Progress Peeks: Our New House

tray // vase // mirror // frame
As I mentioned last week, we just hit the nine month mark here at our new house. There’s been a lot of progress in terms of getting the decor around here finished. Probably the most exciting thing to happen lately was the wall paper installation (Quadrille’s Arbre de Matisse) in my little vanity/dressing area (above and below).  
While summer is not over yet, I’m pretty happy with the amount of things we were able to cross off our home project list this summer – and I’m still confident that we can squeeze a few more in before Labor Day!
Another big home improvement project was the completion of our custom built in book case in the master bedroom sitting area.  We might add a television where the blue art print is now…still undecided.
The dining room remains as the sole large project that we really need to tackle. Pretty new sconces on either side of the fireplace seemed like a good place to start.
Muse Interiors sourced some beautiful glass and brass towel bars for the powder room and now the only thing we are waiting for in this room are the custom window shades.
I had a moment of inspiration with the guest room bedding situation. I grabbed two throw pillows from a love seat in the master and once I plopped them down here I knew they were going to stay.  New throw pillows now on order to replace the ones I permanently borrowed.
More greenery was needed in the family room. Luckily I caught a great sale at a local nursery and brought home the plant on the right to balance out the one we already had on the left. I’m planning on leaving the windows as is, so now the only things missing from this room are just a fireplace screen and tools.
All photos via my Instagram.

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  1. your dressing area is perfection and must be a haven! I'd be getting dolled up everyday with a space like that.

    Published on 8.10.15 · Reply
  2. Ron wrote:

    It is looking great! I love your choice of wallpapers.

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  3. Ahh your powder room and the Arbre de Matisse, of course you always have the perfect accessories, Sue!!

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  4. I didn't think the powder room wallpaper was Arbre de Matisse. Could you tell us what it is? Stunnig!

    Published on 8.10.15 · Reply
    • Yes, sorry for not listing it! It's Farrow and Ball's Lotus.

      Published on 8.11.15 · Reply
  5. Love every single peek!!!!!

    Published on 8.10.15 · Reply
  6. Miss Anna wrote:

    Beautiful! I love your mix.

    Published on 8.11.15 · Reply
  7. LilyBart wrote:

    Your Quadrille's Arbre de Matisse paper is beautiful. Its obviously the 'reverse' pattern, but I can't make out which color? Can you tell us?

    Published on 8.11.15 · Reply
    • LilyBart wrote:

      It looks like a soft grey – is it the white on white?

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    • It's a soft gray blue, it's the colorway from the fabric, custom made for the walllpapers.

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  8. StudioSKS wrote:

    Simply stunning! Love all of it. Please post the source of the brass powder room mirror. i love the shape.

    Published on 8.13.15 · Reply
    • Thanks! The mirror is by Carver's Guild.

      Published on 8.13.15 · Reply
  9. Sue, it's all just gorgeous. I don't think I'd come out of your bedroom/vanity area!!!! Lunch after we get the kids on schedule in Sept!!!! I won't take no for an answer. 🙂 xoxo e

    Published on 8.18.15 · Reply