Thursday
Rooted in Thyme, Simple & Sweet Fridays (linkup thurs)
Oh My Heartise Girl, Wonderful Wednesday
Oh My Heartsie Girl, Friday Features
Rattlebridge Farm, Foodie Friday and Everything Else Friday
Charm of Home, Home Sweet Home Party Friday

Have a Daily Cup of Mrs Olson 
The Boondocks Blog, Sweet Inspiration Friday
My Turn For Us, Freedom Fridays
Chic on a Shoestring, Flaunt It Friday
Ms Toody Goo Shoes (Friday p.m.)
AKA Design, Weekend Retreat Link Party
The Boondocks Blog, Sweet Inspiration Friday
Friday linkup Designthusiam, Share it one more time party, Friday linkup
Sits Girls Saturday Sharefest
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Hello, I'm Sheila and my house is a giant art project! I enjoy creating an environment where my family can feel safe, secure, and loved. We are empty nesters learning to slow down and enjoy life.

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