Finds For The House

 

With Amazon Prime day here I wanted to share some of my favorite finds for the house….like this 3 Pack Macrame Plant Hanger with three different sized from small to large. I currently have my boston fern in the largest one and I’m still deciding on what plant to put in the smaller ones.

I bought this set of 4 JUMMICO Metal Dining Chairs that are stackable back in March and we really love them. They are really sturdy, awesome quality and the price is affordable. I prefer metal chairs when you have kids because I swear the older kids broke like 5 chairs and I decided I did not want wood ones anymore.

I started about a month ago using pillowcases to help my hair and found these Bedsure Satin Pillowcase for Hair and Skin, they come in a 2 pack and I bought the king size ones. I wish I had bought them sooner. They also seem to help me feel cool on hot summer nights.

This Jerrybox Vanity Organizer, 360° Rotating Adjustable Makeup Storager has been the best thing I bought for storing my skincare, make up and brushes. I love being able to spin it around and you can adjust the shelves to fit different size products. I keep all my brushes on and store some jewelry and sample size products in the top.

I am always taking the kids to the beach or the park and I like having containers to put there lunch or snacks in. These Bento Lunch Box’s are the ones we are currently using and they come as a 2 pack ( pink and green ) with little forks also.

I just recently ordered the Ninja Nutri Ninja Personal Blender. I make protein smoothies almost every day and my blender pitcher broke and a replacement was about the same cost of buying this. I actually prefer this blender for smoothies over the regular blender I had. I read it is great for jucinging but have not tried it yet.

Lastly I wanted to share this Bissell 3624 SpotClean Professional Portable Carpet Cleaner because it has been a lifesaver and amazing on large rugs or even small rugs and if you have messy little ones and pets. I use this on our living room sectional and it cleans it so well. Definitely the best cleaning product I purchased.

 
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Sitting Room & IKEA's STOCKSUND Sofa Review

 
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I wanted to share a little review on IKEA’s STOCKSUND sofa today.

I do not think they have this dark gray fabric cover anymore but a lighter version and some other designs.

We bought this sofa before Weston was born. In February 2018. We have had it for over a year now and we really like it. It is deep and comfortable and I like how you can remove the covers.

We had a smaller sofa here before and we are always in here so we went for a larger sofa and this one fit well in this space.

I did finally take the wall art off. I’m not sure if I will put it back up or do something different.

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Although I do not wash the covers often. it is a lot of work. I prefer to keep a blanket on top and vacuum the cushions and under them about once or twice a month. Sometime I just wash the bottom cushion covers. They take a long time to dry and they need to air dry.

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My husband put the sofa together and it did not take him long at all.

The rug was purchased from Target online. I do regret buying it. It does not look like this anymore and you can not see the design at all and it looks matted down. The IKEA rugs I have held up better. Eventually I will be buying something better. You can find the rug here.

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Here it is all put together for the first time. Harper was excited to test it out.

We ended up taking the tall shelf out and replacing it with a smaller, shorter one. The TV is now on the wall also.

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Here is real life after having a baby. It is much cleaner now minus the toys and books everywhere and we did get a ceiling fan for this space. You can see that post here.

We are very happy with this sofa. If you are on a tight budget and need a good sized comfortable sofa this is a great one. It is also nice to take naps on.

I will share another post on some updates on this space and about our new floors soon. I still need to finish the gallery wall by the TV and the area above the sofa.

Thank you for reading!

 
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April Finds

 
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I recently went to my sister’s open studio in Elliot, Maine and along with her beautiful handmade ceramics she had other vendors selling goods like this watercolor print.

I fell in love with this print when I saw it on her instagram post about the event. So I had to get one. I still need to find the right frame for it. I was thinking a thin wood frame.

This print is by the artist Leah Bares from Violette Tide Studios

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I also recently found this cute coolor tote at Target on clearance for $2.98. I love having these for baseball games, trips to the park or when I take the kids on a long drive.

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I also picked up these mini pictures for my gallery wall in the kitchen/sitting area. I have been collecting small art to cover the wall around the tv.

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These cute mini wall hangings were only a $1.80 at Target. They are magnetic and also can hold some faux flowers or maybe pencils.

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My sister gifted this hanging planter to me. You can visit Elizabeth Benotti Ceramics to see all her handmade ceramics.

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She gifted this to Weston for his first birthday and its so soft and she knows how much we love camping. This is by The Bee & The Fox.

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and this super cute and large tea towel was also a gift. It would make a great wall hanging also! you can find these here at Hearth and Harrow

I am working on finishing my craft/workspace to share soon. I have more home projects in the works.

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