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I notice in the before picture that there is a vent below the large window. How did you compensate for that when you covered it with the window bench?

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You made the room lighter & that was your goal. You achieved it.
To me room looks chopped up and too busy, no focal point. Furniture looks exactly like what it is garage sale and thrift store pieces.
What about bringing back that BEAUTIFUL dining table and bring light into the rest of the room in other ways, and leave dining table showcased as the focal point of the room?
Also, a consultation from a professional decorator to get some guidance is affordable at a one time fee. Sorry, but I felt I had to give my opinion, even if I am in the minority.
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Arlene Peters

I don't think that there is an issue with design elements in this room. I think that margaret94546, who is entitled to express her opinion, just doesn't like the style of this room. I suspect her style is more structured and traditional, as well perhaps she's not fond of the tourquiose. Anyone given oodles of money can make a room fabulous. It takes real imagination to pick up thrift store finds and make them appealing. My home office space was gutted and I renovated it for $500 which includes furniture. Everything is used and either painted or re-purposed except for a chair, a rug and the flooring. I did manage to get a grey colored office chair afterwards

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