4.10.2014

Spring Parade of Homes Apartment Tour

Welcome to my spring home tour! This week I've teamed up with 13 other bloggers for a spring parade of homes and I could not be more excited to share ours with you today. We are packing up and moving out of our itty bitty city apartment in three weeks, so I was glad to have an excuse to snap a few photos of it before we move onto our next adventure (sniff! we'll miss this place!).

First off, let's take a peek at the living room:
I'm not much for seasonal decorating, but I do like to mix up accessories and restyle things throughout the year. This room is a mix of old and new, which I love. Several pieces were inherited from my grandparents (like the end tables, rocking chair and the larger wood piece by the TV), but the couch, chair and sofa are new.

Pillows are an easy way to freshen things up, and I sewed up the yellow ones you see here out of some remnant Marimekko fabric from Crate and Barrel (they're envelope style pillow covers) and bought the gray and white striped ones from H&M. (I rounded up a bunch of my favorite H&M pillows in this post not too long ago if you're in the market for some inexpensive ones!)
 Yellow and gray are a recurring theme in the living room this season!
I restyled our built-in bookcase for the first time completely since we moved in nearly two years ago. Crazy! For someone who likes to change things around, I can't believe I didn't touch this until now ;).
Simple and clean was the name of the game on these shelves. I cleared out a lot of the books and added in some art, photos and accessories. See those book letters up there? I received the W as a gift and made the C myself, but let me tell you something - those books are HARD to cut! Maybe I used the wrong tool? (A jigsaw?)
Those ram head book ends belonged to my parents. My mom was going to sell them in a yard sale, but I gladly took them off her hands. Aren't they fun?
 The tissue paper tassel garland was an easy DIY I shared last week. I might be addicted to tassel-making now. Watch out.
If you turn slightly to your right from the built-in bookcase, you'll see where I added a little more color on top of my grandparents old jelly cupboard. I talked about those blue bottles and showed you how I made a fun arrangement for tulips with them in Monday's post, so if you're in the mood for some pretty flowers, head over there next!

 The pleated fabric wreath was a fall DIY, but I think it fits nicely with spring decor as well.
Now moving on to the other room in the apartment (literally, we only have two rooms and a kitchen!) - the bedroom! This room already feels light, bright and springy, so I didn't do much anything to it except add some flowers to the bedside table ;).

The upholstered headboard, sunburst mirror and bedside table were DIY projects and they're some of my favorite to date. You can see a tiny corner of another favorite DIY at the foot of our bed: the grasscloth upholstered Expedit!


Hope y'all enjoyed this little spring tour of our home! Thanks for letting me share it one last time before we ship off to Philadelphia this summer.

Don't miss the tours from the other lovely bloggers this week, including Jenna from Rain on a Tin Roof today! All the links are listed below by day. One more day to go tomorrow!

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  1. Ahhh I love so much of your home tour! The master bedroom and fantastic grasscloth bookshelf are amazing. The pillows on your couch are gorgeous. I love the wreath that you made last fall and your tissue paper garland... and I think I am really going to need to stalk H&M Home (and try not to go broke. :))

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  2. I love your fun little tassel garland and I can't believe your Mom was going to sell those ram heads! Awesome save! Everything is gorgeous!

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  3. Chaney,

    You have done such a great job at taking a small space and making it shine in every way! I can't wait to see what you do in your next space. Your home is beautiful!

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  4. Love that tissue paper garland! And I spied some monogram cut-out books...I've been wanting to do that for quite awhile! Great home tour.

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  5. Beautiful, Chaney!! You've done an amazing job with your cozy little space. When we lived in DC I dreamed of having a cute little apartment like yours! My favorite part is your blue bottle collection and your lovely bookshelf styling. Well done!!

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  6. Very nice home, Chaney! I really loved your fabric wreath,such a nice color choice with the blue bottles.♥Also love your bright yellow pillows.I am such color lover..Have a great weekend!

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  7. looks fabulous, chaney! i love the touches of yellow!

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  8. Love the blue bottles on the jelly cupboard, Chaney! Beautiful tour, friend! :)

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  9. Such a gorgeous home, Chaney! I love the colors! Good luck with the big move! Have a wonderful weekend!

    ~Abby =)

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  10. So so pretty Chaney! I love all the blues and yellows and I've been obsessed with your headboard fabric.

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  11. I love your style Chaney! And I looove that fabric wreath. I would never have thought it was a fall DIY. I love how your bed is cutely tucked into that corner wall...you styled it so well. It looks beautiful :)

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  12. So fresh and pretty Chaney! I love your unique art in your living room gallery wall and the great color and pattern on your cushions. Your vintage/antique wooden pieces are beautiful and I love how fresh and inviting your bedroom is!!

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  13. Your sunburst mirror in your bedroom looks beautiful ! Your house very inviting and comfy !!

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  14. So beautiful! I love how you took such a small space and made it look spacious and uncluttered. And I love those book letters - I've been thinking about making some myself but maybe not if it's so difficult!

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  16. Beautiful space! I love the collection of blue bottles you have going on. I too barely touch my shelves even though I love to change things up. Guess I should get on that! Good luck with the move!
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  17. I love this Spring Room! I just recently switched out the darker curtains in my home for sheer panels for spring!

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