Welcome to the first Saturday in February! I’m making a few small changes in my house this year. The first change was painting the sitting room a warmer color. The second thing is creating a cozy entryway that’s also welcoming.
Today is “Cozy Living Saturday” with my blogging friends. We’re each sharing what we’re doing this month to create coziness in our lives. For me, it’s the addition of a new wooden bench and glass-door cabinet for the entry.
The new bench is from Birch Lane and was my Christmas gift from my hubby. We moved the upholstered chair that used to be in the entryway to one of the bedrooms. That left a blank spot that needed to be filled in order to create a cozy entryway.
The textured gray pillows are from my favorite local shop, Cocoon in Geneva, Illinois. The little shelf underneath gives me a new place to stack some of my favorite books. I really have too many books but hate to give any of them up.
It took me a while to find the right cabinet to go on the wall next to the bench. I found an Amish style cabinet for $700 but didn’t want to spend that much money, so I opted for the glass-doored cabinet in drift gray from Wayfair.
I’m still working on what to put inside the cabinet. I need to do some rearranging in a few other cabinets first.
I’m sure I’ll change things around on the top of the cabinet too, but for now, I like the little landscape painting on its petite easel.
My houseplants are still doing great. The sansaveria on the cabinet is really easy to grown, and my philodendron on the floor is still doing great after moving it back indoors after the summer. I might put a different plant in the bird cage.
So that’s my little update to the entryway. Now be sure to see what my friends have going on this month at the links below!