Inverting the Palette–Family Room Makeover

The next stop on the tour is my family room. For this makeover I replaced the maple entertainment center, coffee table, end tables, and wicker sofa with the white entertainment center, coffee table, end tables, sofa, and wicker chairs from the living room. I added a white slip cover to the sofa, a stripped cotton rug, and nautical themed pillow covers and artwork.

Still committed to my previous blue color scheme, I covered the aqua walls with the same color I used in the dining room (Ocean Air by Benjamin Moore Paints) for a cohesive look. I left the ceiling color as is–Windmill Wings also by Benjamin Moore. This room is screaming out for crown molding, so I’ve added the task to my to-do list.

For those who are curious about where to purchase items in this room makeover, the cottage-style entertainment center, tables, and camel back sofa are from Lane Furniture, the white wicker chairs are from Lexington Furniture, the brown wicker chair is from Pier1 Imports, the stripped cotton rug and sea grass lamp are from Pottery Barn. The sail boat prints and frames are from Pottery Barn Kids.

The final stop on my Inverting the Palette tour is the kitchen, which also serves as my studio. More on that tomorrow.

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Inverting the Palette–Living Room Makeover

Next up on the tour is my living room. For this makeover I switched out the white entertainment center, coffee table, and end tables and replaced them with black pieces in a similar scale. I also replaced the sofa and chairs with more formal pieces. The white sofa brightens up the room and looks fabulous with the black tables. The aqua chairs are recliners, so they make a comfy spot for watching movies, and they look great, too.

Still committed to my previous green color scheme, I covered the lime green walls with a lighter shade of green (Hampton Green by Benjamin Moore Paints). I left the ceiling color as is–Windmill Wings also by Benjamin Moore.

I chose the same sisal rug and drapes I used in the dining room for cohesiveness and added clear glass lamps for an airy feel. For those who are curious about where to purchase items in this room makeover, the entertainment center, tables, sofa, and chairs are from Lay-Z-Boy Furniture Gallery, the sisal rug and glass lamps are from Pottery Barn. The white and black curtains are from Pottery Barn Teen.

Up next on my Inverting the Palette tour is my family room. More on that tomorrow.

Inverting the Palette–Dining Room Makeover

First up on the tour is my dining room. For this room makeover I switched out the white dining room table and chairs and replaced them with more substantial black pieces. I left the china cabinet white because I wanted the room to look as if it evolved over time.

Still committed to my blue color scheme, I covered the navy blue walls with a lighter shade of blue (Ocean Air by Benjamin Moore Paints). I left the ceiling color as is–Windmill Wings also by Benjamin Moore–since it’s become my signature ceiling color. The two shades of blue work great together. The trick is using crown molding to separate the colors so it’s easier to see the different hues.

I switched out the colorful pottery in the china cabinet with a collection of Majolica in more muted tones and replaced the sheer curtains with more substantial drapes. For those who are curious about where to purchase items in this room makeover, the dining table and chairs are from Lay-Z-Boy Furniture Gallery, the Garrett china cabinet and black-bordered sisal rug are from Pottery Barn. The white and black curtains are from Pottery Barn Teen.

Up next on my Inverting the Palette tour is my living room. More on that tomorrow.