When I last posted about our front room, it was looking like this:
While my inspiration image is this:
After a little accessorizing and couple 'new' lamps, my console is now looking like this:
The lamps were Goodwill finds for $3.50 each. The lamp shades are from Target and were $3.74. I have plans to do some sort of gold lining in the shades in the future. The books and pictures/frames were all owned already, along with the blue jar.
Even though the room is looking more grown up, the kids have really been enjoying the new space, as well:
We went from disorganized baskets and bins of toys like this:
(Yup. That's a Shera castle circa the mid-eighties.)
to more streamlined categories of books and toys. The interior of the credenza now looks like this:
Books and a Box of Blocks.
And there is one organized (for the moment) toy basket next to the couch as well.
More progress to come later this week!
Linking up to Thrifty Decor Chick.