Traditional Living Room
Host Brooke Channon and the design team work together to re-create the look of an elegant and refined living room created by designer Beryn Hammil.
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Designer Beryn Hammil created the inspiration room using a cheerful colorful palette and sterling silver and brass accessories for a traditional-style designer look.
To successfully accomplish the makeover, the design team broke down the project into smaller parts. Here are the details of the steps involved:
Step 1: The dingy fireplace gets a fresh coat of glowing white paint and a cheery yellow tone on the surrounding walls. To complete the look, the fireplace was decorated with silver bowls and trays, antique reproductions and vintage books.
Step 2: To recreate the round table of the inspiration room, a seamstress was enlisted to replicate the silk-viscose blend tablecloth. The table with its unique, grazing tablecloth displays family photos and silver accessories.
Step 3: A cream colored sofa replaced the Bellagio-style camelback sofa of the inspiration room. The sofa was dressed with handmade plaid and striped pillows, and the design team reupholstered a foot stool to coordinate with the rest of the seating area.
Step 4: The team refinished a cherry coffee table with an antique faux finish and dressed the table with silver candlesticks and a sherry service. The fireplace was accessorized with silver bowls and trays, antique reproductions and vintage books.
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