Friday, March 4, 2011

New Coffee Table

Before I painted the coffee table

I have absolutely 100% have LOVED everything and anything to do with Shabby Chic, but I just couldn't get over the fact that I was loving the country farmhouse, french, simple look. I don't think I've ever really noticed it. I was actually getting bored with pink, green, white. That was always what I was looking for in my decor. So I really have toned down the whole look of my home. I really wanted simple, clean and alot of white. So I painted anything that was green to white. I really didn't spend alot of money changing up my living room/dining room. I used what I had, which was basically giving it a coat of paint. Then I sold most of my floral china and used that money to redecorate my downstairs.

Now, not so sure the name of my blog goes with the look I'm going for!! So now I need a new name! But my bedroom I'm keeping romantic, but I've also toned that down to.

Monday, February 28, 2011

Shabby armoire

Hello everyone!!! We have had our home repainted these past few weeks, I'm not done decorating my bedroom but I wanted to show you my latest purchase from the antique store. It's a armoire, I believe it is. It has a shelf and a rod for hanging clothes in it, but I actually use it to put my boxes, and boxes of memories. I have a box for each of my boys of clothes from the hospital and art work, and just a ton of pictures.

It's actually a brownish color it's not pink though it looks like it from the picture's. It has a beautiful green paint underneath and it has chipped off beautifully. This armoire is a gift from my father he was at the store with me and bought it for me. Thank you dad!!!

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

living room changes

Hello!!! It's been forever since I've been on my blog!! It's been a crazy busy and a very cold winter! I hope everyone is doing well! I have to say there are just so many amazing blogs out there!! I sometimes cant make up my mind what style do I like best?? Do you get like that? There is just SO much talent. I'm just loving the farmhouse look! But I always gravitate to white, and as soon as I see Rachel Ashwell's blog, I know I just love shabby chic! Having said that, I changed my down stair's a little bit.

I've picked up some pieces at my favorite store Salvaged Goods, which is the oval mirror and the white urn, green shutter,and the white mirror. The price's are always very reasonable, so I can't pass them up! I'm having my whole inside repainted soon, I can't wait!

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

A new coffee table

Today I thought I would show you my new (old) coffee table. My favorite antique store Salvaged Goods had this as a table with longer legs and some wheels on the bottom and the shop owner told me cut the legs and you will get a really nice coffee table. I'm glad I did it I love it!! It's a dark green and it has beautiful chippy blue coming through. Until I find the perfect chippy white coffee table it's a keeper.

Monday, November 22, 2010

New Finds

I finally found a antique rose painting!! It's not an oil painting but an old Victorian painting on a board. It's framed and it's chippy in all the right places!! I love it!! I almost didn't buy it because it was pricey, but I knew it would bother me if I didn't buy it. I also picked up a green chippy chair along with a great white pitcher that I need to fill with flowers.

Monday, November 1, 2010

Tocca candles

Hello!! I have a new favorite item to love, it's Tocca candles. They smell amazing!! I have burned them since taking these pictures. Their perfume is amazing to. My favorite is Colette. Their website is They were a gift from my sister for my wedding anniversary. I thought today I would show where I have put them.

Hope everyone is having a beautiful fall!! It's beautiful here in NJ!

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Bedroom Pic's

Hello everyone!! I purchased some new Simply Shabby Chic bedding, it was on clearance and couldn't resist. I added some pillows I already owned, the 2 floral pillow cases were from a yard sale this summer @ 25 cents a piece and they are from nautica. I thought they were so beautiful!!

I also am not a fan of my headboard, but my husband loves it, trying so hard to let him let go of it. I added my favorite tole tray and some more yard sale plates.

I hope everyone is having a beautiful fall.