Sometimes, updating your space doesn't mean starting from scratch. When one of our favorite clients called us about updating the look in her well-used family room, we knew just what to do.
This was one of the first spaces we tackled 15 years ago when we began working on this lovely antique colonial with the homeowners. At the time, we selected the paint colors, designed the window coverings and specified the furnishings, rug, and lamps.
The original arrangement (shown above) worked well, but after 15 years of daily use, the homeowner was ready for a refresh.
We kept the paint colors, window treatments, and lamps. Antique pine case goods and distressed finish tables still worked well but we opted to update the upholstery beginning with a new, more transitional styled sofa in a high performance fabric that would stand up to snuggling with the grandchildren.
The solid wool sisal rug was exchanged for a patterned, more contemporary style area rug, and the chairs and ottomans were recovered in luscious textures and friendly stripes that echo the colors in the rug.
Now all the generations of the family can enjoy the new space for years to come!