Friday, January 21, 2011

Some Small Changes

I have made a few small changes in one of my guest rooms.  Changed some pillows out.  Hung some pictures above the bed.  Swapped out lamps.

Here is the before.
Below is the after.  Different lamps, different pillows on the bed and the bench.  Paintings now above headboard.




Close up of one of the vintage Paul deLongpre prints.


The view from the hallway.


Small changes, that we actually made before my surgery and I forgot to show you!  Nothing was purchased.  These are just items that moved from one room to another or were in a closet waiting to find a home.
Welcome Home,
Penny


63 comments:

Lou Cinda @ Tattered Hydrangeas said...

Beautiful!!! Love everything...the pictures over the bed are just perfect!

And that glorious sun streaming through the windows! Could you send some of that my way??

Lou Cinda

Crystal @ Ordinary Days said...

Penny,
I have always loved this room! Now it is even prettier, if possible. :) Have a great day!
~Crystal

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Penny, that looks great with those pictures above the bed. Love that room. I was wondering how you did that with your arm and I see this was done before the surgery.
Have a good weekend!

Amy @MaisonDecor said...

Pretty Penny! I love the vintage prints and how nice they look.

MelMel said...

What a beautiful room....simply gorgeous!

Have a fun weekend!xx

Pen Pen said...

Penny, it's beautiful. It's funny because I took it all in.... looking at the first pic, before I moved to the "after" pic. I loved the first pic and was thinking how much I would love to have a room like that. And then.... when I went to the "after"... I was like WOW... how did it get so much prettier???? I love it!!!!

Sherry said...

This is just charming! Love the red and white theme it caught my eye!
Sherry

Happy To Be/ Gl♥ria said...

Good Morning Penny, Girl I love the black/white shades you added here..it's all beautiful as everything you do..Hope your feeling better today my dear friend..Hugs and smiles Gloria

Erin@likegrandmas said...

Ha! I am loving this, I've never seen this room before, and I have to say, it is a lot like my master bedroom, which has been on the backburner for years, so thank you Penny for showing this, it's giving me some great ideas!

Theresa said...

This room is simply Beautiful.

Theresa
www.theresascomfortsofhome.com

Sherri said...

Penny, I love that room!! You are a wonderful decorator!!

Theanne... said...

Currently red is my favorite color...so I fell right in LOVE with your guest room! The prints above the bed are the perfect touch and I like that you didn't have to purchase anything...recycling furniture and objets d'art around my home is one of my favorite things to do!

Tina said...

Beautiful! Red is my favorite color..bright reds like your room and barn red. The new pillows and quilt on the bed look great!

Donnie said...

Everything looks really wonderful and welcoming. Have a great day.

T's Daily Treasures said...

The room was certainly pretty before, but the few changes you made really warmed it up. The pop of red and those lovely prints above the headboard. Very cozy and inviting! Hope your should is healing nicely. Best wishes, Tammy

Lynda said...

Lovely!! So inviting!

Bonnie@Creative Decorating said...

Oh it looks so pretty and wintery!! I love it! The red and white are great together!

Rose H (UK) said...

Oh Penny! What a beautiful room. Your guests must feel a million dollars sleeping and waking up in there.

Pat said...

Love it to pieces! Give me toile...can't get enough of it!
You are so talented!!

Terri said...

I love it. It is so inviting!

I have that same toile quilt but in blue!

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Oh I love it. It is just gorgeous. All of your pillows are just gorgeous. Such a beautiful room. Hugs, Marty

Catherine Holman said...

I love how the view from the door invites you into this cheery red and white bedroom! It's beautiful and my favorite color!
Hugs,
Cathie

Old Centennial Farmhouse said...

How lovely! I have that same quilt at the foot of your bed, and I love it! I am going to use mine in a redo of my teenage son's bedroom, and I can assure you, it won't be anything like your room...but what a nice job you did! And shopped your own house, too!
*Ü*
Joni

CalypsoInTheCountry said...

I am loving all that red and white! What a cozy room!

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

This room makes you happy! I would want to sit on the bed on a sunny day and day dream! Love your pretty changes! Hugs! ♥

Miss Jean said...

I abolutely love that room!!!!!!! It is so warm and clean and inviting! I could stay in a room like that forever!!!

Shelley said...

Such an inviting and pretty guest room Penny! And I love all those pillows - great place to relax! I will be right over - wink, wink!

Sarah said...

Gorgeous room, Penny. Any guest would feel welcome in this cheerful room. Your new little heart pillow looks perfect on that bench. ~ Sarah

Sandi McBride said...

It looks ready for company, so welcoming and warm. Great job Penny!
hugs
Sandi
ps
love the quilt!

Melanie said...

What a beautiful guest room. I love the use of red in this room. The new pillows really made a big difference in the changed look of the room, too.

Beth West www.northernskyart.wordpress.com said...

The "before" version was really pretty, but the "after" is more you! Very nice.

Pamela said...

Love the changes Penny!

Angie said...

Truly beautiful! Love everything about this room!

Robin said...

It's so very pretty and cozy looking. I love the changes.

Julie Harward said...

Ohhhh Myyyy...that is gorgeous Penny, I LOVE it! :D

debi said...

