Today I’m sharing all of the details of our LIVING ROOM with you! If you missed last week’s tour of our kitchen and dining room check them out here! Our living room is one of our favourite spaces to wind down and cozy up in together. One of my favourite parts about this space would have to be our fireplace, it makes this space so warm and comforting … even Nacho has his favourite spot on the floor in front of the fireplace … you can find him here most mornings and at night just before bed! Our mantle is from Dreamcast, it comes in a variety of colours and shapes to choose from so it was difficult to choose but we ended up going with the French Country Mantel in Chalk Old World! Our fireplace is the Town and Country TC42 and it comes with a remote which comes in SO handy … I don’t even have to leave the kitchen while making dinner if I want the fireplace on, it’s perfect! LOL! We dealt with Marlo from Okanagan Home Centre and the customer service was AMAZING, they are a total dream to deal with … if I had any sort of issues with the fireplace or if I couldn’t figure out how to use the remote, they would literally drive to our house to help us out!!
Just above the mantel is where we currently have our Samsung 55″ Frame TV from Best Buy Canada, in these photos we didn’t have it installed quite yet so I had placed my mirror (from Anthropologie!) and artwork from Minted on the mantel in the meantime. However, now that we have the Frame TV set up, it STILL looks like a piece of art which I am obsessed with because if you didn’t know it was a TV you would honestly think it was a picture hanging on the wall! Ps. I’ve included a photo of the frame TV below so you can see what it looks like! Just ignore the Christmas decorations! LOL!
I LOVE my Caitlin Wilson rug in this space, the colour and pattern are perfect for high traffic areas such as this one, it does SUCH a great job masking all of the wear and tear that’s happened here … such as Nacho’s muddy paws (and puke!), my wine stains and Leo’s spills … you name it … this rug is almost a year old and it STILL looks brand-spankin’ new! I’m also a huge fan of the two armchairs in our living room (and I get a lot of questions about these bad boys!) I got them from Pottery Barn and I feel like they add a lot of personality and really complete the space! Now … I wouldn’t necessarily say that they’re the COMFIEST chairs around but Justin ALWAYS falls asleep in them while we’re watching movies, personally, I prefer the couch!! Ps. The whitewash stump side tables are made by a local company called Style in Form and they can be purchased from The Cross!!
The built-ins in our living room were designed by Clarice from Home Image Interiors and built by Kelowna Innovative Cabinets, they were a simple design but Clarice added the arch detail which was really important to me as I love the look it gives the space! Our built-ins are painted “Simply White” by Benjamin Moore and our walls are “Cloud Cover”! I REALLY love my built-ins, I think they’re so great but if and when I design my next home I might end up just having two nice pieces of furniture with art on either side of the fireplace instead and the only reason for this is that I find lately I’m just buying fewer knick-knacks and I’m not switching them up as often as I used to!
However, if you’re the type of person that loves knicknaks I would totally suggest built-ins as they help showcase your decor and I love the fact that I can store our throw blankets here for easy access when we get chilly and all of Leo’s toys and books are in the closed storage which is perfect for storing his toys and makes tidying up a breeze as we just toss everything in there and shut the doors … until Leo wants to play again, then he knows where to go to pull it all back out! LOL!!! The hardware on the cabinet doors are the Traditional Round Knobs with a polished nickel finish from Schaub.
Our sofas are from Country Furniture, they’re the Coverall Sofa in the Hester Hemp fabric and they’re VEGAN down which I’m head over heels for!! The best part about these sofas is the fact that they’re slipcovered … those slipcovers go through a TON of abuse … between Leo and Nacho, these slipcovers have seen it all and if we didn’t have them these sofas would have already been totally destroyed!! Also, for those of you who may ask, our coffee table is from Restoration Hardware and unfortunately it’s not available for purchase anymore. The wood beams were made by Carson from Urban Roots Furniture, the flooring is “Cinder” from PurParket, the baseboards are from Metrie, and the lighting is from Sylvania!!
You’ll notice to the left of the living room we have a big wall of accordion doors, we don’t have any photos of these open yet as we shot this space in the winter but we will make sure to snag some to share with you soon now that the weather has warmed up! These accordion doors are from PlyGem and they let a tremendous amount of light in, they make this space look so much bigger than it is which I think is great but we only use them about 4-6 times a year so I’m not entirely sure if they’re worth the cost … and if I had respected our budget I would have just gone with french doors here instead … that way you can also add screens as well … and of course, it’s less moola! LOL! Don’t get me wrong, I absolutely love these but I’m just laying out the different options! We had some beautiful heavy white drapes made for these accordion doors by Q Design Centre and they tie the space together beautifully.
