BLACK & GOLD LIVING ROOM MAKEOVER INSPIRATION

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We’ve been thinking about updating our living room for a while so now Archie has torn a huge strip of wallpaper off the chimney breast it’s about time we did something about it. We’re not going to totally change the whole room, the laminate flooring & furniture will be staying so the new colour scheme needs to fit with what we already have, plus it took me long enough to convince the hubby that a pink armchair would be fab so that’s definitely not changing. The hubby loves our dark grey walls but it’s just too much for me, we’ll be sticking with a masculine black, grey & white theme but I’ll be adding touches of pink & gold. I’m so loving black and gold at the moment, especially in photo frames & wall art. I’m planning on creating some gorgeous typography style images to go on the wall plus print some of my favourite photos in black & white too. I can’t wait to get started, what did we do before Pinterest to get ideas!

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22 Comments

  1. January 26, 2015 / 11:15 am

    I think black and gold will be very striking and definitely the in colours this season

    • gymbunnymum
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      January 26, 2015 / 5:29 pm

      I love them together

  2. January 26, 2015 / 11:58 pm

    Isn’t it funny how the kids’ actions call for redecorating? I have yet to deal with brown scribbles on my once lovely Orange Magnolia walls!!!

    I love all these inspirations you’ve gathered. They’re all beautiful and classy 🙂

    Sal xxx | UmmBaby

    • gymbunnymum
      Author
      January 27, 2015 / 9:31 am

      At least it gave us the kick we needed to get on with it. We’re definitely not papering the chimney breast this time, paint all the way!

  3. January 28, 2015 / 11:57 am

    I love black and gold! x

    • gymbunnymum
      Author
      January 28, 2015 / 12:47 pm

      Soo gorgeous! x

  4. Angele
    February 11, 2015 / 6:54 pm

    Black & Gold are my favourite!
    I am popping over from #AllAboutYou linkup party – thank you from linking with Zaz & I.
    Angele x

  5. June 3, 2015 / 10:46 am

    Oh yes, these colours work so well together and I love the examples you’ve put together. Especially the office space in the last photo. Can’t wait to see what you do to your living room – it sounds like it will be amazing.

    #HomeEtc

    PS. Your wesbite is looking fab by the way.
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    • June 27, 2015 / 10:17 pm

      Thanks Caro, Pinterest is amazing yet drives me crazy with its perfection, lol. Can’t wait to have the house finished!
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  6. June 3, 2015 / 10:55 pm

    You have some lovely pictures, I have just bought some black picture frames which is usual for me but I am loving all the striking images that are around at the moment. The black and grey with the pink accents is beautiful x
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  7. June 7, 2015 / 7:18 pm

    Lovely ideas and such a beautiful colour scheme! You have great taste 🙂 I know…what did we all do before Pinterest??!! No idea. Thanks again for sharing and linking up – much appreciated lovely lady. Fab post and good luck with your redecorating 🙂 Jess x #HomeEtc
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    • June 27, 2015 / 10:23 pm

      Thanks so much! I honestly don’t know what I’d do without pinterest now, it’s my go to every time!
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