Good morning! Yesterday I spent time finishing up my space for the April Sweet Clover sale and wanted to share it with you. The last few months have been hectic to say the least between juggling a 25-30 hour a week job, shopping and painting for my space, getting ready for baby, and being mom to two busy kids. I finished up my job a few weeks ago and had much more time to get myself ready for this weekend’s sale, and I am so happy that the space really looks much more like I want it to now. This month it’s all about blues and greens with natural elements as well as a lighter colors, and it really suits my style so much more than it has yet this year. I am excited to share it with you today! Additionally this weekend is Market Days at Sweet Clover and there will be several more vendors outside selling vintage and handmade goods as well, and we have a new vendor upstairs selling nursery, baby and kids’ items, so I am particularly excited about that. If you’re local it’s totally worth checking out!
Let’s dive into my space this month!
As you can see right from the entry, I’ve tried to set the mood with blues and greens and seascapes, a bit ocean inspired overall. Last week I got a bit crafty and added pom poms and tassels to belly baskets. They make great planters, and I am also making one to use as nursery storage.
The black hutch at the front of the space has been styled with blue and white vintage fish dishes as well as vintage green glass goblets.
I love these vintage glasses…. the shorter stem on them makes them more bull-in-china-shop-friendly. 😉 Also, I dusted, but apparently missed that shelf. Don’t judge.
In the center of my space, I’ve placed the white and gold midcentury dresser I showed you recently. I knew when I finished it that I wanted it in the center to keep the vibe lighter.
I staged the top of this piece with blues and natural browns to help bring in some of the wood pieces in my space as well.
I also recently found these gorgeous vintage planters and added them to the top of this dresser.
All of these colors help bring in the blue dressers that are there from last month with the vignettes each of those have styled on their surfaces.
One of my favorite things to do to get more into a space as well as draw the eye up is to work vertically. I almost always stack pieces of furniture. You should have seen me and Chris stacking these a week and a half ago… me with my big belly getting in the way! It was worth it though as I love how this wall looks with the navy sideboard over the gray neoclassical sideboard.
I wanted to keep the styling on the surface of the blue dresser pretty light and airy and also with a nice contrast to the navy to catch the eye. I used a collection of whites and light neutrals with milk glass to achieve that.
I am finding myself drawn to fun accessories lately as well and am thinking of adding vintage jewelry to the space. This purse caught my eye with its stone beading. Emmy wanted me to keep it. 😉
Last weekend I found a vintage ship needlepoint and I love that it complements my paintings well.
I also found this sweet little desert planter. They don’t always sell well here because Frederick isn’t exactly desert style, but I sure do love it.
I’ll be adding a few plants to the space as well on Friday morning, but it was too cold this week to bring them over just yet.
If you are local, be sure to visit this weekend for loads of vintage and artisanal shopping!
Sweet Clover Barn Market Days, April 20-22
4051 Stanford Ct. Frederick MD (directions here)
Friday & Saturday 9-5, Sunday 11-4