Living Room Makeover Without Paint or New Furniture


My mom wanted me to give her living room a makeover, but she didn't want to paint her walls or buy new furniture. I agreed to try to makeover her room following those guidelines. I picked out a rug for her to buy that matched her couches, and that became the inspiration for the "new" room. Many DIY projects later, my mom now has a living room that she loves.
The before and after
The before and after
The rug, pillows, and throw help the couches blend into the room.
The rug, pillows, and throw help the couches blend into the room.
My dad and I built this table, and I refurbished the lamps that were originally made by my grandmother in the 70's.
My dad and I built this table, and I refurbished the lamps that were originally made by my grandmother in the 70's.

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  • Susan sapp
    on Jan 26, 2015

    I love what you have accomplished! Your Grandmother's lamps are great, and I also love the Bird & Floral print ....where did the print come from? I miss being able to redecorate my MOM'S home, as she passed away in 2009.

  • Janice cox
    on Jun 10, 2015

    Where did you get the rug ? Love it because it's so colorful.

    • @Janice cox My mom ordered it from Joss and Main. It's the Orchard Area Rug in Light Blue, but I don't know that they carry it anymore. You could possibly find it somewhere else online. :)

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