Sunday, January 18, 2015

Winter Blues in the Living Room

I hope you all had  a wonderful weekend everyone!

Today is the last day of this "Winter Blues Series", I hope you enjoyed the last two since this one is the 'less blue' of all. Actually, I have more jewel tones in this room than in any other.

The house looks almost empty post-holiday doesn't it? But also feels more relaxing.
As always, it starts with the pillow change. These 2 - the denim and the country toile are both from IKEA I bought about a year ago but only got to use only now. I also switched back the lamps.

Coffee table didn't change much. Just added my amber grapes for the Christmas beads and added all the brass.

Brass galore on the piano

I think my pair of KERRY STEELE watercolors look perfect with all the brass along with the greens in my orchids.

Aisian-inspired console
I planted some Amaryllis which hasn't bloomed yet, so I placed my faux ones here first.
My Mantel is simple but I love how the painting captures all the colors in our living room

More Jewel tones here

The throw is a gift from my friend Grace.

Do you see Sophia's Playpen peaking behind? I need fix that area fast before she starts crawling around.
That's all folks! Thank you so much for following along!

Have a Great Week!

VEL 

18 comments:

  1. Everything looks beautiful, Vel. I love the mix of colors, and your brass collection is fantastic.

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  2. Your home looks gorgeous sweet Vel. As much as I like the holiday d├ęcor, I so much like it back to normal. Loving the brass in the piano, such a great look! The pillows in blue and it's just perfect, sweetie. Have a happy week.
    FABBY

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  3. Great colors, Vel! I love pops of blue and that purple!

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  4. Is the mirror on your console table leaning against something, suspended, or is it on a stand? I can't quite tell-- but love the effect.

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  5. So pretty, Vel! Wow, those fiddle leaf figs love it at your house!

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  6. Every time I see that room, I'm struck by how beautiful it is.

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  7. Your living-room looks absolutely wonderful. I love your amazing windows and all the light pouring in thanks to them!

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  8. Everything's perfect, but those 2 chairs near the window are to die for. I just love them to death.

    Hope everybody is in the best of everything. Miss S. is a big girl now, :§:-) awww! sakit ng ulo sa Tatay soon. I bet yah, Doc?

    Take care and hugs to your boys n the Lil Missy.
    /CC

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  9. Hi Vel, In all the times I've looked at your photos, I just noticed the mantle. It's very unique and I haven't seen one like it before. Very nice! And your room as always looks like a magazine page. I don't know how you get the energy to do all the things you do! And you do them all so well! Have a great week!

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  10. Everything looks so beautiful! I of course love your pops of blue.

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  11. I think this is such a beautiful room, Vel, and always looks lovely however you have it decorated. I do kike your touches of blue along with some other jewel tones!

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  12. That is one gorgeous room, my friend! You really have an eye for decorating. It's totally magazine worthy!

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  13. Your winter blues made me feel the opposite of blue! (That was so bad... I apologize...) Anyway. Love the room. It looks gorgeous! Also, you won the book giveaway on my site :) Yay for you!! xo Kristy

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  14. Of course it always starts with the pillows :) Looks so stylish, cozy and blissful with the blue accents and layers. Cheers, Vel!!!

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  15. Hi Vel! Oh, your living room is gorgeous, as always. I really like the blues and those are some pretty pillows. I love every item in every area! Hope all is well.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

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  16. Your living room is lovely. I adore the pops of blue and the cozy feeling you have created.

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  17. Gorgeous. :) Your home is so lovely. And thanks so much for your comment on my "Mommy Judging" post on Monday. That meant a lot to me. :)

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