Anne’s Attic – design Top 5 of 2015

Welcome! I am so glad to have you visit. Today I will be sharing my top 5 most viewed posts of 2015. Continue reading

A Romantic Christmas

Welcome everyone to the Creative Christmas linky party!  How fun is this to get to inside of everyone’s home at Christmas time. I love going for a drive and looking at the home’s that are already for Christmas. I love seeing their Christmas tree shinning through the front windows, and often wonder what it must look like inside. Continue reading

DETAILS, Details, details.

Good day to all, and welcome to my blog. Summer is surely about us and I hope that all of you have welcomed it with open arms. I am loving the beautiful fragrance as I work about in my little garden.

Outside entrance to my little nest.

Outside entrance to my little nest.

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Country Hutch Refreshed.

Hi everyone! Welcome to my blog!

I thought that I would take a minute to clear up something. Some of you call me Jo, and some Anne, well my name is Joanne and I always wanted to be called Anne (pronounced Annie), but know one ever did it was always Jo. So several years ago I has starting my own business and I decided to call it Anne’s Attic – design (what’s funny is that I live in a basement apartment). LOL Then I needed a name for my blog hence my business name. But whether you call me Jo, Anne, or Joanne or what ever I still will love you all the same, and I will be the same person.

On to better things.

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Here is a look of the rest of the changes that I have made in my home. This dress form will be receiving a new paint job. I’m not so big on the color, I have never painted fabric before but I think that this will be a good project to start with. What colors do think would be best? Help me out!

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My hutch got a good going over. I put my darling blue bread box on the bottom shelf with my small collection of scales. I really like the rusty bucket and the tin buckets it adds to the patina on the shelf.

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On the middle shelf is some old silver and a pottery honey pot. I like the look of the blue ball jars it add color.

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On the top of the hutch I’ve added a pine cone garland. I use this all year round. The cotton boles add some great texture and really shows off the grape wine wreath. I tipped the crown on its side just for added interest.

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I just love the little cow, he is there just for fun.

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Here is a picture of it all together. The pink chair is getting a new coat of white paint to.

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I hope that you have enjoyed some of the changes that I have made in the house. I pretty sure that in a few weeks I will have more, I change around my pretties quite often.

Have a beautiful day my dear friends!

((Warm Hugs))

Jo

A Badly Needed Up Date.

Hello everyone, so glad that you have come to see what I’ve been up to since Christmas. I’ve updated every room in my home one way or another. After Christmas came down this year I was very excited to start some new projects. First was getting the door that I showed last week settled in his new place.
Remake hot choc
Sit right back and have a cup of hot chocolate, while you read.

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The book case got the first update. I used most of my blue and white transfer ware on it. I like the blue back ground and this brought out the blues.

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I added and old black and white that my Dad took of an cute old mule, he is now head of the book case.

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More blue and white transfer ware with some cute little wooden hearts.

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Ta Da! all done. As you can see I have moved the sofa around some, it’s really funny but it has become a rule with me that when I move something major like my door I have to make more major moves, but I was ready for a change.

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I was really glad to change the mantle to something not so fluffy as the angel wings that I had on it for Christmas time. During the dark days of winter I use several small battery powered twinkle lights it gives a small home a little fun glow.

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Here it is all done.

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Here is the corner that the door was in. I put my big pink chair there. The fabric on the chair is starting to get thread barren so I’m thinking that I will to paint the fabric. If anyone has had experience with this please let me know how it turned out for you.

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I took most of the pictures off of this wall. I want to add some architectural pieces to it but I just haven’t found the right pieces yet.

BeFunky_remake books.jpgI love to use books for decorating, they had height and character to my displays.

BeFunky_remake fur.jpgI had this old coyote collar and it makes for a fun vignette. These pages from an old book are a great display that I hand tore  and wrapped some string around a glass vase. With a candle inside it really sparkles.

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I want to close with my darling Nordic twins. They are Swedish and Danish. The twin on the left is my Grandmother.

I have more to share with you but I will save those for later. I hope that you enjoyed some of my changes and that it gave you a little inspiration to help you change yours.

Have a great day doing some creating!

Hugs, Jo

Thank you dear friends!

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