chinese fire drill

 There's nothing like a housewalk to get my decorating juices flowing!
Yesterday my husband I toured several houses
on the West Central Neighborhood Association Housewalk.

When I got home, I thought about this floor lamp
which I had recently moved into the dining area of our kitchen.
Something wasn't "quite" right.
Then I remembered the oak-based floor lamp
that was standing behind my recliner in the living room.
It would be perfect here beside our oak step-back cupboard!
It is!
I couldn't wait to take a decent picture in the daylight.
No sir-ee.
We bought the oak floor lamp at a garage sale.
I'm not sure where the brass one came from.
After church, the brass one is going upstairs beside my bed.
The one that is currently there will be moved to the spot behind my recliner.
Kind of a Chinese fire-drill!
(Is that a politically correct phrase?)


  1. Ha good switcheroo that lamps looks great there!! :) I love every once in a while looking around my house and seeing how I can change it up some times a change is just the thing we need :) ~Love Heather

  2. Changing things can give us a whole new perspective and a different attitude about our home sweet home.

    Enjoy the new look ~ FlowerLady

  3. It is fun to move things around once in awhile isn't it? Gives things a new look without spending a penny. Now thats frugal!


  4. I so enjoy your thrifty decorating! It is so homey and warm! Beth K.

  5. Thank you, Beth! Your feedback is affirming. "Homey and warm" is exactly what I hope people sense when they visit us!

  6. Well, I don't know about politically correct, Rebecca, but the switch is really cute! Thanks for giving us a glimpse into your cozy, charming home! I, too, come home from house tours (a little inspired to recreate some of the things that I can do to make my home more lovely. Good going!!

  7. It's always fun to switch things around for a new (free!) look. It looks great.


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