This is my living room (and my purple-painted toenails). I didn't tidy, or compose the shot, or fix the off-centre curtains or the little trunk that Nick had just pushed out of place. I was playing with the settings on the camera while reading the manual. That's not margarine on the desk...it's Juli's beads
A year ago I painted the walls a neutral tan/grey called Packing Nut (General Paint). Not the most romantic of paint names, but it's a great colour! I still love it. It's so much better than the chipped and stained banana-yellow we had before. Shortly before that I made the curtains. The sheers (on the same rod) are a later addition, because people like to look in our windows when they walk by and it's a little unnerving...although I do the same thing!
I'd love to get different curtains, but I went with the $2 per metre fabric so I'm stuck with it for now. And it doesn't look bad. The recliner: Not My Style! If there was anywhere else to put it, it would be gone! It will probably end up in the basement. I want to get a couple of wing back chairs, using one for the computer chair.
The gate-leg table in the corner that we use for a desk doesn't quite work where it is. When it starts to bother me too much I'll move the furniture around yet again.