Monday, October 26, 2015

Small Tweaking, Big Difference!

Hello sweet friends!

Last Sunday I started thinking I should do some small tweaking around the house. 
Than it dawned on me that I could do a little 'switcheroo of chairs' from the foyer to the family room and vise-versa and that could make me happy and at the same time freshen up the décor somewhat... as dear Marty, from "A Stroll Thru Life" would say, so she's got me thinking what to do for a new look!

One thing led to another, so I did a little more tweaking, here and there and it seems it turned out pretty nice.
I'm so happy I did it cause there's not much I can do with what is already in it's place. Not like when I lived in a big farm house, I never let anything alone for to long.

See for yourselves.

It all started when I realized I should have my French chairs, recovered in an English Tartan material from last December... placed here, in the family room.

The two plaid chairs where in the foyer before, in fact, always!
I love it that they have a yellow stripe that pick up the yellow of the two big couches.

The antique 'camphor' Chinese chest was between the entrance and foyer, so now that's here too.

I like how the red of the tartan plaid chairs pick up the red on the chest and of the rug as well. Here we have a cozy conversational spot now.

Goodby to October, the PINK month and my birthday month.
Here is my Royal Albert teacup and saucer a heirloom from my dearest Mil, who's birthday was the following day as mine.

Since Mr. Living loved the new small changes in décor I've done, I'm giving him tea (espresso) in the adorable yellow teacup and saucer 'Colclough-England' bone china; a giveaway from lovely Deborah, from wonderful blog, ´The Beautiful Matters.'

Isn't the Colclough teacup a beauty? Thank you Deborah!

Some of you might remember I had a French chairs covered in a very French velvet red stripes prior to the English tartan ... and the wood legs were brown, now they're gold for a contrast.

I love yellow in upholstery, so the blue tartan chairs are a great addition for a color hue match.

I didn't post any before pics, as you might remember how it was by looking at the new changes. It doesn't matter anyway!

This is where the French chairs were, so I switched these two wooden framed chairs, that were by the counter bar in the family room and brought them here.

I added last December's Christmas tea table with my new find, this tartan tablecloth. I'm joining the Tartan Parade at the Polo House with lovely Alyson as a hostess. Go there and enjoy the 'Plaid' fun!

I'm sure the friends that follow me will remember how it looked before by looking at this picture with the vintage French table in the foyer.

This is an antique Italian folding chair I bought a few years ago at the capital in a wonderful antique shop and it was love at first sight for me. Now it's next to my grandma's black cane chair in place of the red Chinese antique chest.

Anyway, she was hidden in a corner, next to the car-bar and you couldn't even appreciate it's beauty. Hubby is very happy about this.

You can see the blue tartan French chairs all the way from the foyer and how the antique chair is in front stage against the heirloom Chinese black silk screen.

Ok, here it is, hope you liked my little moving around.
Thank you for your sweet and kind comments my friends, you always make my day!

Thanking the lovely hostesses for having me at their great parties.

A special thanks to sweet and kind Grantham Lynn for the honor of featuring me at her fabulous party at My Journey Back blog.


I will be joining:

Metamorphosis Monday
Inspire Me Tuesday
Make it Pretty Monday
Anything BLUE Friday
Amaze Me Monday
The (not just) Homemaking Party
Tuesdays with a Twist
Wake up Wednesday
Tea Time Tuesday, last Oct. Tea

A Return to Loveliness
Tuesday Cuppa Tea
The Wednesday Blog Hop
Wow us Wednesday
Have a Daily Cup of Mrs. Olson
Home and Garden Thursday
Share Your Style
Create it Thursday
Thursday Favorite Things Blog hop
Creative Ways Linky Party

It's a Party!
Grace at Home
Wildly Original Linky Party
Home Sweet Home
Featuring Highest CLIMBers for the October 2015 (including me)
Foodie Friday & Everything else
The Weekend Blog hop
Cup of Morning Joe

Anything goes PINK Saturday
The Bouquet of Talent Link Party
Saturday Sparks Link Party
Share it One More Time
Finding Silver Pennies Sunday
BLUE Monday
Share it Link Party
Sundays Down Under
The Polo House: Tartan Parade 2015