Tuesday, June 11, 2013

client living room...

I haven't mentioned this project yet, but I've been helping my clients update their
 living room and dining room before a graduation party a couple weeks ago.
 We were on a tight schedule and have most everything finished. 
I love that it incorporates the things that were most important to them, their requests:
comfy leather chairs, a lot of family photos, not a living room you walk by, but a casual room
 where they and their kiddos could sit and put their feet up, and keep the same paint color.

BEFORE
While the room was in transition they let a cute little one take over,
 I almost felt guilty relocating her house!


I loved their antique desk and wanted to incorporate it.


AFTER
(sorry for poor photos, perfect lighting and my schedule didn't coincide)



The gallery wall isn't quite finished, see the stacks of Ikea frames on the floor to the left. :)
The black and white family photos will be hung from floor to ceiling, as well as above
 the desk covering the entire wall.


I was thrilled to come across this hand painted, rustic, Asian style console, it was the
perfect unique piece and would tie in the existing paint color. (It was a GOOD day!)
 It's huge and balances the large leather chairs.
Promise, this wasn't staged - it makes me happy to see the room being used
exactly as they envisioned. :)
 

The jute rug added nice texture and the taupe color worked well with the console.
We chose an upholstered bench for their ottoman/coffee table.


Some symmetry going on here, the pair of leather chairs, geometric pillows,
and brass pharmacy floor lamps.


A piece of artwork they had was updated by painting the light wood frame black to
give it a little more presence.


We're waiting on a piece to finish up the dining room and then I'll share it.

I'm so thankful that I get to do what I love!
And, grateful to have such wonderful clients, I couldn't ask for a nicer family to work with!  






25 comments:

Julia@Cuckoo4Design said...

Wow, it looks fabulous. Love the family photo gallery wall.
Before and afters are my favorite!

Anonymous said...

I love the floor to ceiling gallery walls! And what an amazing find that console was...it is absolutely gorgeous :) Great work, Pam!

Shirley@Housepitality Designs said...

How beautiful Pam....love the asian inspired console...and the gallery wall is so amazing....love how you chose the black and white images!!...Gorgeous job Pam!!!

Unknown said...

Love what you did in this room, the texture, colors and use of a few interesting pieces to offset the leather furniture. Beautiful "Pam" touches. That gallery wall is impressive as well! Nice work!

Cassie Bustamante said...

it looks amazing- so cohesive and purposeful now! love that desk piece they have!

Holly Gruszka said...

Wow, you really pulled that together nicely and it looks like a cozy room that they'll be able to sit, relax, read, play - it's perfect.

Unknown said...

Fantastic Pam, That desk and that console make the room! The gallery wall makes the room look so chic and up to date! Great job, talented lady!
xo Nancy
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Dana Frieling said...

Floor to ceiling awesomeness! So hope you'll share the completed photo. Great job of creating a very inviting space. Lucky clients!

Patty Day @Pattys Epiphanies said...

You accomplished EXACTLY what your clients asked of you! That's the ultimate Interior Designer!

Linda {Calling it Home} said...

I need that console. Totally jealous over here. The room is fantastic, and you are busy because you are good :)

Unknown said...

Wow! It looks very nice!

X
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Kim said...

Love that gallery wall ... going to be stunning when you are done!! xo

Lisa @ Shine Your Light said...

Oooooh I love the gallery wall! You are a master at groupings and vignettes!!!

Unknown said...

What a transformation, Pam! It has your signature all over it- beautiful. I love the console!

Leslie said...

Love the colors on the console! Great job Pam

Vel Criste said...

they probably think your a fairy godmother!love it Pam! All the beautiful vignettes, and the black & 1 white framed photos truly made this spec inviting and still comfortable to the family i bet! Great job as always!

Unknown said...

You did a beautiful job!! Will you update this post with the gallery wall when its finished? I LOVE reading your blog!!

Cindy @ a curious gardener said...

Your clients love you I know! Such clever ideas and always budget friendly, stylish and fresh. The gallery wall-wow, looks great as it is! Great work, Pam!

Unknown said...

What a gorgeous room! You're right, that credenza is perfect. Love how the gallery wall is looking. Great job and I can why your clients are thrilled.

Jennifer @ Dimples and Tangles said...

Aren't they happy they hired YOU?? That photo gallery wall is awesome and I love those floor lamps. You pulled the room together so nicely, I bet they never want to leave it!

Nicole Scott said...

Wow Pam! What a great transformation:) I bought that lamp for a client too! It's a good one:)

Emily {Isnt That Charming} said...

Oh my gosh this turned out absolutely fantastic!!
Isn’t That Charming.

Elisa of Fancy Free Me said...

That gallery wall is going to be amazing! I can't wait to see all those frames up!

SHERRY HART said...

I am sure they were thrilled with this makeover....it looks like a room with purpose now:)

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