So, finally here it is! I don't have the best before pictures because I started to prep the walls for the paint, moved all the furniture around, and then realized I needed to take before shots.
As you walk in the front door
Yep, I know the color of the wall changed on this pic, like I said, horrible at before shots. This is an important picture though. You will see why in a bit!
The green just made everything so dark!
Now for the after. The one major thing I am lacking a a rug to go under the coffee table. I am thinking a black shag rug will be nice.
Yep, that's a blue towel under that piece of furniture. I put it there so it would not scratch the floor and forgot to put it away!
I had a Gorman print hanging here before but it did not go with the room anymore. I love Gorman and could not give it up so I put it in the bedroom instead. I picked this print up at Garden Ridge for half price!
The vase for the center of the dining room table I got at Kirklands. The chairs I recovered (take a better look over here) with fabric I picked up from Cutting Corners.
There is my Mod Podge Tray I recycled! I used some wedding moss in a jar for a little accent piece :-)
I hung black curtains that I found at the Family Dollar for next to nothing! I think that black shag rug will look really nice in here.
I recovered some pillows that I already had with the fabric that I picked up from Cutting Corners. I also found the red pillows at T.J Maxx and the green pillows at Anna's Linens. I think I may add a few more.
Can you see me waving in the mirror, ha! I am still not quite done with this area. I'm not crazy about that floor vase and want to find another one. I think I may also find a wall decal for in here too. Maybe a word or phrase.
I made a table skirt to hid that ugly little table! I also had a piece of glass cut at Ajax Glass for the top. I made a rather interesting tutorial for the table skirt and will post that soon for anyone interested.
I put the remote controls in a Southern Living basket that I had hidden away. That lamp I also found at Kirklands for next to nothing! I think I may do something to jazz it up a bit or maybe put it in the bedroom and find a more modern looking lamp to put here instead.
I found the most amazing soft little throw at T.J. Maxx too. The kitty slept on it all day on Sunday!
So, that is it for now. There are still a few things to tweak but all in all I really like the improvement! When I tweak I will post about it. I wish my camera was able to take better pictures. I really does look better in person.
Cheers and thanks for stopping by!