Tag Archives: living room makeover

A Coastal Living Room Makeover by The Decorologist

Happy Labor Day!  Sit back and enjoy a little trip to the coast today in this living room makeover.  The Decorologist   I showed you the make-over of this Brentwood client’s entry last week, and it made it into the Style section of The Tennessean over the weekend!  This is where this living room started: […]

How Paint & a Fresh Perspective Can Re-Energize Your Tired Space

I’m really excited to share this makeover with you today!  The homeowner is a prolific artist who has lots of beautiful paintings and amazing antiques gathered from many of the different countries she and her husband have lived in over the last 40+ years.   However, she had grown tired of the look of her […]

Afraid Your Decorator Will Make Your House Look Like Everyone Else’s?

 You may remember my colorful post:  Throwing Your Caution (and Your Floorplan) to the Wind.   Today I’m going to show you the rest of what was accomplished in a home whose artsy homeowners were ready to shake things up a bit.  This family had no desire to make their home look like everyone else’s – they wanted something […]

SuperNeutral to the Rescue!

Sometimes a plain ole neutral won’t do the trick.  Sometimes it’s just not enough.  But then a bold color isn’t usually the way to go, either.  Especially in the most public area of your home.  That’s when you really need a superneutral to come to the rescue.  What is a superneutral, you ask?  Elusive and […]

A Touch of Turquoise

I’m at the beach this week, so it seems fitting to share a recent home make-over with a touch of turquoise.  The homeowner had a penchant for neutrals, but wanted to inject turquoise into her color scheme.  Kristie Barnett   You might recognize the living room from an old post of mine called “One Day […]

How Color Can Change Your Home’s Groove

Happy Monday, dear readers!  Have I got a fun room makeover for you . . . Kristie Barnett Suppose you lived in a home that looked about the same as it had for the last 50 or more years?  Same paint color (or lack thereof), same finishes, same old groove. Before Makeover   This mid-century ranch […]

Staged Nashville Home: Small Changes, Big Impact

I staged a home yesterday for sale and thought I’d share with my readers how small changes can make a big impact.  Most of the changes here involved removing and pairing down tired accessories and furnishings, then adding a few on-trend accessories. Beautiful Brick Home for Sale by Realtor Jim Allen with ReMax in Brentwood, TN This […]

One-Day Makeover

Do you ever feel like your house will never feel like a home?  Sometimes a fresh perspective on the things  you already have is all you need.  This client had a lot of nice things and recently moved into a new home.  She was having a hard time making her stuff work in this new and different place.  I […]

Do Your Walls Make You Happy?

Well, do they?  I think the things you hang on your wall should make you happy.  They should reflect your interests and your tastes.  They should put a smile on your face when you walk in the room.    

Warm Up Your Living Room for Fall

I admit it.  I know the trees look pretty, but I hate this time of year.  Shorter, darker days.  Dropping temperatures.  Heavy, itchy clothes.  Summer’s more my thing.  What I do like is warming up rooms for fall.  Adding color, laying in some pattern, and layering texture can really add warmth as the temperature drops.   […]