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Sunday, March 13, 2011

Finally, Full Living Room Reveal!

GIVE AWAY!!!

I've been want to post pictures of everything I've changed in the living room, but I had an order of pillow covers that just never wanted to be delivered.  Then finally, they arrived!  Glad that's over.  I hate waiting for my orders to show up, the whole if and when can be a little unnerving. 

That is one nice thing about going shopping, you bring your purchases home the same day, but some times I find better deals online and some items you just can't buy at a chain store. 

Well, finally I  can show you what the downstairs looks like today!  Here are a few before to show you what I've changed exactly.  I really just wanted to tone down some of the red.  I still love red, and will continue to decorate with it, it will just be in smaller doses! 

Red curtains before, colorful pillows galore.

My big red ladies, sorry I was taking a picture of the trunk and I cut off their heads.  Oops!

Red prints that I bought to literally fill the space, I was never in LOVE with them.  They are not missed.

Last night before I went to bed I snapped this one.  Lighter curtains, and pillows.  I kept the red throw, cause it's too soft, and I didn't want to get rid of all the red.

I took this from the dining room, my red ladies have been replace by my barn photo collection.   Do you see my sad lone St. Patty's Day decoration over the fireplace?  Sad I know.

Then I decided to take a few shots this morning with natural light, and lets face it, I'm not a photographer.  I think I'm gonna have my dad take pictures of my house next time he visits so I can have some good ones!

Now the red prints have been replaced by pillow panels.  Cool, huh?  I love how they look like grain sacks.  I framed them in the same barn wood frames I used for the barn photos.  Still not loving the lay out on the buffet, but I'm working on it.

Here's the dining room, nothing has really changed in here.  I just wanted to give you a larger view with my new art work.

I'm so glad those dang pillow covers finally arrived so I could show you the entire room.  I'm going to have to work on my patience, turns out it's not a virture of mine!  Thanks for coming by! xx




12 comments:

Emily said...
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Emily said...

Turned out amazing! Love the pillows and the lighter curtains.
-emily
nestnestingnested.blogspot

lauren@WESTFURNITUREREVIVAL said...

your room turned out beautiful. love the red curtains..

Linda@Coastal Charm said...

Looking good...I like the lighter look...I'm also taking out some red in my nest too.

Blessings,
Linda

Deneen said...

Love the pictures!

Chandeen @ Designed by Chance said...

I love how you lightened up the living room. It looks great! The red curtains were nice, but the room looks bigger, cleaner and brighter with the lighter curtains. I also love that you have shades underneath them. I want to do that in my house too. Did you get that from Young House Love?

Tanyia said...

It looks great, so bright and alive!

♥ Miss Tea said...

You have a lovely home!! i also love red and i do agree sometimes when I put too much red especially on valentine's day and Christmas but i love it anyway, I do love the artworks you got on the wall, the st.patty's decoration on your fireplace isn't sad at all! was thinking making it last week but other projects always get in the way *sigh*. Lovely dining room too, i wish my house is as big as yours and as lovely! i think you took a lovely pictures! x

Pam @ Our Adventures in Home Improvement said...

Tammy, everything looks so nice! I love the new drapes and new accessories. Well done!

Pam

Sonya@Beyond the Screen Door said...

So bright and airy, Tammy! Everything looks so pretty. The new drapes made such a difference. I like it!

Jennifer said...

LOVE the drapes! and the pillow covers! It looks great Tammy! =) Congrats on your fab new living room decor!

xoXOxo
Jenn @ Peas & Crayons

Donnie said...

Everything looks Fabulous dahling!

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