I found your site not too long ago and have since been loyal and obsessed! I'm trying to learn how to create a true home that reflects my husband and me, but have come to a standstill.
We're pretty clutter-free and organized so that isn't the issue. I just don' t know where to go from here. I have the bulk of my furniture (some bought, some handed down, etc.), but I just don't know how to bring it all together - make it cohesive and happy on a budget, b/c that's been blown...
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Just wondering if you can give some tips as to what I can do w/ accessories, artwork, and placement of things because I am so confused at this point.
I know I should get some sort of lounge chair by the sofa, but don't know what would go and where to put it. I also need to get rid of the empty space above the TV and bedroom dresser.
Any input would be of help! ;) LP
blah entryway with chalk wall
View from sofa
One word: Color...and maybe one more: Contrast. You have a great start here and you simply need to ice this cake with final touches of color and contrast.
We'll get the ball rolling:
Bedroom - two bedside lamps with strong color: red, black, green. Also, a nice piece of artwork is needed over the dresser. Want a large sqiggle?
This lamp would be cool: The Belly Lamp
Hallway - one lamp with color and a warm rich rug to take the edge off of the dull floor parquet.
Dining Area - a rug or a tablecloth to take the edge off of all the mineral in this area.
Living Room - Pretty good here. The rug is a bit washed out. We would look to complete this living room area with two more sitting postions whenever you can. We would get the TV onto a real media solution.
Stores you could look at that are affordable for your kind of thing: CB2, Crate & Barrel, West Elm.