One of my most recent purchases for this space was my MASSIVE mirror from Anthropologie, I’ve included a photo of it below … again, don’t mind the Christmas decorating! LOL!! It’s so stunning … it was one of those things that I saw and knew I had to have … it’s ridiculously expensive considering we actually had to get a broker to get it to us as they don’t ship directly to Canada then I had to pay taxes and duties on top of the price … GULP! However, I will have it for MANY MANY years and nobody better touch or break it … or else!! LOL!!
Photographed: Janice Nicolay
Flowers: A New Leaf Floral
Pot Lights: Sylvania
Electrical: Bridge Energy
Frame TV: Best Buy Canada
Gleaming Primrose Mirror: Anthropologie
Drapes: Q Design Centre
Rug: Caitlin Wilson
Arm Chairs: Pottery Barn
Whitewash Stump Side Tables: The Cross Decor and Design
Built-Ins Design: Clarice from Home Image Interiors
Built-In’s: Kelowna Innovative Cabinets
Cabinet Hardware: Schaub
Sofas: Country Furniture
Coffee Table: Restoration Hardware
Wood Beams: Urban Roots Furniture
Paint: Benjamin Moore Kelowna
Justin and I are so excited to work with all of the above-mentioned companies throughout our renovation and we’re so grateful for partnering with some of them on this huge project of ours!!! Stay tuned for more updates!!
Where did you move the smaller anthro mirror after taking it off the mantel?
Into my bedroom!! XOXO
I absolutelty LOVE your sofas but can’t find them on the Country Furniture website! Do you mind posting a couch similar to yours?
If you reach out to them and mention the ones I have they should be able to help you out!! xo
What are the dimensions of your living room? I’m curious about the size as I’m building right now!
Yes I’d love to know as well!
What service did you use to get the Anthro mirror delivered to Canada?
Yes! Dimensions would be great. I’m building too and our living has the same type of layout.
how did you get those anther mirrors on the web sight they don’t ship to Canada
We used a broker service to get them!! xo
Two questions. The side lamp on the stump side table. Is this plugged in? If yes where ? Did you put an outlet on the floor. Trying to put a lamp on a similar spot without a long cord.
Also-the plant. Real or fake! If fake where from?
Ok ignore the double comment. Didn’t think it went through the first time 🙁
We have plug-ins on our floor!
It’s all gorgeous! I understand the shipping, duty and broker fees all too well – this is my issue getting EVERYTHING to Bermuda. I have the Pottery Barn chairs as well and agree they are NOT the most comfortable. But they are the cutest! Loving this home tour series. Thanks for sharing!
Hi Jillian- love your home and decor……where did you find the wicker basket with lid?
I’m loving the tour of your home! I love how you mix metals and make it so cohesive! I’m always scared to do that because when I built my home, we had to buy either all brushed nickel or all bronze, etc. Is there a trick to this or just go with what you like? Same style?
Where did you get the other tall mirror (that you replaced with the anthro one)? Thanks.
OMG absolutely stunning! You have the best taste! I just luv everything?I live in Australia and we just don’t have the selection like the USA has and when you do find something similar it’s double the price. Can I just add follow you on insta and you seem the most down to earth beautiful soul! Thankyou I so enjoy your decorating xx❤️
Is the lamp on the stump plugged in? If yes where. Do you have a plug on the floor?
Also wondering where the plant (artificial ?) is from?
Yes!! We have plug-ins on the floor! xo
The space looks incredible! I love the chairs + rug combination. They’re perfect together.
xo Laura Leigh
How high are your ceilings in the house? we are in process of planning and would love to know! thanks!
I love your home! We are building next year and I’m working on plans now. Thanks for giving me inspiration! <3
Beautiful! Where do u get the Moroccan pillows from? That one and the light pink in your bedroom? I got a few from companies on charish out I really like the light pink.
Ooh I can see why you wanted the mirror lovely! My family room is the same with the fireplace in the middle and the shelving on the sides and I too have arches on the tops of my shelving, it does add to it very nicely. The storage below is heavenly, I have lots of blankets hidden in mine. I have my family photos displayed on one side of the fireplace, the other side is a wet bar. Love your decorating Jill.
