The living room was updated with fresh wall paint in sage green and new hardwood flooring. The ceiling-height corner window grouping, which had given the home a dated look, now becomes a key feature with new cedar wrap that gives it a more natural and refined look.
The playroom for these girls has it all! In one corner, there is a cozy place to read. In the center of the room is floor space for play and a group table for puzzles and games. Finally, there is a space where each girl has her own desk and bulletin board.
Without any true carpentry skills or heavy labor, what was a humdrum screened-in porch is now a colorful multipurpose place for lounging and entertaining thanks to a sectional sofa, clever use of rugs and mismatched grouping of tables.
Before the brisk weather becomes too cold, take advantage of al fresco dining with practical furniture groupings. Round tables make for better conversation as guests can chat fluidly across from one another or when seated side by side. Instead of buying matching sets, try pairing vintage chairs with new, modern tables or vice versa.
Instead of the more traditional single, long table, this dining room uses two smaller round ones. Because the tables are circular, they can be tucked close together and offer flexibility for big and small groups.