Living Room Makeover Followup – Sourcing

Following up on last week’s Living Room Reveal, we’ll identify where we sourced all of our materials and decor.

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Our Living Room Reveal was one of our most viewed posts. We were glad to see it get shared so much! Check out below to see where we sourced our project as well as what we changed from the original room.

1: We painted the walls a light grey. Officially it is Behr’s Mickey’s Shadow, lightened by 87.5%. We liked the tone but the originally is just much too dark. Additionally we added some white craftsmen-style trim to connect and unify the three windows.

2: If you follow the blog, you would have seen our previous post on our TV Nook to DIY Built-Ins project. It was one of the biggest changes for the room and it is focal point that we get lots of compliments on.

3: Our George Nelson Bubble Lamp was the perfect light fixture for the room: light, modern, and the criss-cross design was just the amount of fun that matched the rest of the room.

4: This accent wall was painted in Benjamin Moore’s “Vermont Slate” blue. Society 6 art by RK Design now flanks the fireplace.

5: Our custom sofa from Younger Furniture was the biggest splurge but totally worth it. We got it upholstered COM with Robert Allen’s “Modern Felt – Charcoal” fabric (the same fabric we chose to use for our sectional upstairs). It also features a pillow from the Etsy shop Nirwa and a West Elm pillow. Featured in the background is a Crate & Barrel leaning ladder bookshelf and a Crate & Barrel floor lamp.

6: The main chair in this room is a Reese chair from Room & Board which was bought semi-custom using the “any fabric, any frame” system. It was upholstered in Dayne Cement. The coffee table was bought at an extreme discount because it was a scratched floor model. It is a walnut and welded stainless steel piece from Crate & Barrel.

7: The flooring is 6″ birch planks from LM flooring in their Mustang stain. The rug is the Memphis Stone shag rug from Crate & Barrel(awesome rug!)

8: This entertainment center is actually IKEA’s PS locker cabinet, but we removed the doors for multiple reasons. It was super cheap, yet kept a very slick and modern look.

9: The artwork over the TV came from two separate Society 6 stores. Budikwan & Jazzberry Blue.

Obviously this doesn’t hit everything in the room, but it covers most of the major items. Let us know if you have any other questions.

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3 responses to “Living Room Makeover Followup – Sourcing

  1. This might be my new favorite blog! We are searching for our “forever home” on a “starter home” budget. Thanks for the inspiration!

    • glad you like it! I wish we had time to post more than we do. I definitely understand looking for the right house on a starter home budget. What worked for us was finding a house that met the major requirements (location, number of bedrooms, at least a somewhat open layout, etc.) and then knowing that we could use some elbow grease to turn it into something that made us happy.

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