Friday, September 17, 2010

Show Us Your Life - Living Room

Kelly has started another session of "Show Us Your Life" and this week she is focusing on living rooms.

My living room is still in a semi state of disarray, but it is getting much better. I guess that is good seeing as we have been in the house for a little over one month now.

Here is a picture of the living room that we were sent along with the MLS listing. It is a big open room with tall ceilings that leads directly into the kitchen. I love that because when (or if, at this point) we have company I will be able to be part of the action, even if I'm in the kitchen.
Here is the living room from the front door with our furniture. As you can see, there are no window treatments. These windows are floor to ceiling (almost 9 feet tall) and I think that the transoms add so much. I haven't figured out a way to add window treatments to them without covering them up. Please let me know if you have any suggestions :)

We are also having problems deciding what to do about lamps. We have floated the furniture to the middle of the room but there are not any outlets on the floor. We have talked about hiring an electrician to come in and install lamps, but that hasn't been a priority just yet. I would say that at some point we will do that. Drew also thinks we need a new (bigger) tv but I think he's crazy! HAHA!

And lastly, here's the living room from the side. Sorry about the laundry basket in the floor but that is definitely real life for us :) Anyway, we bought a new rug to go along with the new couches and tables that we bought. I am please with it! You can also see that the computer desk is in the corner. The living room is huge and the desk is pretty small so I think that it looks ok in that corner.

Well, thanks for visiting. Our house is a work in progress and I would love suggestions!

15 comments:

  1. I love your living room!! It's so inviting and I love the colors and your furniture! It's so pretty!!

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  2. Very pretty! My husband thought the same thing about ours... Must be a guy thing!

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  3. Wow Kelsey I Love the new house! It's beautiful, especially the color. Those new couches look great! Good luck with the window treatments...maybe keep the top window uncovered and just cover the bottom part? That might look good.

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  4. I really like those windows!
    At our old house we had a huge window looking out to the street and I never wanted to cover it or have the couch sitting in front of it. It had a great little ledge on it too for our little boy to play on with his trucks, etc. I never minded not having window treatments.

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  5. You have a beautiful home, it looks so cozy and inviting! Thanks for sharing!

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  6. Love the living room! It is definitely very cozy! My hubby also said the same when we moved into our house in May. I told him when he gets me a bigger house, I'll get him a bigger TV ;)

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  7. don't all men think that they could use a bigger tv?
    love your room!

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  8. get two small curtain rods, a couple pretty curtains and oila! done and done. easy peasy.

    have a good weekend!

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  9. Love it!! I feel like couch would be a good napping couch

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  10. I have a husband who seems to think we need a bigger TV too!

    Beautiful room--I love it!

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  11. I really like the color of the walls. I think it just works really well with the color of the couches, and it all just fits together.

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  12. I love your new rug as well...it really pulls the room together!

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  13. I love the room. Very cozy and put together. I do have one suggestion...A BiggeR Television! I'm a woman.. but I love to watch sports..and its just a wee bit too small. Just sayin'

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