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Sunny and Bright Living Room Traditional Living Room, Los Angeles

Lacking a proper entry wasn't an issue in this small living space, with the makeshift coat rack for hats scarves and bags, and a tray filled with small river stones for shoes and boots. Wainscoting along the same wall to bring some subtle contrast and a catchall cabinet to hold keys and outgoing mail.

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Living room - mid-sized traditional formal and enclosed vinyl floor living room idea in Los Angeles with beige walls and no tv — Houzz

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myearack wrote:
I am considering vinyl flooring. This looks nice, but I worry about h
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myearack
The flooring store I saw it in uses Kardean brand and it sincerely looked real. I could not believe it wasn't real wood and it is used in grocery stores around here and commercially. The commercial grade can take more of a beating and I looked at the grocery store when I was there and theirs isn't scratched. I would think the commercial grade might work better and the flooring guy told me it doesn't scratch or tear. I should be getting mine in about a month.
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Jennifer Grey Interiors Design & Color Specialist
Sandy, I don't think you would have any issues with tearing if moving furniture across your floor. It's a thick product : )
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dianegannon05 wrote:
love the floor --what type of wood is it?
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deb3667
What color was it ,looks beautiful!
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Jennifer Grey Interiors Design & Color Specialist
Country Pine : )
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Casie Zimmerman wrote:
I love your style! Would love my house to look like yours... - I love your style ! Everything is gorgeous and not over decorated just simple and beautiful! I want to do what you did on my fireplace "simple elegance"
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yvette727

I Love your style! Your home is very cozy and inviting. I love the simplicity of each room. My husband is in a wheel chair and design is always a challenge and often compromised for function. I really think I could use your style to make my home work. Thank you :)

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Jennifer Grey Interiors Design & Color Specialist

Thanks, Yvette! Good luck with your project!

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abcmom wrote:
Curious the colour you painted your trim and the cabinet? Fabulous room!
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abcmom
The whole room is gorgeous, yes the black cabinet, it reads a dark blue grey on my computer, the same colour as my couches. The floors are great too are they original? You have done an amazing job on your whole house! Impressive. Thanks so much for sharing!
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Jennifer Grey Interiors Design & Color Specialist
Thank you. We put in the flooring ourselves. It's a laminate product, Allure by Trafficmaster. Country Pine.

You can see tons of pics of our home here: http://theoldpaintedcottage.com/pages/mycottage.htm
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monicarenee40 wrote:
What is the brand and color of the paint on the walls?
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alexia7

I agree with everyone. This place is stunning! Where did you find the black floor lamp next to the sofa?


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Jennifer Grey Interiors Design & Color Specialist

Thanks! The floor lamp is from Target.

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pinkandredmommy wrote:
Rug - Where did you get your rug?
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Where did you get the medical cross pillow?
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Trace Nealy wrote:
love the sofa... who makes it? - .
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Deanna Peffly
It is from pottery barn
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Hi Trace, we carry a very similar on-sale style available here http://www.savvyhomestore.com/product/fabric/sofa/madrid-sofa-by-savvy

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c25mills wrote:
what is the allure color of this floor? Thank you
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Donna Urbain
Thinking about putting the Allure floor in a basement remodel, is it holding up well? Would you choose again?
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Jennifer Grey Interiors Design & Color Specialist
Yes, and yes. 100%
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Yasmín wrote:
Shoe & accessory drop - Hi, is that just a tray that the shoes are sitting on? Also, is that and the piece on the wall painted black? Thanks!
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Yasmín
Thank you!! Love your (shopping) style! Do you have a blog of Facebook page?
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Jennifer Grey Interiors Design & Color Specialist
Sure do!

Facebook: The Old Painted Cottage
Blog: www.theoldpaintedcottage.blogspot.com
Website: www.theoldpaintedcottage.com
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ana2paris wrote:
I love the chair!! May I ask where did you purchase it?
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Thank you very much! It is beautiful. You have great taste.
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Jennifer Grey Interiors Design & Color Specialist
Thanks! Incase you are interested, you can see much more of our home by going to my my website and clicking on the Cottage8 link at the top : )
www.theoldpaintedcottage.com
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annediz wrote:
Loe the English armed chair...where is it from?
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Jennifer Grey Interiors Design & Color Specialist

Thanks! It’s the Sullivan chair, purchased locally from The Sofa Guy in Thousand Oaks, CA.

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annediz
Thanks! I will take a look out there.
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pitbull01 wrote:
The Chatuea Bradbury wall sign is from where? - The 2232 large numbers wall sign is an actual old estate in Duarte, CA on California Ave. Would love to know if wood or metal and where it was purchased?
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Jennifer Grey Interiors Design & Color Specialist

Thanks for your interest. I purchased it years back from an antique store. It is composed of some type of pressed fiber board.

