Interior Design | Living Room Decorating Ideas | Fix It Friday 16



I got the most amazing video sent to me by one of my one of my viewers she also happens to be part of the design sessions community and I want you to stay to the end of the video to be sure to hear what she has to say you guys remember when I showed you that gorgeous entryway I told you it was the most expensive home I have ever done and I've done some expensive homes this time I'm going to take you and show you what I did with that furniture I'm going to show you the living room so take a look at how the living room looked when I got there they had spent a lot of money on all this wood paneling because this was an arched opening here they wanted to create a symmetrical look I get that and I agree with it so what they did was they paneled an arch here to mimic this you actually had to strain to look up as you look around the room you can see they had done window treatments and they were like a little awning valance I honestly don't think I've ever seen interior awnings before that was a new one for me little Juliet balcony which was kind of a waste of I mean what are gonna do is stand there and I don't know sing to Romeo here's a close-up of one of those built-ins so you can see that even the the cherry stained maple lacked any kind of wood grain in it they did not change the receptacle colors the switches and the outlets they were stark white against all that wood missus client loves contemporary so you can see that her influence and her taste was brought in to this rounded furniture mr. client wanted a completely open ceiling mrs. client thought we don't need that much ceiling I looked at them and I said guys I think I can accomplish both I decided at 10 feet I would add a catwalk so get your head out of the gutter wasn't that kind of a catwalk on the upper floor just turns out that this house was full of very thick drywall so thick that it was about 16 inches and how you got there was you entered through that Juliet balcony right here and walked out onto this space BAM that is how it turned out leave me a comment below and let me know am i brilliant or what you can see the underneath side of the catwalk was panelled in solid walnut in a coffered effect look at my lights my lights the only reason it looks white there's because lights coming out of it but the edges were black so it didn't stand out do you see an outlet or a switch in here anywhere no because we make them blend in when I gave the clients the potential budget one of the things they took out was the accessory budget after we put all these gorgeous built-ins in and all this stuff they went on a cruise for two weeks while we installed their house and you know what they left me on the counter of their kitchen a check for $60,000 and said go buy some accessories so I went and I said I'll take two of those six of those and it was so much fun you guys Matthew can you imagine 60 grand just for accessories good lord it was like I I died and went to heaven I couldn't even go to a garage sale for that because I would have had to buy the house let me just say creating this realm took a village my craftsmen who built all of the cabinetry worked for months even the fireplace screen is custom made with a design that I created that brought in both the railing from the ironwork on the top of the catwalk as well as what is in the entry but look at this doesn't this look like two sets of French doors it does this one remains closed and this one opens and leads you into what we then made into a beautiful library do you want to see more the accessorizing because the bulk of it the majority of it is in the next room the library leave me a comment let me know you want to see the library if you look back at the video on the entryway you'll see that the iron is installed all along the top but in this case I wanted to maximize as much walking space as possible so all the iron work was installed on the side and I think it looks pretty sweet you know I got the most amazing video sent to me by one of my one of my viewers she also happens to be part of the design sessions community hello my name is Susan Koeppen macchia I live in state of Georgia my own husband told me that I had a bad case of analysis paralysis every time the seasons would change he would trip over furniture he said I just could not make up my mind Susan is my mom Rebecca kind of gave her a since the direction I think she finally you know feels she has a sense of excitement when she's designing I would make a design decision and then I would doubt myself so I wanted to gain some level of confidence so that when somebody would come into my home that it would be unique and it would be a showplace you could take some of her ideas and actually use them to evolve into some of your own and that's what I've been able to do with with some of Rebecca's videos she has served me as a great mentor and I'm able to be proud of some of the things I've done as a result Susan from Georgia really made my day during the design sessions we spent an hour and a half with me teaching you principles even demonstrating to you how I do things every aspect of interior design I teach you everything I know and we make it fun it is live and when it goes live you can watch it at that time and you can interact but here's the thing we also record the session so those recorded sessions are yours to watch whenever you want okay as long are you as you are signed up every session I answer questions during the last 30 minutes so you have an opportunity to interact as well okay Mary I'm coming over you're going to learn how to do these things and have so much confidence every time you go and purchase something for your home you're going to know exactly what to get because I am going to teach you it is the best way it's almost like going to interior design school for ten bucks a month tell me where that happens all right you guys I will see you next time please subscribe to this channel leave us a comment give us a 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25 Comments

  • Oscar Asso'o

    April 13, 2019

    Oh my God this is so amazing. Wish I was so gifted

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  • Renee B

    April 13, 2019

    Stunning !! Fun for you !!!! ?

