Thursday, June 23, 2011

Living Room Updates

Last weekend John and I had our new living room furniture delivered! We had decided to get a new couch and loveseat for the living room and ended up falling in love with an entertainment center so we really did get almost new everything. I also bought a new rug at Lowes as my first accent piece. What do you think of the new look?

From the hallway:

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The color in these pictures despite my best effort with lighting and camera setting look brown. Their official color according to the store is charcoal, but they really are a grey green and lean more towards the green than anything else.

We got a new coffee table a couple months ago and it fits in with the new furniture nicely.

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I really wish the rug was a few inches bigger, but oh well. The next size up is HUGE so it is what it is.

This is the entertainment center. I'm excited about all the storage space!

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What's great is that the pieces are modular so if in our next house we don't have the same wall space we can use just the TV stand, create a bookcase with the two taller pieces and store the top middle piece in the garage.

View from the front door/kitchen:

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I saw this at Home Goods and thought I'd use it as my color inspiration.

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This design board from Young House Love also captures what I want from the room.



My first accent pieces:

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I'll add to the entertainment center next, but what I REALLY want are pillows and curtains. If only they weren't so expensive! My biggest debate are the curtains though. Do I keep the red that we have? Do I go for a darker red (ours are dark, but I really want thermal ones to keep out the Texas heat)? Do I go with copper curtains? Should I go neutral? I've been leaning towards neutral, but wonder if that may blend in with the walls too much? I'd love your feedback!

1 comment:

  1. Probably not Faiths HusbandJun 24, 2011, 12:55:00 AM

    Your TV looks REALLY SMALL in that entertainment center. You should probably tell your husband to go buy a new one. Just tell him to pick out whatever her wants.

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