Skip to main content

Posts

Featured

Living Room Art

I prefer  slowly building  a room  by collecting items on  antiquing  excursions and  estate sale finds.  We've been in the cottage a full year, we've made some friends, wandered around discovering are little town and collected a few treasures. For me a collected room is more interesting, less staged.
Our living room is long; from the front door to the back wall it is 34 feet long, with a width of roughly 18 feet.  Creating a warm, inviting room can be tricky. I chose to divide the room into three sections; entry, sitting area and dining. The furniture traveled about the room for months before it settled in their current positions. 
The fireplace wall is wide; framed by pilaster columns that fall from the ceiling rafters, a long mantle shelf, also a wood storage cabinet - its style reminiscent of New England.





We happened upon a lovely acrylic landscape of blues and greens at an East Texas estate sale.  This picturesque scene of Holland has found its way to the fireplace mantle We…

Latest Posts

Mini Christmas Home Tour