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pitbull01

Thank you for your kind reply. So cute and looks perfect in the place. I had never heard of the venue until I saw the sign. (I live in So Cal too) I may try to reproduce it with my name and address! Just what I need, another DIY project. Lol.

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123caustin wrote:
Wall art - Where can I purchase the 2232 wall art piece. Thanks
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Jennifer Grey Interiors Design & Color Specialist

That's an old hotel sign, came off an old building here in Southern California.

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pitbull01

Dar, just asked the same question. So cute!! Was hoping it was a repro.

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drewcoverson wrote:
I love the white slipcovered couch!! I have white wainscoating, but want to change my cream slipcover to white.. Wondering if it will look good against the white wainscoating??
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Do you have anymore of your wall color paint left ? I think you should paint out the wainscoating or remove it . The room doesn't need it style wise. Your couch isn't near the wainscoating so I don't see a problem.
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Jennifer Grey Interiors Design & Color Specialist
Drew, thanks for your inquiry! I don't think there's a right or a wrong answer. I personally love the look of multiple various shades of white in one space. Monochromatic shades are very appealing when layered correctly.

In the case of my living room (as seen in the photo above) I ran the beadboard wallpaper (yes, that's wall paper. can you believe!) through my hallway, and wrapped it around the wall that leads to our entry. The reason I didn't continue it through the entire space was because I wanted to establish the entry as being totally seperate from the rest of the space. It's a super tiny room that you literally spill out in to the second you walk in. It helped create some 'divide'.

I hope this info helps! Oh, and if you want to try the beadboard wallpaper, look for Wall Doctor beadboard wallpaper online.

Jennifer
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Marc Giraldez wrote:
where is the floor lamp from - ?
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Target

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carlybiegel wrote:
Love the white armoire-- where is this from?
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Jennifer Grey Interiors Design & Color Specialist

Great question! It came out of an old nunnery : )

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sarikapifer wrote:
Dark Door - Stunning room! The door adds an incredible contrast; would you possibly be able to provide the name & number of the paint used on it? Thanks so much.
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Jennifer Grey Interiors Design & Color Specialist
Thanks! Ralph Lauren's Black Truffle
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michelepsst wrote:
Curtains - Everything is just beautiful...I could go on and on! Where did you find the curtains? Are they a burlap material?
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Jennifer Grey Interiors Design & Color Specialist
Thanks! They are from Bed Bath & Beyond, and while they do appear similar to thick burlap, they are a different material.
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samfrink wrote:
what is the wall color?
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Ralph Lauren's Canvas Natural
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lesliefox7 wrote:
Kindly, tell me where you got lovely armoire. Does it open up to house you r TV?How large is screen, plz. ?Thx
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It came out of an old nunnery. It has shelves inside, so no room for tv!
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Aimee Bielozer wrote:
Coffee table - Where did you purchase coffee table? Or was it made from pallet?
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We purchased it at ZGallerie.
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raven82448 wrote:
Rug - Where did you get the rug?
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Home Goods : )
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Inclusive Design Group wrote:
would you mind telling me the dimensions of the chair, W, D, H, thanks
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What Houzz contributors are saying:

Erin Lang Norris added this to 12 Ways to Use a Good Old Armoire
Fill a void corner. If you are having a difficult time working with the corner of a room, consider a tall and narrow armoire like this one.Tip: Because things are typically squared off in living spaces, it may be helpful to offset another piece of furniture as well. Move things around until you find a layout that works best!
Becky Harris added this to 16 Great Ways to Use Living Room Corners
Employ a corner cabinet. Great for display or hiding media equipment, an armoire like this one helps anchor the living room, and draw attention away from the entryway area.
Janell Beals - House of Fifty added this to How to Make the Most of Your Entry (No Coat Closet Required)
In the same home, an armoire tucked around the corner from the door is a smart storage addition, particularly in the winter.
Sam Ferris added this to 5 Reasons Vinyl Flooring Might Be Right for You
5. It can roll with the punches. It’s true that vinyl will show imperfections in your floor because of how thin it is. (Your floors must be level prior to installation.) But this feature can also be advantageous if you have foundation issues. A shifty foundation can lead to cracked tile and warped hardwood. Vinyl is a smart choice if you’re faced with replacing damaged flooring from foundation movement. It may bend, but it won’t break. Its malleable structure can adapt to the way your home moves and stay relatively intact over time.MoreWhen to Use Engineered Wood FloorsLaminate Floors: Get the Look of Wood (and More) for Less

What Houzzers are commenting on:

Sharon added this to islandchild52's ideas
use armoire as storage for gloves, hats, in entryway
rworlie added this to Color
Canvas natural Ralph Lauren wall color
Avery Hendrickson added this to webuser_136313907's ideas
I looked at all the pictures of this room and space. I really enjoy everything about it except for the black wall in one of the photos.
Jamie Aminsharifi added this to Foyer
Possibly a wardrobe like this white one pictured
Lisa Isbell added this to Living Room
Tall cabinet by kitchen doorway?

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