Friday, January 15, 2016

Family Room Refresh for the New Year

Good Morning Friends. 
 What are you up to today? 
 I'm working on a little family room refreshing for the new year.

Above the mantel artwork by Emily Jeffords at Poofing the Pillows.

I know that some of you are socked in by a long snowy winter.
We are having an unusually beautiful winter and truth be told,
some days it feels like spring already. They say the cold and rain is coming
though so let's all just look at this beautiful blue sky. :)


I've shared before that I try to change out the artwork above the fireplace several times per year.
I recently spotted the Instagram feed of Emily Jeffords and was instantly taken with her beautiful work. Fortunately, she sells prints so this one came to me. :)

What you see above is just a little peek of the art because the sunny glare and my camera aren't getting along today. 

There's also some lamp shuffling going on...a cute pillow that Santa brought me...and
a few other things that make me smile.

What goes into a room refresh for you?
Of course, the main things all stay but little things get moved around and it all feels new.

Today I'm off to meet Jemma of At Home with Jemma and Eilis of My Heart Lives Here for lunch. 
Woo hoo!!

Happy Friday to you.

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22 comments:

Dawn said...

The print looks lovely, I like the bit of yellow I can see in the corner.

Penny @ The Comforts of Home said...

Love that print!

Lisa said...

What pretty artwork! I know that looks beautiful in your room! Have fun at lunch you wild Rockwall girls!

Kathleen Grace said...

Beautiful colors in the print! I usually try to change the colors and textures when I reset a room. I like to swap out plants and candles for a fresh look.

Art @ Home said...

Lovely print. I'm taking a cloud painting workshop next month, and I'm really looking forward to it!

Simply LKJ said...

Fabulous print. Awaiting some new pillow covers and adding a bit of green with fresh plants. A little bit of change makes a huge difference.

Lisa @ Texas Decor said...

Looking forward to seeing your room refresh! It's always fun to shuffle things around and add in a few pops of color. I just refreshed my living room with new pillow covers and some decorative plates for the mantel. Happy Friday!

Cozy Little House said...

Hope you guys had a great time at lunch. I was emailing with Jemma and she said she was off to see you.
Brenda

Eilis said...

Thanks for planning our lunch outing. I enjoyed it very much! I am currently obsessing over wanting to paint our family room a lighter color. Hubby (who likes it how it is) just told me he will be out of town three days next week. Hmmm....

Katie Mansfield said...

Your room refresh sounds great and so does the lunch.
How fun.

The Crowned Goat said...

Stacey, this watercolor is beautiful. Even though we haven't had any snow we've had a ton of rain so this sweet little piece of sunshine would be a welcome sight. Hope your weekend is fantastic, CoCo

Jemma@athomewithjemma said...

Good Morning Stacey,
Looking forward to new and refreshing inspiration from your home.

I so enjoyed meeting you and Ellis yesterday, it was perfect weather for lunch and shopping.
I have already placed my loaf of homemade bread in my bread box:). And now I'm trying to decide where to put those Christmas ornaments-so I don't forget to use them next year.

Happy Saturday,
Jemma

Celestina Marie said...

Hi Stacey, your refresh start looks beautiful. Love the pretty sky. How fun you met up with Jemma and Eilis for lunch. It was the perfect day! See you in February. Have a nice weekend and stay warm.

Gypsy Heart said...

Love the blue sky...I'm sure you're going to really enjoy having this above your mantel. It feels good to do a little refreshing and rearranging, right?

I'm so glad you 3 were able to meet for lunch! Fun times ~ :)

Have a wonderful weekend!
xo
Pat

chateau chic said...

Beautiful print above your fireplace, Stacey! Love how changing that out can give a whole new vibe in your room.
Mary Alice

Blondie's Journal said...

Love the print--hope to see more soon!

Jane x

Mar C @mypaintbucketlist.com said...

Beautiful artwork! It's always fun to rearrange. Stay warm and dry! xoxo

Ana said...

I love how refreshing a room can make it feel brand new. Whether it's changing a piece of art work or rearranging a vignette. Lovely print by the way. Happy Sunday.

Hugs,
❤️Ana

Kim said...

Oh I just love the colors in that print. What a way to refresh the room!! I can't wait to see the whole room. What a fun afternoon you had planned, with such sweet ladies. I am sure it was a blast!! :)

Cindy @ Dwellings-The Heart of Your Home said...

I bet your lunch was wonderful! Love the painting, so pretty!
Thanks so much for sharing at AMAZE ME MONDAY!
Blessings,
Cindy

Jann Olson said...

The painting looks beautiful Stacy! Nothing like a gorgeous blue sky. How fun that you got to lunch with Jemma and Ellis (not familiar with her), will have to hop over and say 'hi'. Hope it was wonderful!
hugs,
Jann

Benita Roberts said...

I hope you all had a most wonderful lunch!! I hope to be in TX the first part of March and would like to meet you girls for lunch! On refreshing a room, for me, it's all about moving the small stuff around and making it feel more warm, inviting and cozy! I will let you know when I can get that worked out in this house...LOL Hugs!