Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Apple Green, Orange and Cream Plaid for Spring

Now you all know how much I love color, so while the Aqua  I had for a while was stunning, and the Apple Green was wonderful too.   (You can click on the colors to see these previous rooms.)   I just needed to add a little more color for spring

Still using what I have, I added a little bit of plaid to the green for a little brighter Spring color scheme.

Adding one orange pillow really spices up the colors.

This is an arrangement left over from Christmas, but the colors are pefect.

An antique box that I have had for years.

The orange candles came from the Dollar Tree.

  Totally different look without spending a dime.

I love shopping the house, how about you?

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  1. You shop the house so well, Marty! Very pretty. Rearranging and finding new places for things makes me happy too.

  2. So pretty! I love this color palette!

  3. Lovely Marty, as usual. Blessings, Patti

  4. Beautiful colors Marty! Ah yes I love shopping my house!

  5. I do it all the time Marty. I seldom buy new decor. Your colours are soft and springy. Have a great week! Pamela

  6. I have an attic ready and waiting for a shopping spree! I guess, this is one of the many joys of growing older-we have accumulated so many treasures. When I want a bit of an update I have found that spray paint is one of my best friends-or chalk paint! Your colors are just lovely and reflect the beauty of Spring!

  7. Very pretty, Marty! I love the orange and green together. Your plaid ties both colors in very nicely, too. Love that box. It reminds me of the ones you used to be able to find at Bombay.

  8. Marty, you did again! Another beautiful arrangement just from shopping your home. Just to goes to show what good taste you have.
    I use to have valances made from that same orange and cream fabric. I had them in the sun room of our old house. I think I still have them stored somewhere. I love your floral arrangement.

  9. Super pretty, Marty! I've always admired that plaid fabric when you use it - beautiful. Shopping the house is great - and something alot of us forget to do. It's amazing what a little moving of this and that can do for a room. Lovely! Jane

  10. I love the pop of orange you put in the room...and it is not an "in your face neon" orange either. Subtle and very pretty with the plaid. I love your
    Spring look- xo Diana

  11. The spring colors looks so pretty in your home, Marty. And you did it on a dime. I love shopping my home, it's amazing what we can put together with what we have on hand.


  12. My hubby loves when I shop the house instead of the stores. Love how you incoroporated the plaid.

  13. Love the colors, they're mine, too. Have to scrunch up a runner on my coffee table. I used to have the same table. xo

  14. Love it Marty! Very calming colors, I think this color combo could also work with a Fall decor, don't you think? have a nice day!

  15. Love the colors of this plaids and yeah, it's perfect for spring. The box is gorgeous, I love boxes in a coffee table. Beautiful vignette!! Thank you lovely lady for your generous comment you left on my St. Pat's post. Have a lovely week.

  16. They all look pretty together... like sherbet. But I really like the green apple!!!

  17. Un intérieur arrangé avec beaucoup de goût...
    Gros bisous

  18. I love the color mix!! Looks like spring to me!

  19. Thanks Marty for the affection a hug for you...
    Bjs by Claudee.

  20. Marty, you have a great eye for color...I love the addition of the orange! Hugs, Penny

  21. You've done well color-coordinating everything. It adds so much life and beauty to the room. It's bold, yet soft. Lovely work. And yes, shopping the house is the story of my life. ;)


  22. I never met a plaid I did not love. :) And you can't go wrong with your budget for this project. xxoo

  23. I shop my house all the time. As a matter of fact when it is time to freshen up the decor I shop my house first. Often I find that I already have everything I need. Shopping your house is a great way to save money.

    You always do a great job with color coordinating. I love the arrangement too.

  24. All of the colors work well together! Your livingroom is beautiful Marty-enjoy:@)

  25. Hi Marty, I LOVE that shade of orange. It looks beautiful with the green. You have such talent pulling things together. Enjoy your day, Gail

  26. Marty, The apple green, orange and cream colors are yummy and even though your floral arrangement is from Christmas, it's perfect. Love the magnolia blossoms in it. I like shopping the house too, although my "shop" needs to receive new "stock" right now.

  27. You always have the most wonderful fabric!

  28. Beautiful as usual Marty. I love these accent colors for spring. The runner is so pretty on the table.


  29. Such pretty, soft colors! Your room is so lovely! I am also thinking of adding some "spring green" to my living room....anything to rush spring along! I just joined your TableTop party - a bit late, but I wanted to share some pics of foods from our cruise! Thanks for hosting.

  30. Such a soothing color palette, Marty! I love how you shorten your table runners to fit on your pretty coffee table by folding them ... adds such great texture to them! Your home is ready to welcome Spring in such a beautiful way!

  31. Marty,
    LOVE the change in your color palette, dear friend!!!
    Amazing what one change in hue can do add to the mood of your design!
    I don't have the same "luck" @ our local Dollar Tree, but I have been frequenting there lately!
    Shopping the house is my favorite "Shop" and I LOVE the results!!!

  32. wow it looks wonderful, what a delight to walk into this room every day! sally x

  33. Hi Marty! These colors are amazing. Your centerpiece matches the pillows perfectly. What a difference a little color makes.


  34. So pretty Marty and YES, I love to shop the house. :)

  35. Marty these colours are fabulous! Thanks for sharing!


  36. Love your spring coffee table - the colors are terrific - beautiful runner to match the pillows! The floral arrangement has the perfect combinaiton of colors. I do appreciate you sharing with Home and Garden Thursday,

  37. Marty everything looks so beautiful! I have not really had any time to pull out spring around here so I will just admire yours!:) Thanx for partying at THT.