Working on a small living room and even smaller budget
Kimberly Scott
March 17, 2013
I need help working on my mother's living room which needs a facelift. Its a very small space. I want to modernise it somewhat but not too much because she is more of a traditional person
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rinqreation
Pictures please?
    Bookmark   March 18, 2013 at 5:16AM
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Dytecture
How small is it ?
    Bookmark   March 18, 2013 at 6:19AM
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Kimberly Scott
It is approximately 10'x10'
    Bookmark   March 18, 2013 at 6:08PM
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jandority
One of the most important things to concider is furniture size, keeping it 'condo' size. And making sure that each piece serves multiple purposes. Storage is always a problem so running narrow shelves along the walls that can fit behind a chair or a couch would work. Lighting is something to give thought to, can make all the difference in the world in a small room. A patterned rug can define the space and pillows can make the color happen. Hope any of this helps.
    Bookmark   March 18, 2013 at 6:24PM
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jandority
Here's one idea
    Bookmark   March 18, 2013 at 6:26PM
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K B
Can you post pictures? Also is there anything in it that your mom wants to keep in the room? Does your mom have a color preference? How does she use it? For sitting, playing cards, reading?Generally, paint is the easiest and least expensive way to update a room (painting walls, painting furniture). Also, switching out accessories, including lamps, pillows, art, and frames are all relatively inexpensive ways to update a room. For a little more money you can update with an area rug and window treatments. Homegoods is a great place for accessories. Without more details, it's really difficult to give anything but general advice.
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    Bookmark   Thanked by Kimberly Scott    March 18, 2013 at 6:31PM
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Kimberly Scott
Thanks for the pictures. She just painted the wall in a pink today and wishes to keep it that colour. I need to change the couch and the decor in general. Pictures coming soon
    Bookmark   March 18, 2013 at 6:45PM
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jandority
Looking forward to photos, interesting challenge.
    Bookmark   March 19, 2013 at 5:42PM
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Debra Gunstanson
I like the photos remember less is more
    Bookmark   Thanked by Kimberly Scott    March 19, 2013 at 5:47PM
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jandority
If you are still looking for ideas I found this link, might help http://email.bhg.com/cgi-bin17/DM/t/nDCw80fQoUS03Gu0xt1F0GJ
    Bookmark   Thanked by Kimberly Scott    March 20, 2013 at 10:27AM
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Kimberly Scott
was very very helpful thanks much
    Bookmark   March 26, 2013 at 8:00AM
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Kimberly Scott
This is the space as it is. The walls were just painted in that colour therefore she wishes them to remain that colour.
    Bookmark   March 26, 2013 at 8:06AM
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Kimberly Scott
this is the other side of the rm
    Bookmark   March 26, 2013 at 8:13AM
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K B
Have you made any changes?
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Kimberly Scott
Will be posting pictures soon
    Bookmark   July 7, 2013 at 8:03PM
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