30 December 2015

Shelfies 2015

I've got this little cornice shelf in the kitchen that I've had for years. After we moved in I didn't really do much with it, until Halloween, when I put out a printable, some owl candles and my thrifted pumpkin salt and pepper shakers. I didn't even take a photo of it, this is a screenshot from my Halloween decorations video.

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When Thanksgiving rolled around and I hosted a meal I decided to dress the shelf up again.

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I loved how it turned out and couldn't wait to decorate my little shelf for Christmas.

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Now that Christmas is over I've switched out the Christmas items for a New Year's Eve theme.

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This antique jar contains pieces of paper that we've added throughout the year, detailing our favourite moments. We'll go through it on New Year's Eve.

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Next to it is a mercury glass candle, and a plate to which I added a little string of bunting made from gold foil sheeting, with silver stickers saying 2016. You'll also spot a small gold clock button.

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The other end holds a photo of me and my cousin Di, whose birthday is on 1 January, and a clock and watch (both stopped at midnight) and an egg timer that I got out of the Pictionary box.

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I am now officially obsessed with shelf decor ideas!! I have so many planned for next year I'll probably be switching it out every two weeks or so. I already have my next shelf design planned (summer theme), so watch this space. I'll post each shelfie here, and then do another roundup at the end of 2016.


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4 comments:

  1. your ideas are limitless...so much creativity!

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