Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Fabric, Paint and Spring!

You know the deal ... you're in your favorite fabric store ... looking for fabric for, ohhhh, let's say, your son's bathroom, when, all of a sudden, you spot a fabric that would be perfect for your dining room!

Not that anything was particularly *wrong* with the gold fabric (shown below) that you've had in there for the past few years ... wait, on second thought, I guess there was.


There was just SOMEthing about this new fabric that called out to me ... perhaps it was the gorgeous patterns filled with beautiful shades of grey, white, slate blue and a deep "dijon" ...


or, maybe it was because I knew that it would nicely complement the French script fabric on our chairs ...  



along with our furniture and accessories!  


Oh, and don't let me forget to mention it's normally $30 per yard, but, because it arrived from the manufacturer in runs of 3 or 4 yards, it had been marked down to $16 per yard!  Obviously, that pretty much sealed the deal!

After the new panels were hung (and I squealed), I turned my sights on our humongous mirror that was now calling out for a bit of attention.  It wanted to be fancy like the new fabric.  So, with a small craft sponge brush, I gave it two coats of gold paint (that I had on hand) ... hurray for free projects!


Of course, I then had to add a few eggs to celebrate the season!


And, naturally, the table was next ... 


I brought out our sweet bunnies (from Pier One) ... 


and, scattered a few speckled eggs on the runner in pretty shades of blue, green and cream.


New fabric ... a *pizazz-y* mirror ... and a touch of Spring!  Just what the decorating doctor ordered!



Now, a-BOUT that fabric for my son's bathroom ....!  LOL

As always, thanks for stopping by ... come on over and party here:

My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia/Tuesday's Treasures
Savvy Southern Style/WUW

post signature

45 comments:

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said... Reply To This Comment

I'll bet you didn't even get the fabric for your son's bathroom, Becca! : ) That's okay ~ I've done that, too. Many times! Love the fabric and the gold touch to your mirror. This is such a pretty room and you get such great natural light.

Phyllis @Around the House said... Reply To This Comment

Oh Becca, I wish I had thought of doing my jars and perfect as yours, the soft colors with that hint of Easter is just the best, love your room so much...have to mention I love the fabric for the drapes..

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said... Reply To This Comment

Becca, I love the fabric and your new panels. Did you make them? Love the mirror gold and the whole dining room is beautiful.

Angela Ryder said... Reply To This Comment

Beautiful, Becca! Your whole home is gorgeous!

Heather@http://southernabbey.com said... Reply To This Comment

I can see why the fabric drew your attention, it's really beautiful. They look great in your dining room and definitely suit the feeling. It's a lovely room!

Carol Cook said... Reply To This Comment

The fabric is gorgeous and compliments the chair seats beautifully.

I love your Pier 1 bunnies. Are they this season? If so, I think I might have to make a run over to Pier 1.

Shannon Fox said... Reply To This Comment

Sweetness! Always love a peek in your home, Your dining room is a fav though :) So pretty. The new draperies are lovely!!

Stacey said... Reply To This Comment

So pretty! I love your style.

Debra Oliver said... Reply To This Comment

that fabric is fabulous!!

Gee Singh Newbanks said... Reply To This Comment

Becca that is gorgeous fabric. I can understand completely!!! We all fully understand the domino effect of decorating, don't we... one thing leads to another and 2 and 3 later....
Your poor son, I am trusting he will be getting his new bedroom fabric soon.
But truly... well done you. Your dining room is beautiful!
Hugs, Gee

Scribbler said... Reply To This Comment

Really really pretty!

ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said... Reply To This Comment

Becca I love the new fabric, the panels look fabulous and so does that mirror!!

Nancy Hood said... Reply To This Comment

Love love love the new fabric !!! Great choice. Now to go to Pier 1 and get a bunny like that!

Nancy Hood said... Reply To This Comment

I just had to give you a shout out! Love the fabric but I really love your blog :) Nancy

http://johnhoodfamily.blogspot.com/2013/03/spring-with-bloggers.html

Kristi said... Reply To This Comment

GORGEOUS, love the new fabric! Heck, I love the whole room! :)

Jemsmom said... Reply To This Comment

I love that fabric! Like, really love/covet it!! Everything looks so springish! We got three inches of snow yesterday. I found a t-shirt I want. It said, "I Don't Do Winter. I Wear Flip Flops." :-)

At The Picket Fence said... Reply To This Comment

Those fabric stores are dangerous places! LOL! The new curtains look gorgeous and they were definitely meant to be! :-)
Vanessa

Shirley@Housepitality Designs said... Reply To This Comment

Well, I would have stopped dead in my tracks for that fabric too!!...the dining room looks just spectacular!!...and I have to say I love the buffet lamps as I have one too...but it is an off white color and was going to paint it...did you paint yours?...

