Coming in for a Landing - a quick before and after

How about a super quick before and after this fine Thursday?

A few weekends ago, I was on a mission to get stuff done.  Not that I normally am not ... I'm always doing something around the house.  But this particular Saturday was super warm, which meant the kids went outside to play, so I had the house to myself.  I decided to tackle a project that's been on my list: the upstairs landing.  

Yawnsville, right?  But it's a neat little nook right outside the hall bathroom and was crying out for something fun.  I decided to do a mini picture wall and happened to have four black frames with white mats on hand.  So I played around with the frames until I found an arrangement that I liked and ... voila!

I wanted a mix of prints and photos in this spot.  I found a black and white wedding picture and popped that in the 4x6 frame.  I had an extra 8x10 black and white of the kids from a few years ago and put that in the large frame.  The calla lily print used to be in our bathroom in the old house.  I found a cute silhouette of a cat in a magazine and thought it was a little nod to Coco, so I added that to the last frame.  Anyway, here's the finished arrangement:

I can't tell you the difference this makes in that spot!  I'm thinking I will finally cover that lampshade with fabric - a project that I have been meaning to do for a year! I even have the fabric ready to go.   

See you swoon,


  1. Adorable! I love the interesting mix of photos and prints. Great job!

  2. So cute! Little stuff like that in my house makes me so happy :)

  3. Looks great Shanna! Such a big difference the frames make :)

    Abbey x

  4. Such soothing colors...what a feel good space!