Step One: Apartment to Cute “Cottage” Make Over
Remember my “Little Cottage Living Room” post and the light green-ish room with the pink flowers we all fell in love with? I’ve completed step one (starting off small) in my living room make over, and actually learned a few lessons in the process. For the first part of the transformation I went to Michaels and bought bright pink silk flowers to add that pop of color I loved so much. I spent about $20.00 total.
*3 bunches of deep pink/magenta silk carnations (Be particular about the flower you choose. The perks of silk flowers are that they last forever but silk lilies can look cheap)
*One glass vase
*One bag of clear glossy glass “chunks” to hold the flowers in place
If you notice the pink flowers are the ONLY thing that is pink in the room we all liked so much. Be careful not to over “accent” your room with the colors you love. Stick with neutrals and just lightly accent.
Below is my work is progress.
(NEXT: find olive green or brown damask print throw pillows to duplicate the patterned chairs, switch out a few lamps with something more antique looking. I need curtains and I may spray paint my black frames with an antique gold. I also have been dreaming of a faux sheep skin throw for our ottoman.)