Liven Up the Living Room
See how a professional organizer helps Mark Burstein transform his messy living room into a clean and contemporary space.
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After: Sleek and Organized
All the mismatched furniture is replaced with contemporary wood furniture with glass and stainless accents. The room is painted light gray with a dark gray accent wall behind the entertainment unit.
Now the area has plenty of storage for DVDs down low, and sleek stainless wall racks hold a large CD collection. The dark gray wall provides a cool accent for the room.
The elliptical trainer goes into the bedroom, and the old couch is replaced with a new couch that converts into a bed. The collectibles are sorted, and those not chosen for display are carefully wrapped and stored. The closet is organized with large clear plastic bins on wheels.
The new desk is full of storage and computer space, while the glass-door cabinet above holds collectibles.
The finished room reflects Burstein's fun personality and has a sleek, masculine look.
Products from The Container Store: grid storage bins Products from Stacks and Stacks: Mott table lamp Sherwin-Williams paint colors used: Eider white SW7014 eggshell finish Product from Black, White, Red: printer tray
clear storage trunk with handles
white wall mount
walnut magazine table
stainless-steel CD rack
polished steel desk lamp
polished steel floor lamp
large black bookends
black desk tray
Cyberspace SW7076 eggshell finish
grid storage bins
Products from Stacks and Stacks:
Mott table lamp
Sherwin-Williams paint colors used:
Eider white SW7014 eggshell finish
Product from Black, White, Red:
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