Monday, December 12, 2011

Floor, Paint Color, and Holiday Home Reveal!

How's that for an unusual (and unimaginative) tittle? 

I had originally planned to do a more informational post on the terrazzo floors. But I am finding to be less motivated to write one since it's not as fun as a post with pictures of rooms with furniture in them. I'll tell you more details about the floors next month. My time is also very limited this time of year so I figured I would roll all my reveals in one post. So let's dive right in, shall we?!

The living, dining, and family rooms have a new wall color. I had Home Depot color match Glidden's White Lagoon (GLC 29) to Behr Premium Ultra paint because it has the primer in it. It's a very chameleon-like color. Depending on the lighting, sometimes it looks grey, other times more blue, and sometimes even green.  

The loveseat lived in the master bedroom for a little while but after I found the matching sofa on Craigslist, back out to the living room it came. I switched the dark denim cover that came with the couch for a white one from IKEA.

It hasn't escaped me that the cushions on the couch are not lined up correctly. Even though I've fixed them, I was too lazy to reshoot the pictures.

I am big on collecting things that make me smile. I brought back the driftwood from our summer vacation in Ft. Meyers Beach. Every time I see it, I think back of that fun week and it makes me happy. 

Even though I love my "fancy" tree, I do like having a second tree for the kids to decorate with all of their own ornaments and creations we've collected through the years.

There you have it. Shiny floors, new wall color, and most of our Christmas decor. The new colors on the walls and floors give the house a sense of calm. That is, until you hear and see the boys scream and play.

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Renee said...

Such a beachy Christmas look...I love how clean and crisp everything looks...unlike the mess piled up around me. Your floors look awesome!

michelle said...

Your home is gorgeous Yanet and the floors and walls turned out beautiful! I love the Christmas decor and the leg lamp is awesome! Love that movie!
I hope you are enjoying the holidays with friends and family.

Kelli W said...

The new floors look awesome! I love the new wall color too...grey is one of my favs! Your house is so cute decorated for Christmas!

gail@My Repurposed Life said...

sense of calm is good, even if it is short-lived!
Your home looks beautifully decorated for Christmas!

Suzanne@Meridian Road said...

OK, first? I LOVE your floors! LOVE THEM! They look so good! I'm also in love with your wall color, and the fact that you have a LEG LAMP!!! How could anyone not appreciate a leg lamp?
Your house looks gorgeous, Yanet. The decorations are beautiful. It all looks just right. :)

Ashley said...

I love the floors. I have never seen them in a house before, only in schools and stores! I expecially like the neutral color but if it were in my house I would love a warm brown/tan/gold color. And yay for the leg lamp!

Nicole Rene said...

You have an adorable home! And I love love love the Christmas decorations, I"m pretty jealous because I haven't had the time or money really to decorate but am going to my grandma's today to get decorations! :) Love it though! Happy holidays!

Cassie Bustamante said...

oh yanet, i love it! it looks so light and bright in there, and the touches of color really pop! wonderful job, friend!

Anita @ GoingALittleCoastal said...

Yanet, it all looks so gorgeous! The floors came out so well, such a pretty color. The wall color too, it is so calming. Even with all the boys in the house! Love that leg lamp. Big fans of that movie around here :)

Katie Olthoff said...

I LOVE the kids' chairs at the coffee table.

Anonymous said...

I love your cheerful decorations. Your home looks wonderful and welcoming dressed for the season.

Leslie said...

You do not have a leg lamp!!! Awesome!! Your house is so beautiful and bright. Great job.

Merry Christmas!

Unknown said...

Very pretty floors and I like that you have two trees. I may need to go that route sometime soon with all the ornaments the kids keep coming home with! :-) Lovely home, Merry Christmas.

Kate Nyquist said...

your home is looking beautiful. i love all your Chrissy decs and your floors! we recently painted the floors in a couple of rooms white! loving it! Merry Christmas!
visiting from Funky Junk :)
Kate x