Seasonal Sun Room Changes

10.28.2011

I made some seasonal changes in the sun room just to give it a warmer look for the cooler weather ahead. Soon the pretty colors outside will be gone and all I will see looking out will be bare trees. Yuck. I hate the way it looks outside when all the leaves are gone. Everything takes on a grey and brown look. So some warmer colors have been added inside.

I switched out the white slipcover on the sofa for the maize colored one that I found on ebay last year. I love the way this adds some more color and warmth to the room. If you have a PB sofa and want a new slipcover be sure and check out ebay. Best prices found there. If you want to see the white slip go here.

I also changed out some of the pillows. Y'all know how much I love pillows and I have plenty to move around.


Apples always say fall. I added a few McIntosh apples to a silver tray.



I am hoping my fern stays alive through the winter for some life in this room. I decided to put it in my metal bushel basket from Pottery Barn and placed it up on a large candlestick.

Still have my large garden rooster and my vintage clay pots on the table. Only one succulent survived from the three I had. 

Added a nest to this pot and set my bird beside it. All this sets on a vintage tole tray.


My clay squirrel certainly gets around. Now he sits on the coffee table. I placed some antlers and and old shoe form in the coke crate.


Eventually these chairs will be either reupholstered or slipcovered. I wish I could just order slips to fit, but these chairs, that were once my grandmother's, are very old and a very odd shape with tiny arms. This is the upholstery that I had done about fourteen years ago and it is time for a change. They do work with the colors in here. These were originally used in the master bedroom when it was green.

Still loving my vintage magazine holder.


As you can see I love mixing patterns. This is a cheap chair cushion from Walmart  by Better Homes and Garden last year and I just cut the ties off. 

I took out the red rug again. It was filthy where my shoes go on it all the time. Didn't think the bottom of my shoes were that dirty. I also tried to clean part of it and it turned pink. So it is gone. I have had this rug stored away and just brought it back out. This one is soft and actually warmer under foot on these cold floor tiles than the red cotton one. This was purchased from overstock.com several years ago.


For now this is my view at sunrise from the sun room. Soon it will be gone.


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79 comments:

  1. Ahhh...Kim, this is a gorgeous look. I love the yellow slip cover and the pillows are so pretty with it. Your fern has done amazing. I am with ya on the bare naakeed trees YUK is right!

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  2. Your fall changes are fab Kim. I love the color of the slip cover on your sofa and love your apple painting!

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  3. Great idea on changing the color of slipcover to a warm color for the fall/winter. Is that beadboard on your walls? I love it.

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  4. Nice pictures and there's the squirrel again. My give away would look great in your home:-)

    Elna

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  5. Love your fall colors and covet the center pillow :) You'll have plenty of pretty color when all the leaves are down!

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  6. Love the fall colors indoors and out. It all looks so very cozy ;)

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  7. Great view, Kim! I can understand how you miss it during the Winter months. I think your reds have warmed up the sunroom wonderfully. You've got some great pillows, too.

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  8. It looks wonderfully warm and cozy!

    Jenny
    www.simcoestreet.blogspot.com

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  9. All your colors inside compliment the Fall colors outside. Love the fern in that bushel basket with burlap. Your view is amazing!

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  10. Your sunroom looks gorgeous all warmed up for Fall. I love all your pretty pillows.

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  11. Kim, the porch looks wonderful and I'm just so jealous. My porch isn't enclosed and with winter fast approaching I've spent most of today closing things up.

    I'm so in love with that bushel basket you have the fern in, it looks fabulous and a great focal point on your round table.

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  12. Love the new slipcover, Kim! It is so sunny and warm. Great choice for our dreary winter days!

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  13. The yellow slip cover is so pretty especially for Fall and Winter. I love all your pillows and that was a great idea to buy a pillow and cut the ties off! I always love your antlers no matter where you put them. The room looks so warm and inviting. I hate it when all the leaves are gone too. We are maybe getting some SNOW on Sat.!!!! And, we are going to a wedding. Poor girl. XO, Pinky

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  14. I love your sun porch!! It has so much warmth, color & texture!! I'm also in love with your green walls...so cheery. They should lift your spirits in the Winter months.

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  15. I love this room! I really should look into changing out my white slipcover in the sunroom, too. I love the maize coloured one you ordered. I'll have to check out Ikea (where my loveseat is from). Adore all your pillows, too!

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  16. I've just about decided that I could move into your house and be very happy... love the sun room. I have many of like things in my home... including the rooster.. I also have the SAME magazine rack with birds although mine is a french blue.. it's a little too blue for me and sitting in the garage waiting for a garage sale. I had it on craigslist no takers. Maybe I should bring it back in... maybe it's a sign that it didn't sell?? LOL Love the fern on the candlestick... great trick and idea!!

