Living Room Before and After

Junk Love Boutique
by Junk Love Boutique
If you saw our dining room makeover, you know that when I moved in to this house it was a total bachelor pad. Now we are making it home.
This is what the living room looked like after I had started to put a woman's touch on it. Let me just tell you that this is 100% better then the first time I laid eyes on this room.
This picture was taken about a year and a half after the first one, right before we decided to get new carpeting and attempt to get the warm "home-y" feeling we were going for. A rustic touch was an absolute must for our everyday living space.
We started by adding a "pallet" wall with stained 1x6"s for our feature wall.
Once that was done we painted the walls a light gray, painted the trim white and added carpeting. We opted to go for a large sectional for seating.
After about a year, we finally have the room exactly how we want it and this is my favorite spot to spend the evenings after long day.
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  • Sheila Cat Sheila Cat on Jan 01, 2017
    I love your tv stand. Home made or store bought?

  • Mbina Mbina on Jan 03, 2017
    What breed are your dogs? So gorgeous!

  • Non15902826 Non15902826 on Jan 08, 2017
    I liked your wood floors and would not have covered this up completely...nice big rug would do. Love your tree....neat idea with the #3 tub. Room looks great and comfortable. Good job.

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  • Margarite Margarite on Apr 09, 2020

    Love it. Wish I could do the same. Where you placed the sectional, I have a floor heat vent and large opening to the dining room.

  • Kevin Kevin on Jun 12, 2021

    GREAT job!

    We LOVE your carpeting so many hardwood floors these days your rug looks clean and cozy.