Using a China Hutch in the Living Room

I have the most adorable, shabby chic china hutch that I bought at a garage sale. I’ve moved it from my kitchen to my dining room and back again over the past year. Finally, I decided to try it in my living room. It’s a perfect fit for an awkward area.

 

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I had already added new glass knobs and a burlap top. I accessorized it with some of my favorite things; a set of vintage books, pebbles, seashells, old b&w pictures, and my two favorite cloches. It ended up being more of a “curated” look, rather than decorated, which I love.

 

 

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It has a fall feel to it, but in a more gentle way than bright orange and yellow. I might add some bold leaves as they begin to change. However, for now, it has a calm feel to it that is a perfect inspiration for the pursuit of simplicity.

 

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The texture is what keeps it interesting.

 

 

 

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The fun part is that we can keep adding found objects such as acorns, fossils, and leaves as we gather them on our nature walks.

I think my petite hutch has settled into it’s home, at last.

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