Mid-Week Makeover – Nurata Embroidery

I am so excited to finally be bringing you a Mid-Week Makeover!

Elevation 1 cover

This design centralizes around a fantastic fabric by Schumacher called Nurata Embroidery.174180

So here is the design plan with furnishings:

Sofa: Rose Tarlow Paddington Sofa, Lounge Chairs: Rose Tarlow Picadilly Lounge Chairs, Coffee Table: Powell and Bonnell Pompeii Coffee Table, Rug: Dash and Albert Chocolate Ticking Woven Rug, Side Tables: Bungalow 5 Polo 1-Drawer Side Table, Dressers: Tonic Home Natalie 3 Drawer Dresser, and Mirror: Tonic Home Zanzibar Gold Leaf Mirror

And Elevation Views of both sides of the room:
Elevation 1 - Casual

Paint Color: Sherwin Williams Dover White, Artwork: Amanda Talley Conte Stick and Gesso on Brown BFK Paper, Lamps: Circa Selene Table Lamp, Drapery: Schumacher Nurata Embroidery in Coral, Green Pillows: Schumacher Denim Texture in Moss, and Coral Pillows: Schumacher Crosstown Weave in Coral

Elevation 2 - Casual


I also decided to do a version of this room with a Christmas Twist.

I added some touches of luxurious textures like satin, velvet and gold metallic. And what room is complete without greenery? All great ways to glam up a casual room for the holidays.

Elevation 1 - Holiday

Red Pillows: Kravet Satin 31651 Color:9, Green Pillows: Schumacher Gainsborough Velvet in Fern, and Gold Pillow: Schumacher Glimmer in Pale Gold

Elevation 2 - Holiday

What do you think?

I hope to show you all of my other Christmas Decor tomorrow, but no guarantees! The kiddo is under the weather so it might be Friday before I get around to it.

Christmas Wreath Round-Up

I hope that everyone is having a wonderful week thus far!

I am in a crafty mood today and was surfing Pinterest for some ideas to make a Christmas wreath for our front door. As you may have seen, I made this Monogram Wreath for our front door a few months ago, but really want to do a wreath for the Christmas season. There are tons of great ideas out there and yet… I have still not decided what I am going to do.

Generally, I prefer to look at photos for ideas and inspiration. Then I usually get to the craft store and either put my own spin on someone else’s idea or just do something totally different. I guess we just have to wait and see…

In the mean time, here are some of the beautiful wreaths that I spotted on my photo-finding-Pinterest-mission:

This cute wreath was done with a few ornaments and Styrofoam balls wrapped with yarn over at Notes from the Republic (a fellow Houstonian).

via Notes from the Republic

This burlap wreath done by Linda at Craftaholics Anonymous is just darling.

via Craftaholics Anonymous

Cute Candy Cane Wreath

Jo-Ann’s Fabrics has a great online tutorial for this felt wreath

via Jo-Ann’s Fabrics

Brooke at All Things Thrifty made this adorable burlap wreath

via All Things Thrifty

Jen at Tatertots and Jello did this whimsical yet retro Striped Straw Wreath

via Tatertots and Jello

Although this wreath is made from birch cuttings, I love the idea of using the trunk of this year’s Christmas tree for this rustic wreath by Lu Bird Baby

via Lu Bird Baby

I also like this “not so traditional” wreath at The 36th Avenue

via The 36th Avenue

Then there is this Christmas Ornament wreath from Living Artfully

via Living Artfully

And I am really digging this Gold Holiday Wreath from Canadian Family Magazine.

What is it made of you ask? A foam wreath form and THUMB TACKS! I know… brilliant!

via Canadian Family

Which wreath is your favorite?