Good morning! Oh my goodness! This summer has been busy! I continued working midway through July, we had Haley’s graduation party, went camping at the beach, held a yard sale, celebrated both girls’ birthdays, and now we are headed to Disneyland! I know I haven’t been here much this summer, but I did want to update you on my living room progress. Just a reminder: we have a Canvas Factory giveaway going on until Wednesday, July 24. Here’s the link.
*This is not a sponsored post. These are just the products I used.*
Here was my Idea Board I posted a couple of months ago. Some things have changed from this plan. I ended up getting to matching Ikea loveseats rather than one loveseat and 2 chairs and I have a temporary coffee table. I haven’t found a floor lamp yet, but I will keep on looking!
These are the pictures before we moved in. I can’t believe how different it looks! Those vertical blinds were torn down and thrown away before we moved in and the popcorn ceiling was scraped off by my husband. We had it re-textured and also had all the walls painted. You can barely see the half wall in the bottom right corner of the picture on the right. That is gone now too.
The biggest change we made now was to the floor! We finally put on our laminate wood look floor! I love it! It is just the right look for my room!
My husband put the coffee table together for me using the posts from the half wall. It’s fine for now, but I am looking for something else. He also made the shutter lantern and the buoys on the table.
I love how this room turned out! We have a few more things to finish up, such as crown molding at the ceiling and over the window. My seashell mobile adds more coastal feel to the room.
This area had been a header. My husband cut through the drywall and some of the boards and we made it into a beam. My husband framed it out and I varnished it with MInwax, I would have left it completely open, but we had to mount the barn door on the other side.
We also added wide baseboards around the room and framed out the door. I painted everything Benjamin Moore Simply White.
We also added the same flooring in the entryway to tie the two rooms together.
I set my dining table for a casual summer dinner, being sure to use my California glasses.
I love when the breeze blows the white sheer curtains! If only I could smell the ocean air too!
And of course, my helpers are always close by. They love this room too!
Is your summer crazy too? Or are you able to just sit, relax and enjoy the summer days? I’m glad you took time to stop by today!
Ikea Ektorp Loveseats
Home Depot Home Decorators Denali Pine Floor
Benjamin Moore Simply White Paint