I am joining The Scoop Party for the Cozy Room Tour.
So, today, I am presenting a “new cozy space” of mine.
~ ~ a space that was formerly an area designated as a second guest room/craft area.
What makes a space cozy for me???…
A place where I can curl up and enjoy a great cup of tea ~
~ ~ especially from this tea set that I purchased in France.
With the glow of a great scented candle, a wonderful magazine . .
~ ~ and a very soft throw (from France) close by..
Some pretties to surround you ~ ~
And a basket to house your favorite magazines ~
And a view that gives you a great sense of peace.
That can also be seen in the reflection of a mirror in the room.
Are you wondering what I did in this room?
Here is what the area looked like before:
The craft area is still there; however, the bed is not.
A family member needed a bed . . so off it went.
Here is my reveal of the newly appointed space.
A friend no longer needed this beautiful Lee Sofa ~ ~
~ ~ it had unfortunately faded from a taupe to a peach tone, obviously a flaw in the fabric.
We have a “pay if forward” attitude between us and since this space was empty ~ ~
~ ~ I was more than happy to receive this sofa.
With the exception of my “french treasures” ~ ~
~ ~ I “shopped the house” for this area.
Soft, comfy pillows a must in a cozy area.
I went searching for pillows in my “stash” that would coordinate with the sofa ~ ~
~ ~ I then realized I had the perfect ones..the ones I used for my Fall Porch decor.
I then remembered that I had a vintage paint by numbers painting stashed away . .
~ ~ that contained the perfect colors for the sitting area.
I was originally planning on placing the vintage French toy chest in another area ~
~ ~ but it seems to work well here and the storage is a bonus.
You can see part of my Martha Stewart Craft Furniture in this picture..
The pair of chairs I brought into this room were in the foyer ~ ~
~ ~ the Antique French buffet took up most of the space there.
I am now debating on whether to paint these chairs . .
The pillows in the chairs were in the media room and discovered them perfect for the chairs.
I was able to bring the two tables on each side of the sofa from various places in the house ~
~ ~ One of the tables was replaced by my antique French Commode from France.
My intentions in decorating are to create rooms that are warm and cozy ~ ~
~ ~ for family and friends to feel comfortable and welcome.
Thanks for visiting my new cozy space!
Please hop over and visit my fellow bloggers on this great “Cozy Home Tour” today . .
~ ~ and the rest of the week, to see the wonderful ways in which they make their homes cozy!
I am joining:
Between Naps on the Porch for Metamorphosis Monday
Savvy Southern Style for Wow Us Wednesdays
Monday, January 13th
Tuesday, January 14th
Wednesday, January 15th
Thursday, January 16th
Friday, January 17th