So we moved right before Christmas, and our house has been a whirl wind of projects ever since. First we had to do a little painting:
Great room before - (the living room pic is from the previous owners - not my furniture etc)
I wanted something bold and colonial with the white trim so I picked Hosta by Martha Stewart, with our lighting it's a tad more green than it shows on my computer screen. I love it.
I plan on having my sweet hubby build a faux fire place mantle for the living room wall, and I will put two big bookshelves on either side of it, sorta like this: