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The Secret to Dealing with Quirky Room Challenges

Our circa 1875 home presents unique design challenges when trying to place furniture to create good traffic flow. Too many doors and odd-sized walls means having to be creative with furniture choices and decor. Our living room is the most challenging since it sits in the middle of the house.

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To see more: http://townandcountryliving.blogspot.com/2013/01/dealing-with-quirky-living-room.html

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  • Miriam I
    Miriam I New York, NY
    I LOVE this room!
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  • Rachel Medina
    Rachel Medina Ogallala, NE
    l love this room too! Gorgeous!! And I am soo jealous of your rug:( I can't find one and I have been looking for a while.
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  • Annette White
    Annette White Hawarden, IA
    Love it, you really utilized this area in a great way! Love your wainscoting, we're putting it in our kitchen this week...can't wait! Thanks for all the tips!
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  • Julie C
    Julie C Alexandria, MN
    We recently bought an 1898 farm house that was added to at least twice. We are currently gutting it to repair some water damage caused by a roof leak that wasn't fixed, but we have plenty of odd shaped rooms. They are going to get odder because one of
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  • Carolyn Bostic
    Carolyn Bostic Springfield, MO
    I enjoyed seeing this room's set-up. Thanks for all the good captioning. It helps me focus on the proper subject in each photo.
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  • Town and Country Living
    Thanks, everyone! I truly appreciate your comments. Julie C - good luck with your farmhouse. Sounds like fun even though it's a lot of work.
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  • Town and Country Living
    Rachel Medina, those rugs are made by Peacock Park Designs. If you go to their website, click on "Find a Retailer" and they'll help you find someone near you who carries it. I can't tell you how many times I get asked about those bamboo rugs. They're
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  • Jeanette S
    Jeanette S Atlanta, GA
    Beautiful Room! These old houses are so special. I love your colors and the look of the room!
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  • Kelli
    Kelli Springfield, MO
    Beautiful...so bright and fresh!
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  • Rhoda V
    Rhoda V Kennesaw, GA
    I love your space, it's so clean and bright!
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  • Adventures in Decorating
    Adventures in Decorating Little River, SC
    Such a gorgeous room, Jennifer! So bright, welcoming and full of character!
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  • Town and Country Living
    Thanks, ladies!
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  • Tammy Lynn Hebert
    Tammy Lynn Hebert Sheppard Afb, TX
    I live in a historic foursquare so I get the quirkiness. But isn't that the character we love? I love this look. What paint colors did you use if you don't mind me asking?
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  • Rachel Medina
    Rachel Medina Ogallala, NE
    Thanks for the rug info;) looking now;)
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