Thursday, August 12, 2010

If It's Yellow You Want...

...Then Yellow You Will Get!
I picked the perfect week to join the party over at The Rainbow Summer School with Jenny Matlock!

Aside from the fact that my daughter's ENTIRE room is done in yellow (you can read about it here), and that almost all of the main rooms of our house are painted yellow, there are other various shades of this beautiful color scattered throughout. And, when you live in the Northwest, having it feel sunny on the inside really helps when its not so sunny on the outside!
Ready to look around? Here we go!




This is my favorite reading chair in the living room. I found it at a second-hand store and discovered that it is an Ethan Allen! Recovered in a diamond yellow pattern with hints of red and it was meant to be!
This is in the same room as the above chair.


Hey! I may have to join one of those Rooster Parties!

I waited and waited for these candelholders to go on sale and finally scored them for $8 each! Don't you just love the intricate details of the birds and branches and just the softest of yellows?

This pattern is carried throughout the downstairs.


I'm slightly addicted to hanging plates on the wall! Such an easy, inexpensive way to decorate. I may have to dedicate an entire post to all the plates I have hanging around this place!

This little bench with its yellow striped cushions sits in our mudroom and is a great place for the rascals to store their shoes!


This tapestry hangs in our breakfast nook and my mom helped me pick it out when we moved into our first real home!



This is what your fanny would sit on if you pulled up a stool at my kitchen counter!


Wait...how did those get in here? Well, they ARE yellow!


These are the chairs in our breakfast nook. I found these cushions years ago and let me just tell you that this dark fabric hides EVERYTHING!

This is the pot that sits in the niche in the foyer. It was one of those great Ross scores!



And, now you know what time it was when I took all of these pictures! Happy Yellow Party Everyone!


18 comments:

Bonnie@Creative Decorating said...

I just love your yellow!! Beautiful things you have and your home! I really like the bench!

Cathy~Mille Fleur said...

Oh my! I love all of your yellow goodies! The candlesticks are gorgeous! Ic adore all of the other color you have going too...just beautiful!

You have some beuatiful things!

Enjoy!
Cathy

Nora Johnson said...

Love all the yellow touches in your beautiful home! You have such taste & style - love especially the clock & pot!

Happy AlphabeThursday Yellow,

LOLA:)

PS Mine this time is OVER HERE! Hope you can join me.

Christy said...

V-
I love yellow!! I think that is why I love your house so much. That and how you make everyone feel welcome & loved!

Penny @ The Comforts of Home/Lavender Hill Studio said...

You and I have a lot in common when it comes to colors. I love yellow, red and green....

Your yellows are beautiful!

Teresa said...

You have so much beautiful yellow in your home. I'm glad you joined summer school!

Sarah said...

A yellow house is most likely a happy house. Thanks for sharing all your lovely yellow accents.

JDaniel4's Mom said...

I love all your shades of yellow. What beautiful yellow accessories you have!

Sue said...

Your yellow-influenced home looks very warm and inviting.

=)

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Love, love, love all of your yellow. Your cache pots are all just stunning, I could use all of those. lol Everything is so pretty and yellow is such a happy color. Your decorations are stunning. Great find on that chair too. Hugs, Marty

Melissa Miller said...

Vanessa your entire home is very beautifully decorated! I adore the warm yellows throughout and your drapes are stunning. Lovely!

I just found your blog and I'm hooked. Very pretty!

Come say Hi! ~Melissa :)

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Great yellows and I have that same rooster tin.

Jennifer said...

you have beautiful decor in your home!!!

Pamela said...

How lovely! I am a yellow lover as well. I think it goes hand in hand with the french country theme. You will find lots of yellow, reds greens and blues in our home. Thanx for sharing and thanx for the well wishes!

Jingle said...

awesome job on yellow.

Jenny said...

I tried to visit the link to your daughters room but it wouldn't work!

So I will, instead, just comment on this lovely link to Alphabe-Thursdays Rainbow Summer School.

What a charming post.

I am amazed by the talent and design skills you have. Your ability to blend color and pattern into harmony and richness is really a talent.

Thank you for sharing it with us.

And thank you for linking this week.

A+

Jenny said...

I tried to visit the link to your daughters room but it wouldn't work!

So I will, instead, just comment on this lovely link to Alphabe-Thursdays Rainbow Summer School.

What a charming post.

I am amazed by the talent and design skills you have. Your ability to blend color and pattern into harmony and richness is really a talent.

Thank you for sharing it with us.

And thank you for linking this week.

A+

Jenny said...

Hi Vanessa. Be sure to visit Alphabe-Thursday today or tomorrow. There's a little surprise for you!