Wednesday, July 28, 2010

More Blue and Green

I mentioned in my previous post that I was going to search for a valance with blue and green that would tie the kitchen chairs in with the rest of the blue and green on the first floor.  How hard a task that has been!  My usual nemesis, brown, was everywhere, and I even found a few blue valances, but blue and green was elusive.  As luck would have it, I went to Sears to have portraits of my 4-year-old taken and decided to take a stroll through the curtains.  Jackpot!

Mr. T's reaction was that it looks like we've finally moved in.  (Please ignore the extra blue cushion on the chair.  That provides an extra boost for the tiny 2-year-old in residence.)

I was having such a hard time finding valances that I considered making some of the same fabric I used for my dining room chairs, but then I remembered that that fabric wasn't inexpensive ... and that the last thing I need is another project.  The fabric of the valances is nearly identical to what is on my dining room chairs.

The valances have some buttons that were nearly destined for removal, but they've gotten a reprieve for now.  I'm back to working on the list of projects earlier listed.  I don't think its possible for me to work on one thing at a time! 


  1. The valances look great, and do make your lovely room seem more finished. Good luck on your to do list. We just returned from camping (aka loads of laundry) and I hope to get a few things ticked off my list too.

  2. I love that color green on your chairs. Such a happy color.

    I also love that dress form in the apron in your formal dining room.



  3. Love those kitchen chairs!

    Eddie & Jaithan

  4. Perfect Melanie....
    Love your colors and all your handywork.
    Have a great week.
    xoxo~Kathy @
    Sweet Up-North Mornings...,

  5. I love those little scalloped shelves in your dining room. Pretty wall colour, too. :)

  6. Love your kitchen. The colors look great! Glad you found what you wanted.

  7. I am in LOVE with your kitchen chairs and dining room!!!! Amazing!

  8. I'm obsessed with your green chairs! That color seems to be my fav color in the world right now. I almost spray painted my patio set that color - but chickened out and went with white. Did you paint those yourself?


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