Living Room Refresh Inspiration

It’s currently Friday evening as I type up this post and I’m so excited for tomorrow. My mom, Hannah’s sister-in-law, and I planned a little baby shower for my sister and I can’t wait! I’ll be sure to take lots of pictures and maybe even squeeze in a vlog to remember the day! 

Okay, onto the topic of this post. Jimmy has been diligently working on a new fireplace and mantle for our living room (it was our Christmas gift to each other!) in his free time and I’ve been dreaming of sitting by the fire with my little family 😊 

Since we’re doing a little makeover of the fireplace, I think it’s the perfect opportunity to do a little refresh throughout the whole living room. I made a little inspiration graphic below of some of the ideas I have in mind. 

Navy blue and coral living room decor

Coral pillow covers // Gray Blanket // Jute Basket // Navy Blue Pillow Covers // Watercolor Print // Curtains // Succulents

Basically, I’m really liking navy blue and coral together. Our walls and couches are gray, which I think is a nice neutral background for coral and navy. I’m thinking lots of texture and pops of color. I haven’t told Jimmy my ideas yet, so I’ll see what he thinks 😉  

I definitely don’t want to go crazy with this little project because I’m sure new curtains/pillows/decor will be ruined well-used within a few years (living the toddler + dog + cat with claws life over here) so I’m wondering if you have any budget-friendly decor stores you recommend?! 

Do you have any favorite color combinations?

Are you working on any home projects at the moment?


I definitely don’t think of myself as someone who is great (or even remotely good) with technology or computer software. I had to take a multimedia class last semester, and I had a bad attitude about it. I kept thinking, “I hate learning about new technology and I will never be good at using Photoshop/Dreamweaver/InDesign/etc.”


The final project for the multimedia class required me to create a website using Dreamweaver. It also required me to drink a lot of coffee.

I’m not good with blogging-type technology, either. I like to stick to the basics and I’m not really interested in having a “fancy” blog. [I do love blogs that are designed beautifully (cough, Laura, cough).] I like to think that my writing or what I want to say makes up for my lack of graphics/design/great photography/vlogs/etc.


Lately, I’ve been trying my hand at making graphics with scripture on them. No, they’re nothing special, but it’s enjoyable to share Bible verses on Facebook in a different way! Here’s a few of the graphics I created using PicMonkey.

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What skills are you bad at, but try anyways?

Besides graphic design, I’m also bad at bowling, sewing, basketball, and not being awkward.