T.G.I.T – Living Rooms

Thanks SOOO much to everybody who posted on my last entry. Your support is enormously appreciated! It may be a rough ride for a bit, BUT:
I, Layla, do solemnly swear, to maintain a happy & healthy attitude and to continue to do my best to scatter joy & radiate love every step of the way! (Mental note: Read this post next month) :-)

Okay, now check out these Living Rooms! Can you say, “come in and kick your feet up” on this first one?? Wow! What a great shade of blue, and I just wanna touch that fireplace. Love those smooth stones!

And how about walking into this room, first thing in the morning.

I can almost feel what it would be like to have that glossy wood floor underfoot. Look at that beautiful pattern they painted on it! Genius!
And I adore their use of sisal, stone, raw wood and white slipcovers. If designed differently, it could’ve (unfortunately) become a pretty *serious* space, but the natural elements really help keep it comfy. Don’t you think?

And between the floors, the ceiling, the amount of windows, and the shutter room-dividers, I’m not sure which element is my favorite in this space!
If I could have a space JUST to design Lettered Olive product in, THIS is what it would look like! (But, it would be inside of a red barn. And I would use different lighting, furniture and art.) :-)

Front Yard - June 2008
The 1st Day of the Rest Of Our Lives!

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  1. Susie Harris says

    Oh I just love those shutters! One day… I will get me some of those. Thanks for letting me dream along side of you. Susie H~

  2. Teacats says


    Here’s my “when-I-win-the-BIG-lottery” dream house site! LOL! Just click on the “interior design” designator — and then click on the categories to view photos of their projects ……

    Jan at Rosemary Cottage

  3. Mod Girl says

    Hi Layla, what fun to find your beautiful blog. I love that last living room, it’s so sleek and airy and full of light. I especially love the poppin’ orange and yellow Eames chairs in the background — so mod!

  4. Cathryn Sypert (Mandy) says

    I love those living rooms. Especially the shutters. And that fireplace is gorgeous!

  5. Amelia says

    Wow, I love the shutter room-dividers! I’m adding them to my dream house wish list. I enjoy your blog and have added it to my blog list.

  6. Connie says

    The painted floor and fireplace are my favorites! You know how to pick great design.

    Congrats on the first day of your new life. By the looks of The Lettered Cottage, you and your mom and going to be a huge success. I wish we lived closer so I could work with you too. I believe that we work be a great team!
    Good Luck!!
    P.S. Check out keepingupthejones3.blogspot.com to see Maggie at the Peach Festival in Clanton. She is going to be the opening act Friday night. Maggie is the daughter of Tonya who does all of my window treatments for me and my clients. She will be playing her guitar and singing and she is so talented.