Home Tour: Our Living Room

Chandra Fredrick's Home Tour | Living Room Inspiration | Photos by Hazelnut Photo | Click through to see more and get sources here: http://www.ohlovelyday.com/2014/04/home-tour-living-room.html

I’m so excited to finally share my first real home tour post, starting with my absolute favorite room in our home: the living room. It’s been a dream come true to move in to our new home – it was such a perfect blank canvas with lots of charm and amazing original features, like brass sconces and a fabulous white mantle (and that perfect shade of white paint on the walls was already there too.) Our living room is now home to most of my favorite things and my most enjoyable family moments: from cuddling up to watch an afternoon cartoon to having family dance parties. It’s just a room that’s full of life and makes me so happy.

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The room gets the most amazing light thanks to a huge bay window, so I decided to keep the walls white and clean. I added pops of color and played with patterns and textures to make the room warm and happy. Everything on display is very personal and meaningful. The gallery wall holds our wedding polaroid collage from all of our guests, my grandmother’s needlepoint, watercolors collected during our travels (especially from all over Italy & NYC), and photographs of Paris and Italy, where we honeymooned. And wedding and family photos, of course.

The built-ins are one of my favorite features and hold most of my treasures, like old books, my collections of bottles and mason jars, vintage pottery, and family photos. The mantle has a mix of my favorite modern finds from etsy artists and my special vintage collections: vintage insulators and mason jars (which I collect because they remind me of my dad, who was an excavator and would find them during digs at work and bring them home to me when I was little) and my grandmother’s brass candlesticks.

And if you loved those photographs of Paris as much as I do you’ll love tomorrow’s giveaway from Hazelnut Photography, the lady responsible for both the photos of Paris in my living room and the gorgeous photos of my living room itself. You can win your choice of her Paris prints from her print shop Wandering Through. So come back tomorrow to enter.

{Sources} chevron shag rug: One Kings Lane / blue ikat pillow: One Kings Lane / California Pillow: Love California on Etsy / faux stag head: Near and Deer on Etsy / California string art on mantle: Ramble and Roost on Etsy / painted antler on mantle: Made by Cassandra Smith on Etsy / bamboo shades: Lowes / coral pillow, x-bench, & lamp: Target / chevron pillows: Joss & Main / modern rocker: amazon / sheepskin: IKEA / heirloom ring bowl & entryway plaque: Paloma’s Nest / brass side tables, sea grass zig zag basket, gold tray & brass menagerie: Target / sofa: Pottery Barn / black and white large basket and chevron basket as planter: Ross / lampshades & ombré curtains: Target / Los Angeles print: Rifle Paper Co from Charm & Gumption / most other furniture is thrifted or from flea markets

{Photos} Hazelnut Photography, property of Oh Lovely Day

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4 Comments

  1. Ali Lewis
    Posted Apr 9 at 8:04 am | Permalink

    So so beautiful Chandra! So clean looking!! 🙂

  2. Posted Apr 9 at 11:33 am | Permalink

    Very nice Rooms 🙂 Total Amazing.

  3. Posted Apr 9 at 8:37 pm | Permalink

    Just fabulous and SO you! Amazing work, especially considering the short time you’ve lived here! Love it C!

  4. Posted Apr 12 at 12:46 pm | Permalink

    Chandra, this is absolutely beautiful. Your styling is stunning. Makes me want to re-do everything in my house 😉

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