Living Room Makeover: Before + After

Sharing my living room makeover with you all today! I started this project a couple of months ago, with plans to make some serious changes – (read all about my original design plan in this post). But, as the saying goes – we make plans, God laughs… The fresh paint had barely even dried on the walls before we decided to move out of the house we’ve called home for the last eight years! At this point I had only painted the room in Dolphin Fin by Behr, and I had swapped out the (boring) old couches for this gorgeous luxe green chesterfield from Anthropologie.

I wanted to do minimal additional work in the room since I knew I’d have to leave it behind, so I just worked on staging the room for showings. It’s a good thing I did because the same week we listed our house, it sold!

I have to say, I think the new paint, gorgeous sofa, and pretty decor really made the room look much more fresh, elegant, and put together than before.

What do you think? Scroll all the way down for the before, and for links to paint and products!

Before:

After:

Wall Paint: Behr Dolphin Fin

Sofa: Anthropologie

Chairs: Thanks to The Room Place

Pillows: Kelly Wearstler Graffito in Salmon Cream (Purchased from Dekowe but I would NOT recommend buying from them – I had a horrible experience)

Rug: Villa Rug

Sconces: Thrifted

Wall Art: Z Gallerie

End Tables: Right West Elm (no longer available, but here is a similar style) Left: West Elm 

Candles & Table decor: HomeGoods

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