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Thinking About : My Living Room

Hey Guys, I'm still obsessing over the final plans for the living room. If you've been reading along you know that I've been compiling style boards for potential sofa, rug, and chair candidates as we're in the market for some new living room pieces. I've realized that there are like a million combinations of furniture pieces that could work together for our living room. This of course is driving READ MORE
in Around the House, Furniture, Inspiration, Living Room

How I Conquered Wood Trim

So it's no secret that the main floor of my house is wood trim city. If the trim was not of a high quality or covered in years of gross varnish I would have painted it white the second we moved in. Instead it's nice, and pretty, quarter sawn oak with perfect patina so it stays (even though it's not ideal for this girl). I still need that wonderful contrast that only crisp white trim can give READ MORE
in Around the House, Decor, Living Room

Weighing Options

Well, I think we're making progress in our decision making. I really wish the white would work for us because I really do adore it in so many others' homes, we're just not feeling it in the living room. I gotta remember that I have my white bedroom, and I get my white, bright and airy fix waking up every morning (dur, except for these lame winter months). That's the one decision we've made. READ MORE
in Decor, Living Room

4 Shades of Teal

I can't kick the feeling that the new white walls against the dark wood trim remind me of every apartment that I've ever rented. Yes, I have enjoyed the light and bright airiness of the white during the days, and it looks especially pretty with with all my other white accents, but I'm still not 100% feeling it. After the daylight disappears and our lamps are turned on it looks very bland and unexciting. Before READ MORE
in Decor, Living Room

A White Living Room?

This seems to happen to me every year, the holiday's end and I get this overwhelming urge to work on a project. The first year I wallpapered my entry way, the second year I de-wallpapered and then re-wallpapered the music room and this year the target is my living room. Here are my reasons/guidelines for the living room redo: Firstly, if you read the blog you know that I've been day dreaming READ MORE
in Around the House, Decor, Living Room