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Balmoral {take four}

My Balmoral project has been a labor of love - literally!  This home is in Arkansas and belongs to my sister and her family.  They moved from Tallahassee at the beginning of the summer and this is my fourth update about their new home.  Wes and I were there last weekend and it is our last visit until Christmas.  I don't know how we can wait that long, but I better get used to it.

In the meantime, I couldn't wait to share some recent photos of all the progress that has happened.  To truly appreciate the changes, you should check out some of the before photos.  All we have done to the actual house is paint walls, cabinets and some trim, add wallpaper and change out the lighting.  That's it!  This home is a true example of how colors can totally transform a space and make it your own.  I'll be back in December to get the final shots, which includes a navy blue sectional sofa going in the family room.  I can't wait!

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BEFORE

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Balmoral {take one}

  I'm excited to share a new series on my latest project, Balmoral.  This project holds a special place in my heart because it's my sister's house in Arkansas.  I gave you a little sneak peak here on how the house currently looks.  It's really beautiful (on the outside) and the floor plan is perfect for their family, we just need to make it their own and the first item to change on the list is the WALLS!  My sister is a huge wallpaper fan and we started selecting those this past weekend.  Here is one of four we plan on using.  Sorry for such a small photo!

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Inspiration for the color palette we are thinking for the dining room - indigo and blush!
Inspiration for the color palette we are thinking for the dining room - indigo and blush! Insert reference to Steel Magnolias here.

My sister is really embracing bold color in this house and indigo seems to the common thread throughout the main rooms.  We are even thinking a very light shade of blue (on the gray side) for the main color of the house.  Paint samples are starting today, so we'll see which one makes the cut.  In addition to the walls, we are replacing all of the lighting.  Every last fixture!  We met yesterday to start looking at possible choices.

We really liked this one - her husband's reaction was "it looks like it belongs on a cruise ship" and I think he could be right!

This one is definitely a contender, just need to figure out the perfect spot!

I'm happy to be sharing this journey with all my readers.  You also may have noticed a new look to my blog.  I have moved it over to a different platform, so I'm still getting used to it.  The photos are done differently and the layout is more difficult, but I'm getting there.  Please forgive my growing pains and all the different fonts!

Thanks for reading,

Jennifer