A Room to Relax In
Hosts Matt Fox and Shari Hiller transform an uncomfortable, traditional-style living room into a relaxing den for homeowners Mark and Barb Carlisle.
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Since the living room is the first room you see upon entering their home, the Carlisles would like to make it into an interesting and more welcoming place. The room is traditional, uninspired and almost never gets used.
Hosts Matt Fox and Shari Hiller transform the room into a relaxing den with the addition of new built-in wall-to-wall bookcase, a leather-textured painting technique for the walls, and new furnishing and accessories.
paint (walls: base coat SW6519 Hinting Blue, top coat SW6244); center of bookcases (SW1117 Sesame); ceiling (SW Bright White Classic 99) (Sherwin-Williams)
furniture and curtain rod stain (SW3120 Walnut Wainscot) (Sherwin-Williams)
desk and hutch (Mastercraft)
chair and cushion for desk, throw (Cost Plus World Market)
area rug (Pretentious Rust) (Waxman's)
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