Recently I shared with you that we found the missing piece to our front living room. After rejoicing over the final white slipcover, I realized that while the furniture is now complete, the walls were pretty bare.
Sure we had curtains and blinds and the pretty waterlogue prints.
But in general the room lacked dimension and character. Lots of white without those touches of home make a room feel stark.
So I set out to truly finish this room. I wanted it to feel comfortable and inviting.
When doing a massive amount of cleaning a few weekends ago I unearthed some great additions to the room. Things that break up the white and grey and bring character.
A small lumbar pillow for the chair and our chicken-wire frame…
I also found this cool French-inspired iron scrollwork…
And this little tripod table is brightened up by this faux plant from Ikea…
Since there is no overhead lighting I made sure we have lights in each corner. And lots of end tables to put a drink on…. (I still need one more small one!)
And you know what? I have been using that chaise to read or take a nap when the power went out the other day or claim it during home group.
Because this room is no longer the-room-that-is-almost-done-except-for-that-darn-red-sofa and it’s also not the-room-with-all-the-white-furniture. It’s the front living room. And it’s homey and comfy… and complete.
What do you think of it? What do you do to make rooms in your home complete?