Living Room Refresh

I love to rearrange the furniture... to me it's an easy way to give your rooms a fresh look without spending a dime! You can shop your own house and bring in new things and/or use them in a different way.

I rearranged my living room on Saturday and I thought you might like to see! :o)

Living Room

This is the view from the dining room. I put my white slip cover back on my couch for spring/summer. It feels very light and airy in here now!

Here is a before shot from the same view. You can see that I flipped the couch over to the other side of the room... these two configurations are pretty much the only ways this sectional couch will go in the room.

And I put the bookcase/entertainment center where the couch used to be. So the bookcase acts like a divider now giving me an entry way from the front door.

Standing in front of the couch and looking at the staircase...

I just recently bought the plant. I have one, a spider plant, that was my grandma's and I have managed to keep it alive for quite a few years so I thought it was time to add another! It sits atop a stack of vintage books with the covers removed. The little leaf bowl was made for me by a friend. Inside the cloche is a roll of vintage tickets and a roll of vintage burlap webbing. And I also added a stack of vintage flower frogs with a flash card tucked in!

I tucked my entry table behind the couch and added the old window. The concrete spheres I made are acting as book ends.

I used washi tape to hang a couple of bird prints.

OH!... sitting here looking at these pictures I just realized that a bird's nest would look GREAT in that little blue pedestal bowl! I'll be doing that as soon as I'm done writing this post! I kind of have a bird theme going on here... well except for the star fish ;o)

A couple of large baskets... the one on the bottom has blankets and the top basket holds things for my Etsy shops that are up to be photographed and listed next!

I found this feather picture at Big Lots last weekend! Isn't it cool? They had one with butterflies too and I debated but then decided since I have a bird thing going on this one would look great!

Here is the view from the stairs.

And the back of the bookcase which obviously I still need to do something with. I have an idea for that and I hope to work on it this weekend!

Here is a before shot from the stairs.

What do you think? Do you enjoy rearranging the rooms in your house too? Is this just a girl thing because I have a guy friend who thinks I have "serious issues"! :o)