Just in time for winter and the season of hibernation (or at least a lot of indoor time) in Minnesota, we are working on a big makeover for our family room. We’ve had a random mix of decor, an uncomfortable sofa and a rug that I like but that isn’t comfortable and is a bit dark with our dark hardwood floors.
It’s time for us to build a family room fit for our little family to cozy up for movie nights, get on the floor for playtime and that is pretty enough to entertain adults. We are hoping to marry practical with pretty, reasonably priced decor with a solid investment sofa and pick items that will be with us in this forever home for the long haul.
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I’ve decided to make our family room very neutral. While I love color, I find that I get tired of colors in permanent or semi-permanent pieces like rugs, window treatments and big furniture items. I’ve learned that I prefer to decorate for each season and so will add in color that way.
I love that a neutral room will allow for changes in opinion, style and color preference. The top photo is a little peek at what I’m thinking although the sofas are still very much in question as are a few other pieces included above. The color palette is mostly grey, charcoal, soft beige, white and rich warm wood tones as well as white-washed wood. I’ve been wanting to bring in a little warmth to our grey home.
We are considering two options for sofas and two fabrics for both pieces. One of the sofas is incredibly comfortable, which is the number one decision factor for us at this point. The other isn’t available in Minnesota so we aren’t able to try it out. Tough decisions ahead.
I’ve also shared a couple looks on Instagram including this one of our new whitewashed teak ladder. I love it too much.
For the holidays this year, I’m decorating using the same color palette as last year-whites, ivories, creams and some sparkle. Knowing that I can throw in red and green and gold and silver whenever I want makes me excited. And for window treatments I’m sticking with white. These amazing white shutters by Hunter Douglas for Décorview are perfect to me. They would work all alone in the windows or would be beautiful with white drapes.
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