Thursday, October 8, 2009

My Cottagey Home Tour

Thanks Cheri at Its So Very Cheri for having me participate in her Cottagey Home Tour !


Welcome to my home, come on in and have a look around. As of yesterday it officially feels like fall in NC.

I replaced a tiny patio in the back with a large stamped concrete one. I picked out the shape of the patio, the pattern and the colors. You can see a few more pictures HERE.

This my foyer........ The bench has moved around with me and been covered in many fabrics over the years. Every foyer needs a happy doggie to greet you at the end of the day, her name is Zoe. The picture hanging above the bench has a stone statue of a lion inside of it.
(Yes, Leos live here !)


This room I call the study because that's where the computer is located. I just recently painted it BM Beacon Hill, ordered plantation shutters and made Drapery panels with grommets at the top. I hung them on a 1" wrought iron pole. The sofa table was pewter, I painted it to match the rod. You can read about my mirrored armoire project HERE.

The powder room is split pea green and it is too hard to photograph because it's so tiny. Mr. Stitches gave me this decorative vanity for my birthday one year and my Dad installed it for me ! It's so much better than the white pedestal that was there.


The family room is painted BM Dark Mustard. I made the draperies out of a fabric that I found on sale in a local store, I liked the back side better so I used it instead ! There is a large archway into the kitchen and breakfast nook. There is a close up of the table HERE for Tablescape Thursday.



Come on upstairs, there are 3 bedrooms up here................. This is the second floor landing, we painted the railings black (they were oak).

This is my son's room, we did so many fun projects in here. We painted the furniture, made skateboard valances and bookshelves and made the headboard. You can see more pics HERE .


Here we are at the master suite, there is a slight Asian feel to the room. I taped off the horizontal lines and painted the two darker stripes. You can see step by step how we applied the cherry blossom tree wall decal HERE .


The spaaaaah bathroom ! I purchased these sinks and vanities from Home Decorators Collection and my Dad helped me take out the stock cabinet, mirror and landing strip light and replace them with these. The chandelier over the tub was a birthday present from my Mom.

And finally we're on the 3rd floor........... my workroom. I have a 12' long table and 4 commercial sewing machines to make custom draperies. One day I'll do a whole post on my workroom ( meaning when it's clean!)

Thanks so much for looking around, ya'll come back !

Kathy suggested I link this to the last Hooked on Houses tour too !

My goal is to have 100 followers by Halloween. If I reach that goal I'm going to do a fabric giveaway. So please, please click on that button on the left that says follow !! Thank You !

21 comments:

Its So Very Cheri said...

Tammy your home is gorgeous. I'm sorry I haven't gotten to this quicker. I have just been overloaded with all the google problems last week and then this week.

I will make mention of your follower goal and give-a-way. I want to win that material--ooh lala.

Cheri

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

So nice to see more of your lovely home, Tammy! I love your study drapes and I love the arched opening between your living and dining rooms.

Design Esquire said...

Tammy, your home is beautiful! I love all your projects - they really added warmth and personality to your home. Thank you so much for sharing the photos with us.

P.S. Your workroom is awesome! I would love to see more of it in the future.

Anonymous said...

Great job Tammy, your home is very cozy !!! Love it :)

Awww Zoe there in the foyer too cute....

Kathy :)

Julia (what a doll) over at Hooked on Houses is having a linky party, she has done it for awhile and today is the last one...she is going to try other things. You should link up...

xinex said...

I came from Cheri's, Tammy. You have a beautiful home, love all the wall colors and I really like the bench in the foyer. I am glad Cheri featured your home. I will sign up to be your follower....Christine

Lou Cinda said...

I enjoyed the tour of your home! It is so beautiful and you are so talented! The one thing I wish I could do, but can't, is sew!! So I am in awe of those who can.

I am a follower!

Lou Cinda :)

Sandy said...

Tammy,
Your home is beautiful, love all the colors you have used. The stamped concrete is just wonderful.
Sandy

tricia said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog!...I did get the lamp, and I'm so excited for it to get here!

Great use of color in your house! Love the horizontal stripes in the master bedroom and that cherry blossom is amazing!

Miss Mustard Seed said...

That cherry tree is fantastic! And the stripes are so simple, but make such a huge impact. Gorgeous home.

Maria Killam said...

Thanks for the tour! I loved your powder room!

niartist said...

What a beautiful home you have! Love the paint treatment in your sons bedroom! FABULOUS! I'm hosting a giveaway at my blog of genuine Cross Bottles valued at $175. It ends Monday, so hurry over. I think you'll love them!

Nouveau Stitch said...

Ah, a fellow sewist! Glad to have found you on HOH. Love your drapery panels and other projects. Hope you stop by soon!

Ellen

Fifi Flowers said...

LOVELY home... thanks for the tour!

Tam said...

Thanks for taking us on a Tour. It is beautifully decorated.

Tam said...

became a follower and hope you meet your goal.

Tammy@InStitches said...

You are all very welcome. Thanks for the sweet comments and for following !

Linda at Lime in the Coconut! said...

Well...what a fun tour that was! Thank's so much! And your workroom...How fun!

Struggler said...

What a treat to see your home - you've made some very creative, stylish spaces. I love your choices in the master bath especially.

The DIY Show Off said...

I saw your home over at Cheri's. It's beautiful! Your master suite is awesome. :)

Roeshel

Christine said...

The cherry blossom decal rocks! The surfboard headboard rocks! I love the vanity in the powder room...so pretty!
You have made a beautiful home for you and your family...I feel inspired:)

Jacky said...

I looove the bench in your foyer AND the pea green bathroom, 'cause the vanity's so pretty!

Stopping in from SITS...have a happy Tuesday! =)

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