As part of my 101 in 1001, and just because I want to make my house into a home, I am determined to get this house in order! A couple of weeks ago Holly from Homebody suggested that I post pics and ask for suggestions. So, I am posting here along with some questions.
This is a picture of the large wall in our family room. This house was a foreclosure so when the old people moved out they too all of the light fixture; thus, the very tiny light in here so I know that will be replaced.
1. Should I paint this wall as an accent wall? Is that out of date?
2. I am thinking of painting the fireplace white. Thoughts?
3. I would love to have bookshelves installed on both sides. Thoughts?
4. Yes, that is Caleb's "pen" and we still need it for the time being.
5. I am thinking of moving the couch/ottoman to the right of the picture up all most even with the fireplace; thus, creating more room behind the couch. I could then move the piano from the DINING ROOM into the family room.
Another look just a little farther back.
In this picture the large wall and fireplace is to the left. We bought this furniture while living in another house. I fell in love with it in that house but I hate it in this one but we just cannot buy new furniture right now. This is the wall where I thought about moving the furniture up even or closer to the fireplace creating a place for the piano on this wall. I DO have a picture of Caleb from when he is a newborn but it is still not up on the wall . . . he is 18 months old. Come on!
This is the TV wall and the large fireplace wall is to the right. Obviously, it needs curtains. I want to take down that little white thing in the corner, too. I think we are going to do a floating shelf for the DVD and Wii and then I want to take the back off of the table and use it. Maybe add some baskets or something.
See that big round chair by the "pen". I have no idea what to do with it. No one sits in it because you can't see the TV, except at large family gatherings. I don't really want it in my dining room so it is just there. Thoughts?
These are my absolute favorite colors. My wedding was in October just so I could have these fall colors. So, should I paint all the family room walls in a totally neutral color and just throw in spots of these colors? Should I paint the whole room one of these colors? Should I just paint the fireplace wall one of these colors?
I love this $10 picture I got at Big Lots. I love these colors and I love the picture. These are the colors that I would like to decorate my whole house in or at least the bottom floor.
This is my downstairs bathroom and I actually love it. I love the three little plaques that I got from Target (notice the colors) and I love the $8 star I got at a consignment shop. The towel was $1 at Wal-Mart!
Recognize this color? I also painted the back wall of Scott's office this same color.
Then, if you take a look at the DINING ROOM pictures, you can see that my one wall is a burgundy.
Any and all comments are welcome. Any advice on furniture placement, paint, ideas on the fireplace (which we regularly use), anything is appreciated!!
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