Practical shelving makes the most of the alcove space in this living room, with a large space on the bottom shelf to store logs to fuel the traditional wood-burning stove. Light wooden flooring is teamed with a fresh white rug to match the sofa.
Up cycle old chairs. Stop and pick up a curb side chair on trash day. As the saying goes "One man's trash is another's treasure." A bit of paint, a remnant fabric and a bit of know-how can make refurbishing an old chair an easy DIY project.