I think I'm finally done enough with my family room to post a few pictures of it. The pictures are terrible because it has been so dark and rainy outside today AND also because my camera stinks AND also because I probably don't really know how to use it very well. Now that I've gotten all those disclaimers out of the way, here is the family room before. And after.
There wasn't anything wrong with the family room before. There were just too many colors happening. And it wasn't really our style. Here are a few before shots taken at different times. You can see we had carpet at one point. And the fireplace wall was open too!!
Neutral wall color, new pillows/art/rug. Looking for one more sofa pillow in the perfect apple green color. You can never have too many throw pillows! I'm also thinking some sort of ottoman or coffee table might be nice in here? But it might be too much....
We have so much more room with the television over the fireplace. We still plan on adding decorative molding to the columns and building a shelf over the components for more storage.
A view from the kitchen area
A tall bookcase houses baskets for dvds and magazines
And that completes our tour of the family room! We love the way it turned out. It matches our personalities and suits our needs perfectly just the way a family room should! Thanks for stopping by to check it out!!
Want to know where we got everything?? Here's a break down....
Paint - Benjamin Moore's 'Shaker Beige'
Sofas - Sam's Club (we'll eventally replace these but for now we're good!)
End Table & Bookshelf - World Market
Throw Pillows - various etsy sellers
Wall frames and ledge - IKEA
Area Rug - Target
'LOVE' print - MadeByGirl on etsy
Home print - FREE printable you can find here http://eighteen25.blogspot.com/2011/05/filler-print.html
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About Blogging Molly
- I am a mom to three great kids - Ethan is 12, Abby is 9 and Lulu (Olivia) is 5. I've been married to my highschool sweetheart for almost fourteen years. I love to paint, renovate and live for anything DIY. I love music and I love to bake. I also teach dance at a local studio. Thanks for stopping by my blog!!!