Published at Tuesday, August 07th 2018, 14:11:32 PM by Avice Carreau. Living Rooms. Let me start by stating the obvious to my regular readers: I’ve never really shown this room on the blog before. When we first moved in, we had the tv on a bench in front of the window, two oversized brown leather pieces floating opposite the tv, a bookcase tucked into the corner, and an old tufted ottoman in the center. They all looked beautiful in our old living room (where the tv hung on the wall above the fireplace), but in this room they were awkward and totally inefficient. The room felt cramped, and we could still only seat 4-5 people.
Published at Wednesday, July 25th 2018, 04:16:19 AM by Lily Cornelissen. Living Rooms. So I set out with two main goals for this living room makeover: add more (and more efficient) seating AND create a light, bright feel. And the key to this space was actually not smaller furniture, but bigger furniture… Crazy, right?
Published at Friday, August 17th 2018, 13:38:06 PM by Suze Boogaard. Living Rooms. Choose a cozy area rug. Don’t underestimate the power of a comfy area rug. Sometimes a little fluff underfoot is the difference between a brilliant design that’s welcoming and lived-in and an almost-brilliant design that’s cold and lifeless. Rugs in soft, neutral tones, like cream and white, work well with gray sectionals.
Published at Saturday, August 11th 2018, 13:41:33 PM. Curved Sectional Sofa By lynn olivia buskirk. Hefer also used discarded materials that he could find. He has created works using kubu cane as well as used tires, leather, steel and raffia. His pieces celebrate the indigenous materials and crafting skills of Africa, which have proven to be fuel for his amazing human-sized creations.
Published at Wednesday, August 08th 2018, 01:12:26 AM. Footstool & Ottoman By Nathanael Buysse. This dressmaker detail on the corners adds a bump of sophistication to this dressed-up wooden pallet. That's it! Isn't she lovely? The finished upholstered ottoman adds softness to an industrial studio space, and can be completed by anyone with a few extra bucks and a basic knowledge of sewing and woodworking (and I mean basic).
Published at Tuesday, August 07th 2018, 14:11:32 PM. Living Rooms By Avice Carreau. But this post has gotten really long! So I’m going to save all the other decorating details for part 2. In the meantime, what do you think? Do you struggle to get enough seating in your living space? Do you have a small living room? Do you think (counterintuitive though it may seem) that a large sectional might be your answer? I’d love to know!
Published at Monday, August 06th 2018, 23:38:59 PM. Curved Sectional Sofa By Xavierra Aurand. Various animal forms make up a fun, whimsical collection. The animalistic designs he shows pull at your attention from across the design show floor, and not just because of their form and size. Catching a glimpse of the oversized head piques curiosity to see more; to see what’s inside that gaping mouth. Once you approach, the cozy, fur-lined interior looks so comfortable you have to fight an overwhelming urge to crawl inside and view the world from the interior perspective.
Published at Monday, August 06th 2018, 13:02:34 PM. Curved Sectional Sofa By Angela Koningh. The show also launched the display of his first abstract piece, which resembles a big peanut with eye holes and is made from leather and sheepskin. Regardless, it is perhaps his animalistic forms that currently garner the greatest amount of public attention.
Published at Thursday, August 02nd 2018, 10:30:23 AM. Footstool & Ottoman By Anne Beenhouwer. Measure and cut burlap or scrap fabric to close in the frame. Secure with stitches or spray adhesive. Once the frame is wrapped in burlap, add spray adhesive to secure the centered foam to the top of the frame. Here's the foam attached to the burlap-covered frame.
Published at Thursday, August 02nd 2018, 07:48:46 AM. Curved Sectional Sofa By Suze Boogaard. The whale-shaped chair is called Fiona Blackfish, in a reference to the documentary expose on killer whale treatment in Sea World parks. The furry pink tongue is a textural contrast to the leather and makes you want to be swallowed up like Jonah.