'Member how I got this striped fabric to make some cushion covers? Well I got the fabric for a steal at $4 per meter at Fabricland. I was able to make five cushions with two meters (and I still have a bit left over). Since I had the pillow forms already, the project cost me about $1.60 per pillow. Sweet.
Now that I have five cushions I can spread them out on the couch, loveseat, and chair in the living room. One day
but probably never I might find some other cushions that will go with these ones. They don't have to be totally matchy matchy but similar colour tones would be kinda nice. I'll keep dreaming about that.
|Oh new cushions, you're my favourite. Except the flat one (far left).|
I went back to Fabricland to see if the fabric is still on sale. You see, I've still gotta recover the four chairs in the breakfast room and whaddaya know the green stripes go very nicely with the newly painted green walls. I think the same fabric would look really cute as seat covers, however I don't want the same fabric everywhere. Dilemmas, dilemmas.
My other dilemma is this little spot in the living room. We've got a small wall between the kitchen doorway and the dining room doorway. It's big enough for a loveseat but not really much else. I love the picture hanging above the loveseat but the two by themselves (loveseat + picture) make the spot seem really lost (to me, anyway).
I have a floor lamp on one side for now but I need to figure out what to do for the long term.
I've been kicking around a few ideas:
1. Double floor lamps flanking the loveseat kinda like these pictures:
2. Hardwired lights/sconces kind of like these pictures:
3. Skinny benches on either side of the loveseat kind of like this picture:
4. Insert your brilliant idea here: _________________________________________________.
Each option has it's cons. Except yours 'cause you're smart like that.
Double lamps might look kind of squishy, Alex would have to add wiring to the wall for wall sconces, and benches would be really low. My mom and aunt both think all of those options would make the spot too busy. But to me the spot looks too empty.
I'd love to hear your thoughts. What do you think?