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I have two mood boards to share with you today. I had the honor of working on this client’s open living room and dining space. She had redecorated after losing her husband suddenly and then found herself not liking the redesign and missing elements of the way the room was before. My true hope is that this living and dining room design brings her and her family the warmth and peace they deserve. My goal was to create spaces to wrap them in cozy serenity.
Soothing green walls are warmed with rich reds and caramel tones. The family room will be a relaxing haven for visiting with family and watching TV. The green back drop with the rich, warm colors makes for an amazingly welcoming space.
My favorite design element in the family room is #9, a tile recommendation for the fireplace. My client has a corner fireplace, but the mantel sticks out a bit too far and disrupts the curtains on the adjacent window. I recommended removing the entire mantel and tiling the wall around the firebox from floor to ceiling. It will modernize the room, and the light tile will brighten up the space.
The dining room is more dramatic, but still incredibly serene. A large oval table will have room to seat the whole family for dinner. The dining room and family room spaces will feel unified by the color scheme and similar design aesthetic.
My favorite design element in the dining room is the large arched mirror. My client’s dining room has large vaulted ceilings. Along one wall she has wainscoting and a chair rail. Adding a large mirror on the tall wall will emphasize the height of the room and reflect a lot of light from the dining room and kitchen windows.
Note: Out of respect to my clients, I share completed mood board designs, but I do not share the source information. I hope you find the mood boards inspiring.
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