Family room makeover

I’ve been so excited to share our new family room design with you. I’ve been working with Staci Chavez of A SaltBox Interior Design. Staci is a good friend of mine who for the past year has been working in interior design, designing for others. She has such great style and talent for pulling a room together. I’ve loved following her blog to see all the great room transformations she has worked on. Her own home design is fun to see too.

Here’s our new family room!

The room makeover all started when we were in the market for new couches. We have had the same slipcovered couch for the past 8+ years. Staci helped me find our new love seat and sofa. We ended up going with the City Scape sofa and loveseat at DownEast Home. Staci found these fun pillow covers at Festive Home Decor. The ETSY shop: Festive Home Decor has so many cute pillow covers! It was hard to choose.

We used the color of the credenza (Light Aqua #2152 by Kwall) to create a color pallet. She also started a pinboard on Pinterest for our room makeover to help come up with ideas for the room.

One of my favorite things about the room is the round coffee table or ottoman. I love the natural color and the texture that it adds to the room. You can find the natural coffee table here. The brown and white chevron rug was a markdown from Overstock.com. It fills the space a lot better than the rug we had before.

Because everyone loves a good before and after…Here’s what this space looked like before. We used to have this tall entertainment center and carpet…oh, and globes. Lots of globes. :)

Here’s our old slipcovered couch.

Here’s the 50 dollar thrift store credenza before (more on the credenza here).

Here’s a good side by side of what the windows looked like before we added the window boxes. The before (on the right) and now the after (on the left). Thanks to our neighbor Mike for making these custom window boxes. They make such a big difference. I love how they make your eye go up and how they make the window seem taller.

The window boxes are something that Staci suggested. It’s something that I wouldn’t have even thought about changing, but I love the change.

We are loving our new space (thank you Staci!). What do you think?! What’s your favorite thing about our new space?

If you are in need of some interior design help, you can email Staci at [stacichavez{@}ymail.com].

You can also follow Staci on her blog: A Saltbox Design or on Pinterest.

I hope you all have a great weekend!


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Comments

  1. 1

    It looks great, Kami! Such a fun change. Before and after shots are my favorite…always inspiring.

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    justjayma says:

    I LOVE the credenza!! The color is delightful, and add such a playfulness to the room! The window cornices are fabulous, too!! I love the room, so homey. Great job!

  3. 3

    great colors and the boxes really add alot to the windows. my two problems in my living room are my windows and the fireplace in the corner (which I love) just makes it hard to change the furniture arrangement other than switching my couches. (i love rearanging furniture, my hubs doesnt, haha)

    totally love the new look

  4. 4

    Beautiful — love it all. My favorite parts??? … The couches are fabulous, but that credenza is amazing. I love the pillows and rug too — and the rattan “coffee table.” The window boxes are amazing too. Geesh. It’s all beautiful.

  5. 5

    I love that the tv is obviously not the focal point :)

  6. 6

    It is stunning! I love that blue.

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    Melissa says:

    I looooove it! How did you do the window boxes? I want to do that!

  8. 8

    Love it!!! We are almost done remodeling our entire house 3b/2.5b and I love the before / after shots. Have a great weekend!!!

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    Brittany@LoveStitched says:

    I LOVE IT!! It looks amazing…wow what a big difference new couches make! You guys did such a great job! xoxo

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    Alta Stringham says:

    The window boxes are my favorite! I may have to copy this idea :-)

  11. 11

    Hi, love everything. My favorite is the aqua, it is soo special.

  12. 12

    Love it! I want your couches way bad. :)

  13. 13

    She did an amazing job!! I love the rug, the tv cabinet makeover and love those pillows!

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    Shaunee says:

    That looks beautiful! I love it!
    Cam really wants to do hardwood through out the whole house and at first I was pretty apprehensive, but seeing what you’ve done gives me hope… I love the chevron rug!

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    Roxanne Workoff says:

    We just bought very similar couches for our living room, I really like that they are a nuetral color and can be dressed up just by changing the colors of the pillows.

  16. 16

    Love the color of the credenza. The family room is inviting and stylish!

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    Annie Dow says:

    My favorite part/s (two really – although it all looks great) the rug and the repainted blue sideboard. Good job Kami!

  18. 18

    Thanks everyone!!

  19. 19

    I love it Kami! It looks awesome! And i love the color pallet too.

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    Victoria @obSEUSSed says:

    I love the window boxes. I need to do that to one of my windows. I also love the color of the credenza and the round ottoman and the chevron rug and your couches…. I just keep going. It all looks wonderful together and gives me some much needed inspiration for my living room.

  21. 21

    I adore the credenza sporting the new color!

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    Melanie says:

    I love the change!! Fun use of color and texture, and print!!

  23. 23

    i love everything about it. i especially love the size of the chevron rug and the circle coffee table!! it is gorgeous and after seeing the before…yes it was time for new sofas!! :)

  24. 24

    I am totally digging the new look. Makes me totally covet what u did. Love the colors. I think I may change things around at our house now soon kind of like what you’ve got and I absolutely love the window boxes. I showed Dave and he said he liked it as well and that he could probably do that to ours. Good job! You did good. :-)

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    First off – I NEVER get on the computer to see how fantastic blogs really can look….I only use the iphone and look as I try to get up in the morning! The design on here is great! Also, LOVE the room…I have many rooms in my home that I’m dying to make over but – well, there is just always a BUT – so they will have to remain ugly for a bit!

  27. 27

    I LOVE it! That rug! Those pillows. Everything. I bet it’s so fresh and fun, a new home!! Yay!

  28. 28

    just beautiful! love how you updated that cabinet too.

  29. 29

    Just ordered this Chevron rug in light blue! So excited!

  30. 30

    love the rug and pillows…i think the coffee table is too small for the room, and the mirror and curtains are rather cheap looking..need something in old wood or

  31. 31

    I love your couches. I can’t find them on the link. Any other suggestions on where to find these couches?

  32. 32

    Looks great!! Btw, what did you end up doing with all of the globes? I’m looking for some for a decorating project. :-)

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