Sandra lives in an 1871 farmhouse, so when it was time to furnish her formal living room she decided to keep it refined--as formal living rooms quite often are--but she also kept true to the room's historical shell, populating it with rustic elements as well. Since she's only lived in her home for under a year, the before didn't look very lived-in, but from the photo above, you can see what lovely bones with which Sandra had to work. Now check out its catalog-worthy makeover:
And here's a view of the room straight on:
To read more about the project, and to see more pictures of the room, please visit The Rustic Life.
OUR FORMAL LIVING ROOM MAKEOVER REVEAL WITH RAYMOUR AND FLANIGAN [The Rustic Life.]