Today's tour takes us to the living room. Just for the record, the Christmas decorations have since been taken down!These cabinets are wonderful for storage. The t.v. takes center stage with electronics, movies, and CD's below. Blankets are stored in one section with games of all sorts in the other. Hubby's mother found these cabinets when she was an antique dealer. At that time, they were being used in a department store to display sweaters. Each open compartment had a pull-out tray which has long since disappeared. Five of the compartments still have the glass doors that pull out and drop down (similar to a Bannister bookcase). Due to a lower ceiling in this house, we had to get creative with how we stacked them. The cabinet in the corner is almost complete (the top section is actually resting under the t.v.). The section of open compartments under the t.v. should be stacked with the sections to the left of the t.v. But having a lower ceiling allows for excellent t.v. placement!
Here's the other side of the living room. The furniture arrangement works out very nicely because the t.v. is not the center of attention. We can sit in the round and have a very nice conversation next to the fire. Quite cozy!