Wednesday, January 12, 2011

The Big Reveal

You may remember this room, that my sweet, crazy puppy had previously destroyed with her puppy ways, and my desire to reclaim it as part of our house:


Well, after endless trips to HomeGoods, thrift shops, online decor blogs and Target (of course), we are finally able to enjoy this room once again.

I guess it's been over a year since I ripped the carpet out. During that time, I researched and purchased the floors, picked out a wall color (thanks to Sherry and John at Young House Love) hit the local Habitat for Humanity shop and found that great side table, trolled Craig's List, visited flea markets, searched high and low for the perfect pillows and on and on...

My inspiration for this room was always about being fun, modern, colorful and live-able. I've still got a couple more items to purchase (still haven't found the perfect rug), but I worked from home yesterday in this room in my little office area and loved every minute of it.

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So, what do you think? 
I'll go through sources for the items in the room if anyone is interested! Just let me know! 


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26 comments:

  1. That is fantastic!!!! I am so going to borrow the idea for hanging curtains in the bay window! What a fun inspirational room!

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  2. I am so impressed! This looks terrific! Great job.

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  3. Looks great. I to love the curtains where are they from? Additionally, the polka dot and chevron pillows - Home Goods? Love it. Great job!

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  4. This is so awesome! I'd love to find out about your sources, as I'm currently in a similar situation trying to find the right pillows for our living room. Great job!

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  5. Um, OMG It looks FABULOUS!!!!! We are starting the process of re-doing several rooms in our house, and I just may have to e-mail you for help/suggestions. LOVE IT!

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  6. Hey there!! I have been just cruising blogs today, and came across yours! I love your new room! LOVE, LOVE, LOVE bright colors in the home!! Mine is full of bright colors! :) But I wanted to see if you would share with me the paint color you used in this room and who it is made by?! I love it!! Thanks so much! :)

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  7. I love the new room! Where did you find those curtains?

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  8. Wow! Love all the color & texture. Great job!

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  9. Your room looks like it is straight out of a magazine! Those curtains are gorgeous! Definitely share your sources!

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  10. Wow - I love it!! I'm doing a big redecorating project over the next few weeks too! I just moved back home!

    pickingwildflowersblog.blogspot.com

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  11. yay, it looks great! and I love the curtains! :)

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  12. SHUT THE FRONT DOOR! I LOVE IT! will you come do my house now?

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  13. I just recently stumbled upon your blog and am in love with this room! The color combination's are fabulous!

    I am now a follower too! Such a great blog!

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  14. Oh my gosh! I'd love to have just one room in my house that was that fun and colorful. I love it! Very inspiring.

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  15. Hi again, totally random, but would you consider doing a post sometime about having an "only" child. I have one wonderful blog friend with an only, but don't know hardly anyone else. It would be nice to get your perspective on it, as sometimes we feel alone. :) Thank you! love your blog....

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  16. Love it! Such great use of color...which is always my bug-a-boo.

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  17. Seriously amazing! You did such a wonderful job!

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  18. Fabulous! Love all of your touches of orange throughout the space.

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