Monday, August 19, 2013

Late Summer Living Room

Hi, Everyone,
It's time to change a few things in the living room.

So, I gathered some of my favorite things...books, dogs, and a candle.

I topped the stack of books with a lid, that looks like it might have come from a decorative box...a one dollar thrift store find, last year.

I jazzed it up a bit with some gilder's paste and a little turquoise craft paint.

Mama bulldog and her puppies were popped under a cloche.

And, I added Pottery Barn paisley print pillows to the love seat...not new either.
I had hoped to show you the secretary and a little side table, but I need to tweak them a little more. 
So, hopefully I can show you them on my next post.

Hope y'all have a great week.
Hugs,
Babs 

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12 comments:

Kathy Moreland said...

Very pretty, Babs! Love the deep colors you brought into the room!

Sarah said...

I can see you are having fun. I need to do some rearranging. Your lid looks like a piece of sculpture.

Tree Hugger - Suzan said...

Lovely!! Especially like your Momma bulldog with pups in the basket!

Debbie said...

I'm holding off for about ten days, and then, I'm going to start dinking around here. I love how yours ended up looking. My favorite part is the thrifty find for a dollar.

Sylvia said...

Pretty Babs, now if I can only get the energy to change things around a little!

Diane said...

Babs, your table looks great - wonderful choices! I wish I had the energy to change out everything in my house! Maybe, another day - lol!!

Shenita @ Embellishments by SLR said...

Love your changes, Babs! I've been tweaking, too. Then, when the time comes, I can just fill in with Fall decor.

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

So pretty, I love that wonderful dog figurine too. Thanks for linking to Inspire Me. Hugs, Marty

Pat Cantwell said...

Babs,
Adorable vignette on your coffee table, dear friend!!!
I've been working in the lower level Family Room this past week, but I'm quite ready for a change in the Entry Hall!!!
Inspiration abounds @ upstairs downstairs, indeed!!!
Fondly,
Pat

Shelia said...

Hi Babs! Oh, your living room is so pretty and love the little dogs figurine you have.
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

SavannahGranny said...

You do the best tweaking. I love that lid, you are so smart. I know the secretary will look great also.
hugs, Ginger

thepaintedapron.com said...

ohhh, love the lid, it looks fabulous. I need to look into gilder's paste, that sounds promising!
Jenna