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Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Unveiling the Living Room Now

Now, you know I can't stop once I'm on a roll, right? Okay then, once I put the covers on I noticed that there was a bit too much white in the room in that area. I love white and love those curtains, but it needed some color behind that sofa. I then put up the curtains I talked about here. I like it much better and will even more once I can get that Solartube in the ceiling. (I'm saving for it!) But before I show you the big photos of the sofa I thought I'd show you the fabric, texture and makeup of the slipcover up close.

So here is the room now. The curtains have a color in them that makes the red Thomasville chair go with it even if the photo looks odd. Colors aren't exactly true on monitors as much as in person.


And I also put this pillow that I bought at Ethan Allen 15 years ago back on the sofa. I like a mixture of pillows on my sofa and don't think it's too formal to put on there. Even if it is formal, I like it and that's what matters. :-)
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16 comments:

  1. Looks so very lovely and bright and cheerful.

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  2. Connie...everything looks just lovely and I do like the curtains you have up now - love the pattern and color behind your newly white sofa!!

    :-)

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  3. Love the way the new slipcover looks, Connie. So often, when one new thing enters a room, we have to tweak the rest of the room. I love what you've done.

    xo
    Claudia

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  4. Very loverly, Connieness! Have a wonderful day.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

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  5. what a beautiful living room, the decor is just too good, i love the beautiful and color cushions that you have placed on the sofas and i think they are the things to add life to the whole decor!!

    Annie's Online Store

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  6. Lovely, Connie!~ I like the bright crispness of white too.

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  7. Your room looks so bright and cheerful. I know you love it. I just love seeing all the different tastes us bloggers have...one seems more beautiful than the one before it. Beautiful room.

    I lost part of my blogroll when I was playing around on my blog...:((
    I am searching for Lynn at The Vintage Nest...do you know her adress?
    Thanks, sweetie..

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  8. love the room, simply love it. You are such an inspiration to me. Someday, when all this is taken care of and I have my own place, it will be frou frou galour! And pinks and purples everywhere! Right now, i am taking care of mom, we just became a hospice family.

    I hope you are having a lovely day!

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  9. I bet your happy to finally get your slipcover (; Thanks for stopping by to visit and just wanted to tell you I still like my other bedding its just nice to have a change!

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  10. Love the new slipcover and look! I just revealed my guest room today too. One room down, about 4 to gooooooooooooo!

    Jillian

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  11. Great makeover to accent your new sofa cover'

    Hugs,
    Penny

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  12. Oh how I'd love to come curl up on your pretty sofa and have a looong sistah talk with you!!

    That pink bottle you commented on in my mirror pic is a Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic perfume bottle. I believe it came from Target about 4 years ago. I've only seen a few of them online since then.

    Love you,
    Stephanie
    Angelic Accents

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  13. Oh my gosh! I want slipcovers for my sofa so bad I can taste it!!!!!!! I would just love to snuggle up there it looks so pretty and comfy!
    Hugs,
    Olivia

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  14. A 15-year old pillow! And together with the curtains made the room look wonderfully cheerful! Good job!

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  15. I love the room!! Very pretty!! I think you are right about stay at home women are the happiest. I was able to do that for three years in my life and those were my happiest years!! I can't wait to retire!!

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