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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.

Designer Beryn Hammil created the inspiration room using a cheerful colorful palette and sterling silver and brass accessories for a traditional-style designer look.

Before

This humdrum living room needs to be updated to a more grown-up, sophisticated living area.

Makeover Room, After: $2,697

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.

Products:

Ross
blue and white bowls, crystal vase
Target
lamp
IKEA
round table, matchstick shades, window hardware
JoAnne Fabrics
metallic drapery
The Bombay Company
Antoinette side table

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