Laura Eliese

Musings on Life & Designs

New Couch

New Couch

Well, I said that our living room was undergoing some changes, and today I’m going to share one of those BIG updates to the room. I shared how our living area has previously looked in this post. Our sweet old … Continue reading


A Rug… Finally!

As promised yesterday, I have a big (to me at least) update to share with everyone. The big update ┬áis… the living area finally has a new rug!! I spent a long time tossing all kinds of ideas back and … Continue reading

Laura Avirett

Let There Be Light!

A couple weekends ago, I bought new lamps for the living room. The previous lamps were fine, but were just not the overall look I was going for. Here is one of the old lamps: I sold them on Craigslist … Continue reading


Have a Seat!

I have two new relatively new accent chairs that I am excited about. One is in my living room and was the perfect color combination for the space. I found it for such a steal, I couldn’t pass it up! … Continue reading


Christmas Decorations- Living Room

I thought I would share the Christmas decorations I put out since my Touches of Christmas post. Due to the number of photos I took, I am breaking this Christmas decor post into two parts. Today I will give you … Continue reading


Do You RUE?

The newest edition of the online mag, RUE, is out! I won’t give everything away, but here are my favorites: How beautiful is this calm yet happy living room by Jolene Ballard and Amanda Malson of Domicile ID? This room … Continue reading

Living Room Rug

Living Room Rug

I have been on the search for the perfect living room rug… on a budget. We have oak hardwood floors (which I love) in the entry, living and dining room. When we first bought the house, we purchased a dark … Continue reading