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The living room that we have been working on for literally months is finally done and we’re ready to share it with you! This living room reveal is something that we took our time on – both in the sense that we waited 3 1/2 years to do it since we moved in & in that we spread out the projects over several months.

The living room is not only the first thing that someone sees when they walk in our front door, but it’s also the place where we spend the most amount of time as a family.

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In true Making Manzanita fashion, we DIYed every single aspect of this room renovation. It’s been a labor of love and we’ve had so much fun slowly sharing the tutorials with you in big anticipation of the modern boho living room reveal.

I always jump at the chance to remove the old carpet in our house, so the living room was no exception. I couldn’t let a room reveal go by without adding an accept wall – it’s kind of my favorite thing! It adds so much character to the living room and makes the perfect first impression when you walk in the door. I was struggling with the corner sectional and having a good place to set my drinks while sitting on the couch.

So we build this skinny table to go behind the couch with a built-in outlet for easy charging. Are you finally ready to see the finished modern boho living room ??

One of my favorite thing about the room is how we tied in the wood slat accent wall to this doorway cased opening and onto the risers on the stairs. When I say I’ve been dreaming & lusting over this mid century boho leather sectional couch for years, I’m not exaggerating.

Years ago when we were in the market for a new couch, I wanted this one but I held off because it was pricey and I knew that our sofa would see some tough life with newborns and toddlers. The ottoman has served us well as a launching pad for the kids to jump on the couch, haha.

Having a coffee table also means that I have another fun place to decorate – although I think we’ll keep it pretty minimal so there’s plenty of room for the kiddos to play and color. I even made this fun DIY footed tray that is perfect for coffee table decor.

Since we were so used to putting our feet up on a cushioned surface with the ottoman, we snagged a few of these boho patterned floor poofs. We also incorporated a matching side table next to the couch as another surface for a drink and a small lamp. As another surface to place steaming cups of coffee next to the armchair, we added this wicker basket side table that has storage inside.

I love that we have another spot to put extra blankets, but that it is also totally functional with the lid to be used as a side table.

Now what really ties this corner together is this gorgeous (and super cozy soft) rug with a vintage-inspired pattern. In fact, Logan built it using pallet wood long before we were even blogging about DIY tutorials.

It’s an amazing TV with a sleek removable frame along the edge, but when it is not in use it displays art so it doesn’t look like this big black box on your wall. Now that the stairs have an extended platform, we added this mid century modern bookcase and it’s just perfect, don’t you think?

With the new modern boho living room makeover, I gave them a fresh and minimalist look. I also added some extra baskets to the bottom to corral some of the toys that are always floating around the living room.

Now we can’t end this mid century boho living room makeover without taking a look at the before and afters. I can’t get over how cozy and full of life this new modern boho living room feels when you’re in it.

The new furniture brings new life and all of the DIYs add in that unique stamp that we’ve added to this home by making it ours. Slowly and carefully make this house a home that we love – one DIY at a time.

From the big room makeovers to the tiny craft projects, every step has been one that we’ve taken towards this finished goal line…a home we love. And I’m blessed beyond belief that this room now looks the way I want our home to feel.

