~ Happy Tuesday! ~
I have the Black Eyed Peas song "I Gotta Feeling" playing in my head this morning! I woke up on this sunny day with SO much energy! My little guy is on Spring Break this week, and we don't have to do the mad morning rush! (Neither of us are morning people!)
I am feeling happy because I walked downstairs to my coffee maker, and I was greeted by something other than these old tired, DATED valances that were hanging around for the last ten years. I tried to hide them in my Home Tour, but here they are...UGH....
Whaa-whaa-whaa...Blaahhhssville! (Ignore train table, which I also try not to photograph!)
Buh-bye ugly valances! I will NOT miss you!!!
HELLO funky, fun, new Ikat print curtains that scream "Welcome to sunny So Cal"!
My windows are very large, AND south facing. We get a TON of light in here, which is usually great, except when trying to photograph windows....sorry. I think you will get the idea, though.
It is a very bright and sunny room, that looks dark, since most of these photos had to be shot at dusk.
*WARNING* Photo overload ahead!
I need to get new fluffy down pillows for the sofas, so now I will steer toward colors that complement the new curtains. I think I like them. Are they too wild? I am normally more understated and classic, but I was out shopping at World Market, and before I knew it, these babies were in my cart!! I have no idea why, but they called to me. I guess if they are too funky, and I get sick of them, I can always go back to a more conservative stripe, toile, or other more classic print. But, since I live in a stucco house in Southern California, I might as well embrace the feeling. (Only took me ten years, people!)
I have big plans for this rustic trunk. It's going to get a little face lift. I still love it, and with a 5 year old boy, he can beat it up with his cars, trains, and legos, and he can not hurt it! Love that!
I still like my rug too, but I am starting to look for one that freshens up the look in here a bit too!
My sofas with the nail head trim. I love these. Mr W bought them for me a few years ago while I was having chemo. They made me so happy. They look very Ralph Lauren in person, I think. I never really like the way they look in photos.
Super hard to get a good, light photo in the kitchen and still show the curtains. Again, this was taken at dusk last night.
So, I think I like them...what do you think? They definitely made me smile this morning.
Hope you are having a great week too! I have a mee-llion errands to do today, so I am going to re-load on coffee, and get moving. I think I'll be blasting some Black Eyed Peas in here too!
See you tomorrow!