Still on a Decorating Tear

Decorating is so frustrating. Because of time and budget, I have to do things a little bit at a time, and it seems like I never finish ANYTHING. Progress so far:

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I found this amazing fabric for my dining room curtains. My husband’s work wife made them for me and they are unbelievably gorgeous.

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This is the cushion fabric for the two 30 year old wicker chairs sitting on either side of my blue sideboard. My husband’s work wife made the cushions, too. I could’ve made them, but it would’ve taken me forever. She’s a professional, so yeah.

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All I need to do is paint the room and it’ll be finished (except for the table which I hope to have by Christmas. Whit is building it.) This Benjamin Moore Soft Marigold. I love it so. Reminds me of Creamsicles which I think is awesome for a dining room.

 

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Then on to the master bedroom and bathroom. I’ve struggled with this room for ages. I’ve been looking for curtain fabric and nothing inspired me until yesterday. I hit the buy button so fast I got windburn.

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Still don’t know about the bedroom color. It will be either Primavera or Mesclun green. I love them both. The master bath, which is next door is Iceberg, so either will  coordinate.

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What do y’all think? I’m so close yet so far away. We have to focus on stuff like electrical and plumbing and I just want to make it pretty. *le sigh* We need a bathroom vanity and I’m torn. The one I actually want is like $1800. Yeah. So that’s not going to happen. Will probably get this one from Ikea.

I want that mirror, but it wouldn’t work with my light fixture, plus my wall studs are totally in the wrong place.

And, of course the piece de resistance in my bathroom, this shower curtain which I showed y’all before. 920b1788fd5b4ac6afd671bb5dfdb46f.jpg

Then I’ll be done…if I don’t change my mind first.

 

 

Me and My Kitchen

The hubster and I are gradually getting back into decorator mode. It’s taking forever to paint our bathroom, but I’m getting there. My kitchen is battleship gray with tired (poorly painted) white cabinets. (See below). It really needs a gut and replace, but that so isn’t going to happen anytime soon. I want to paint them, but we’ve been debating a color for a while now. I think I’ve found it: RED. I know it sounds crazy, but they really look cool. Red paint is a bit of a pain. It takes a lot of coats to get it opaque, but with proper priming I think we can get a good look. I love that cool rail detail just below them. That would be great for hanging towels, or kitchen hardware. I’m really excited. I’ll keep you posted.