I had this ugly yellow wall in my family room and I was dreaming about a nice bookshelf for ages!
We bought an ol' BILLY BOOKCASE from IKEA. Ya know the simple white one.
We added four pieces of wood panels on the walls ( both sides of the fireplace)
The hub cut the baseboard out from the back wall so the Billy Bookcase could be pushed up against the wall.
It was time to update our circa 2000 Pottery-barn-inspired living room.
The tape on the wall is my faux board & batten trick. First tape out where the MDF board will go.
Board and batten was just the thing to complement our navy & white room. Bye, bye Pottery Barn circa 2000
Just moved in and this was just not going to work. There were cracks and a poor repair job, so I decided to tackle this project.
I used $2 wood strips and concrete nails. I hammered them in at the mortar joints.
Using slate from a landscaping store, I cut down the slate and created the hearth
I stained pine boards and used a brad nailer to attach them to the studs.
The cold season is over. We burned probably 25+ fires. TV is going strong and the house is still standing.
We brightened things up for a newer, modern look
I might have gone a bit overboard with pillows, but I love the texture of all the pillows with the shag rug.
When we moved into our house, I knew a gallery wall would be perfect for the large amount of space and high ceilings
I then traced the frames/items onto wrapping and kraft paper and taped those onto the wall so I could see how it would look
I just love how it's filled with DIY projects and upcycled finds. I LOVE the impact the wall has on our living room.