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Assisted Living: Decorating a Spare Room

CasaSugar Community member CCath asked the Assisted Living group for advice on decorating a spare room in her home:

I don't know what to do here. It's not exactly a room but it's like a large hallway. There was a sofa there, but I don't like the color of it so if I put it there again I'll change probably the fabric. I'd love to hang vintage Coke posters but I don't know what else to do, sofa? no sofa? any ideas? The last pic was meant to be a bookshelf but right now we can't spend money on it so any ideas for it would be great! I hope you can help me!

Continue reading to see my suggestions.

Hi CCath,

What a gorgeous stair rail! If that space were mine, I would definitely turn it into a cozy sitting lounge for reading, socializing, and maybe drinking an evening glass of wine. Since the space is small, I would go with a petite settee, some low-lying tea tray tables, and some poufs and garden seats which can double as seating. Dangle a low chandelier on the right side of the sofa. In the bookcase area, I'd set a classic wooden, preferably antique dresser. Create a vignette of vases filled with branches on top and maybe a ginger jar. Otherwise, if there's any sort of feature you feel your home is lacking, such as an office or dining area, maybe this is the place for it. Here are some picks for you.

Do you have any suggestions? Offer them below! Have a decorating dilemma of your own? Be sure to post photos and tales in the Assisted Living group!

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