Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Living Room Scheme: Final Design

We are days away from moving into our new apartment, and I have been hard at work re-imagining our living room scheme. Moving to a new space is always a great opportunity to start fresh. We went through all of the items that we've accumulated over the last two years and kept only the things that we really wanted to bring along. The sectional will stay the same, but all other pieces in our living room will either be new or new-to-us (aka, painted or re-used in another way).

My inspiration for our new living room look is the casual, pretty-but-not-too-girly interior in the image below. I love the unique mix of blue, grey (greyish-green in the case of our sectional), and purple-pink.

Photo: Pinterest
Check out my interpretation of this style in the inspiration board below. I've also included a list of these items so that you can get the look in your own space if you love it as much as I do!

Sectional: Ashley Furniture Home Store Freestyle Sectional
Bookshelves: IKEA Hyllis (in stores, currently not available online)
Baskets: Container Store Beach House Bins
TV Stand: All Modern Sauder Soft Modern 59" TV Stand
Side Tables: Umbra Round Folding Tray Table
Throw Pillows: Carly Ahlman Design
Blanket: IKEA Ofelia
Table Lamp: IKEA Forsa

Stayed tune to see how the real-life room turns out!

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Good Style Design: Pool Blue Weathered Living Room

About a year ago I launched the web-based interior design company, Good Style Design. The site features a collection of interior design inspiration boards that can be applied to almost any space. It is a great way to determine what your decorating style is, and receive space planning assistance and customized inspiration boards made especially for you. All suggested pieces are readily available from popular brands such as West Elm, Restoration Hardware, and Crate & Barrel.

Below is one of my favorite looks on the site. It evokes the feeling of a laid back, calming space while still maintaining a contemporary look with clean lined pieces of furniture.

Check out other looks over at Good Style Design!

Photo: Good Style Design