Thursday, May 08, 2014

Little Changes - Show and Tell Friday

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Welcome to Show and Tell Friday!
I've made a couple little changes around my little apartment. I mentioned that I want to go more with aqua blue than French blue so I painted the shutters an aqua color. 
I also bought some new pillows with a gift card I had from Pier One Imports. These pillows are great because the have yellow and a few different shades of blue which sort of ties in the aqua I'm slowly adding and still has the French blue that I already have around my place. My French blue china cabinet that you see in the reflection is one of the big French blue pieces. I'm not sure if I will repaint that or just leave it as is. 
I also hung a birdcage that I already had above the chest of drawers in the corner and hung some plates above the shutter.
I still need to repaint my coffee table! It looks a little too shabby for me. It was the first thing I ever painted and that was about 15 years ago!
I also want to get a new lampshade for the standing lamp on the right. I hung some lace around the sad-looking shade and that was supposed to be a temporary fix and I think that was about 15 years ago! I think I need to make a list of all my projects! I seem to get things done faster if I have a list!
The gorgeous aqua fur throw on the sofa is actually my daughter's and every time she brings it out to the living room I just want to keep it there! I think I need to get one of those for the living room! 

Thanks to all of you that join in on Show and Tell Friday every week and thanks to all of you who leave such nice comments! 

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GnomeLover said...

Thank you for hosting, Cindy. That is gorgeous! The shutters turned out so well and I love your new pillows.


Kristina said...

I love aqua. I have it in my living room. I am also painting an old chest Annie Sloan Provence which is aqua.

Kathryn Ferguson Griffin said...

Thanks for hosting! Happy Weekend. Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

JK said...

Thanks for hosting! I have shared coconut oatmeal cookies. This was the first cookie recipe I adapted once I was diagnosed with severe food allergies. What do you think?

Crochet Hooks said...

Love it! You have such great tastes and sense of style! I love checking out all your additions!

The Charm of Home said...

I love your aqua accents. It looks great! Thanks for hosting!

WoodsofBellTrees said...

Thank you for a great party!

Curtains in My Tree said...

I have loved aqua and turquoise any color of blue my entire life and always have a room this color
Your apartment will be a show piece when your done redecorating it ,
I would leave your large cabinet the color it is, it's definitely a show stopper

Poppy said...

Lovely changes, Cindy! Thanks for hosting and have a great weekend!


Kimberly Lewis said...

Love your party. Thanks for hosting. Please stop by our party. We would love to have one of your amazing creations at our party.
Happy Friday! Lou Lou Girls


I love acqua blue, it's beautiful!
Thanks for hosting and have a lovely Mother's Day weekend!

Something Nice and Pretty said...

Love the blues Cindy, your room looks so lovely! Thanks for hosting too and have a Happy Mother's Day!

Carousel222 said...

Aqua blue has become my favorite decorating color as well. I also collect bird cages. I would love to find one like yours to hang on the wall. Your new home is looking beautiful.

Karen Deborah said...

I love YOUR BIG FRENCH BLUE CABINET AND WOULD HATE TO SEE YOU RE PAINT IT (hit the caps key) totally get the project list. You have always accomplished a ton of work. Are you happy in your new place?

bj said...

Hi, Cindy...just stopping by to say hello to an old friend. :)
I was totally shocked to see that you have moved. you and the apt. owner were such good friends and she let you do so much with the apt....
Also, the last time I was here, you were knee-deep in a great relation..thought maybe you were married by now. :)...or, maybe you are. Hoping you are happy and things going well for you.
xo bj

Kimberly Lewis said...

Love your party. Thanks for hosting. Please come and show off at our party. We would love it.
Happy Friday! Lou Lou Girls