Our Functionally Opulent Family-Centric Living Room
There hasn't been much in the way of hard core renovation in this space (aside for closing off a doorway to be able to create a bathroom on the other side and the tiling of the mantle), but there is definitely room for it. The ceiling is a dropped panel layout and we hope to replace it with tin tiles. The floors are in desperate need of refinishing, which we hope to make a more dark ebony color. I also want to add a simple chair rail across the room to give it a little more architectural detail.
This is the space that probably changes the most, as about every six months I rearrange the furniture to better suit our family's needs. We also have alternate sets of slipcovers for our couches because with two kids under four, five cats and a fat Chihuahua, things get messy easily. ...»