TODAY | October 02, 2012
>>> this morning on "today's home," revamping your living room . lifestyle expert colin cowie is here with beautiful tips to transform any safe.
>> we have exactly four minutes and we'll transform this space right here. our living room .
>> from summer casual to glamorous fall.
>> first, the rug?
>> won't get us through the rest of the year. want a nice big shot of glamour. move the coffee table. very simple and clean and very summery.
>> come back a new way around.
>> roll this up. i love strikes. really beautiful in graphic.
>> nice print underneath.
>> find incredible beautiful stripes at crate & barrel and ikea, $150.
>> okay. next thing we're going to get rid of the pillows.
>> also very summery.
>> love the shot of color. what's working right now sem rald green. this is kind of a teal emerald green .
>> and an essie switch and ineks inexpensive one, too.
>> bringing in color over here so these are all the wintry ideas.
>> okay. beautiful emerald green which is the color du jour.
>> warms up the space.
>> and the lamp shade is an easy way to change out the look.
>> i found this $100 lamp. how we reinvent it had completely. do it yourself. spray painted this green.
>> put some gold on the inside of the shade.
>> that's pretty.
>> black and white fabric around it and voila, a really, really beautiful lamp.
>> okay to pair it with the rug and the stripes.
>> play on the different stripes now.
>> the next thing we do is take the coffee table and give it a great invention.
>> need a couple of hand some crew members.
>> found in every home.
>> thanks, guys.
>> what we did here.
>> there is our table underneath.
>> the mirror is really, really big so the idea of a mereored coffee table. love this pared with a couple of seasonal items.
>> before bananas and lemons and now to pears.
>> beautiful pear fragrant candle and --
>> i like how you pick up the emerald and the gold in here, too, right.
>> coffee books.
>> a couple of books and have yourself a great makeover as we go from drab to fab.
>> don't forget to use all five senses when you're redoing your room so you really like the idea of incorporating the candles.
>> incorporating the candles, fruit, fragrance, candy, and don't forget the wardrobe, things that make you look glamorous in your own living room .
>> did it under in four