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14 Living-Room and Dining-Room Makeovers

See how Real Simple readers’ rooms went from drab to fab.

Blue room and white curtains
Annie Schlecter
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Shower curtains hang in the window, a beat-up ottoman doubles as a dog bed, and open shelves display a visual clutter of photos and knickknacks, all giving the room an air of barely contained chaos. The dense blue walls make the space feel smaller, and the sofa, though comfy, is too hard to match in color.

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