Friday, August 27, 2010

Shabby Shutter Window Frame
Welcome! I would like to share with you my fabulous Shabby Rose Window!
For this window, I painted a frame several coats of white, distressed the frame and shutters with sandpaper and then rubbed a mahogany colored stain over the white. My husband attached the shutters and underneath I used a pretty cottage rose print! Yes, I am fluffing up my living room!

I think it turned out a bit Shabby and Rustic! Just Darling!
I have worked up quite the collage of "Decor" around the Shabby Shutter Rose frame!
I am striking out in a different direction, but I am really loving it....
as long as there are Roses, Shabby, Chippy, Victorian, Dangly Crystals YOU KNOW I AM A FAN!

As I discussed in the last post the chairs have been left dark to blend with the dark brown leather sofas...
of course, I am still in limbo as to whether I should shabby them or not???? The sofa is to the bottom far left, this vignette is part of my new "Cottage Victoriana" (is there such a thing)???
Anyhoo, the pretty blue mirror found a home above my side table.
Normally, I would not hang this many things on one husband likes it & I like the change what do you think?
Oh yes, and THANK YOU for all of your comments and encouragement! I am a busy mommy and I do not have time to visit all of you as much as I want but I promise I will be by to see you soon!
I am partying with Cindy at Romantic Homes
and Connie for frou frou Friday
Have a lovely and blessed day!


  1. Love it, Olivia! I am trying to find a mirror to hang behind a lamp in my living room. I have two at the moment but one is too big and the other is too small. Love your shuttered print; gorgeous! Thanks for sharing and have a splendid weekend.


  2. I love it, sweetpea. I think your home should be "featured" somewhere!

  3. Love it, so romantic and cozy home!

  4. Very romantic indeed!...Christine

  5. Looks very cosy and romantic, great job on the shutters! Thanks for visiting:-)

  6. Hi Olivia!
    It looks very romantic and pretty, bravo:))
    Greetings from Biljana

  7. Olivia!! This is the best ever!! I love the rose print behind the shabby shutter. That is absolutley so beautiful, I cannot find the words to say.

  8. What a unique and wonderful idea with the shutters and a frame...I love the technique you used to "shabby" them up!

    It all looks wonderful!
    I, too, have some dark pieces that I am just thinking on...

  9. Beautiful print and unique and beautiful frame. Really, I enjoyed the entire room.

  10. Olivia, if you ever get tired of the shutter frame, let me know-lol. It is beautiful and one can never put too much on a wall. It all depends on one's taste and I like the way you did it. Fabulous. I have a pair of old shutters and I'm wondering if hubby could put them on an old window I have cleaned and kept waiting for inspiration, but mine would be crisp white, I don't know how to do shabby chic, but would love to learn. Hugs, Pat

  11. Olivia,
    Love what you did with the shutters! Beautiful! And I LOVE your Victorian Romance Decor!! You know that i am a Victorian type of gal myself and love what you are doing with your decor!! i think you should keep those lovely chairs that way they are!! Love the beautiful look of the wood grain!!



Hello Friend! Thank you so much for stopping by! I love to hear your thoughts! Hugs, Olivia

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