Home_Tour_Living_Room_CoralOne of the things I love about designing my own interiors is that it is ever evolving. My last update was my winter look, were I focused the room around this glorious navy rug with accents of gold and silver. This is a look that would work all year round, but a few months ago I did get a craving for a pop of color. The color of choice? Coral! Of course the coral would need to integrate with my navy and metallic tones as I wanted my change to be a breath of fresh air rather than a full overhaul. The easiest way to do this is with pillows and decorative objects, so I was off on the hunt for little bits of inspiration that would give my room that summery vibe. At the end of the post I will source all of my items for you but note that for this round we decided to print some of our own fabrics at Spoonflower for this room. You can find the tutorial on how to make these pillows in this video. Though the small updates would definitely do the trick, I had another three DIY projects up my sleeve for this summer refresh. The first one was the simple DIY fireplace cover made from disks of birch wood to look like a full stack. I had seen different versions of this idea, great for a summer fireplace cover or a way to decorate a non-working fireplace. We decided to make our own and will share the full step-by-step tutorial with you in the coming week. The second DIY project is a framed artwork television cover that will allow me to change the canvas seasonally. Brilliant for someone like me who likes to change it up a few times a year! We have this tutorial for you as well, so stay tuned. The final DIY project was to make myself a funky industrial light fixture that would look similar to the DIY dining room chandelier. Knowing I wanted to start adding a bit of copper into my room, I started with this light fixture. Once all of my bits and pieces were in place, the final touch was the greenery. For this I called on an expert and popped over to Artemisia for Amy to do her magic. We chose a combination of succulents, air plants and shade-loving greens to create a summer “Tropics in Portland” look. A gorgeous room to keep things fresh until it is time to begin decorating for the fall and winter holidays. Take a tour with the photos below and see all of the sources at the end of the post. Enjoy! ~ Lia

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Here is a list of sources for all of the items in my living room:

Rug: Quatrefoil Wool Rug from Wayfair

Soft Furniture Pieces: Linen Sofa from Craigslist || Chair and a Half from a yard sale and I slip covered a few years ago || Essex Ottoman from West Elm and I recovered in the gray || Poof from Target recovered in faux fur || Small Grey Chair  from Wayfair ||

Tables and Lamps: Grey Desk from second hand store that I painted with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint || Nesting Tables from antique store that I painted || Silver Ball Lamps from Craigslist || Floor Lamp from West Elm || Butler Stand and Silver Lacquer Tray from West Elm || Raffia Tray on ottoman from West Elm

Pillows: Coral Dot and Coral & Navy Bunny Pillow fabric from Spoonflower and video tutorial here || Linen & Gold Scallop and LOVE pillows are DIY Iron-on || Trellis Pillow from Wayfair || Coral Wool Pillow from West Elm

Accessories: , White Hanging Tree Branch, Art Over Fireplace, Paper Ivy Topiaries, Wood Panel Art,  are all DIY projects || Animal Doll Candles, Gold Star Sculpture, Silver Fox, Coral Knit Throw are from West Elm || White Polkadot Vases from Target || White Horse Sculpture from Homegoods