My friend Kristine asked me toÂ give her some input onÂ redecorating her living room.Â I previously posted about Kristine’s kitchen remodel here and here.Â Last time we checked in with her, Kristine and her husband were trying to choose a kitchenÂ backsplash. They are still working on agreeing on the right tile.
For her living room, Kristine bought a beautiful kilim in Afghanistan. The rug and budgetÂ had to be considered when making other choices for the room.
She also already purchased a couple of other pieces that also had to be incorporated like; a pair of mid century Danish armchairs, a rustic wood accent table,Â a pair ofÂ wrought iron etageres and lots of exotic accessories from her and husband’s travels.
Considering the style of their home and their collection of worldly accessories I thought a modern rustic style with a touch of Southern California would bring everything together. The fabric choices were influenced by the kilim that Kristine purchased. The greens and deep reds from the rug are picked up in the fabrics and the blue tones in the rug will be echoed in accessories. I’m really excited about the modern wingback from West Elm, I hope Kristine decides to spring for it.
The vintage Danish armchairs that Kristine purchased that will sit across from the wingback are not pictured but they look very similar to the one pictured.
Currently the room is a medium gray but I’ve been trying to convince Kristine that its begging to be painted a warm white to open everything up. Notice I avoided the phrase “light and airy”, that phrase is looonnnng dead.