Sep 25, 2011

Bookcase Makeover

I just want to take a moment to thank all of you who have recently told me that you read my blog... it's nice to know someone is! Not that I'm trying to make it big-time or anything, but it's just nice knowing someone somewhere reads the stuff I put on here.

Now, the good stuff.

So. Eric and I have lived in our house just about a year now. Which is crazy. I feel like it has taken us a whole year to actually make our house look relatively good, BUT there are about a million things that we still want to do. Which leads me to the bookcase.

This is the first thing that I have re-done. I decorated it once when we moved in and last week I decided I needed to re-do it. Why? Well, I just threw some crap up there when I started... and that's what it looked like. Plus, I had been looking at some pictures of bookcases via Pinterest, and let's just say all the fancy-pants decorators bookcases didn't look anything like mine.

Here is what it looked like the first time I arranged things:



Totally fine. Ok. But it just didn't make me happy. After reading this article by one of my favorite bloggers, I decided to restyle. Here is what it looks like now:




Some of my favorite little vignettes:





One last before and after:

3 comments:

  1. very cute! and just for the record, i love reading your blog and i read every single little word you write ... so keep it up!

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  2. Looks so good Ashley!! A small change did make such a difference, you're so creative! And we also have that cute picture of you guys in our lil' board. :)

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  3. i read it too, ashley! well done! :)

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