If you follow me on Instagram, you will know that I’ve mentioned that I’ve been in the summer slump! Life has been a little tough lately and I just haven’t been in the mood to create or re-decorate which means very little blogging for me. The truth is, I love making things and decorating and get so much joy out of it but I just needed a break from it all. The good news is…I’m now rested, inspired and ready to create new things and do some redecorating just in time for fall…my favorite time of year!
I spent this last weekend moving things from different rooms and restyling my living room and I’m excited to finally share it all with you! I had picked up a few new things from Ikea while I was in Atlanta but other than that, I just shopped my house which means a fresh look for a little price! I think this is actually the first home tour I’ve done of this room so it’ll give you a better idea of our open living space!
Let’s start from this angle from the entryway/hallway with guest bedrooms, movie room to give you an idea of our large space. I loved this floor plan because it didn’t have a designated breakfast area which gave you flexibility of how you can use the space. The flip side is it also makes things a little challenging to arrange and utilize the space. Until a few months ago we had the couches turned to separate the “living area” from a “sitting area” on that far wall. I never loved it and one day moved things around and wow did it make a huge difference! Now we have one large living space that is open and we wondered why we didn’t try it sooner!
My desire for our home was for it to feel warm and welcoming and LIVED IN!! Yes, I love the glamorous homes with white and light furnishings but the truth is….we spend a lot of time here and our life can be messy and I’d rather not worry about it. The dogs come in with muddy paws, they eat in here (as you can see) and we have friends or small groups over and we want people to kick their feet up and eat and drink and feel at home.
I’m going to do my best to share ALL the sources which will be challenging since this is a large open space and we have a lot going on in here but here goes!
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Blue and White Garden Stool – Gifted from a friend (you can find one similar HERE)
Blue and White Planter – Thrift Store Find
Blanket Ladder – Flea Market (you can find one similar HERE or HERE)
Snow Leapord Fur Blanket – HERE>>
Chevron Throw – Barn and Willow
Grapevine Wreath – found in the yard at an estate sale so it was FREE!
Candlesticks – Target last year (you can find similar ones HERE or HERE)
White washed Bucket – thrift store
Dried Hydrangeas from a family friend’s yard
Sewing Machine Table – Legs from the thrift store that I added the wood top
Frame – Hobby Lobby
Corinthians 13 Print – GraceLaced
Mirror – You can find similar HERE>>
Olive Branches – HERE>>
Accent Pillows on Couch – Ikea Vigdis Pillows
Floor Lamp – HERE>>
Wood Plant Stand/End Table – Estate Sale find by a family friend
Ivory Pitcher – Thrift Store
Dried Lavender – HERE>>
Couch – HERE>>
Curtains – DIY Drop cloth curtains that I shared about HERE>>
Rug – Belk (similar one HERE)
Ottoman – Craigslist table that I painted and then paid a friend to upholster the top.
Side Tables – Craigslist Redo shared about HERE>>
Table Lamps – HERE>>
DIY Beadboard Frames in Hallway HERE>>
Mail Organizer – Thrift Store find with makeover
Galvanized and Moss Ball – Simply French Market
Accent Chairs – Craigslist Find
Drum Table – Craigslist find (similar one HERE)
Pillows in Accent Chairs – Hobby Lobby HERE>>
Large Ceramic Vase on Drum Table – TJMaxx
Sewing Bucket on Fireplace – Estate Sale
Faux Hydrangeas in Bucket – Mix from Michaels and Hobby Lobby
Ceramic Candlesticks on Fireplace – from a local furniture store
Small Dark Cabinet – Home Goods – It Hides the Cable Box, DVD player, etc.
Console Table – HERE>>
Faux Topiaries – Ikea and just wrapped the base in burlap
DIY Barn Door – HERE>>
Shutters – Old Pantry Doors transformed – Read more HERE>>
Antique Sugar Mold – Flea Market (can find theme HERE)
Faux Succulents and small clay pots – Dollar Tree
Wreath – DaisyMaeBelle
Old Chair – Thrift Store
Basket Planter – Thrift Store Basket and just painted the top
Lanterns on Shutters – Thrift Store (You can find similar HERE)
Basket – Can be found HERE but mine was a thrift store find!
DIY Hydrangea Pillow HERE>>
I sing because I’m happy pillow – Blueridgechicks Instagram Sale
Botanical Pillow – Inthefarmkitchenshop Instagram Sale
Blue and White Planter – Yard Sale
Wax Lamp – Hobby Lobby
Bar Stools – HERE>>
Dog Toy Storage – DIY Crate Project Coming Soon
Fruits of the Spirit Gallery Wall – All Details HERE>>
Corner Shelf – Hand-me-down from Parents
Hanging Lantern – HERE>>
And that’s about all for this room! This has to be a record for my longest blog post and cheers to you if you stuck around this whole time! I hope you enjoyed seeing more of our traditional rustic living room!
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