living room

gallery wall shelves in the living room

It has been a while since my last post between a new job (I’m the content creator for Divine Design Center. Go take a peak!) , summer craziness and life in general. That does not mean that I haven’t been working behind the scenes since then of course. I always have a project going. If…

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everyone needs a place to read…

I love my new corner with my new chair. As the light of day gets less and less I realized it needed something. Let me explain.  This chair has become the reading chair. As homework and lego’s are worked on around me I can be found there. My daughter curled up on the chair with…

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house tour {the living room}

The house tour continues today. I’ve already showed you my foyer and explained a bit about my home. Today we move on to the living room. The whole main floor flows very nicely with the living room directly off the foyer. The living room then connects to the dining room, which leads you into the…

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adding the cozy factor..

The other day I made some big impact changes in my living room by simply switching the location of two pieces of furniture. The easy adjustment created a comfortable and inviting spot which is the first thing you see when walking in my front door.  I still had some more changes in mind for that…

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a room refresher…

I’m a big fan of rearranging. I do it a lot. Maybe too much. Change is good and sometimes some simple changes can transform a room. Nothing new needs to be purchased. Simply look around your home and use what you already have. I used this approach yesterday on my living room. I’ve been wanting…

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The most expensive mirror I never paid for

One day in late summer I was reading an email from my towns’ listserv. I had to read it a couple time to make sure I had it right. It said something along the lines that a family was moving and had some things on the curb. One of these items included a mirror from…

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The story of my mantle

Our home has a good sized living room. It has a huge bay window in the front and great flow from both the foyer and dining room. It is a long room with a fireplace at one end of it. My sofa is situated in front of the window, and the unit with our television…

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My old lamp is new again

About 10 years ago we purchased some floor lamps for our living room. We had no overhead lighting in there and decided on the lamp below, two of them.  They gave off a warm glow to the room and all was well. Then, after 10 years I wanted a change. I contemplated sending them to…

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