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You've seen other areas of this apartment, now for the main living/dining space.
We did a major edit and mapped out new homes for everything, but just as important, we made a few decorative changes. The major thing was reorienting the rug. You can see in the 3rd pic the rug came out from behind the sofa as it ran lengthwise from the TV. The lounge chair near the windows wasn't even on the rug; an unconscious message of how the wife hates it. Now the rug runs lengthwise in front of the TV and the husband is happy to finally feel like he's part of the living area :O)
- switched out the small metal lamps with large green ones
- installed a sconce over lounge chair
- the only purchase: baskets under coffee table for magazines, books, etc
- moved around art and hung art
- re-styled entire room