A Family Room Makeover in Passion Fruit
We moved into our standard colonial home about 8 years ago. Our family room has been a constant work in progress. We started out by adding new flooring and I whitewashed the brick (I have a post on Hometalk and blog of the process). I painted the beams a bright white to add light and height to our ceiling. I just added a pop of color on the walls with the color Passion Fruit by Benjamin Moore!
Here is a picture of the family room as my husband was installing the flooring and prior to the brick being whitewashed.
Here it is today. I painted the walls over the weekend in Passion Fruit and am really happy with the pop of color. Next may be over the mantel - I think a brighter white will work better.
All of the furniture in my family room comes from either the thrift store or estate sales. I take the most abused pieces and refurbish them to give them new life.
The pretty french dresser was a great find from Goodwill (about 10 years ago). Hard to find now!
The chair is actually Ikea. I am looking out for two matching chairs to finish the room off.
I am happy with how the color complements my kitchen's grey/blue hue.
More thrift store finds - the gateleg table is one of my favorites.
I was happy that my curtains went well with the new color scheme! Now on the search for those chairs!
Want more details about this and other DIY projects? Check out my blog post!
Published April 22nd, 2015 3:02 PM