Island-Inspired Living Room

A bland living room gets a tropical-island makeover for less than $1,000.

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Hide CaptionShow CaptionBefore: The space was too neutral and awkwardly arranged.
Nakuma and Kumau Talbott put their redecorating plans on the back burner when they became new parents, but now they are ready to get back to it, starting with the living room. The Design on a Dime team signs on to transform this couple's space into a tropical retreat they can share with their little bundle of joy.

The living and dining areas are open to one another, so the space needs a definitive floor plan with cohesive style. They'd like to shift the room's focal point from the non-working fireplace to the television, and they'd like to spruce up the space in the process.