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Colorful Mid Century Glam Living Room Makeover

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    amanda @ on the corner of brodhead
    August 25, 2015 at 7:50 am

    love love love the room mallory! i heart swiss coffee and have three rooms in my home painted the same! it really is the best white everrrr.

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    Sara Beth
    August 25, 2015 at 8:35 am

    If ever there were a moment for the heart eyes emoji, this would be it. I love how it’s fun but sophisticated, not *too* girly and liveable. There’s so much seating for guests, but it’s still cozy. Most of all I love that it can be recreated on a budget and done in rentals as well. You did a fantastic job putting your own twist on the original and personally… I like yours better!

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    Heather @ The Deans List Blog
    August 25, 2015 at 10:44 am

    Ah! I love it! First of all, this is the first ‘designer room’ I’ve seen with a TV — I thought I was the only one with one of those fangled things! Second, that scalloped pillow has me ready to sew one up! LASTLY — Do you love your IKEA couch? Is it comfy? So many people have recommended the Karlstad to me — but this is the one I have my heart set on. πŸ™‚

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    tanya
    August 25, 2015 at 11:35 am

    I love everything about this room! The colors just POP everywhere you look.

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    Mandalaine
    August 25, 2015 at 11:37 am

    WOW my boyfriend and I are making the leap to move in together and it has been a bit of trial and error to match our styles (I’m more mid-century and colour crazy he’s more laidback/industrial) this is perfect! I love how every where you look something catches the eye and shows off your personality without being to busy or over the top! LOVE LOVE LOVE!

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    carol
    August 25, 2015 at 6:00 pm

    I love love love everything about the room except for the wall color. I would have used a light gray. Not a yellow undertone color. Everything else is gorgeous.

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    Lisa Molina
    August 26, 2015 at 9:27 am

    Just gorgeous! Unbelievable that this was plain, simple, rental home living room! The colors are so vibrant. My absolute favorite is the Arizona touches especially the “diving lady” motel sign. Those of us who have lived in Mesa and have driven up and down Main Street for decades truly are impressed with that particular attention to detail. You have an unbelievable eye! I know what I like when I see it but couldn’t create it if my life depended upon it! Congratulations on a beautiful job with this space! Personally, I love the wall color and am impressed with the bold color choices and contrasting art! love love love…..makes me want to go home and start working on my own space

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    Cheryl
    August 27, 2015 at 3:59 am

    I so enjoyed seeing each and every detail of this amazing living area. As a person that grew up “mid-century” the dΓ©cor brings back happy memories of my childhood.

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    Kelli @ I'm Flying South
    September 3, 2015 at 6:34 am

    Holy bananas! So many pretty things to look at!! I’m the only girl in my house too, so I love seeing how you incorporated feminine things without it being overly girly. πŸ™‚

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    SONJA HANSEN
    September 15, 2015 at 11:30 am

    Great room. Thanks for the copper lamp idea. I think I will use it in my bedroom. We are way over our heads into copper in our home dec, but still turn to it again and again. You got a great score on the native American basket. That is so unusual in those colors. Good job. Welcome back to Arizona.

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    bettijo @PagingSupermom.com
    September 28, 2015 at 9:34 pm

    Love, love the chair with the black and white IKEA throw on it that you said you got in NY. Seriously… I want to steal it πŸ˜‰

    Also that diving lady print is SO good! XOXO

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    Nik
    February 3, 2016 at 5:41 pm

    I really love this living room transformation. The colors just bring this space to life.

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    Jennifer
    February 23, 2016 at 12:20 pm

    Fantastic job of blending an eclectic palette..
    Great inspiration for me –
    The scalloped pillow is wonderful pop of color
    As a painter I’d love to discuss some collaboration ideas!

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    Lillian
    August 5, 2017 at 7:12 pm

    Hey do you mind sharing where you got your coffee table from plus what the height is? I have a kivik as well and I’m having the hardest time finding a coffee table that isn’t too tall. Any and all help is appreciated.

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      Mallory & Savannah
      August 14, 2017 at 11:16 am

      It’s vintage and I don’t have it anymore so I don’t know the height. Sorry!

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    Jamie@PerfectChoiceDesignz
    April 16, 2019 at 7:12 am

    Love the pops of color! It really brings the room to life. Beautiful design ladies!

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