Sunday, March 25, 2012

The Big Reveal!

At last after a long time spent alluding to the fact I was decorating my front room and a few sneak peeks here is my (nearly!) finished work... 

but first the before...


and after....


As you can see I really have been de-cluttering!

I started with changing my sofa covers to grey ones as they are more durable!


I know it's just me but I still managed to get the white covers in such a mess!

I fell in love with these cushions by Barbara Coupe but couldn't justify their hefty price tag until I discovered they were available to purchase on Rockett St George using paypal and my eBay funds

The Kissing on VJ Day poster was a starting point for my new wonder wall and a gift for Christmas


A new console table to match my side tables sits underneath my window


A new bin (also a paypal purchase) sits underneath my window


And a close up of my window sill shows my King Charles dogs that came from my parents home, an Eiffel Tower from Homesense and fabulous photo of my nephew and I


Please note the tissue box will be hidden in one of these eventually since I've discovered the store will also take paypal so more eBay sales are required first!

I had envisaged purple to be the accent colour in the room but after I saw how fabulous my red Valentine's roses looked in the room I went for red which worked well to accommodate Yankee Candles new True Rose fragrance


Some red on the sofa and another Barbara Coupe cushion


Finally my Diptyque candle has a home


A cheeky sign to accompany my stash of booze!


I had originally wanted chandeliers but decided light-shades would be easier should I fancy a change at a later date


and of course my dining table is awaiting new chairs!

And that brings us back to the beginning!


There's still bits and pieces to do, a mirror and blinds to be hung but I love how simple it feels and can now enjoy picking up bits and pieces as I go along to add a little something here and there and more importantly - its so much easier to keep clean and tidy!!

I hope you enjoyed the tour!

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26 comments:

  1. It's amazing! Pure class.. xxx

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  2. Wow this looks absolutely incredible, well done! Love the colours and all your trinkets =]

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  3. It looks amazing and so stylish. My taste is changing too. bit sick of the whole granny florals Cath Kidston thing.

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  4. Your wonder wall is wonderful and the whole look is very stylish.
    Lisa x

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  5. I love it all!!! Have a great week! Kori xoxo

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  6. Victoria, your flat looks so awesome! What a fabulous job you did with it!

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  7. It looks great, I love your wonder wall xx

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  8. love it. loved it before, but love it even more now. and your dining table .. so want it.

    job well done lady xx

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  9. Oh WOW!!! I love it, well done you, all the finishing touches look super. I especially love the Eiffel Tower :)

    x

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  10. very nice!!!

    You did well girl!! xx

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  11. Well done, Victoria. It looks all stunning!
    xx

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  12. I love it, it looks so fresh and very chic. A lovely transformation x x x x

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  13. It looks fabulous, very stylish.

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  14. Looks lovely Victoria, I can't believe how often you change your room, wish I could do that.

    Love Jill xx

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  15. Loved it before but now, WOW it's fabulous and well worth the effort you've put in. All you need is put your feet up with a glass of something chilled!! Lucey xx

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  16. It looks fantastic and red is very much the right accent colour.

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  17. Loving the new look.. Very stylish. Tx

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  18. It looks gorgeous and so tres chic, well done you! Lolo xx

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  19. It looks fabulous, Victoria - well done! Would you like to come and do mine next?!!!

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  20. SOOOOOOOOOOOO gorgeous!! Love the cushions, the pictures, the sofa covers, well I love it all! You have done a very stylish transformation! Now if you could kindly head up north and work your magic here it'd be much appreciated!!!

    BH x

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  21. Such a wonderful transformation, I love the simplicity you have created. It looks a like a very relaxing space with a real personal feel to it. The details are all so lovely too xxx

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  22. What a lovely home you have. You've done a great job with the decorating xx

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  23. Your house looks great Victoria! Its nice to see how it all turned out x

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