Sunday, May 16, 2010

New Living Room Tables

Hello out there! I was on a little break with a house full of company, if you can call that a break. lol I missed all of you.
I thought I'd share my new living room look with you today. I got new tables! The first pic is of the old ones. They were many years old and I knew I needed an updated look with larger end tables.
They came about in an unusual way and I must say it was a blessing. I think they look so much better and my good friend Ceekay said the room just popped into this decade. lol
I'm linking up with Marty @ for Table Top Tuesday and Susan @ for Metamorphosis Monday.
I have old family photos in the small frames and a signed Precious Moment print from the Sam Butcher chapel.

My husband's parents are in the large oval frame and my parents in the small oval with my older brother and sister. In the rectangle one is a pic of my grandfather.

On the other table, in the largest frame, is the high school graduation picture of my Dad.
The two smaller ones are of his mother and his grandmother, my great-grandmother. I love old family photos. They mean so much to me and are a way to preserve our family history.

Be sure to stop over at Marty's and Susan's for some great posts.


Happy@Home said...

Your new tables look very nice and I love the way you have displayed your family photos.

Annie Joy said...

I love your new tables and especially the photographs! Hubby and I were talking this morning about how much they add to a room and he suggested that I put out even more. BTW, I also love the photograph of your back yard. It looks like it's about the size of ours and we're just starting to do some planting. I'm going to show the photo to Tom, for inspiration! Annie

Shelia said...

I'm giggling at what Ceekay said! :)
Your new tables are perfect for your room and I love how you've decorated them too! Love seeing the olden photos of your family.
Thank you so much for popping in. Yes, Laura is an amazing woman, isn't she?
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Mrs. G said...

Wow, your new tables really look great. We are all good here and hope all is well with you and yours.

Rosie@Journey to Charm said...

What beautiful new tables. And the pictures are very pretty on them. I like the topper you added above the wall photos.

Ceekay- Thinkin of Home said...

Love those new tables....and always have loved the old photos..

Beautiful pear tree lane said...

Good Morning Rose, So glad to see you posting .
I love the new look, and like the others The way the photos are displayed has given me some ideas.

I am glad you had some time with family.
Our sons are coming in June,daughter in july, and a wedding in JUly. I hope I have time to can and freeze all those veggies hubby has planted. LOL
But family time is more important.
So great to hear from you, I think of you often and wonder how you are doing.

Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

Oh wow! I adore this project. What a wonderful metamorphosis.

Please stop by and see my project. It only took 23 years to complete.

Walking on Sunshine... said...

They do make the room look more updated! Love the dark wood! Nice photos of your family!

Celestina Marie said...

Hi Sweet Friend,
Oh I love the new tables. The others were beautiful, but these are fantastic and I love the darker wood with your fabrics. The pic displays are great and the vintage style frames really work so good adding so much interest. As always, you do a room proud!! and you know how much I love your decor!!

The knock out roses are a knock out!! LOL Cutting them back is the key. I was reading that every third year, they should be cut back. I also found out that knock out roses only started in the year 2000. I did not realize they are fairly new.

I bet you are catching up now from all the company. I know too well it can be fun but not really a break. LOL Enjoy your week and thanks for stopping by.
Always great to see you.
Hugs and blessings,
Celestina Marei

Cindy (Applestone Cottage) said...

That looks very nice, love the new tables and all the lovely photos~

Happy To Be/ Gl♥ria said...

Girl that Ceekay how funny can she be...Love the new tables and family photos are just the wedding pictures above your couch also...Hope you have a great week...hugs and smiles Gl♥ria

Dawn said...

Beautiful new tables! We definitely need to come into the new century in our house!

Creations By Cindy said...

Beautiful! Thanks for sharing. Be blessed. Cindy

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Your new tables are just wonderful. They really do change the room. It seems that sometimes the most change comes about from such small things. I love, love, love your vignettes too. How wonderful. Your room is just lovely. Thanks so much for joining the party. Hugs, Marty

Sandy said...

What a change these tables made, looks beautiful!! Love the photographs!! You have a beautiful home, love the way you changed the multi purpose room to include your husband. Thanks for visiting and for your wonderful comments. Come back anytime.

Kansas Amy said...

I love the changes to the room! You did a great job!

Jennifer said...

Makes a wonderful change - the living room looks lovely! Great idea displaying your pictures as you did...I'm never really sure what to do with my "older" photos that I also cherish.

England Furniture said...

Good post. Matching coffee tables can help to bring a room together. Thanks for sharing.