Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Are you sick of that old brick fireplace?

Then paint it!!!

I love this fireplace. My aunt painted it and this had this mantle built for it.

This isn't the greatest picture, but I wanted to show her beautiful windows, and I love these blinds. I know there is a name for them, but right now I can't think of it for the life of me.

I love the molding around them!

I wish she had some before pictures of this chair (obviously not a blogger). She painted it and had is reupholstered. I just love it.

Don't ya just want to take a nap on that comfy looking couch?

This table used to have silver legs if I remember right, she painted them black. It looks beautiful!

I love this table, but I really love the picture above it. I wish you could see it better. It's her and her two gorgeous daughters. I named my daughter after one of them, she's one of my best friends.

Isn't this picture beautiful! Her daughter and hubby adopted a little boy from Haiti! If I remember right they got him on a Thursday and then that Sunday she had a baby boy. So over night she was the mom of a 1 1/2 year old and a new baby. Their children are beautiful.

I've tried too talk her out of this baby grand. She just won't budge, I don't get it.....

Hope you've enjoyed the tour! Tomorrow I will be finishing it up. And the next home tour will be mine (I'm giving in Tausha). I've been trying to fix my blog a little (Thank you so much Rachel, actually she's been fixing it up) Can you read this font color alright? I still need to fix my header, but were getting there.


Gettysburg Homestead said...

Just a fabulous home!

Jenny said...

Wow, I love all the pictures you put on your blog. It makes me want to redecerate my home!

Kristi said...

I love your tour of homes... The fireplace screen is just beautiful!

Lisa Ann said...

What a beautiful home. I love the fire place screen and the piano.
Can't wait to see your home !

Aubrey said...

The Nester would have painted that fireplace too. I think painted fireplaces look so good.

Rue said...

Hi Nicole :)

Your blog looks great!

Your aunts home is gorgeous and she's a wonder with black paint :)

Happy Birthday to your sweet girl!


Ruth said...

Do you think I should paint my fireplace? I wanted to rip it out since we use it, lets see, NEVER! Well, since I can't afford to do much with my house right now maybe a coat of paint of the fireplace would help. Think on that one!

Rachel said...

I love the white paint she has going on. It looks fabulous with all her decor. She's got some great pieces and I love her fireplace.
And I see your font color and I LIKE it alot!


chelle's winks said...

Love you home tours...can't wait for yours!

Gretchen said...

What a beautiful home! I love the little chair and the fabric.


Our Complete Family said...

Hi there! Happy bday to your little sweetie, loved seeing pics of your adorable home, and this post had neat home pics, too! I liked getting to 'visit' and see neat new home ideas today! Happy day to you! Les

Blissful Nikki said...

STUNNING! Love it all, and those pictures are beautiful, the piano is breathtaking, and I love her windows! Thanks so much for sharing!

Becky said...

Your aunt's house is gorgeous too! You girls are the best at decorating. Can't wait to tour yours.

P.S. Not sure if you are talking about the actual windows, if so they are palladium windows.

Tausha said...

Your aunt is very talented~Does she know this.
They are called plantation shutters. Maybe someone already said that, I am not sure I haven't read the comments. Can't wait to see what you have done to your home! I having some pretty great convincing powers! :)
I am thinking that this is such a fun idea, I might just copy you! Hope that your daughter had a great birthday. I am with you. They grow up way too fast! My oldest is eight, and when she got baptized I bawled. I couldn't believe that she old enough. We are so blessed to be moms! Great club were in huh?

Christy said...

I found your blog from a comment you left on my sister Sarah's blog (Nesting In Pleasant View). In our old house we actually had a stone fireplace that was an ugly gray color. I painted it a pretty cream color and it looked great. i actually love the look of painted brick. A quick and easy way to give a more updated look.

Shannon said...

That fireplace looks great and I have ALWAYS wanted plantation shutters! Can't wait to see your home!

Emilee Grace said...

Your blog is beautiful! Thanks so much for stopping by and entering my bloggy giveaway. :) And what a sweet post to your daughter on her birthday. :) God bless you!

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