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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The Chair Switcharoo



When we painted the kitchen and family room a few weeks ago I took the slipcovered wingback chairs that were in this room (you can see photos of this room with those chairs here) I decided to try switching the sets of chairs because I really liked how the slipcovered ones looked against the new darker gray mantel in the family room. So, I ended up moving these ones in here.  I think it looks a little bit dull right now with the autumn decor in there but I think I will really like it once we add some greenery in there for Christmas! And then I have some other greenery we usually have out the rest of the year. So, all in all, I am happy with the switch and I can't wait to show you this room again in a few weeks when we get it ready for Christmas!










Source List: 

Wall Color - Soft Chamois by Benjamin Moore
Sofa - by Lee Industries (was purchased for 1/3 the retail price 7 years ago)
Tufted Chairs - TJMaxx
Trunk - Found at an antique shop in Ashville, NC about 9 years ago
Small Gold Mirror - house warming gift from years ago
Mirror above Fireplace - family antique
Rug - Remnant from Lowe's
Side Table - also a gift from about 7 years ago, was from an antique shop in Camden, SC
Drapery Panels - Ritva Panels from IKEA
Curtain Rods - Lowe's
Zebra Pillow - I made them from fabric that was given to me about 7 years ago
Faux Cowhide Pillows - World Market
Antlers on the mantel - World Market
Wheat on mantel - I bundled it together from some wheat stalks I found at Hobby Lobby about 7 or 8 years ago
White Pumpkins - Savvy
Cable Knit Pillows - Birch Lane
Plaid Pillows - Target
In Everything Give Thanks Chalkboard Print - Dear Lillie


I hope you all have a fabulous Wednesday! I'll be back later this week with our hot cocoa station.


10 comments:

  1. danke für die bilder und inspirationen!!! einen schönen mittwoch wünscht angie aus deutschland

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  2. I am happy when you show this room particularly since my 1979 house has all stained woodwork. Love the plaid pillow. What do you do to save your dry hydrangeas each season?

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    1. Thank you! I just get them form the farmers market and put them in a vase that has water and they dry that way (I am not sure exactly how). I think maybe the trick is not cutting them until they've started drying a bit, but I honestly don't know.

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  3. Beautiful room-so warm and cozy and all the feelings fall brings. The cowhide pillows add that little extra rustic feel to your chairs- perfect mix! Thank you for sharing :)

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  4. Please NEVER paint the woodwork in this gorgeous room. The chairs look perfect here and I can just imagine a burning fire or candlelight dancing as I am curled up reading a great book or surfing blogs on a cold rainy morning ----- my most favorite thing to do in my New England home.
    You have transformed your new house into a loved home.
    Thanks for taking us along with you on your journey.
    Fondly,
    -Lisa

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  5. I love how transitional your style is. I am much the same and it makes me feel good to see others do this. Your chairs look fantastic...moving furniture around can be a real addiction!! :)

    Jane xx

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  6. Love the coffee table truck with dried hydrangeas..Everything looks Beautiful!

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  7. The chairs look great in there too! I found one a few months ago at TJ Maxx and got it for my home office, love it!

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  8. I have one of those chairs. I got it from TJ Maxx and I am looking for another one. I have been there every week since! UGH! I need another chair! Yours look great in that room!

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  9. I love this room with all of the warm woodwork but I think I prefer the look and style of the old chairs better.

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