Hello everyone! I was a little excited to write this post because the most simple update to our living room has been one of my favorite budget
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If you refer back to my post about the best indoor plants to buy, you’ll know exactly what my living room looked like before. We had a big shag rug, a bulky coffee table (that was really a storage piece of furniture) and some not so colorful pieces. I really wanted to brighten up our living room ever so slightly. And believe it or not, it did not take a lot to do!
As you can see we still have a lot of moving around to do. Like the Animal Print Canvas pictures not being centered (we rearranged the furniture AFTER hanging the pictures…rookie mistake haha!). I am eventually getting rid of that tall shelf lamp as
The coffee table actually belonged to my grandmother, she always has such a neat eye for unique pieces. The base of the table used to be a rubbed-bronze look, but Adam and I decided to take some spray paint to it and make it more of the look we wanted to for our living room. We used an antique pewter color, with a metallic finish. I really love how it came out!
I then added some really simple pieces that brightened up the whole area, in particular my fake flower arrangement. I don’t know how I still feel about the fake flowers, as real flowers can sometimes be costly to keep up with weekly. But in the meantime I think this will do!
I cannot forget my favorite candle. For those of you that aren’t familiar with Diptyque candles, you must! I will not lie, they are very pricey. I was able to get this Diptyque Narguile one for under $100, but they are worth every penny. They burn so well, and aren’t too potent smelling. Adam and I love sitting in our living room on Sunday nights chatting with this candle lit.
Now I truly need more opinions! Our house is forever a working project, but what else can I add to my living room to really light up the place!
Should we add another rug or not?
Can’t wait to hear all your opinions!