Hey friends! I’m so excited to be sharing my spring living room today, because I’ve made so many changes in this space over the last couple of months!
As most of you probably know, we refinished our floors early this year, and as I began putting the house back together, one change lead to another.
First, I began playing with paint colors and decided to paint all of the trim in our dining and living room Stingray by Benjamin Moore, lightened by 50%.
I love this change so much, and I really feel like the ninety year old trim is truly highlighted throughout our home now. I love our wide baseboards and the unique millwork around the doors and windows, and now it really pops against the white walls!
Once everything was painted, I started playing with furniture arrangements. We decided to bring our Farlov chairs forward and place them closer to the couch, and I’m really loving this cozy feel.
Yes, it definitely makes the living room a bit smaller. But somehow the conversation is so much better, and I love that!
And speaking of my Farlov chairs…did you notice that they got a makeover? The change is very subtle, but we got new slipcovers for them!
Are you guys familiar with Bemz? It’s an amazing company that makes slipcovers for Ikea furniture! They have so many beautiful fabric choices, and they send samples to make your decision really easy.
I decided to go with Simply Linen in Chalk, and we are so happy with our choice. The slipcovers fit our chairs perfectly, and they are sooo soft.
They came packaged beautifully, and I didn’t have to wash them or even iron the covers. If you’re looking for a way to give your existing Ikea furniture a more high end look, you need to check out this company!
Since I brought my Ikea chairs forward, I had the opportunity to play around a little bit with the wall space on either side of the French doors that lead to the sunroom. I chose to hang some vintage artwork on one side of the doors, and I may look for a picture light to hang above it.
I also stacked some vintage baskets below the artwork that used to be in the sunroom, and I’m so happy that they are more visible now!
On the other side of the doors I simply used an old ladder that I found with you guys last year while garage sale-ing!
My coffee table is also different, I simply switched it out for a smaller pine chest that I had upstairs. Another small change, but I think it works better with the new layout.
My fireplace wall really stayed the same for now, I just added some florals for spring.
And that’s about it for the Spring Living Room Tour! What do you guys think about some of the changes I’ve made? I’d love to hear in the comments below!