Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Color My World Link Party!!!

Thanks to everyone who has been following the Color My World Challenge!  We've reached the final week.  This is where we invite all of YOU to link up a post sharing how you challenged yourself to try a new color in your home.

The best thing about this party is that your link will show up on all 15+ Color My World challengers blogs.  Next Tuesday, we'll all feature a few of our favorite links.  So start linking at the bottom of this post!!!

In case you missed the last few weeks, I added navy to my living room. 


This challenge forced me to finish some projects that I've had lingering for a while.  Thanks Jessamie for dreaming this whole thing up!

It also gave me a good excuse to purchase some new chairs that I've had my eye on.

After I picked navy, I realized that I cheated a little bit.  I already had some navy in my living room, but the challenge encouraged me to add more!

I already had these navy banded curtains.

And these navy chevron chairs.  Wow, that's an old picture...I almost forgot I used to have that ugly carpet!  I must have blocked it out.

I promise I will show you pictures of the entire room soon.  I had ordered a jute rug from West Elm that came with some damage.  I had to ship it back and am waiting for the replacement.  West Elm has been great to work with through this process, by the way.  As soon as the new rug arrives, I'll show you some pictures.

I also have my eye on these pillows from World Market.  I love the colors.



I would like a throw for the couch to hide the drab olive green.  This one frome Serena & Lily is cute, but at over $200, I think I'll look for something a bit less expensive.

And the room won't be complete without the elusive fiddle leaf fig tree.  This tree doesn't seem to exist anywhere near me!


I don't think I have any "finished" rooms in my house.  They are all works in progress that are continually changing.  At least the living room is now on the right path!

Show us what you've got and link up!!! 

I know you want to see what the other challengers have been up to as well.

Ange - The Blooming Hydrangea
Anna - A Newfound Treasure
Carmel - Our 5th House
Cassie - Primitive and Proper
Jadyn - Dutch.British.Love
Jessamie - Bird and Branch Redesign
Julia - Black Tag Diaries
Julia - Pawley's Island Posh
Kristy - Hyphen Interiors
Lisa - Shine Your Light
Lisa - Trapped in North Jersey
Maury - Life on Mars
Shaunna - Perfectly Imperfect
Shelley - Crazy Wonderful
Suzy - Saved by Suzy
Tiffany - Living Savvy
Tiffany - Worthwhile Domicile
Vashti & Jamie - Like me Some...

15 comments:

Laurie said...

Loving navy! Your new touches are fantastic.

Hyphen Interiors said...

Did you try Home Depot for the fiddle leaf? I got one a couple of weeks ago there for $35... Fun to see what all you did summarized in one post!

Maury Kilgo said...

Your living room looks awesome! Those chairs are so cool!

Jessamie Vincent said...

I'm so happy we did this! Your room looks great, although I still want to see a big picture of it all together now! I'm sure those chairs with the painted mini-cave look incredible!

Lisa Scibilia said...

Dang I wish I did navy now!! I love it in your space for a little balance with the lighter walls and pops of color! And those chairs......lock your doors because I might sneak in the night and snatch them!!

Shelley {Crazy Wonderful} said...

I'm craving some navy now, it looks so great in your space! Those pillows will look so awesome in there too :) Gook luck on your tree search - they are a booger to hunt down!

Tiffany said...

Awesome styling of your niche! I love those pillows too...you have to get them.

Elizabeth @ The Little Black Door said...

I think its turning out amazing. I love the navy! And I think they have a cheaper version of that throw at Ikea.

Ange said...

It's coming together! I love it! Thanks for inviting me to be a part of this challenge, it was a lot of fun! :)

Cassie @ Primitive & Proper said...

i love those pillows, too! and i love all your blue touches- the chairs still make me weak in the knees.

Aubrey {All Things Bright and Beautiful} said...

Girl, I think you knocked it out of the park and made some *major* impact changes! I love it!

Holly said...

How do you like your chairs? I think they look great!

Kara @ June & Bear said...

i think those world market pillows just became the inspiration for my office. love them! and your ikat chairs. and man do i want a fiddle leaf too. can't wait to see your room all put together.

Kara @ June & Bear said...

i think those world market pillows just became the inspiration for my office. love them! and your ikat chairs. and man do i want a fiddle leaf too. can't wait to see your room all put together.

Lisa - A Room with A View said...

I am so excited that you picked up those chairs. I would find a place in my house for my house for at least one of them I needed chairs. They are gorgeous and tie in beautifully adding another pattern to your color scheme. You must be thrilled, Suzy!