HOME IMPROVEMENT and DECOR IDEAS . i hope you all are doing great i am here with my living room makeover and it is finally done now here’s a before picture for anyone who missed out if you’re not on my facebook instagram or twitter you may not know but you know a few months ago my son got married and we gave all of our furniture to him and his new bride we gave them the so far the curtain everything and so it left us with this blank slate which was not bad for us because this room is right off of the kitchen so we renovated the kitchen many of you know that already i’ll link that playlist below where i show kitchen tours kind of the process of the renovations all kinds of videos if you’re interested in that on our kitchen but when we finish the kitchen it did not match the living room you know it was a distinct difference and we knew it needed a makeover I was even at purchasing stuff before who for the living room.
So let’s get into our new living room i absolutely love it it fits the kitchen it fits our style and it feels like it fits our home now before the living room was really just kind of a sore thumb of as in many places that feeling sore thumb that I have not made over yet in our home but it now is complete another space is complete and I absolutely feel great about it I tried to compose and combine a lot of things that my husband would love and I would love I try to use the masculine fabrics such as you know on the soul fun i’ll tell you a little bit more about that along with with the decor and you know just simple things you I like you know more of you guys know me you know I like the shiny lips and he loves more rustic so I’m kind of trying to incorporate little tidbits of a little rest big with you know what I love so that you know it feels like it’s a blend of both of our styles and what we like and in the end we we can sit in this room and we have we really love this room we sitting here we feel so comfortable.
HOME IMPROVEMENT and DECOR IDEAS – Living Room Tour and Makeover Reveal
And so what I want to do is kind of take you on a tour of the room and just kind of give you some tidbits on my thought process of you know me putting the room together and decorating and kind of sources i used in things like that so i hope you will enjoy and let’s jump right in ok friends i want to give you a view of the kitchen this is the renovated kitchen and it you know kitchen table and all of that you see I love neutrals I’m i love my grades my whites my ivory that’s me you know i’m not really be into a lot of colors and I think colors are beautiful i have friends with homes that are absolutely beautiful and they use vibrant colors but you have to do what you love in your home that makes you feel relaxed and this makes me feel relaxed.
I like just a neutral palette that’s what I love so the first thing going into this and the key thing when you’re doing your living room is the sole and this could be the most challenging because it’s difficult to find something that I like I found it difficult and so I really feel just relieved that the timing worked perfectly as I was doing this process of putting the living room together i was talking about it on Instagram and everything and joy bird reached out to me and they said hey I heard about your living room makeover let us custom make a sofa for you and they custom made the sofa accordin to my desired look and I was so excited about it what was even more exciting is the process that they have for its simple number one you go to the website you choose the fabric that you want and i love the fabric choice that I made I thought that it was perfect for the space in my liking you choose the leg colors like what tones you want as far as your legs and things like that now they do other things have been so far they do other furnishings so definitely check out the website I’ll link it below and i’ll also include a 20-percent off discount code and so here it is without the pills just to give you a quick look there but the thing about it is that you know you pick the shape of your sofa so you’re really getting what you want and then each part of the process i was in on it like those send me a card or send me an email and say hey yourself as being posted right now or your sofas at this point right now so every stage I knew it was going on and what’s even more exciting more exciting more excited so there really are a joy they got the right name don’t get me wrong they have the right name they were such a joy to work with so definitely check them out.
Because I tell you I can be hard please when it comes to suffer and I was really excited about this here so it really fits the space in a nice huge size it’s comfortable and so thank you joy bird for not only sponsoring this video but for a custom making my sofa i just am over-the-moon happy with it so this really solved a big problem for me in this face ok so let’s talk about the conversation piece now my coffee table and you know if you’ve been with me since the beginning you know that i made my mirror coffee table not this 1i had another one i made $OPERAND years and using using years ago and it lasted so many years even with the military traveling that table lasted and it was such a conversation piece the family loved friends loved it everybody’s like why did you get that cable we love that table is it was just always something we talk about when we were all sitting in the living room it just was eight conversation bees and so what this would make around like bringing back the mirror table because i wanted something whimsy in the room i wanted something fun so i made this and it really it’s just fun you know it’s just something different and I wanted to put a little piece of character in the room.
And I thought this was a fun whimsy way to do it and out-of-the-box kind of thing and I can do a DIY on if you’re interested let me know in the comments but you can do it with rustic frames you can do it with sweet frames you can put family pictures in it and not mirror is just so many combinations that you can do to fit your style so definitely if you want a DIY let me know in the comments I would love to do one for you so this was the conversation piece of the room ok so let’s talk about special touches now one thing I wanted in the room was I wanted a water card not necessarily bar cart with kind of wine and things but just strictly water something that was very basic but fit the style of the room this easily maintained but when guests come over was already set up at all times or if they wanted to grab a bottle of water they could grab it have water goblets up top have napkins and coasters hear something that you know I don’t have to kind of keep track of but it’s always available for guests or friends when they’re here and so it’s already set up and here and ready to go and just basic water not anything fancy just simple water and that’s what we love yourself to keep hydrated now the card i got $MONEY on clearance because the glass was broken in it I thought it looked like a Michael arrow sleepy you guys know I love his style.
And I just was like this is perfect and it was just beautiful but with the glass be missing i found this marble trade in HomeGoods seven on top and i love it i think it box it up and really gives it a beautiful look and brings it into the space so I mean it all fit perfectly and i love it and i think it’s just a nice special touch to having the space ok friends let’s talk about the old you know Mike and I we love doing a build and customize our home to fit what we love and this room needed a piece of the old in a bookshelf with what we went with because we could put family photos on it we can put things that were special to us to make the room special and one thing is this bowl here that you see in that middle shelf that was given to me by my grandmother stale years and years ago but every time I look at it I think of her and it has been with me a long time and so you know she’s no longer with us here on earth but i can look at this and just makes me smile and so just being able to have a place to put those little tidbit things there and as you can see it really balances out the room because before it just was the fireplace on one side the wall was shorter and it just really was awkward but now it feels like the room is coming together because it has this field in it now what does build actually consists of is that cabinet you saw in the Brown cabinets on the beginning of the video it was a china cabinet we bought off craigslist we use the top half here in our kitchen over coffee bar we painted it white and we put kind of our coffee mugs and things in there and then the bottom half which is actually a destiny kind of secretarial desk and i’m going to use that for my calligraphy desk i’m just starting to live graffiti guys so you know.
I don’t know how that’s gonna go but I’m gonna use that for my calligraphy desk but it folds down but my husband Mike he built the top here as far as the bookshelf part and it all worked perfectly so we were able to use the bottom half in the top hat and of course the tip it’s those little special touches the little things that make the room a little extra special also more these pillows i found a tuesday morning paris is always a good idea you guys know I love Paris and it just really i thought was perfect for the room i have two of them one in each one of the chairs and make for great back support also and then here is a beautiful white statue that was sent to me from one of my beautiful subscriber friends thank you so much you see that it has a permanent place in my living room and i love it and this space really just came together beautifully I’m happy with it you know it’s my style is what my husband and I like and we sitting here now and we feel like it fits our home it feels like a part of our home now and meshes well with the kitchen and there the house we’re really happy with it and with all the little special touches from the bookcase that is half china cabinet have bookcase so you know it really came together our whimsy coffee table and it’s just a lot of fun you know having that back in the home now also definitely check out joy / check out their website I’ll link it in the description box below and take advantage of that twenty percent off and I really truly honestly I had a great experience with them and I thank them for sponsoring this video and sending me that a beautifully customized sofa