I mentioned this in my post about wall art, but Brian and I bought a new chair for our living room.
It fills up a previously awkwardly empty space and also meets my totally random need for an ottoman. I love ottomans, did you know that about me? I should add it to the list. It’s orange – well, sort of rust-colored actually. Brian picked it out and it is a great pop of color in our otherwise-fairly-neutral living room.
I’m working on a pillow for the chair – more on that soon.
So, one of the reasons we really wanted a chair for that corner is so we can have little reading nook. We both love this set up:
Isn’t that wonderful? Another reason to not do a gallery wall on the big wall across from the chair. Too many gallery walls in one room.
I also love this idea for above the chair:
Isn’t that neat?
But this post isn’t about walls… it’s about ceilings. And light.
Instead of doing a side table with lamp set up, we were thinking of stringing up a sort-of-chandelier. Like these:
What do you think? I’m a little worried that it would be annoying to see the direct light (lamp shades were invented for a reason).
I saw this recently and thought it could be a fun option:
Have you ever done anything out of the ordinary with lighting in your place?