House of Brinson

10 Things I Loved in September

How has September been going for you? It’s been rough for a lot of us, those who lived through hurricane devastation this month. First Harvey in Houston, then Irma in the islands and Florida. I can only hope things will be alright for them.

Fall is essentially here. My favorite season. Cool weather. Crisp air. Perfect for hot drinks, like coffee and tea. Actually hot coffee paired with cookies fresh out of the oven. That smell is heaven. Earlier at work today, my co-worker made some coffee for clients in the showroom, which coincidentally coincided¬†with one of our sales rep bringing in hot cookies. (Granted, they were from McDonald’s, but still it counts as it smelled amazing.) Why isn’t this scent a candle? I’d buy that any day over apples, pumpkin pie and vanilla. I’m adding that to the list of things I loved this month. Here’s more:

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One Room Challenge: Spring of 2017

Every year there’s a contest where 20 blogger get together for a contest. A contest to make over at least one room in 6 weeks! Can you imagine the stress? I’m a slight prostincator, so, yeah, I’m imagining that.

One Room Challenge. 20 Bloggers. 6 weeks.

But, man, are the results worth it! Sometimes we all need that push to get a room done and get some of that eye candy in our homes. Here’s a few of my favorites:

Not only do I love the blue and gray color combination done by Censtational Girl, I’m dying over that corner fireplace. And her lumbar pillow. And her ceiling light fixture… click here for more.

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