Monday, May 5, 2008

Hello Again!!!

I first want to send out a big apology to everyone and a super big Thank You! I really appreciate all the kind remarks about my various posts. I will try to reply to everyone personally as I get a chance. I have been so busy the past 2 weeks that it has been impossible, to say the least, to keep up. I am going to try to my best this week. Please be patient. Your support means so much to me. As for an update...fundraising is over (yippee), Savannah is off to Catalina Tuesday for her 6Th grade field trip, I purchased a new car, still spring cleaning and winding up the school year with events almost everyday. I am beat. On the brighter side I thought I would post a few pics of my living room/ dining room combo. Several of you have the same scenario with adjoining rooms. In our conversations I have promised to reveal what I have done to try to update this problem. My home is 25yrs old. No fancy 14ft ceiling, no 1000sqft great room just a modest little Spanish style home that wraps her loving walls around me everyday. In my book less is so much more. I hope you enjoy the pics but please remember I am Crazy so you will probably see things changed again. As of May 5Th this is it....lol






39 comments:

aimee said...

I looks so pretty! The room has a wonderful sereneness about about it. I love the architecture of the windows and the color of the walls. I also love how you did the furniture at an angle, it really looks nice.

Shannon said...

I enlarged every picture so I could study them! :) I love it!! It is all gorgeous. I have never seen such a HUGE cloche!! Beautiful! More pictures please! :)

Oliver's said...

Ok where do I start...the cloche since it is my favorite where oh where did you find that size and shape? And what you put under it ...incredible. Ok on to the nest on the wall...genius I would have never thought of that even though it is perfect with the pictures. And finally your use of fabric from the slipcovered chairs to the window treatments...yummy! I enjoyed the tour very much Thank You, Paula

Mrs. B said...

Welcome back! What a beautiful room! I love the soft colors, window treatments, accessoires, well everything really. Our family room and kitchen are connected and I struggle a lot with making the two spaces flow. My kitchen is very dated, so that makes it especially hard. Someday I'll be brave enough to post pictures of my kitchen and then maybe you could give me some pointers.

I'd love to know what the paint color is in your room!

becky said...

So creative...to use curtains as a room divider. I especially like the
curtains on both sides of the large window - the rooms are beautiful!

Brenda Kula said...

You have a lovely home. And me, I tend to move things around on a whim. My housekeeper, who normally, when the house is not in such remodeling/plumbing disaster disarray, comes in twice per month, has to figure out just where things are before she begins to dust them. (I am allergic to dust! Thus the twice per month housekeeper!) For awhile she had a Spanish-speaking helper, who could not understand my penchant for moving things about.
Brenda

A Pretty Home said...

hi found your blog this morning...love it! i added to my bloglines so i dont miss any..just love it, good job decorating! your good!

smiles,
candy

Picket said...

OH sis....I remember when you posted this glorious room on RMS and the fun we had with you...those were some precious times....I have missed you so and it is just so good to come here and feel like I am loved and welcomed..Beautiful post sis...just beautiful...but then again coming from you...how could it not be...love ya sis!

Life on Bonnie Lane said...

Lovely job! Those round windows are awesome!! I love the painted furniture and the drapes separating the rooms the best!

I would like to give you two awards, the Kind Blogger Award and the Excellent Blogger Award. You can pick them up at my post for the day if you would like to accept them. I really enjoy your blog and all the pretty eye candy!

Terrie's Lil' Piece of Serenity said...

You have a beautiful room. It's so warm and cozy. I may have to use a few of your ideas!
Hugs, Terrie

Picket said...

Good morning girl...it's Friday!!!! Just wanted to come by and say hello and that I hope you have a wonderful Mother's Day weekend sis..love ya!

Chrissy said...

Hey Heather, how are you? Your rooms look wonderful as always, I have never seen windows like that before, they are awesome. Did you ever fill that old frame with anything? Going to a big antique flea market on Mothers day, can not wait, think I will look for old suitcases(cause you know I need them....not).hope your Mothers Day is wonderful and stop by soon, miss you!! Chrissy

Mrs. B said...