I love EVERYTHING about this room! I don’t think the creamy white cushion with the symbol in the middle was mentioned (mud cloth blue and white, I think). Can you tell me where it’s from?
Just wondering where the silver floor lamp is from?
Hi Jillian! I just saw your story on shipping the Anthro mirror to Canada. I have a much simpler way for those Canadians living close to US border cities. We live in Toronto and ship all of our US purchases to a UPS store in Lewiston, New York. You use their US address for shipping, pay them a VERY REASONABLE fee for accepting and holding your package (any size, big furniture included!), you pick it up at your convenience, pay the taxes at the border, and you’re home by lunch! When I saw your story and heard of all the trouble you went through, I just had to share!! Xo
OMG had no idea this was here! I love it. So looking forward to your new show, too. The pictures are the best, & will motivate me to finish our L.R. Jill where do you suggest I look for baskets[similar to ones on the shelf]? Love everything about this. Thank you, Noreen. xo
I love the table lamp. The base on the one from the Cross looks different. From your picture it looks like mango wood and the one from cross is gold looking? Can you confirm if it’s the same lamp as the cross.
Hi Jill – love the room. Do you find your tv is too high over the mantle?
I want to do something similar but my hubby says the tv is too high… HELP!
Love it! What kind of plant do you have in front of the mirror? We struggle with finding the right indoor plants because we have a dog!
It’s a Fiddle Fig Tree from Better Earth Gardens
IM sorry if this was mentioned but who takes your pictures!? I love how bright everything is. What kind of camera do they use?! Thank you!
Janis Nicolay took these photos!!!
Hi, Jilian! Where do you recommend going for custom rods and drapes? I have similar windows in my hom and love how you’ve styled yours.
What colour did you use on the ceiling, trim and baseboards where you used cloud cover on the walls?
What color fabric are the Pottery Barn chairs. I’s like to order one for my living room but the only option is black/ivory stripe. Yours look softer than the black/ivory on the website. I’m wondering if they are just not available in your fabric anymore or if the picture just looks different.
Mine are blue, not black! xo
I just went and ordered the picture frame tv for our new home we are moving into in two weeks! Thanks for the tip! Do you want to come for a visit to Victoria? 1 800 Helpmedecorate ?
Hi Jillian, first I want to congratulate you on your good taste. I have a question, how much does the wall of your room? (The wall where the TV is counting with the two built). Thank youuuu
Where did you get the tall white pot that you have your Fiddle Fig Tree in? It is exactly like what I have been looking for one of my tall plants! Beautiful space!
I love your living room but whenever I try to make my living room nice, my son who is around Leo’s age rips down picture frames, and moves the rug, etc. I have a 5 year old daughter too, so it is hard to have anything nice. Any suggestions? How do you keep Leo out of the stuff on those lower open shelves?
What pleat did y’all do on the curtains? Folded, pinched, inverted or top tack? Thanks in advance!
Is your trim painted BM Simply White or another white?
LOVE everything about your living room!! May I ask what size Minted artwork you have? Would it be the 30″ x 40″? Thanks!
Where is that beautiful frame from? The one with the picture of you and your husband holding Leo shortly after he was born.
Hi Jillian! You had an insta story about a white rug a couple days ago and I forgot to go back and swipe up. Could you please let me know where it was from? Thank you!
Currently renovating our first home and having the hardest time picking floors! I LOVE YOURS, what are they!?!
They’re Cinder from Purparket!! xo
I have been looking for a new coffee table and love your table. I see you got it from RH but can not seem to find it on their site. Do you remember the name?
I heard that it’s not available anymore!!
What size are the sofas … standard or condo?
Was just watching an InstaStory of yours – and your GAS fireplace looks so realistic – I’d love to know WHICH model of Town and Country Fireplace you have?!?!
So I’m obsessed with Serena and Lily and the flowers you have in your urn we constantly showcased in there magazines….could you give me the name of them?!!! For the life of me I cannot find/figure it out!
What colour did you stain your floor registers to match your hardwood?
Sooo obsessed with your living room! Where is your silver floor lamp from?! I love it!
f art which I am obsessed with because if you didn’t know it was a TV you would honestly think it was a picture hanging on the wall! Ps. I’ve included a photo of the frame TV below so you can see what it looks like! Just ignore the Christmas decorations! LOL!
Hi! Your home is absolutely gorgeous! I am a little confused because you listed your beautiful fireplace as being the chalk color but their Instagram post says it’s Simply White. Can you please confirm the color?