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  17. I love that pretty yellow slipcover with those pillows, Kim. The white is nice but that yellow really catches the eye. I DESPISE looking outside on gloomy winter days! Sometimes I think I suffer from seasonal affective disorder, it affects my mood so much. I've been sweeping leaves off my patio every other day lately. Winter is coming whether we like it or not...

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  18. Love the seasonal changes! We have very similar tastes.
    I am looking at my own beadboard walls painted the exact same green as yours, and I have the same vintage magazine rack, except mine is just plain white. Love it and your blog. It has inspired me - I have a brand new blog. I hope you will take a look. I would love your feedback!
    Erin

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  19. You really did warm it up with that slipcover, Kim. I'm with you-I hate when it is all brown and bare outside and the skies are all grey and overcast. UGH!

    You know, those chairs don't actually look so awful. The gold in them (at least in the pictures) looks like an exact match for your sofa cover. How wonderful that you have them to remind you of your grandmother.

    One more workday for me here this week...and then I can play a bit here! xo Diana

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  20. I simply love the gingham pillow!

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  21. that a room a person could get cozy in.. love all your prints and pillows.

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  22. Hi Kim,
    Your sunroom looks so pretty and the view is wonderful. I love all your pillows and accessories.

    hugs
    Sissie

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  23. I love your sunroom and your view!

    Carolyn

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  24. This is by far my favorite room in your house! I love the colors used in here...the butter color slip cover looks prefect with all the other colors you have. When you bring your fern in from outside do you ever have a problem with bugs being in it? I have 2 large ones that I would love to keep alive through the winter, but I am scared that bugs could come into the house from it.

    Thanks for sharing your warm and inviting space!

    Rachel~

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  25. Kim your fall changes look great!! I love that red ck pillow I can't believe it was a chair cushion from Walmart, going to have to ck that out to see if they still carry them! Have a great weekend, Martina

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  26. Looks good! I love all the colors. They're warm and I really think I could take a nap in there. :)

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  27. Absolutely gorgeous!! I love the yellow and I love the mix of all kinds of patterns. You're so brave and it's all so inspiring. I wish my sunroom faced the sunrise, but I won't complain, I'm blessed. Thanks for sharing!

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  28. I really like this room a lot. Are you sure you aren't a stylist for PB?? And I like those patterned chairs~it all looks great.

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  29. What a beautiful view, Kim! I have yet to see Fall foliage here in Myrtle Beach. Your sunroom looks gorgeous with its Fall dressings ... love the slipcover and the rug! And, you're right, Mr. Squirrel sure does enjoy bee-bopping around your fabulous home. :)

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  30. The change in color on your trees is gorgeous! love popping over to see what you are up to! Your room is so pretty Hugs....

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  31. Your sun room is aptly named. I bet you spend a lot of time out there. I really like that slipcover on your couch.

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  32. I love how that squirrel and the little bird keep showing up in different places throughout your house...Beautiful view - enjoy it while you've got it.

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  33. Oh mercy me, that is a gorgeous view you have. It looks so pretty with the fall-colored leaves and the water. I love your sunroom too, especially that yellow couch. What a cozy space :)

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  34. That warm buttery sofa just makes the red pillows pop. Love your room but that view of the fall color is pretty awesome too.

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  35. Hi Kim,

    What a lovely sun room! The view is lovely too... I love the fern basket and how you added height with the candle holder. Must be a lovely room in the evening as well...

    All the Best,
    Christine

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  36. Beautiful room. I didn't take the time to read the comments, so someone else may have suggested this. Maybe you should consider having slip covers made for the chairs. You could change them out with the seasons the same as you do with the sofa.

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  37. Lovin' your pops of red and all the cozy touches of patina. Looks like a wonderful place to spend the gray days of winter. :)

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  38. Beautiful. Love love love this room and your mixture of colors. So pretty with all the red accents. And those turning leaves look so pretty. What an amazing view.

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  39. Your room looks absolutely charming, I love so many of the little details in there! I am a fan of mixing patterns too! I hear ya on the bare trees and brown...I'm up in Chicago and nothing good weather wise will be coming this way once November hits :(

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  40. Kim I think whatever changes you do look great. You sure have a great taste when it comes to decorating.
    Don't miss out on my giveaway!

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  41. Kim, I love the colors and all the warm touches you added!
    Yvonne

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  42. Hi Kimmie! Once again - gorgeous! I love all of your Fallen changes! :)
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

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  43. I love it all, Kim! Completely magazine worthy, my friend. The colors, the accessories, the way everything is positioned, well, there's just one word to describe it .....P E R F E C T!!

    Thanks for sharing. xo ~Liz

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  44. Your warmer colors are so nice. I really like the apple vignette. I need pillows, badly, but can't find what I want, at the price I want.:)Have a good Friday.

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  45. I just love your sunroom..the colours the fabrics the paint furniture it just says comfort and home to me well done you Frances

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  46. Kim, you have certainly created a warm and cozy place to watch the leaves (and snow....yuk) fall. :) Your combination of colors and fabrics is so pretty!

    xoxo laurie

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  47. Everything looks soo wonderful!! This room has always been my favorite!