Love this room, those lamps I would die to have! Well, ok, I wouldn't die for them but I do really love them!! Your decorating is so great I'm worried about posting my guest room once finished.....like my room, I'm a work in progress.... :-)

Hugs!

Edie Marie's Attic said...

Beautiful Penny! Sophisticated with a touch of whimsy and a french twist!! I love it!

Hope you are doing well and healing!!
Hugs, Sherry

Honey at 2805 said...

Love your room and the red and white. Red's my favorite color!

I've just become your friend and follower and wish you could come over & do some tweeking on my place.

Stop by when you can. I'm having a $30 Gift Card Giveaway.

Thirkellgirl said...

Did you make your curtains? I'm always on the lookout for toile curtains! My mom made me some Waverly (is it Country Life?) valances years ago and I've never grown tired of them. I love your room. I liked the old lamps better, proportion-wise, but I love seeing your home!

*Ulrike* said...

I love what you did! It gives such a warm and cozy feeling, and I do love red.
Take Care,
Ulrike

notes of sincerity said...

Such a charming room.
Your guests will feel so special
to stay there. :o)
I am admiring your heart pillow that Kathy created! She is such a talented lady!!
Have a lovely weekend.
Sincerely, Trish

Lee Laurie said...

It looks so pretty. I liked it before but now I like it better. Those rose prints are beautiful.

Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

Hi Penny! Thanks so much for stopping by with a word of encouragement. It was and is sorely needed! The dust and dirt continue... :)

I absolutely love your guest room "pillow fluffing" AND CAUGHT my breath at the beauty of your colors...and then...I remembered why I love them so much! But of course! Duh!
I'm fooling around..and being silly...but I do so love those colors together...
Everything is beautiful..just beautiful.
Do I need reservations? LOL
Hugs,
Mona
p.s. Do you have any IDEA how beautiful my flower pot and lovely house numbers are going to look out there on our new front porch? I may never come in the house..oh..wait..I have an adorable mosiac lamp in there... I wonder who on earth did such beautiful work?! :) I am SO proud of the things I have bought from you, Penny! They never fail to get comment. I had to slap a few hands off my lamp..and I am NOT joking!! Daughters!!
Hugs,
Mona

Jil~Say It With Roses said...

Hi Penny,
I thought your room was pretty, cozy and inviting, but the second picture....well with just a few new added attractions....it turned to be so beautiful...sophisticated!
Jil
PS I added your button to my blog..

Donna said...

Penny, It's absolutely gorgeous! So warm and pretty.

Hugs,
Donna

Adrienne said...

I love the wonderful changes you made! Your room was so pretty before but this is like frosting on the cake!
~Adrienne~

Susan Ramey Cleveland said...

That's truly one of the prettiest rooms I've ever seen.

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Hi Penny,
What a beautiful room! I love all your red and white toile and touches! The cushions are gorgeous; such a happy room!

Blessings,
Sandi

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

Your guest room looks beautiful, Penny! I love the red and white color scheme. The touches of black in the lamps and pillow and the rose prints over the bed add such a nice touch!

Mimi Sue said...

Soooo comfy and cozy looking! A great place to stay when you're away from home. Mimi

Beverly said...

Your guest room is lovely, and any guest would feel quite special visiting and staying with you.

Penny, everything you touch is special.♥

bj said...

This room is soooo HAPPY. I love it, Penny.
Very FRENCHY and comfy looking....I love your changes.

Elizabeth and Gary said...

Hi Penny,
Oh my, my heart is beating so fast! I love, love your room. The red is just calling my name..
I love how you changed things around with your pillows. I do that too, it really changes the hole look of a room with just a few pillows or a picture. Your guest room is full of charm..
Have a sweet day and hugs, Elizabeth

see you there! said...

Just when I think one of your rooms is perfect you go and make it even better. I really like the prints over the headboard.

Darla

eddieross said...

Thanks for stopping by the blog! Stay tuned in for Friday as we announce the winner of the Lowe's giveaway!
Xo,
E&J

Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

Hi Penny, This is such a pretty room! Of course I love the toile curtains. I have the same ones in our bedroom. The rose prints are beautiful and I love the black and white shades with the red quilt and pillow.
Hugs,
Sherry

rozetta said...

I those lamps and pillows. It's amazing how some small changes makes the room.

~elaine~

Jeanne said...

Penny, I love the added prints and pillows you added to your room. There is nothing as beautiful as the Paul deLongpre roses. It looks more complete now and the pillows bring out the the colors as well.

A great job for a one armed woman. Smile!
Hugs, Jeanne

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Manuela@TPOH said...

Sooo gorgeous! I just love how it's such a sunny room. It makes all the red just glorious!

I'd enter your book give away but I got it for Christmas. I love her style!

Manuela

Dena said...

Hi Penny,

Just wanted you to know that I am peeking in your window and drooling over here ;) That is the prettiest room ever!!!!! Simply yummy eye candy!

Hugs,
Dena

mariondee-designs said...

Hi Penny, I just love the changes you made. Those red cushions on the bed really made an impact and I think those lamps are gorgeous. They suit the room so well! Even the bench looks prettier now. Great job Penny!! take care, Maryann

Kathryn Bechen Ink said...

What a cozy and pretty guest room! I am not usually a red person, but I love this room!