My obsession with this room is its shape or layout and my goals for this room. I cannot seem to get the two to work together. I know what I want for this room and in trying to be patient in waiting for just the right pieces, I am in the meantime constantly re-doing it to find some satisfaction a middle ground if you will.
You may remember these photos from not too long ago (I have since changed this room twice now and will be re-doing something again soon for the up-coming holidays to make room for the tree, I put in here)
Not too bad and it seem to have a warmer feel from the before shots. However; my all time goal for this room (since we moved in six years ago) is to create two rooms in one. I want one side for television and the other side for reading. Creating two rooms in one. One of my obstacles is a wood stove in the corner which makes it difficult to work around. What I really want are two wing backs and a side table at the end by the wood stove and a sofa and chair or two at the end with the television.
I have also thought about having a table at the end by the wood stove for playing games, putting a puzzle together, having a meal or just a work space for studying or working on the computer (trying hard to create a work zone for the man).
So just a week ago Thursday, I re-arranged again to create these zones. We now have a television side and by putting the love seat at the other end we have a reading area to snuggle by the wood stove (which we never use it but, it works great for candles!)
So in order to really like this arrangement; I know what I really need is two area rugs to create separation and zones, wing backs and possibly a drop leaf table that can act as side table and accommodate all the other areas mentioned and another chair or two for the other side to fill in the television area and some shelves!! I really need shelves.
So here it is now: For how long????
Maybe it's time to be brave and just scratch this look all together and go whole new make over!!! HMMM Maybe after the holidays, I will have to go shopping . . .
I am liking the colors and tones in these rooms something softer yet, with a lot of warmth and texture added.