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February 13, 2023

Sit Down in My California Casual Neutral Living Room

Sydne Style shows neutral living room ideas with modular sofa and leather swivel chair

If you follow me on Instagram, you already know that I moved again (at 9 months pregnant!). It was an unexpected move but I’m so happy with the new space. And thankfully, everything I had purchased for my last place back in November fits… and it looks even better here! First up, I want to share my California casual neutral living room.

I’m so happy I went with neutrals as my home decor theme because it made the transition from the townhome to this house so much easier. Plus, when you work in a neutral color palette, you really don’t have to worry about colors matching. I knew as long as something was in the tan/taupe/beige/ivory category, it would work against the dark and natural mix of woods. Here are some key pieces that set the tone for the space in my California casual neutral living room:

Neutral Pattern Rug

 

I had a lot of requirements when it came to a rug. Not only did I want something beautiful to look at, I needed it be dog friendly and baby friendly. Enter this Ashley Stark Itachi Rug ($1,338.12 – $4,460.40). It’s 100% wool, which is one of the best baby fabrics for rugs. And the soft boucle feels luxurious on your feet that Chubbs often prefers to sleep on it over his bed! Plus, the warm pattern of beiges and browns make it easy to disguise any accidents that my human and furry boys might have over the years.

Cozy Blanket

 

This is my third Anthropologie Sophie Faux Fur Throw Blanket ($98).I bought the blush one when I redid my LA condo. Then I added one in white. My mom knew I loved it so much that she got me the beige for Christmas. The blankets feel so incredibly luxe and they on the heavier side, like a weighted blanket. They are dry clean only, which is a little annoying. But I love them so much that it’s worth it. I keep the beige one thrown over the sofa I got at a local home store in San Diego called Nativa Interiors.

storage coffee table

 

Having a baby means having so much stuff. That’s why I love this West Elm Volume Round Storage Drum Coffee Table ($699). It has so much room to hide anything you want! I currently have a blanket, changing pad and diaper caddy stored inside and there’s still space for more. I went with the natural color but it comes in three different woods. I also love that it’s round, which makes it safe for when baby starts to crawl.

Faux Olive Tree

 

I originally bought this Williams Sonoma Faux Indoor Olive Tree ($199.95) for the nursery. But I love the way it adds height to the living room. It’s very realistic looking for the price and is almost 7 feet tall. I made it even taller but stuff a basket I found at HomeGoods with some packing paper and putting the tree inside.

Comfy Swivel Chair

 

Swivel chairs are so great because they allow you to be part of the conversation or on your own as you watch TV. I saw this Pottery Barn Ayden Barrel Back Leather Swivel Armchair ($1,999) in the store and instantly fell in love. Just like my favorite handbags, the leather will soften and become distressed over time, allowing me to enjoy peice for years to come.

Sydne Style shares California casual neutral living room ideas
Sydne Style shows neutral living room ideas with faux olive tree and round coffee table

Read mini reviews about all my fave home decor pieces over on the Home Finds section of my blog! And follow along on Instagram Stories as I finish decorating my new home.

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    Very cool room and very comfortable, thank you for sharing with us. I’m currently looking at wall decor DIY projects on YouTube to improve my guest room. There are so many cool ideas, and very affordable to improve the interior.

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