I chose to build shelves in my TV nook in my living room. Here's how this area has evolved over the past year:
Bland and Boring
My first and last attempt at abstract art.
Leftover Christmas decor.
This is what it looked like three weeks ago when the challenge began.
I scavenged my house to find things to fill the shelves. Here's what it looks like now:
Next, I decided to try adding a gallery wall behind the TV using some art that I found at an estate sale.
This was starting to look a little too busy for me:
Styling is definitely NOT my strong point. Where's Emily Henderson when I need her??? By the way, did you see that she just redid her office in navy. It looks amazing.
I took some things out:
Added them back in and moved some things around:
Just as a reminder, here's how it started:
What do you think? Do you prefer the really full look or the more spare look? I'm definitely not a stylist, so I truly appreciate all of your comments, suggestions and feedback.
Thanks to Linda of My Crafty Home Life for putting this challenge together and giving us a kick to finish our projects!
Check out the other challengers completed projects here:
Tiffany – Living Savvy
Kerry – Design du Monde
Laurie – Traditional & Modern
Cathy – Room Rx
Carrie – Hazardous Design
Lisa – A Room with A View
Sam – The Junk House
Becca – from Gardners 2 Bergers
Jean – Flower Hill Design
Nancy – Powell & Brower Home
Linda – My Crafty Home Life