Thursday, December 13, 2012

Jewel Toned Vintage

When I spotted this box

of vintage ornaments at the Goodwill

I knew they would be perfect with our neutral palette...

I started adding some other elements with the jewel tones

for a festive holiday look...

I mixed in some of my coastal pieces as well...

I softened the room with lighter pastels

to add some warmth to our barn doors...

and a cozy throw...

My mama loves her Santa Claus collection

so I added this old one that was a pale 

 velvet butter yellow...

I added a starfish to his robe...

I loved the simple holiday touches

with a bit of old...

After the holidays Mr. Dior and I have decided

that we will start with a new fresh color for the

inside of our home.

We have loved the years of our warm brown

color but we have some new projects on the horizon

that we will be sharing.

For those of you who asked

this is the code for the paint in

our living room and entry way.

{Vista Paint}

I will be linking up this week with

the lovelies in blogland.

Wishing all of you a very blessed

and joyous holiday season...

{Linen graphic pillows The Tarnished Crown}

Much love to all of you


Anne said...

Your vignette looks so pretty Kate.LOVE those blue ornaments!What a sweet Santa too! Oooh changes hmmmm what could it be??? Can't wait to see.Although I LOVE your home as it is change is always fun isn't it! Have a wonderful day!

Elizabeth (Blue Clear Sky) said...

Lovely touches of colour to your pretty room.

Rhonda said...

Your vignette is PERFECTION. I adore the way you decorate. Many happy blessings to you and your family.

Cottage and Broome said...

I love the reindeer candleholder, he looks very regal. Hope your holidays are off to a great start, Laura

Rosemary@villabarnes said...

Love the jewel tones, Kate. They really pop against your neutral decor.

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Kari said...

Kate, it's absolutely beautiful, I love it!!!


Kari said...

p.s. I am also looking for a new paint color for the majority of my interior... a nice, light neutral... can't wait to see what you choose, I could use some ideas! :-)

Alabaster Rose Lifestyle said...

Looks absolutely beautiful Kate!! I love the jewel toned colors!! I can't wait to see what your up to next! :)
Hope you have a lovely week.

Debra @ Common Ground said...

so pretty, Kate, I love seeing a little bit of brilliant color in your wonderful neutral space!!

Francesca said...

Belleza y BELLEZA, precioso.... un beso de Barcelona, España

It's Just Me said...

Ms. Kate, I have a request for Christmas ... can I PLEASE move in to the Dior's? You have such an amazing eye my dear friend : )

must love junk said...

Kate, I love the splashes of color! And the feathers are so fun! :)

Michele said...

Hi Kate,

The ornaments are so pretty in your home, actually everything is pretty in your home. Wishing you a very blessed and joyous Christmas too Kate.


Rea said...

Hi Kate, thank you for the lovely message on my blog. I just love your style. These are wonderful festive touches you have added for Christmas. I hope for you, that you experience something new about Christmas you have never seen or felt before. God bless you, Merry Christmas.

Roxanne Reinhart said...

Hi Kate, I love that blush pink pillow on your couch and the coastal bottles make me drool!

Amy Kinser said...

It's all beautiful. I just love all of your touches, Kate.

I hope you are doing well and feeling well.

Blessings to you, Amy

Amy Kinser said...

It's all beautiful. I just love all of your touches, Kate.

I hope you are doing well and feeling well.

Blessings to you, Amy

Kristin @ Simply Klassic Home said...

It's all gorgeous! Yay for new paint!!! No more xxx brown!!! LOL!!

Burlap Luxe said...

Beautiful find Kate, vintage has so much more interest to your rooms decor.
I love the blue with the natural tones of the feathers. The blue when mixed with the coral and shells brings you close to Southern California beaches. You have created a rich coastal holiday adding the blue of the sea.
Just so amazingly pulled together.

Will be excited to see the paint redo after the new year. I am excited to see how your walls set a new back drop for all you create.

A Joyeux Noël

Ps. Your visit joyed my heart, thank you Katie girl for sharing and supporting all I create and inspire.

bec said...

lovin the buttercup santa...
a very merry christmas and new year from the sunny sunshine coast of Queensland Australia.
Bec x

Julie Marie at Idyllhours said...

Hello Kate... love your yellow Santa holding a starfish!... I also love that you are adding some more colors in... I think alot of the ladies are doing that now... I have to have color in my home... the all whites are pretty... but just not me... colors make me happy... I am excited to see what color your walls will be!... xoxo Julie Marie

Becky C said...

Hi Kate! Your space is amazing! I am so in love with your barn doors, LOVE! The vintage ornaments add a great pop of color :) Beautiful Christmas touches.
Happy Holidays to you all!

Polly said...

soooo pretty! i love the addition of the pink pillow and green candle. perfect little pops! you are fabulous stylist!!

Ellie VanCaster said...

Everything is stunning. If you hear a noise late at night, don't worry, it's just me stealing that gorgeous Santa-lol
Happy Holidays

Sandi~A Cottage Muse said...

Loving the pop of color and how you've mixed it with the feathers!
Your new year project sounds fun, can't wait to see!

Linda @ Itsy Bits And Pieces said...

It's amazing how neutrals make such a wonderful backdrop for a special pop of color...beautiful!

lisa Moran, Bilancia Designs said...

Everything you touch is beautiful!
Sending my honorary Jersey girl huge hugs and sooo much love!!

Fishtail Cottage said...

just love love love your home....always amazingly decorated! I enjoy coming over to visit everytime you post. oxxo, tracie

June said...

Kate your home is so, so lovely. I love all of your beautiful touches for Christmas.
sending hugs...

Bohemian said...

I Love mixing Jewel Tones with Sepia... it is my Fav Palette in fact! Lovely... all of it!

Merry Christmas from the Arizona Desert... Dawn... The Bohemian

toves sammensurium said...

Slightly different but loooovely christmas colors,and so true to your style.Love everything Kate - I hope you and Mr.Dior have everything else settled and are ready for christmas :)
Wonderful pictures :)

savvycityfarmer said...

oh yeah ... this works!!!!!


thanks for all of your sweet notes on Facebook

Cheryl said...

Dearest Kate ~ your decor is Simple Elegance.... Love it, the pop of blue from the old ornaments is a perfect touch~ I had to make sure to stop by & Wish You & Your Family a Happy Holiday Season

Amy Lou said...

Merry Christmas! Just wanted to let you know I linked back to your blog on my newest post!

Michele said...

The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit.

Merry Christmas,
Pearl 13.1

toves sammensurium said...

Had to pop in to say Merry Christmas Kate...a little late but I hope your Holiday is wonderful :)
Tovehugs :)

Amber said...

So beautiful Kate. Wishing you the best for the New Year and I can't wait to see whatcha got cookin'!

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