Aaron’s Living Room Before & After

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I cannot take full credit for this one. Aaron and I worked on this one together. This was labeled as his dining room when he first bought his place, but I convinced him to try it out as a living room.

Before:

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And after:

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I love the pop of yellow in the sunroom. The paint was thin and took me almost 6 coats to get it finished. I wish you could see the credenza on the other wall – it’s a similar color yellow and works so well with the gray walls and rug. I try to stay away from being matchy matchy but it’s working for me here.

Room sources:

Sofa – Macy’s

Rug – IKEA (Area rugs are so expensive. Save yourself some cost and put two 5×7’s together. Patterns are tricky but it worked out great here.)

Nelson-style Slatted Coffee Table – Craigslist

– emily

 

 

Beckoning Spring

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With spring just around the corner, my front porch has been on my mind. I love this photo:

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Photo Credit: Flickr.com

My parents must have been channeling my vision, because for Christmas they refinished a pair of 1960’s retro rockers for me. They are too neat:

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Don’t you love the color? Pillow is Fauna Bunny from DesignPublic.com

– emily

My Living Room Before & After

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Another BEFORE/AFTER post. I wish I had an even earlier photo of my living room, with its cheap carpet, dark mantle, smokey blue walls and rickety ceiling fan. At one time it even had an orange sectional sofa! All that is now gone. In a typical Emily-style weekend, I turned manic and painted everything white and ripped out the carpet. A couple of days later, my dad installed the pendant light. The mess ended up looking like this:

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And it stayed like that for many months. Because flooring (even laminate!) is expensive! Here is what it looked like during flooring day (of course done by my dad):

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And finally, almost there:

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Room sources:

Butterfly Pillow – West Elm

Coffee Table – Ikea

Drum Lamp – MCM show

Lamb Throw – Ikea

Upholstered Chairs – Aaron find

Pendant Light – Ikea

Rug – West Elm

Sofa – Ikea Karlstad

 

 


 

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