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Thursday, November 5, 2009

My New Pillows~ and New Frames are on their way!

Hey guys! I'm in a better mood now after finding out the good news about my hubby! Thank you all for your uplifting comments, I really appreciate your concern. The whole family feels like a weight has been lifted!

Now for some decorating... As you can probably see I took the zebra pillow back (the one in my header). I bought two of them and I just wasn't satisfied. When Kevin and I were up north for one of his appointments we went to the Mall. I found the black pillows and leopard and zebra pillow at Dillard's and the round ones at Tuesday morning. I was thrilled to find these! Most of you remember the black "B"pillow I made, I felt like I needed black on the sofas to tie everything together and balance out the room. Plus I am loving black right now!

The room is much more tied together now. I was hoping the rug and pillows wouldn't be to much pattern in the room. It's alot, but for some reason I don't mind it. I think it's because the sofas are solid. I bought this glass bowl at Hobby Lobby because I thought it was really neat and had a zebra look to it. That's what made me want some zebra pillows!
I feel that touches of black really ground a room and adds a little bit of sophistication, it also makes a statement. I have read that every room needs a little bit of black to sharpen everything else. I guess that makes since!

I wanted to give you a little peek at a few new frames. I will be listing around 35 in my Etsy store in the next couple of days. I have been busy! I look forward to showing you all of my newest creations!


This is just a peek! Be sure and stop back by on Saturday. I should have them listed by then if my schedule goes as planned. I will be decorating a house for Christmas tomorrow so I will be sure to take pictures. Can you believe it's almost that time! Over the next several weeks I will be showing you some of the homes I decorate, frames, how to make a tree topper, and much more so be sure and stay tuned....




Thanks for your visit!!

20 comments:

Melissa Miller said...

Kristen I am truly so relieved and happy for you two. I would give you all a big hug right now if I could. What a relief!

Your new pillows are just amazing! I LOVE them and you are so right about the black. Zebra print is everywhere right now it seems. It really looks so classy and pretty in your living room. I adore that bowl too!

Well you knew it would happen again...LOL! I must have another frame. The first one you have shown is just PERFECT for our home office bookshelf. Can you put an "M" on it for me? I want it for sure. You don't even have to list that beauty. I'll check them out and see if I want any others. I may want a Christmas one as well.

You can email me when you have time. ~Melissa :)

Liz said...

Kristin, your pillows are gorgeous! I really like adding a splash of black in any room, because it makes things pop. Loving your whole color scheme...very well done, very classy! Thanks for sharing.

Oh, and your frames are gorgeous.

~Happy Decorating~

Liz

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

The pillows look great and I love your monogram pillow! The frames are looking good. Glad to hear the news about your hubby!

The Stylish House said...

Kristen,
I’m so grateful for you and your family! It is such wonderful news that your husband got a good report!
Your pillows look lovely, and your newest bow topped frames are simply adorable! I'm so happy we have a new HL in my area.
Cathy

ceekay said...

Welcome to the black side!!! I have loved black in decorating for years...before it was popular. Your pillows are fantastic on the red couch. And that zebra bowl is adorable. Great job!

Teri said...

Oh, that is great news abour your husband! What a wonderful reason to rejoice!

I love your new pillows! You did a great job with the placement of each one of them. It looks magazine perfect! =)

I am looking forward to purchasing a frame or two from you very soon. I've been drooling over them for months! They're gorgeous!

Have a blessed day, Kristen!

Big Hugs,
Teri

Sandra said...

Hi Kristen. I love love your zebra pillows! I am a fan of zebra decor here. :) I currently have a zebra table runner in my living room and one of my bathrooms has a zebra theme. I used to have our bedroom in zebra theme but I changed that to a more romantic theme. So yes, I love zebra. :D Love your frames too!
Blessings,
Sandra

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Oh I love the new pillows. They are just gorgeous. Your home is lovely and it's always so neat to see the changes that take place. Love the new frames too. Hugs, Marty

Lou Cinda said...

I love the pillows!!! And the patterns in the room are PERFECT! LOVE IT!!

So glad your burden is lifted!!

God is good.....

Have a great weekend!

Lou Cinda :)

Shelia said...

Hi Kristen! I'm still rejoicing with you about your husband!
Now your living room looks so beautiful! I love how you've tied all your colors together and the black does look so nice in there! Love your pillows.
Now those little frames are just the cutest!
Be a sweetie,
shelia ;)

Darlene - Our Creative Life said...

It looks fabulous Kristen! I think every room needs some black & some animal print!

Sharing with Sherri said...

Hi Kristen,

I am relieved you and your husband as well!

Your living room is just gorgeous and I really love your wonderful decorating taste!
Very nice choices on the pillows and black accents!

Have a wonderful day!
Sherri:)

~Kristen~ said...

Oh darn!!! Melissa beat me to it!!! I love that first frame, too!!! lolol But I just *heart* Melissa so it's ok!!! I will check out your shop when everything is listed!!!

Your living room looks fabulous with the new pillows!!! You really have an eye for mixing and matching accessories and making them look so homey and cozy and inviting!!!

Destination Seaborn said...

Kristen, what great news about your husband!
I found your blog a couple weeks ago and loved what I saw...I love, love, love your picture frames! I wish I could afford to buy them all! They're just adorable!
I really like your style and I'm looking forward to reading more!

Stacey said...

Kristen, your new touches of black are so perfect! I can't believe you managed to find such great pillows at the store. It's just beautiful!

GapGirl said...

YES! Congrats on the good news for Hubby!!!! Where did you buy your living room curtains?? I just adore them and can't find anything like that anywhere!!!
XoxoGapGirl

Jenglamgirl said...

Oh' I STUBBLED across your blog tonight.. what A delight. I adore your decor and taste. Its beautiful and classy. I really want to get my hands on some Zera stuff as well. Its in all the shops I like to frequent. I am a new follower too.

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

The new pillows pick up the colors in the rug, and the room that I thought couldn't get any better has gotten even better! It's so pretty. laurie

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