Last night was my last evening spent at Kendall School of Design.
I am SO GLAD I decided to take the class. If there is a subject you have always wanted to learn more about I would highly recommend taking a continuing education class at a school near you! The connections I made were priceless.
A few highlights--
**how to draw a floor plan to scale
**how to draw a front elevation
**how to create a presentation board that is not on the computer
**that I was naturally doing what was correct without knowing exactly why
**that I sometimes like to break "the rules"
Our assignment was to select one room in our house and transform it into what we would love. We then had to draw a floor plan, elevation of one wall, and create a presentation board.
I chose our living room because it has the most placeholders (furniture that was given to us or furniture that I dislike) and is the largest room in the house.
Here are a few pictures of the room as it looks now.
The list of changes is huge so take a break from this post and go get more coffee.
Bonus points for those of you who read to the end!
Our window wall
Paint the whole room In Your Eyes by Benjamin Moore (which has more green than your screen view)
with white glossy trim.
ceiling painted in Polar Ice by Benjamin Moore which is actually lighter and more blue than the wall color.
and cover them with this FANTASTIC wool and silk rug
Replace the couch--kids can't ruin it.
with this side table
one of these lamps on either side
with theses textured pillows
and two of these crocodile ottomans in front of the sofa
Now this fireplace wall
replace the TV and stand with this chair
art above the fireplace
flanked by these sconces
Now, onto the "corner with the basement loveseat"...
would have this chandelier
and this loveseat
with a few red velvet pillows
Is anyone still reading? Anyone?
Here is how our "vintage glam" living room looks all together.
What do you think?
I had trouble deciding if I wanted a calm, subtle room, or a space that was bold.
I went bold. I couldn't help it.
This just suits our family.
Thanks for spending time with me today! Be sure to check back Saturday for the giveaway!
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