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  • Jane Desmond

    April 13, 2019

    Brilliant ! I wish I could afford you ! I love your taste, it is so me !

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  • Ronaye Tylor

    April 13, 2019

    Horrible furniture & awful interior wood! The place is as beautiful now as you!

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  • 27noetic

    April 13, 2019

    Hi Rebecca

    Huge fan. Just wondering about the painting used for the library in this video. Is it a Nierman or a reproduction?

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  • Xo_Sarah-Belle_oX Sakowitz

    April 13, 2019

    Love your work been scetching some desighns to try and fit in here but im lost

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  • Xo_Sarah-Belle_oX Sakowitz

    April 13, 2019

    My house is wood everywhere!!! Unmatching wood, brown carpet in the kitchen, and a rental. Help!!! Log cabin desighn much trying to brighten up the dark place on a budget in a rental

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  • G

    April 13, 2019

    you ARE brilliant !!!!!! thumbs up !!!!

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  • Marilyn Yoder

    April 13, 2019

    Absolutely brilliant!!

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  • Laffintig

    April 13, 2019

    OH MY GOD! It is absolutely stunning!!!

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  • Susansi Ratnawati

    April 13, 2019

    Amazing good, mam.

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  • Elinor Shaw

    April 13, 2019

    I watched Susan's testimony on this video and agreed with everything she said. I've also struggled in the past to GET IT RIGHT. I've spent a lot of money over the decades on designing my home, and until now, I've never gotten it right. Rebecca's videos have helped me with direction and then following through to a finished look. step by step. One thing that was a challenge for me was sticking to a color palette. I'd go shopping and fall in love with this or that, then try and make it work in my room. I had to pull back on doing that. Now when I buy something, it has to be the right piece. I've done my living room and I'm at peace, finally, with this room. Eventually I'll have done all the rooms in my home. Thank you Rebecca!

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  • Kathleen McNeil

    April 13, 2019

    The catwalk look like a harp! Just beautiful!

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  • N A

    April 13, 2019

    Brilliant ? why can't I do half of that

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  • Pamela Booth

    April 13, 2019

    Wow, just WOW!!

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  • Emm Wen

    April 13, 2019

    WOW!

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  • Marcia Senapathy

    April 13, 2019

    This room is a masterpiece! Truly stunning. I am so glad I found your channel. I have learned so much from you that I have been able to use. It’s so important that we love our homes. Knowing how to make it that way within a strick budget is what takes talent. That is your “gift”…….and we are blessed by it.

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  • LovelyAmberLight k

    April 13, 2019

    WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • ColtraneAndRain

    April 13, 2019

    She is a genius!

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  • Victory IsMine

    April 13, 2019

    Yes you are brilliant!

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  • ctysonjr1963

    April 13, 2019

    Brilliant Rebecca…!!! I'm blown away…!!!

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  • B. Walker

    April 13, 2019

    How did your brain SEE that from a Juliet balcony? The beauty of your work (always) …nothing else makes sense after seeing your design. Wasted volume of air space or volume of interest, architecture and skilled artistry – yes please the latter. Brilliant doesn't cover it.

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  • Ericka

    April 13, 2019

    OMG… girl you are so talented!!!!

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  • Renee Marie

    April 13, 2019

    yes, brilliant! its just beautiful

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  • Joe McCarthy

    April 13, 2019

    what is the size of that room ? and can we see the opposite side ? THE ROOM IS BREATHTAKING . MRS . M

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