Living Room Revealed

I have been meaning to share this for a while. We have finished our living room! It was a major accomplishment as far as things go. Lots of paint, lots of patience went into creating this room. Remember the before? The living room is a very small room, at the front of the house. You can see it in the distance here. Even the dining room is bigger, which is where this photo was taken. The yellow color of the room was dingy and dirty and the ratty dark woodwork made it seem even smaller. There wasn’t really anything else worth taking pictures of in there. We painted the walls a pale grey, it’s the same color we used in our Bathroom Project a while ago. ¬†Something about this neutral color makes every thing else stand out. Even the old floors look better against it. The woodwork also got a fresh coat of creamy white paint too. Both paints were from Clark and Kensington. The new look really makes our teal couch stand out. We haven’t bought a new piece of furniture since 1993. I kid you not. This couch MADE ME BUY. Honestly, it did. Normally I am not such a sucker for newness. I was completely held captive by it’s teal color and new charm. The couch came from Ashley Furniture. The manufacturer is England. I can’t tell you how wonderful it is to sit on. It is so soft and comfortable, we just love it. I hope it lasts forever. I also love that the L shape‚Ķ
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