I took about a million pictures of this room, so many that I just don’t have the patience to edit them at all, so they will be raw straight out of the camera. That’s fine, right?
I just really wanted you to get all the angles and details and such.
The original BEFORE video is HERE
The painting is HERE
Paint: Ralph Lauren (color matched into Glidden) Forde Abbey in Eggshell. Trim is Ultra Pure White in Semigloss.
Couch: Costco (2009) $550, Beat THAT Room&Board!
Coffee Table: Ikea Lack (this is actually the 2nd one we have had as they do chip over time)
Rug: Ikea GISLEV ($20…seriously, go buy it)
Entertainment Center: Ikea BESTA + Doors +Feet+Knobs
Book Cases: Ikea Billy + Glass Doors
Desk: Target (only I found this one for $35 at Deals Only!)
Floating Shelves: Ikea RIBBA
The rest of the accessories came from Thrift Stores, Pier 1, Anthropologie, Urban Outfitters, and Target. I really try hard to find deals whenever I can. I shop at Goodwill and other Thrift stores to fin little treasures that I can refurbish. However we have invested (with help from our families) in some nicer pieces that help bring the room together. Not that Ikea is overtly NICE, but it works for us. The couch was the best purchase we ever made! We love it, and feel so lucky to have found it!
Anyways the only room left is the bathroom, which isn’t that exciting, but I’ll show you it soon. The spare room is a total disaster still, which is fine as we don’t actually have any furniture to put in it. So it will be a future project when there are more funds.
What a great looking multi-purpose room! I really like your work (office) space. I am diggin the use of wall space for the storage (buckets?). Really smart!
God, what I wouldn’t give for a coffee table with stuff on it. Sadly that is not my reality, unless soggy crackers count.
Looks so cute and welcoming Morgan!! Love it, can’t wait to see it sometime in person!!
this looks so homey already. you are good. and so fast. want to come decorate my place? i suck at it.
also, i absolutely love the new blog look!!
I adore your decorating style. I’m also a self-professed Ikea lover. I go crazy in that store…I have the Lack table also but in black. And a few other items from there.Toward the end of the post you can check out some of the items… http://paperdollintheflood.wordpress.com/2011/07/21/the-rut/
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wonderful re-do for the living room, new to this blog, I love it. Could I inquire as to where the office accessories wall organizer above the computer monitor came from?? It looks like little tin buckets, really functional and cute!