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Archive for February, 2012

Left Side of Living Room

Right Side of Living Room

Right Side of Living Room

Left Side of Living Room

We found hardwood floors under the old carpet. The floors had to be sanded and refinished, but was so worth it. They turned out to be quite beautiful. We did an eclectic mix of furnishings and tied it all together with an area rug consisting of all the right colors. Don’t overlook the large, affordable patio rugs that can purchased with little money in season, but creates a huge boost to any room year round.  Loved the deep-toned, plaid chair setting opposite a pastel, plaid chair. The rich colored  ottoman was placed under the table to give more weight to that wall. Tall slim buffet lamps flanked the table, and a large print gave height to the space. Imagine that!

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Before

After some TLC  

When considering a re-do, you must look beyond the mess at hand. Imagine how it could look. What’s the potential of the space? Furnish to scale.  Don’t be tempted to put a large table in the space just because it’s the only eating area in the house. The room will look smaller and over crowded, not larger. The table could accommodate the leaf and two more chairs when there is an overflow of guests. However, for the size of the room, a four-top is perfect.  We loved the transformation. Imagine that!!

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