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  48. What time will the coffee be ready?
    LOL That is the perfect place to sit and sip a coffee or coco.
    Love the pillows.
    Seeing your Coke crate makes me remember that I have one out in the garage and can use it in the house somewhere.
    Thanks for being an inspiration,
    Melissa

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  49. Beautiful room and the view is wonderful! You made it so warm. Thanks for sharing your lovely home,Joann

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  50. Hi Kim,
    I always enjoy "visiting" your sun room. You really warmed it up with the richer colored fabrics and accessories. I love how the sofa looks with the golden slipcover. Gotta love that Pottery Barn - thanks for swinging by!
    -Shelley

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  51. I love when you share your sun room! It is my favorite room in your home! I think I'd spend ALL of my time in there!

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  52. This is still one of m y favorite rooms. I love the warm colors and all the elements you have added. It's charming, cozy and inviting.

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  53. You make the best table vignettes. I love the fern in the basket on the pedestal! What a statement. I have to say that I absolutely adore the pillow in the second picture with the plaid, floral and giraffe! That is my favorite pillow!

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  54. Your room dressed up for Fall is so pretty!

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  55. I think I would spend all my time in that room...great rug and you photography is so professional.

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  56. Kim, this has always been my favourite room in your house. I like the maize slipcover and the new rug - love all the cushions too!

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  57. I just WANT your sunroom attached to my house. I simply love everything about it! Your decorating talents are many for sure.
    Blessings,
    Haven

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  58. The seasonal changes in your sun rooms looks beautiful Kim. I love all your pillows! Congrats on reaching 3000 followers. I just reached 500 about a week ago and felt excited about that! I can only imagine how you're feeling.

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  59. Kim i love your sunroom, I would love to have one to change with the seasons. You have a reat new look for fall. I love the new color on the sofa (smart to buy a sofa with slipcover options). Great pillows, I love the red ticking and I have to say I love that roo!
    Oh my goodness, what a beautiful view, its gorgeous now. I think if I had a room like that I would live in it.
    Have a great weekend.

    ~Emily
    The French Hutch

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  60. Bright, beautiful, and inviting! What a wonderful space, no matter how dreary it gets outside! :)

    Love the idea of putting the basket with the fern on top of the candlestick!

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  61. love love love this room. It was the inspiration for my sunroom when I saw it on RMS. Love the changes you have made for Fall....Just perfect!!!!

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  62. Someday I'm going to see that beautiful room Kim!!! It is exactly how a sunroom should look.....so pretty.

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  63. I am fantasising spending the afternoon in your charming room with a good book and a cup of newmam's coffee. Ahhhh.

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  64. Kim, you know how I LOVE this room and it just gets more gorgeous with each season! Your Killing Me! LOVE the pillows! I am a gingham addict and was admiring the red gingham pillow and you reveal that it is a cheap wal-mart cushion....amazing! They all look so great together! LOVE that apple print and with those red shutters behind it...magazine worthy!!

    Love it all!

    Lou Cinda :)

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  65. So pretty! The colors blend seamlessly with the outdoor view.

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  66. It all looks so warm and cozy Kim and your view is just beautiful! I love those vintage clay pots and all of your other lovely accessories. Thanks so much for sharing them with us at Inspiration Friday! :-)
    Vanessa

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  67. Oh, I just get beside myself when you change things up...I LUV this maize slipcover. It is the perfect thing to warm things up for winter. You are blessed to have a Pottery Barn sofa and two slipcovers....every womans dream. *HEAVY sigh.......

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  68. Wow Kim... this room is ALL so fabulous I love the patterns and colors are so warm and inviting your pillows are so interesting and I love the apples with the birds and squirrel you are genius with this decor ! Happy Pretty Golden leaf Time !!!

    - KAT -

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  69. What a Lovely & Cozy room you have, love the pillows, the painted old pots & The Antlers!

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  70. I don't think I'd ever leave that room! Gorgeous touches everywhere!

    Judy

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  71. Hey Kim, I love this room in any season! The changes you made are beautiful.
    Hugs,
    Sherry

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  72. really pretty look, so much to look at, but that last picture of the trees....awhhh breathtaking!

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  73. No matter what is going on in my life, your house just makes me smile. It gives me a hug even through the laptop screen. Thanks.

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  74. Love the changes you have made in the sunroom. Especially like the yellow slipcover.
    Kim, you gotta watch out for that roving squirret! hugs, Ginger

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  75. Your fall changes are fabulous Kim. The slipcover is awesome and love those pillows!

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  76. Your sunroom is one of my favourite rooms, Kim. So cozy and great character.

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  77. what a comfy, cozy, gorgeous room!

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  78. Your fall changes are perfect Kim! I love the apple painting with the red lamp. Thank you for linking it to Home Sweet Home!
    Sherry

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