Here are some close ups, so you can see it in all it's shabby glory!
I loved the design and am really into the hollywood regency look of it! It actually goes with my patio table seen here. I originally thought I might use it outside as a buffet of sorts when I entertain. And I still might.
Also, update on the patio set. It's being transformed as we speak! I actually love it so much I wanted to splurge a little and have it powder coated. I should be getting it back sometime next week, I'll be sure to update you when it's done!
Anywho, back to the post at hand. I have some afters that I simply love! So let's get to it.
I used some paint that I had left from this project, so the transformation cost me $0, nada, zip, zilch.
I placed some items from my "decor store" as well as another thrift store find, that pelican print! I actually love it against the rich gray walls.
Here are some shots I took last night.
I still haven't figured out how to take night photos without them looking all grainy and when it comes to using my camera I'm definitely a Beginner. I just need to spend a little more time with it. Any tips would be greatly appreciated!
Also, b/c this is the first time you are seeing my den, I wanted to give a little post within a post preview.
I started out with this VERY BASIC and EXTREMELY BEGINNERS mood board. Basically I copied and pasted items I liked onto a word document. Also nothing is to scale, this was used just so I could get an idea of colors and textures together.
I still am dying to get and use photo shop. Oh well, onwards and upwards.
I actually bought the main sofa of Karlstad from Craigs list, bought a new cover, and scored the chaise in the 'AS IS' section of Ikea. So it was a DEAL! And you know I love a DEAL!
Here are some pics of how the den turned out.
Again, with the grainy night photos, ugh! Oh well, it gives you an idea.
Also I decided to DIY my own 'chandelier' and found a beaded plate from Home Goods that is the perfect size for my drum shade.
What do you all think of the overall den design? I am super happy to have found that console this weekend for CHEAP! Now I feel the room is complete, well, at least for now.