Did you guess what it is? I guess the post title sort of gave it away huh? Santa somehow fit a 9 x 11 ft. rug down the chimney. Those who have been around this little blog for a while may remember that my hub sort of ruined my old rug.
I had planned to paint the old rug to cover the stain, but I changed my mind when I (yeah, I helped Santa out this year) found this rug at Lowe's for $169. It looks and feels like a natural fiber rug, but it's actually polypropylene. It's an Allen + Roth indoor/outdoor rug, but it looks too nice to use outside. It really is perfect for a dining area that gets used as much as ours does. It's stain resistant - enough said! The pictures don't really do it justice. I resolve to learn how to take better pictures in the new year.
We had breakfast in the dining room on Christmas morning.
When the dishes were cleared, I was left with a simple centerpiece that will probably stay until February.
I still have most of my Christmas decor out, and I have no plans to put it away until after the new year. What about you? Do you still have your tree up or did you put everything away already? I hope you all had a wonderful holiday weekend! I hope to be back with a year in review post, but in case I sink deeper into my life of