Friday, August 26, 2011

Coffee Candles

Many of you have asked about how my master bedroom project is coming along.  Thank you so much for checking in on my hot mess of a project!  I’m just about finished and pictures are soon to come.  Don’t worry, you know I will show you all the new details :-)  I will peak your interest by saying that I love e-v-e-r-y-t-h-i-n-g about my new closet and bedroom!!!!

For now though, I have a different project I want to share with you.  When I was redoing the master bedroom I had this “brilliant” idea to rearrange the furniture.  (Why do I have to do every project all at the same time?! I annoy myself sometimes!)  Anyways, I moved the wicker furniture out of the solarium (just an overly-fancy word for a glassed-in porch; I have no idea why it needs to be called this), and moved some other wooden furniture onto the porch. 

Here is the empty corner of a sideboard on the porch.  The other side has plants on it.  To fill the blank space on the left side of the sideboard, I had another free project up my sleeve ;-)DSC05807-2
Since our Christmas party last year I have had some decaf (yuck!) coffee beans sitting in the pantry.  Because they’re decaf so old, we have no use for the beans anymore. 

Soooooooo time to clean out the pantry & decorate!

I took two glass vases that I had buried in dust under the wicker furniture sitting around, filled them with the coffee beans, and put a candle in the middle.  DSC05808-2DSC05809-2DSC05811-2
Easy!

Cheap!

Cleaner pantry & vases!

The porch smells so delicious when the sun hits it.  This may be more of a fall decoration, but fall is just around the corner so I think it’s ok to slowly start turning my house into an autumn wonderland.  I mean, it’s insanely hot in Houston still; so cut me some slack and let this gal dream about cooler weather with the sweet smell of warm coffee :-)

9 comments:

Lindsay said...

What a fun idea! You are always so creative!

Jennifer said...

Simple and cute -- love it!

Cassie said...

Looks great! I did this with potpourri a few weeks ago for our master bedroom and I love it.

Jamie said...

A friend of mine did this for her wedding - her colors were brown and blue and the coffee was SO perfect. Deliciously scented too!

Joy said...

Love this look. I've also heard of using dried beans, too. But, I bet the coffee beans also give a hint of a wonderful aroma. =)

Carmie of the Single Nester said...

I have done this before. Nothing like the smell of coffee beans!

Mrs Pancakes said...

That's a great way to reuse something! That looks awesome:-)

An Irish Italian Blessing said...

Super cute and creative idea! I loooove the smell of coffee so this is totally for me

Doreen said...

Adorable blog name and blog! I also love.love.love coffee! I create many altered art projects with a coffee theme. Hope you can come visit and have a cup or two with me...
http://altered-artworks.blogspot.com

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