A Fresh Look For The Living Room

Well, you probably guessed it, the molding is white, the front door, and the Mantle, are painted, and only the staircase on the other side of the room has to be done. Everything about this room looks different now. The curtains which were once almost the same color as the molding, now have a fresh look and really pop against the white. The old pull shades are out the door, and modern wood-slat blinds are in there place. A reproduction cabinet that has been in the living room for twenty years has been moved to the porch, and in its place an Empire Dresser made over with Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint, and a beautiful new chandelier from Pottery Barn that I have wanted for so, so, long, hangs over the round table in the living room now, along with some new furniture. I also added a pair of old door shutters to the living room to brighten a dark hole. We moved the burgundy couch up to the third floor. I now have a clean slate, that I can change out often with pillows and throws.

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These walls tend to look shiny in pictures, but they are not. They are hand rubbed with a glaze, and they tends to pick up the light from the flash.

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More details coming about the light fixture soon.

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I would still like to add some radiator covers to the two large radiators in this room. Changing out the carpets is on my radar for next year.

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If you love the Magnolia Wreath that is hanging on the old shutters, Mercury Glass Pedestals on the white Empire Dresser,or the wire basket on the window seat in the dining room, you can shop with me at Painted Fox Treasures in the sidebar.

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Tammy Damore

SOURCE LIST

couch chairs and footstool-IKEA

pillows-Marshalls

boxwood topiary-Home goods

lanterns-Pottery  Barn

pale blue crock and pitcher-Birch Lane

blue ceramic bird-Stein Mart

blue glass jars-Marshalls and TJ Maxx

wood lamp-Marshalls

ceramic artichoke-Target

wood sign-Dear Lillie

flameless candles-Pottery Barn

wire basket window seat-Painted Fox Treasures

pillows window seat-Home goods

roman shades-Lowes

curtains-Pottery Barn

curtain rods-Pottery Barn

chandelier-Pottery Barn

mercury glass pedestals on white Empire Dresser-Painted Fox Treasures

mirrored tray dresser-Joss and Main

small purple potted flowers-TJ Maxx

gold mercury glass lamps-Home goods

magnolia wreath-Painted Fox Treasures

basket coffee table-Longaberger I white washed it

large cloche-Spiegel

throw chair-Marshalls

basket by front door-Pottery Barn

print by front door-Kristin Schmucker

PAINT COLORS

dining room-cathedral stone Lowes

molding-ultra white Lowes

living room walls-Pewter then a glaze mixed equal parts clear and silver, rolled on and hand rubbed off three feet wide at a time

ceiling-drizzling mist Lowes

dining room chairs-pure white flat then coated with Generals finish

coffee table-Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Paris Grey

round table-Annie Sloan Chalk Paint-Graphite

empire dresser Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint in Iron Stone

door shutters-MMS in Iron Stone

Anything not mentioned is an antique and has been collected over time.

Direct any questions to tammydamoreblog.com

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