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The living room is the first room you see when you enter the house.
I call this my space, since there’s no television or electronics in here. Or go here to see a different furniture arrangement for this space as well as some of the other elements of the room.
To see some of the before and after photos, you can go here.
For the vanity, we used our old dining room buffet. A vintage ladder gets used for towel storage in here. And the texture of the old gray wood on the ladder somehow softens the feel of all the hard finishes in the bathroom.
I like various decorating themes like farmhouse, vintage, mid-century modern, and some traditional.
And I love to use items for something other than their intended use.
As you can see, it’s still covered in paneling, but we gave it a facelift by painting it a couple of years ago. Painting paneling is such an easy and inexpensive way to update a dated space. It’s also made from 1964 paneling, but it got a makeover with paint, new knobs, and paintable grasscloth-looking wallpaper in the back of it.
Part of the decor in the shelves includes some of our vintage games, yet another thing that I seem to In the master bedroom, we have a casual, laid back style. I either want to make one from an old door or a fireplace mantel. Someday I’ll get that marked off my list and actually have a headboard in here!
I still have some light summer colors in here now, but will be changing over to some heavier fabrics with some darker colors mixed in within the next few weeks. A leaky shower forced us to address the 1964 plumbing and fixtures.
The island might get painted at some point in the near future, but probably not the cabinets.