Just wanted to stop by and wish you a very happy Mother's Day weekend!

Rue said...

Hi sweetie pie :)

Sorry I haven't called you back yet :(

I'm up to my eyeballs in stupid stuff. You know I love your home. You're one of the most talented people I know :)

Happy Mother's Day!!
love and hugs,
rue

Terrie's Lil' Piece of Serenity said...

Just dropping by, wondering how you are doing. You don't have to get back to me. I understand being busy. lol I love you rooms. The colors are so.. pretty! Thanks for sharing! Terrie

Picket said...

Hey sis!!! Hope you had a beautiful Mother's Day weekend..I was just thinking of you and wanted to come by and say hello..take care girl...catch you later!

Joy said...

Wow I love your rooms and furniture. The arched windows and the color of the walls is great.
It looks very welcoming!

Jill -Forever and Ever House said...

Oh! This is so nice! I like how you placed your furniture in your room and I also like the colours you chose.

Donna Kay said...

So glad things are calming a bit for you - your home is just beautiful - love your round windows!
Bless....
Donna

Terrie's Lil' Piece of Serenity said...

Just dropping my to say, "Good Morning & Have a Beautiful Day." I love the picture of your grandmother. I can relate to your grandmother being your inspiration. I know both of mine were and my great granmother really was!! Hugs, Terrie

French said...

I know you have been really busy lately~~your rooms look wonderful!! Just wanted to say "thank you" after talking about wanting to re-do my room and that picture you emailed me i did some research and finally got the look I wanted! Sincerest thanks to you for pointing me in the reight direction! French;)

Nicole said...

Wow, your home is beautiful. It looks so warm and inviting.

It's All Good! said...

Hello, I'm new here. Enjoyed seeing the beautiful job you've done with your home.
We're up here in Flagstaff, supposed to get some snow tonight...unbelieveable!
God bless,
Brenda :)

Chrissy said...

Heather... where the heck have you been, come by soon, xoxxo Chrissy

Chrissy said...

Heather, you will be so proud of me, got an e-mail and made a blog(sort of) not sure of what to do now.... please stop by rms or !!!!!!!! vintagerhapsody-chrissy@blogspot.com Talk to soon, hope everything is o.k.xoxoxo

Terrie's Lil' Piece of Serenity said...

Where are you?? I miss you!!
Terrie

Chrissy said...

Heather, now I am worried, wish you could stop by and just let me know all is good, please, if you get a second!!! Even just on rms.... o.k. talk soon, xoxoxo Chrissy

Heather said...

I also have a living room and dining room together. It is so hard for me to decorate! You have done a beautiful job! I love your furnishings and your drapery treatments!! The rooms flow together so nicely and it seems so inviting!
-Heather :)

Melissa @ The Inspired Room said...

Those windows are AMAZING!

Happy day,
Melissa

A Mothers Heart for China said...

Looks so great. Did you make or purchase your dining chair covers? They are exactly what I am looking for and you seem to have similar chairs to mine. I will keep watching for great designs!

Kim

Rue said...

Are you still alive??
love you,
rue

Terrie's Lil' Piece of Serenity said...

Where are you, girlfriend??

Picket said...

hey sweetie..just came by to say I was thinking about you and I hope all is well on your side of the mountain..Have a great weekend!!!

Shannon said...

I'm glad you are back! THanks for entering the giveaway! I still check your blog everyday hoping for an update. :)

proudgrits11 said...

HI!! I live in the west valley--would you consider ever revealing some of your favorites shopping haunts?? :) LOVE your look--gorgeous!!

Terrie's Lil' Piece of Serenity said...

Just wanted to tell you that I miss you!! Terrie

Rue said...

Well, you are either a very busy girl or you have been captured by aliens. Farmhouse is out, other house waiting to hear about.

Miss you!
rue

Chrissy said...

Heather, listen here little missy...would you hurry up and get back on line!! Just drop by the blog and let me know you are doing o.k......o.k.??? Miss you, Chrissy

southernpreppy said...

Gorgeous! I have an armoire in my living room that is similar to yours.