Assisting Denise decorate her living room and layout her space 

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Dear How to Decorate,

Prior to Christmas, I bought two cream sofas for my smallish living space (I have a big household). Ever because, I have been moving my furnishings about trying to make it all make cohesive sense. Even although I need Support for the complete space (I’m about to paint the wall, so no decor yet), my major concern right now is how to balance the corner where the two sofas meet with the tall secretary/armoire on the opposite wall. From the not-so-great photos you will see that presently I have a bookshelf in between the two sofas, and each and every day I appear at it and say, “No! There’s got to be something a whole lot better.” It is providing me a twitch! Also, I am trying my best to make the section with the pc armoire work behind the loveseat not to mention the rest of the tables, and so on. currently in the area. Support! I am willing to acquire products for the space. When you stroll in my front door, the corner where the two sofas meet is the view from the foyer.

Thanks for your assist!


Hi Denise!

We enjoy your inspiration to change to lighter tones- it really aids create such a welcoming space.

In order to add some functionality and depth to the space, we’ve rearranged your space and created a dueling sofa layout. This permits you to have two clearly defined places and helps give some functionality to the area. To square off the sitting region, we’ve utilized our three-Piece Tuscan Bookcase positioned against the long back wall that now serves as a focal point for the area. This will also be a great spot to show family members images, a collection of our Blue and White Chinoiserie pieces, personal collectibles, and a group of books that were previously shelved in your corner bookcase. It also adds some warmth to the space with its warm Tuscan Brown color.

In between the dueling sofas, two Castored Tufted Square Ottomans upholstered in Davidson Herringbone Oatmeal, placed side by side, can form a big coffee table with lots of storage. They also aid elongate this portion of the room and balance the size of the sofas. We suggest replacing the loveseat with two armchairs like our Coleman Chairs in Queens Velvet Indigo, because they comfortable and operate far better with this furniture configuration. The Suzanne Kasler Chapelle Lamps in Camel supply necessary lighting for current end tables and our Olivia End Table in Brass aids add yet another surface in the space.

Our Devlin Tufted Rug with its soft hues delineates the space and brings in all the a variety of colors. It is soft pattern also adds some extra interest which performs great with the other patterns and fabrics in the space. We love our Palermo Embroidered Drapery panels on the windows for the softness and elegance they add to the space.

On the opposite wall is your secretary. Two Upholstered Camel Back Parsons Chairs, in Vivian Navy, could sit next to the secretary additional seating when needed. These are ideal for tying the navy colour story and create a cohesive appear. On the wall above every chair is a mirrored Bamboo Candle Sconce offering additional light and texture. The symmetrical furniture arrangement emphasizes a simple formality.

Our Ananda Console table adds further space for displaying individual mementos. Two Leather Cubes in Almond can slid easily beneath the console pulled up any where in the area when required for added seating. This space comes with each other to generate a slightly formal and comfy family members spot!

Content Decorating!

The Design and style Group

Helping Denise decorate her living space and layout her space

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