Sitting Room BEFORE:
Sitting Room AFTER: This is the formal dining room that I don't want to crowd with a big table we'd use 3 times a year. I've tried lots of different arrangements in this space and this table is my favorite so far. This small kitchen table covered with a tablecloth has the look and feel of a desk, yet the room is very open making the room look bigger.
Living Room BEFORE: Shame on me for not taking better pictures. I was iffy on if Shane was going to help me move the armoire but at 8:34pm 2 nights ago when he said he would I jumped up like a rocket and started taking nic nacs down.
Here is the kitchen table in our living room. I love moving this little table around. There is a blank space between the pictures, a tree used to be there. I'd been wandering how the armoire would look in that space. What do you think? (p.s. I love this next picture because it is a reflection of real life: lamp shade whompy jawed thanks to a game of indoor football, baby in pj's, all kids half dressed, wipes and tissue on the table, fresh flowers in a vase that needed to be tossed 2 days ago but I just can't bring myself to do it, and that's just the part that made the picture!)
Do you see my 2 new topiaries on the mantle? $4 for the pair at a yard sale thankyouverymuch.
- TV not to be the focal point
- A cozy feel
- Good furniture arrangement for conversation
The perk to having the TV here is that when I'm washing dishes 21 times a week plus snacks if it's on and I want to watch I can. The Biggest Looser is our show we watch every week.