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Summer Living Room ~ Room by Room ~ Week 3

Decorate your living room for Summer with these easy home decorating ideas.

Welcome back to to the 3rd week in our Summer Showcase series, Room by Room. If you missed last week, you can catch up on kitchen decorating ideas here 

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Today is all about living or family rooms. I am sharing our living room, which is our main hang out space for watching movies or just hanging  out. 

Summer Living Room | Room by Room | Week 3 | Our Crafty Mom

This distressed coffee table is a piece I don’t think I will ever tire of. I have had it about 20 years-long before the Farmhouse craze, but it still fits in with my décor, though my tastes have definitely changed over the years.

The best thing is with the natural chips and distressed look, I  never had to worry about the kids damaging it when they were younger!

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I’ve totally been on a pineapple kick lately-aren’t they everywhere you look now? I scored this beautiful ceramic pineapple at the craft store for $5-originally $25!

Can’t beat that. I filled the large conch shell-collected on a family vacation-with faux succulents. To create dimension, I placed it inside a wire cloche on a tray.

Trays are a great way to add dimension!

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Several items in my living room are thrift store projects like this large chalkboard that I made from an old mirror. 

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I have had this cabinet for years and love to put seasonal fresh flowers from the yard in this thrift store basket with mason jars. The storage is handy for off season items.

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This armoire holds our television and has plenty of storage underneath for dvd’s. This was the first piece of furniture we bought as newlyweds in 1988.

There is definitely something to be said for quality furniture. You may pay a little more but it will last forever!

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This thrift store makeover was easy to achieve with DecoArt Max Paint. I love to infuse pops of color throughout the living room. 

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This rolled arm nail head trim couch is something I bought when we moved to the Townhouse close to 3 years ago. I really took my time with the purchase and did a lot of research.

It was important to have good quality that would last with daily use, but also something with character.

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I’ve talked about my “mom chair” before-a favorite spot for reading and blogging!

Summer Living Room Our Crafty Mom

Another thrift store find redone in a coastal blue fills the space on the side of the fireplace. 

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The mantel is my favorite spot to decorate. I love to switch out the banner seasonally as well as fresh flowers from the yard.

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Nothing says Summer to me like Sunflowers! 

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This refinished hutch completes the space on the other side of the fireplace. I hope you enjoyed this Summer Living Room tour. 

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Summer Living Room ~ Room by Room ~ Week 3

Now hop on over to the other bloggers below to see their living or family room spaces. Thank you to Amy of My Life From Home for hosting

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April J Harris

Friday 27th of July 2018

What a beautiful living room - I love the colours! Thank you so much for sharing with us at the Hearth and Soul Link Party. Hope to see you again on Monday! Have a great weekend!

Erin

Friday 28th of July 2017

Your living space is gorgeous! I love your distressed coffee table and your beautiful hutch. What a wonderful place to hang out and relax!

Donna @ Modern on Monticello

Thursday 20th of July 2017

I love all of the blue in your living room. One of my favorite colors to use. Your living room looks so relaxing and inviting. #HomeMattersParty