Thursday, July 26, 2012

♥ Red ♥


It’s my favorite color. That goes for decorating and for just about anything, including wearing. As a matter of fact, I’m wearing a red shirt as I type this. AND I have red-tinted hair (from a bottle yes, but nevertheless red).

According to all the “experts”, this is what it says about a person whose favorite color is red:

Red  Those who love red live life to the fullest and are tenacious and determined in their endeavors.

I guess I am pretty passionate about just everything and when I get determined, it IS hard to change my mind.  Hmm.....

Colt (my oldest) says everything around here is either red or tan. He also says that’s my answer to any question. He’s right. I just think you can’t go wrong with red. To me, it’s a happy color and it’s warm, cozy, and inviting. I just love being surrounded by red. (I need a button for my blog like yours Ms. Betty)!

I have to make myself try other colors because I naturally gravitate towards red especially when it comes to decorating. Let’s just take a look around my home to see how much I do love red……. We’ll start with the living room.

Let's see....we have the red walls, the pump lamp and of course my favorite, the red checked Johnston Benchworks couch that I dreamed of and waited so long to be sitting here.


And there’s the Liberty red checked fireside chair and the red shutters flanking the fireplace.

Next we’ll go into the kitchen. In here, we have the back door and the curtains. (Please excuse a few of these slightly blurry pics....I was experimenting with low light and didn't do very well).

The pantry door.

And my favorite piece, period........the stepback cupboard that Jason made.

Next we’ll move into the dining room. In here, I’m kind of proud of myself. I only accented with red. That showed much self-control.

Next on to the hallway bathroom. No self control here. It’s everywhere!

Okay, we’ll walk upstairs and take a look at the upstairs bath. I just went with a deeper shade of red here for the trim to accent. I had to try hard to refrain here on the red. Instead I used mostly blacks with the deep red accents. Can't be too predictable, right? (You can't see the rest of the black here, but it's there....I promise!)

This bathroom is still not quite finished.  But it's closer....Maybe I can share it soon.

Even Luke’s room has accents of a brighter red. But it definitely fits him.

Come to think of it, the only rooms with no red are the master bedroom, master bath and Joy’s room. (Even Colt’s room had touches of red).

And talk about red, The Cedar Loft is full of it!

And outside:

red shutters and planters

Red stars are everywhere....

Yes, I think you could walk in my house and easily guess that this Country Girl at Home’s favorite color is red. :)

So what’s YOUR favorite color?

To read a little snippet about what your favorite color says about your personality, click here.

Thanks for stopping by today!  Have a great day!  :)

♥ Tammy ♥


Sandra said...

OH.MY.WORD! I want to live in your house LOL

I love red as well and I love Primitive decorating and your house is like my dream home, honestly. What a beautiful home :)

Wendi said...

I am loving a deep brick red for decorating at the moment, but would say that blue is my all time favorite color. The description of someone who favors the color blue is spot on.

I say if red makes you happy then you can't have to much of it!

Enjoy your day!

Sharon said...

You are much like my dil she loves red. I love your home and the way you have it decorated out. It is so inviting.
My favorite color is Purple and my home shows it also.

Joy ~ Doodlebug ~ said...


Red, red, red, red, red.
What's for lunch?
Can I have an iPhone?

I love you (red)! 8!

Joy (red) :)

Laura Lane said...

Deep red is fabulous!

Michelle~Sugar House Creations said...

Red is my favorite decorating color as well! I painted one wall red and said never again, lol. We just got new living room furniture yesterday and the pillows have red in them. Well now hubs wants to paint the walls red. Go right ahead, but I'm not! Too many coats, lol. Red and tan are peobably my fav decorating colors. I wear brown every day. I'm drab, what can I say. :-)

Hollie said...

Your home is absolutely GORGEOUS!!! Looks like a magazine!!!

Karen said...

I love red, too--and your house looks great! I love your new furniture :)

Cat Nap Inn Primitives said...

oh Tammy...I love all of your red accents and I love your country home.;)

Anonymous said...

So warm comfy and cozy your home is.
I like it all. I am a natural redhead as is my 40 year old son and my 33 year old daughter has beautiful strawberry blonde hair. Do I like red yes! Also have 1 newborn grandson with red hair!! The only red we have in our home is in our finished basement.


Walking on Sunshine... said...

Absolutely BEAUTIFUL! I loved your tour and I loved your use of red. It is the perfect color! Everything is just so pretty. Thank you!

Cindi said...

OH TAMMY!!!! I love your house and absolutely everything in it! I am so jealous...not really,,,ok maybe a little, LOL.
I love the red all over your house, it looks great.
Have a great weekend!
Be blessed,

renee said...

Hi Tammy,
I too,love red and browns! I can't help myself!
You have a lovely home! Thanks for sharing it with us!
Have a great day.
God bless

Jolleen said...

Mine changes on a regular basis!!! Right now it's pink for kitchen stuff, white for wearing, and gold for decorating...ha!! I love your stars too!!!

Paula said...

Tammy, when you show pictures of your beautiful home I *squeeeal* over each one! *haha*
I love red decor, too.... it goes very well with blue!! *wink*

Angie said...

Gorgeous! Your home needs to be in Country Sampler!

Khristina aka Khris said...

RED RED RED...I am so with you on has always been my favourite colour from as far back as I can pretty pinks for me as a kid...give me red any day. I love red drinks, lollies (candy). Red
Hugs Khris