{october 6} happy corners of our home

ok, this is crazy.

today started out with a list of things i needed to get done in my head, but i felt led to go to IKEA.

seriously, like drop everything, get in the car and go.

i had one thing i knew i needed to get and one that i quickly looked for online.

rarely, do i just wander through IKEA. i get overloaded and usually end up with too much in my cart. when i shop {for almost anything} i have a list and a plan.

so, i found out where i needed to pick up the big items and headed through the maze.

i got my first item and put it on the crazy driving trolley thing.

then, i went to find the other item.

i couldn’t make up my mind on which color i wanted, so i decided to walk away and think about it. i also needed help loading it onto the trolley thing, so i started to look for help.

then i spotted it in the “as is” area…the item i was looking for…in one of the colors i was choosing from…at a highly discounted price…and it was already put together!

done.

i was led.

seriously, even in things as trivial as furniture and home design we can be led.

stop and listen when your head is having trouble making a decision.

sometimes you need to walk away.

you will be guided.

i was guided to this chair, that makes this a new happy corner of our home!

october 6

  • vintage map: goodwill
  • quilt and plaid throws: goodwill
  • picnic baskets: value village
  • thermos: value village
  • rug: rugs.com
  • chair: IKEA
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7 thoughts on “{october 6} happy corners of our home

  1. kateforddalgleish says:

    I absolutely love it! Totally inspiring. I can’t wait until have enough of a deposit and can finally stop staring at magnolia walls of our rented house and built our special family home the way we want it! Xx

  2. Chika Gujarathi says:

    I love to hit the thrift stores for accessories and then splurge on a big statement piece to bring it all together. the chair looks great. And Ikea is definitely a lovely maze that can get totally overwhelming.

  3. Mara Frey says:

    This corner is my favorite so far! My Chair is a coral color, totally relating to your find! Sometimes the best treasures find you.

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