it’s hard to believe that summer is coming to a close. in some ways, this has been the slowest summer on record, for obvious reasons; but almost paradoxically it’s been one of the quickest. it’s hard to put into words everything that’s transpired over the past six months, so i won’t even try. all i will say is this: back in the spring, we promised style at a certain age would be fashion distraction, and we remain committed to that more than ever.
as absolutely bizarre as this summer has been, there have been a few bright spots. without even going to a movie theater, i found my favorite summer movie: Palm Springs with Andy Samberg. so smart. so funny. has anyone else seen it? if you’ve seen it too, let me know what you think of it in the comments.
with all that being said, usually at the end of the month, we round up our top 5 reader’s picks for that month. we’re going to do things a little differently. all this week, we’re going to repost our reader’s favorites from the months of May, June, July, and August. we’ve done our best to refresh all links, and in the cases where the items are sold out, we’ve provided you with similars. so without further ado, here’s your favorite post from May: a day in the life | my living room refresh.
throughout this year, we’ve introduced our a day in the life series where we give you regular updates and tours of my home. we’ve walked you through everything from my kitchen to my downstairs basement. we love interior design and decorating over here on the blog, and given how much time i’ve had at home lately, i decided to tweak my living and dining room. i’m a big believer in change and mixing things up. and an easy way to implement change is to start at home and rearrange things a bit. it feels good, i promise. so join us today and take a tour of my living room refresh.
today’s OOTD is perfect for spring or summer—indoors or out. i’ve got a pair of clean, riveria pants from Loft, i’m loving this floral ruffle shell, also from Loft. i love floral for spring and summer and have featured it extensively over the years. it never goes out of style, and it’s so easy to integrate into your wardrobe. whether through a pair of floral pants, floral dress, or a ruffle shell like the one i have on today, nothing says seasonal transition quite like floral.
i’m always tinkering with my home. i’m constantly moving furniture around and rearranging placement of everything from my art to lamps, vases, and plants. it’s amazing how even the most subtle changes to our living spaces can impact our mood for the better. a few months ago, i gave you all a tour of my living room. over the past few months, i’ve been playing around with things a bit and making a few tweaks that i wanted to share with you.
the biggest change i made was rearranging the furniture, and boy has it opened things up. things feel so much more open now, and i’m really enjoying what feels like extra space. i’ve also invested in a new dining room chandelier, which i’m loving. it gives the room a new feel, which amazes me. hard to believe sometimes how a little change can have such an effect.
chairs | table | chandelier | sideboard | sideboard lamps
i hope you enjoyed a glimpse of my living room update. in case you’re new to the blog or missed some of our entries into a day in the life series, make sure to check all of them out below.