Our Impulsive Living Room Re-do

Hi Lovelies! Happy Friday the 13th!

Sooooo is it bad luck to do a post today? I hope not because I want to  tell you about our overnight living room re-do. I say overnight because while I was sleeping the other night, Kah decided to rearrange the living room. We discussed what our plans were before I went to bed and I thought we would do the change after we returned from work the next day. Stupid me. I should’ve known that Kah wouldn’t have been able to sleep that night unless she started on the re-do right away, which is what she did.

The seating arrangement was moved to the other side of the room. The desk  and the TV stand switched places. And we created an additional seating nook in another corner. These were not small furniture pieces that Kah moved so I’m assuming she is feeling stronger since we attended the gym one day this week. At least that is what she told the grocery store attendant when she declined help with taking bags to the car.

So here are a few shots of our previous living space…

turquoise white gray yellow living room

teal yellow and gray living room

All these were taken with our old camera. Not too shabby huh? Now upcoming are new living room photos taken with our new Sony DSC-HX100V Camera.

Living Room Re-do with Gallery Wall

We like this setup because the gallery wall is such a great focal point.

Living Room Re-do

Breeze loves the new set up as well. He can freely gaze out the window.

Living Room

Living Room

Aren’t these just magazine worthy! Can you say upgrade!! I don’t want to ruin these pictures with more words so I’ll just leave it at that. Toodles!


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Milla is the other half of the Design Par Deux duo. She enjoys finding design inspiration in all things creative. She has an unhealthy obsession with the color Turquoise.

22 Responses to Our Impulsive Living Room Re-do

  1. Samaa

    Ooh I love the new set up, but more than that I LOVE the new camera! Those pics are gorgeous seriously :) I was cracking up reading about Kahli pushing furniture around in the middle of the night – totally what I used to do growing up in my bedroom! I’d still do it if my husband wouldn’t think I was crazy :)
    ps. thanks so much Kahli for your sweet comment on my hutch!

    • Kahli

      Yes I’m impulsive! Milla is always telling me to sit my but down somewhere. But I couldn’t sleep until it was accomplished. When we shared a bedroom growing up we changed it all the time, our parents thought we were psycho. Who knew back then that moving furniture around would be our passion! and I loved that hutch! Almost made me want to go buy one and paint it, luckily I don’t have a place to put it. I’ll live vicariously through yours.

  2. Mrs. Limestone

    I love that accent chair! Great personality piece.

    • Kahli

      Hardwork paid off! My first upholstery project. Thanks :).

  3. Kim

    I LOVE that gallery wall. Great colors in this room.

    • Milla

      Hey Kim thanks! The gallery wall might be my favorite feature of the living room.

  4. Vicky

    much better I love the changes :)
    I love a gallery wall looks AWESOME!
    thanks for the blog visit today!

  5. Michelle

    Now this is my kind of room I absolutely love those colours (even have a yellow chevron coushin myself!) I like that you’ve choosen wooden frames for your art, it breaks up the wall and adds lots of warmth. Those frames would have taken a zillion hours to layout and hang I bet, as my gallery wall only had about 10 frames and it took half a day!

  6. Jessica

    I followed a link from Pinterest over here and that room is just gorgeous! I’m so impressed that you reupholstered that chair yourself. Do you recall where you got the fabric or what the name/manufacturer of it is?

    • Kahli

      Yes!! But you’re not going to like hearing this lol. The fabric has been discountinued. Sometimes you can find it on ebay. I found an extra yard a few months ago. It’s called hedge by Thomas Paul. I don’t know the colorway name. When I purchased it, it was at a warehouse here in Maryland. Good luck!

  7. Kelly @ Eclectically Vintage

    You had me at the fabulous room with all your fun colorful touches – but the identical twin thing is icing!

    I have identical twin girls – 12 years old!

    Love your gallery wall and your fun vintage pieces (typewriter, globe …)!

    New follower.

    • Kahli

      Twins are fabulous aren’t they! And it’s even better when they are identical! I love being a twin. I remember being 12, those were the golden years :). Thanks for becoming a follower. I will be visiting your site.

  8. Bethany [at] Powell Brower Home

    Hi there – so nice to meet you. This is fabulous – love the space!


  9. vickie

    i love everything about this room! what paint/color did you use for the walls?

    • Kahli

      Hey Vickie! Thanks for the sweet comments. The color is Sleek Gray by Valspar.

  10. Leanne

    I love everything about this room. You did a beautiful job. I really love the gallery wall and the pops of teal are gorgeous! Thanks for linking to the Home Decor and Organizing Link Party. I will be featuring your room in my featured post.

    • Milla

      Aww thanks so much Leanne for coming back to visit and for the upcoming feature.

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