Living Room Tour (Before & After)

Living Room Before and After This post has been a long time coming. I actually redid my living room last year, but I promise it hasn’t changed since. There are still things on my to-do list to make it better and more inviting (curtains, and a mantel makeover).

See, we moved from Chicago to LA and I attempted to use all the same furniture in our new LA apartment, in roughly the same setup…and our living room is half the size.

It clearly didn’t work and I felt like our already small living room felt smaller with all our furniture in it. I just had no idea what to do…I almost felt married to all the furniture, like I didn’t know how to see past it not being in the living room (weird, i know).

I clearly needed help, so I reached out the wonderful Caitlin, with Reverie to Reality. I mentioned her here on the blog when we were working together.

Caitlin was able to use a all of our original furniture because I was on a very tight budget. But as you can tell with some simple shifting/rearranging and most importantly getting rid of the stuff we absolutely didn’t need, our living room came out so much better.

Now it is open and bright with a much more inviting feel. And one of the best features, which was very important to me, was to add extra seating for company.

What do you think?

**BEFORE***

Before Living Room

Before Living room

**AFTER**

AFTER LIVING ROOM

AFTER LIVING ROOM

living-room-after

after-detail

 

 

Comments

  1. Adorable! I love the chairs and the ottoman together especially! Great job Jen and Caitlin!

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  2. Lori says

    I love the new space! It’s amazing what a little rearranging can do. I especially love that round ottoman in the middle of the living room – so cute!

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  3. Sophie says

    those chairs! i want those chairs!

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  4. Amira says

    Lovely place! Where did u get the rug? Soooo pretty

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