Simple Summer Sitting Room

6.29.2016

Say that title three times fast! 
Last week I shared the summer foyer and dining room  and now it's on to the sitting room. It's hard to make this room look summery, but with a few accessories that say summer and some lighter fabric pillows and I can call it a simple summer sitting room. 




I replaced the dough bowl that has sat here for months with this wicker basket tray from my stash. Some coral and a little ironstone bowl filled with shells plus a plant add a touch of summer.

My favorite vintage French ticking pillows mixed with the leopard are perfect in here. I'm glad I can use my pillows from one room to the next.



My assistant trying to ignore me.



Vintage binoculars for bird watching if you're so inclined.





I leave the ironstone and china in the vaisselier year round. Haven't found anything to replace it with.
I know it's hard to believe that I can leave anything the same that long.
:)

A patriotic space is coming up next!

17 comments:

  1. Everything looks great. You always do such a great job on decorating.

    Happy 4th of July.
    Mary

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  2. It all looks great, Kim. I am doing the same thing: summerizing the house. I am using my LARGE collection of shells.

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  3. Kim, it looks great. I so love the French pillow and the gorgeous chair it's on... :-) Love the tufted ottoman too!!

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  4. The sitting room gives you a great feel of both warmth and cozy and the lightness of summer at the same time....a great achievement of all senses....

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  5. I need to have you come summerize my home. I have been so busy I haven't done a thing! Your house looks lovely. Love the boot shapers!

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  6. Your home is so very beautiful! I love how unique it is and how you make it your own...yet, it has classic style!

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  7. looks luvly Kim. Luv the magnifying glass. Such detail.
    Happy 4th.

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  8. I love this room, and everything always looks so pretty. I especially love that striped chair, it is awesome.

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  9. It's very elegant yet cozy. You have a nice, calm color palette, yet it isn't boring. Must be the black accents and the leopard!
    Love your carpet.

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  10. It looks great in it's summer finery!

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  11. Kim, your sitting room looks so elegant yet airy at the same. Love all the details such as the vintage binoculars!

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  12. It's great fun to mix things up a little and move change things as per the season, but I agree, there are some things that just need to stay, year round. These are the anchoring points and add much stability. Love your photos

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  13. The blue and white leopard print pillows bring in just the right summer feel and I like the arrangement on the ottoman. That vaisselier is a gorgeous piece of furniture!

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  14. Lovely! Are your paint colors posted anywhere on your blog? I love the color of the sitting room!

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    1. Yes, if you search paint colors it will show up in one of the posts. This room is Wheeling Neutral by Benjamin Moore. Thanks

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