Carol said... Reply To This Comment

Well, I can certainly see why you couldn't pass up that fabric. It is gorgeous! It looks perfect with all of your beautiful furniture and decor. Love all the special "Easter" touches!

Mari said... Reply To This Comment

How beautiful...
I love your fabric...

Smiles~
Mari

Shenita @ Embellishments by SLR said... Reply To This Comment

You just never cease to amaze me! Love the new fabric...it's gorgeous! And then, you went and gussied up the mirror, too! LOL!!! So, of course, you had to add some Easter accents! Well, I think you did an incredible job, as always!

Designs By Pinky said... Reply To This Comment

That fabric is gorgeous! I am guessing you mADE your curtains??? I wish so much I could sew. They look fabulous. XO, Pinky

Meredith @ The Laundry Can Wait said... Reply To This Comment

Definitely fancy! I adore your mirror, too!!

XOXO,
Meredith

Chrissy said... Reply To This Comment

Oh I love that fabric too! Your dining room looks beautiful. You actually described just about every trip I make to the fabric store, except I think I need to do something with all my fabric now:) Trying to get back into the swing of posting again. Thanks for the inspiration.

Stacey said... Reply To This Comment

Becca, It looks like the fabric was made for your dining room! I love it....the entire room is beautiful!!!!

Suzy Handgraaf said... Reply To This Comment

You sure do have the touch, Becca - just beautiful! Love, love, love the new fabric. It fits perfectly into your room.

Gypsy Heart said... Reply To This Comment

Gorgeous fabric ~ I love it! I was wondering when you were going to paint the mirror. :) It looks great! Everything looks very springy and light ~ beautiful.

xo
Pat

Linda@Coastal Charm said... Reply To This Comment

Becca,
LOVE those new drapes and all your Easter decor looks GREAT!!

Blessings,
Linda

Sheila said... Reply To This Comment

I have been in love with that fabric forever but it is just not in my budget but yeah for you that you found it for such a steal. It looks great in your DR.

Maria Elena said... Reply To This Comment

What a gorgeous fabric, Becca! You did an amazing job! The dinning room is just amazing!

Debbiedoo's said... Reply To This Comment

Becca, seriously could not be more perfect fabric choice for your dining room. I love it!

Terry Moore said... Reply To This Comment

Wow. Can't talk...mouth is hanging open!

Junkchiccottage said... Reply To This Comment

Becca,
So beautiful. I am a new follower so happy to have found your blog. Beautiful.
Kris

Savvy Seasons said... Reply To This Comment

Every inch of this room is gorgeous. The fabric is lovely and I love your table vignette. Those bunnies are so sweet. xo ~Liz

Zolane said... Reply To This Comment

Just BEAUTIFUL! May I ask where you found your fabric, please?

Simply Stone Creek said... Reply To This Comment

Absolutely gorgeous! Everything is just perfect and I am especially fond of the table and chairs. ~Susan~

Cricket said... Reply To This Comment

Looooooove !!!!!!

Eclectically Vintage said... Reply To This Comment

Gorgeous fabric - great deal - and as usual - stunning room & table! Pinning this beauty
Kelly

Emily said... Reply To This Comment

I love that fabric!! Can you tell me the manufacturer, etc?

Awesome new make-over.

Anonymous said... Reply To This Comment

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE those BUNNIES!!!

Anonymous said... Reply To This Comment
This comment has been removed by a blog administrator.
Lynford Rozario said... Reply To This Comment

Loved the fabric..:)

Android Developer

Natasha Groff said... Reply To This Comment

LOVEEEE the fabric! Could you please tell us the manufacturer and/or where you purchased it? Thanks!

Erica Martin said... Reply To This Comment

where did you get the fabric from? I NEED IT!!! LOL

Anonymous said... Reply To This Comment

I'd love to know where you purchased the fabric or the name and maker if you know it. It would be perfect for my bedroom makeover!