April 30, 2014

LIVING ROOM REVEAL (WITH KENROY HOME)

There are many ways you can fill a room.  Anyone can fill it up with furniture, a piece of art or two, and call it good.  But when you go the extra mile and really think about the details and how each one flows with the rest, it takes your room from average to amazing.

That’s what I was going for when I designed our living room.  Yesterday I shared the construction that went into the room transformation, and today I’m revealing the entire space. Let’s start with the living room reveal video, shall we?  It’s always my favorite part.

Video/Editing: James Young

There are so many details and projects to share in this space.  It’s the perfect mix of old and new, imo.  And today I’m sharing all of the finishing design details, including some beautiful pieces from Kenroy Home.  If you’re not familiar with Kenroy, you probably are and didn’t realize it.  Kenroy specializes in indoor/outdoor home pieces including lighting, home fountains,  and mirrors you find in many common retailers.

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Now, on to the details.

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The room has grand ceilings.  I knew I wanted a mirror, and also a gallery wall of some kind, but I didn’t want the room to feel too forced.  Originally I had planned on doing nine matching frames with artwork on the long wall, but after switching up the floor plan so the sofa was in front of the window instead of the wall (makes the room feel soooo much bigger), the frames just didn’t feel right.  Then I spotted this large mirror and it just belonged there.

Oh how I love this mirror.  I wanted a mixed metal look for the space, with both gold/brass and brushed nickel pieces, and the Cameron Mirror is the perfect combination of both.  It makes a bold statement, without going over the top and I can imagine it in my master bedroom or family room as well.  It’s so lovely.

Lighting was a challenge.  The room has a ceiling fan waaaaaay up high, but had no designated light source.  I decided to use two different lights to add a warm and inviting glow to the space.  A table lamp and a floor lamp did the trick.  And how pretty is the glass base on the lamp?

Turning now to the gallery wall:  The frames are all from Ikea, then I painted a couple of them gold, and one mat gold.  I picked a few family photos, and paired them with one of my paintings, some gem prints (details coming soon!), and a beautiful butterfly print.  And the Forever print from my favorite Skoope Home rounds out the wall and adds a sweet sentiment.

The pillows are a mixture of custom made and store bought.

Fur pillow | Small yellow | Blue Knit | Fabric for the customs: 1 | 2 (the floral is Braemore, but I can’t find a source for it online!) | 3 (also for drapes).

Throw blanket

Basket (similar)

Vases/box on coffee table: 1| 2| 3

Rug

Side tables: 1| 2

Pouf

Couch

Coffee Table, and chairs (details coming soon!)

Books, ceramic head: antique finds

Stay tuned for more details tomorrow!  Believe it or not, that coffee table was a DIY/up-cycle.  Yep, it’s a good one.

Jen Signature photo JenSignature_zpse63747c4.jpg

*this post was sponsored by Kenroy Home

  1. Melissa

    April 30th, 2014 at 1:35 pm

    Stunning!! I love it sooo much! You did an incredible job! I love what you did to the windows, especially around the round one. Brilliant. It looks amazing. I love your style!

  2. Melissa

    April 30th, 2014 at 1:37 pm

    And I love the couch and chairs!! The chair colors are so refreshing and happy!

  3. Jane

    April 30th, 2014 at 4:45 pm

    I’m so inspired by this post! Makes me to re-do my entire house, like right now! It’s beautiful.

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  5. Jamala

    May 1st, 2014 at 9:22 am

    Fantastic Job~~ Everything looks picture perfect. You really transformed your space to a beautiful cohesive environment. Using thrift finds (which I love) and giving them a new life really nails it. Congrats to you on a job well done

  6. Jen

    May 4th, 2014 at 1:05 am

    Thank you so much, Jamala!

  7. Christie

    May 2nd, 2014 at 7:57 am

    Those drapes are stunning! We love seeing our fabrics in client’s homes. Thanks for sharing!
    http://www.lacefielddesigns.com

  8. Jen

    May 2nd, 2014 at 8:49 am

    Thank you so much! It is the perfect fabric for the space!

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  10. arpil maw

    May 6th, 2014 at 11:16 am

    Jen it is absolutely beautiful. You are of course a natural on screen. I love everything. I do agree its super nice but not too formal where your kids couldn’t join you in the room.
    Would you care sharing what wall color it is?
    Thanks Jen! Love your blog and your talented self!

  11. Jen

    May 6th, 2014 at 11:21 am

    Thabk you so much, April! The color is Pale Silver by Restoration Hardware. Thanks for reading!

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  13. Sheria

    August 11th, 2014 at 11:46 am

    I love your style, and those drapes are gorgeous! Can you tell me their length and if they were custom made? I have a two story living room and am having a tough time finding drapes!

  14. Jen

    August 11th, 2014 at 12:08 pm

    Hi Sherla! thank you so much! The drapes were custom. You can read all about them here. I believe the length ended up being about 15 feet. Those are some tall ceilings! Thanks for reading!

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  16. Jennifer

    May 1st, 2015 at 1:45 pm

    I absolutely need to know about those curtains did you make them? If so how? did you buy them? If so where? I have been looking for so long to outfit my windows and could really use some help. Thank you!

  17. Jen

    May 4th, 2015 at 12:18 am

    Hello! You can read all about the drapes here: http://stagg-design.com/featured/living-room-drapes/

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  19. Cynthia

    April 24th, 2016 at 10:34 pm

    I love this living room, especially the marble coffee table project. 🙂
    Where is the rug from? I’m looking for something in that color scheme, and it looks nice and cozy.

  20. Jen

    July 6th, 2016 at 2:26 pm

    Thank you so much! I found it on RugUSA.com

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