Thursday, August 30, 2012

New Décor

Over the past two months, we have accomplished quite a bit around the house. While the grass has not grown in thick and lush in our rocky topsoil (go figure) the main floor is mostly painted and cuartain-ed (or would it be draped?). The living room curtains have a bit of shimmer and are the perfect icing on the cake.

The living room color is called ‘Underseas’ and I don’t think I can describe it any other way. We painted the kitchen and breakfast area a couple of shades lighter to brighten it up a bit, and I really love how it turned out.

The dining room, sans table and chairs, may be my favorite in terms of décor thus far. The wall color is called 'Labradorite', after the deep blue gemstone of the same name. I adore the contrasting color of the rug (which I found deeply discounted on Gilt a few weeks ago) and the crisp white curtains to frame the windows.  What do you think?

The most recent addition to the dining room is the beautiful china cabinet my mom brought to us when she visited from Memphis a few weekends ago. The cabinet, which my parents bought 33 years ago, survived the trip in the back of a moving van and matches perfectly with the wood finish of the floors. (Thanks Mom!) We quickly filled it with our wedding china and a few other keepsakes from friends and family. All the room needs now is a table and chairs in time for Thanksgiving!