Pink and White Outdoor Chevron Rugs–You Had Me At Hello

Purple porch makeover

You Had Me At Hello
It was love at first sight when I found these pink and white chevron rugs by designer Annie Selke on the Dash and Albert website last spring. I was in the middle of planning a spring porch makeover and was looking for colorful outdoor rugs to complement my purple wicker chairs, gemstone colored pillows, and colorful accessories. So the moment I saw these pink and white beauties I threw down my money and did a happy dance. The rugs were on back order but that was fine; it was early in the season so I had plenty of time to pull my porch together.

But my happy dance was short lived when the estimated delivery date for my order was delayed until June, and then delayed again until July, and then again in August. I considered cancelling my order and began a search for a suitable replacement but I couldn’t find anything else that rocked my world. So I waited, and waited, and waited for my rugs to arrive, and pulled my porch together without the rugs. It was a nice makeover, but the porch looked unfinished without the rugs.

You Complete Me
Last week my rugs finally arrived so I swept the porch, dusted the furniture, cleaned the cushions, ran out to a nursery and picked up a few flowers and planted them in colorful pots and finally–FINALLY–my porch makeover is complete. This makeover was a long time coming but oh so worth the wait. Dash and Albert, rugs you complete me. Here are a few more pictures.

Purple porch makeover

Purple porch makeover

Purple porch makeover

Aren’t these pink and white chevron rugs the bomb?

14 Comments on Pink and White Outdoor Chevron Rugs–You Had Me At Hello

  1. Pat
    August 11, 2013 at 1:27 pm (4 years ago)

    You’ve done a beautiful job.

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  2. Cindy D.
    August 11, 2013 at 7:58 pm (4 years ago)

    Ah, that’s lovely! What a wonderful pop of additional color. So cheery and bright!

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  3. elenacaravela
    August 12, 2013 at 2:52 am (4 years ago)

    The rug really does bring everything together beautifully.

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  4. apuginthekitchen
    August 13, 2013 at 11:01 pm (4 years ago)

    So pretty just seeing your lovely colorful porch make me happy!

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  5. The Renegade Seamstress
    August 14, 2013 at 2:38 pm (4 years ago)

    I pretty sure I need you to come to my house and give it some color! You always amaze me with your color choices. Works EVERY time!!!

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    • afternoonartist
      August 19, 2013 at 3:15 pm (4 years ago)

      Thanks, Beth. Let me know when you want me to drop by, LOL!

      Reply

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