My living room is still in the middle of being painted (yes, I am procrastinating because I hate painting walls) but I thought I’d show you around anyway. Here are current shots of my living room under one of my Mac’s newest filters, instant:
I’m thinking about replacing those vases on top of the pillars with candelabras, what do you think? Then again I have candles practically everywhere. I have such a fascination with candelabras, though. I feel like I’m drawn to them… guess you could say I’m kind of like a moth to the flame. 😉
I like this set from Design Toscano (*) the only thing putting me off is the cherubs. I, of course, wish they were gargoyles instead. Another one I love from the same place is this one, which would go well in the kitchen or bedroom. If you ever want to buy me a gift. 😉
I’m also seriously considering redoing my werewolf mount. I want him to look more menacing. That project took quite a while, I’m not sure if I’m ready for such a DIY commitment yet! If you’re interested on that guy, though, here’s a link to the tutorial.
I picked this up at a store called At Home; they had a bunch of dinosaur skulls on sticks as well that I almost bought. I’m a bit of a dino-nerd (or, at least I was when I was a child) but I don’t exactly have ample space to house a Jurassic skull collection at the moment. Bummer.
I have a china cabinet that holds a lot of spooky snow globes, and a few antique items. The spooky snow globes are my pride and joy; seeking them out and buying them makes me a very happy girl. Snow globes are another childhood obsession.
I have the highest concentration of spooky stuff in my living room because that’s usually the first place people go when they enter my home, and I’ve gotta make a creepy impression.
Besides my bedroom, I tend to spend the most time in my living room and choose to surround myself with scary things when I can so I work really hard on keeping that room frightful. The walls are painted a deep, matte purple (I still haven’t completed the painting, and I still haven’t figured out what to do with the ceiling. I kinda want to do a galaxy ceiling. But wow, tedious).
My hallway is a creepy place, too. It’s dark and weird, the entrance to my attic is black so when you look up during the evening it looks like it’s open. I like to tell my roommate’s daughter that the Babadook lives up there. I have candles in my hallway too; we rarely light them but when we do it’s because we’re listing to Funeral Dusk and wearing cloaks. Kidding, we haven’t gotten cloaks yet.
My office has a nice built-in bookshelf that’s packed with books, somehow I’ve managed to carve out some space for a few knickknacks. The jar set might look familiar, they’re actually a DIY I did a few years ago. I set out to recreate the jars from Nightmare Before Christmas and I had a lot of fun with them.
My bedroom is a disaster right now so we’re going to leave that room for another day; however I do have my vanity set up in there and you can click right here to see it. I’m off to take a luxurious Lush bath, my muscles are sore from a hardcore workout. Have a good week friends! 🙂