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Discussion in 'The Hens' Nest' started by Honey, Feb 4, 2014.

  1. Comet

    Comet Instigator

    I have a fake leather white headboard I got got cheap on Amazon if you want to try something similar, let me see if I can find it in my history.

    Eta: this one. Bought it Jan 2016 and it has held up perfectly.
  2. CoolWife

    CoolWife Chicken

    Thanks! I was looking at similar ones today.
  3. Erie

    Erie Florida AF

    We are still missing two chairs but we got the table and four chairs put together!! Can’t wait for the rug to arrive in a couple weeks!

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  4. Lh718

    Lh718 Chicken

    Told P I narrowed it down to 2 choices for the new bed. He was not impressed.

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  5. Comet

    Comet Instigator

    Hey @TaterTot, LH found some tax-deductible new furniture for you.
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  6. DaleBrennan

    DaleBrennan Chicken

    Not decor, but how do you make your house smell good? We're home after nearly 3 weeks away and our house smells...fusty. Like my toddler and dogs were here alone for 3 weeks.

    I'd normally open the windows to air it out but it's literally over 90 degrees and soupy outside. I have candles and those wallflower things, but I'm about to heat some cinnamon and vanilla over the stove or something, lol.

    I have mild bad-house-smelling anxiety, too.
  7. Canaligator

    Canaligator Barbie Police

    I don’t react well to many scents but I like the glade plug-in with the “clean linen” scent - it takes away the cooped up scent without smelling perfumey.
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  8. CoolWife

    CoolWife Chicken

    Boiling water with cinnamon in it helps a lot too. If you can find the source (I know) put some open baking soda and it’ll help a little too.
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  9. HBC

    HBC Chicken

    Odoban spray refreshes upholstery and carpets better than febreeze, imo
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  10. whatchyagonnado

    whatchyagonnado Chicken

    Make snickerdoodle cookies! Idk how *long* it will help but then you can be sad with your cookies!
  11. RoryGilmore

    RoryGilmore Chicken

    Mrs. Meyers Clean Day has a small line of room freshener sprays that rock. I picked up two at Target. The scent lasts for a surprisingly long time, and it’s not as obvious or fake-smelling as a standard aerosol air freshener.
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  12. Erie

    Erie Florida AF

    Somebody tell me if these light green napkins clash with the palm leaf rug.


    Close up of the actual setting:

  13. deet

    deet Chicken

    I think it looks very coastal cool.
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  14. Zombie Llama

    Zombie Llama Ain't no corn bitch

    They seem a bit sage-y to me for that carpet.
  15. CoolWife

    CoolWife Chicken

    They work but bright lime would work better.
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  16. HBC

    HBC Chicken

    Could you lay one on the rug? I think the greens may be in too different of families.
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  17. Comet

    Comet Instigator

    I think you can find something better.
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  18. hellohelloagain

    hellohelloagain Chicken

    I think it's far enough away from the rug that it looks complimentary instead of being matchy matchy. Like deet said, coastal vibes.
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  19. fantasynerd

    fantasynerd Extra Extra

    Maybe? But I wouldn’t have thought of it if you didn’t specifically ask, especially if it was in person.
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  20. Erie

    Erie Florida AF

    The napkins are definitely sage-y and the carpet is shades of green and teal.


    I asked our friends who came over for dinner and they said they would never have noticed and it seems fine? I feel like brighter or lime-r green would be too much. These were really cheap too and not returnable so that’s likely factoring into my decision making.
  21. CoolWife

    CoolWife Chicken

    Oh, well totes keep using them! They def work fine.
  22. whatchyagonnado

    whatchyagonnado Chicken

    I like the sage! I feel like it pulls the lighter ends of the leaf and really balances the lime and teal. Looks very purposeful and harmonious to me!
  23. A. Ham

    A. Ham Chicken

    I like them.
  24. Honey

    Honey Historian Staff Member

    It’s good. Tonally, they don’t clash, and they don’t match TOO closely. If you do decide you want something with more punch down the line, I’d go with something in the yellow/orange/coral range rather than trying to match the lime.
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  25. TaterTot

    TaterTot Rulebitch

    Are they out all the time? As in, do you keep your table set for the look of it? If so, replace with something less banquet-reception-y. If only for seated dinners and then right into the wash, these are more than fine.
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