Two image collage of the modern boho living room before renovating
Two image collage of the modern boho living room before renovating
Before picture of living room with carpet and grey recliner with industrial style wood and metal side table angled toward the TV console.
Before picture of living room with carpet and grey recliner with industrial style wood and metal side table angled toward the TV console.
Two before images of opposite sides of the living room with wood burning stove and brick surround and demoed steps into the kitchen/dining room area.
Two before images of opposite sides of the living room with wood burning stove and brick surround and demoed steps into the kitchen/dining room area.
Before picture of wood burning stove sitting on brick surround with carpet and recliner.
Before picture of wood burning stove sitting on brick surround with carpet and recliner.
Image collage of fireplace wall makeover in modern boho living room with text overlay
Image collage of fireplace wall makeover in modern boho living room with text overlay
After photo of modern boho living room with light brown cognac Article Timber leather sectional in corner with wood slat wall, round coffee table, tapestry wall art, a Lab laying asleep on large area rug in front of sectional and finished step.
After photo of modern boho living room with light brown cognac Article Timber leather sectional in corner with wood slat wall, round coffee table, tapestry wall art, a Lab laying asleep on large area rug in front of sectional and finished step.
After image of new steps, gray laminate flooring, industrial bookshelf round dog bed, TV console made with pallet wood and Samsung Frame TV hanging on wall.
After image of new steps, gray laminate flooring, industrial bookshelf round dog bed, TV console made with pallet wood and Samsung Frame TV hanging on wall.
After image of comfy light grey arm chair beside the wood stove with patterned boho pouf as a footrest
After image of comfy light grey arm chair beside the wood stove with patterned boho pouf as a footrest
Image of step makeover with wood slats on risers and new laminate flooring with mid century modern bookcase.
Image of step makeover with wood slats on risers and new laminate flooring with mid century modern bookcase.
New light brown leather sectional from Article Furniture with wood slat wall and tapestry wall art with a lab laying in between light wood round coffee table and sectional.
New light brown leather sectional from Article Furniture with wood slat wall and tapestry wall art with a lab laying in between light wood round coffee table and sectional.
Closeup of seating area with light brown cognac leather sectional, coffee table, wood slat accent wall and a lab looking up from between the sectional and coffee table styled with modern boho decor
Closeup of seating area with light brown cognac leather sectional, coffee table, wood slat accent wall and a lab looking up from between the sectional and coffee table styled with modern boho decor
Closeup of seating area with Article Timber sectional in light brown, coffee table styled with books, tray and plant, wood slat accent wall and a lab sleeping between the sectional and Article teak wood coffee table.
Closeup of seating area with Article Timber sectional in light brown, coffee table styled with books, tray and plant, wood slat accent wall and a lab sleeping between the sectional and Article teak wood coffee table.
Close up of yellow lab dog sleeping on area rug in front of modern light brown sectional from Article Furniture
Close up of yellow lab dog sleeping on area rug in front of modern light brown sectional from Article Furniture
Closeup of rubber plant in painted pot sitting on concrete side table with hairpin legs in modern boho living room next to Article timber sectional
Closeup of rubber plant in painted pot sitting on concrete side table with hairpin legs in modern boho living room next to Article timber sectional
After image of comfy light grey armchair for Article furniture Alzey in Whistle gray beside the wood stove with patterned boho pouf as a footrest
After image of comfy light grey armchair for Article furniture Alzey in Whistle gray beside the wood stove with patterned boho pouf as a footrest
Close up image of rattan basket used as side table next to light grey armchair.
Close up image of rattan basket used as side table next to light grey armchair.
Inside of rattan basket with lid storing a blanket.
Inside of rattan basket with lid storing a blanket.
Above image of seating area in modern boho living room with light brown leather sectional, wood slat accent on the wall, tapestry wall art and Lab sleeping between sectional and coffee table.
Above image of seating area in modern boho living room with light brown leather sectional, wood slat accent on the wall, tapestry wall art and Lab sleeping between sectional and coffee table.
Close up of Lab laying in front of sectional in modern boho living room with total boredom in his eyes.  He is over it!
Close up of Lab laying in front of sectional in modern boho living room with total boredom in his eyes. He is over it!
View of pallet wood TV console on wall opposite seating area in modern boho living room with dark gray wall a Samsung Frame TV hanging above it.
View of pallet wood TV console on wall opposite seating area in modern boho living room with dark gray wall a Samsung Frame TV hanging above it.
Above shot of TV console made with pallet wood with herringbone top with vintage suitcase standing on its side next to it and a vase used a bookend with greenery, a deer antler and stack of books with an air plant and beads.
Above shot of TV console made with pallet wood with herringbone top with vintage suitcase standing on its side next to it and a vase used a bookend with greenery, a deer antler and stack of books with an air plant and beads.
View from the sectional of TV console on wall opposite seating area in modern boho living room with dark gray wall a Samsung Frame TV hanging above.
View from the sectional of TV console on wall opposite seating area in modern boho living room with dark gray wall a Samsung Frame TV hanging above.
Front view of mid century modern bookcase styled with books and greenery in the corner on the extended stair platform.
Front view of mid century modern bookcase styled with books and greenery in the corner on the extended stair platform.
Side view of mid century modern bookcase styled with books and greenery in the corner on the extended stair platform.
Side view of mid century modern bookcase styled with books and greenery in the corner on the extended stair platform.
Image of metal bookshelf with four wooden shelves minimally styled with books, greenery, white fabric baskets with leather handles, and artwork against dark grey wall.
Image of metal bookshelf with four wooden shelves minimally styled with books, greenery, white fabric baskets with leather handles, and artwork against dark grey wall.
Image of metal bookshelf with four wooden shelves minimally styled with books, greenery, white fabric baskets with leather handles, and artwork against dark grey wall.
Image of metal bookshelf with four wooden shelves minimally styled with books, greenery, white fabric baskets with leather handles, and artwork against dark grey wall.
Close up of pothos plant on wood shelf with books and artwork.
Close up of pothos plant on wood shelf with books and artwork.
Image of metal bookshelf with four wooden shelves minimally styled with books, greenery, white fabric baskets with leather handles, and artwork against dark grey wall.
Image of metal bookshelf with four wooden shelves minimally styled with books, greenery, white fabric baskets with leather handles, and artwork against dark grey wall.
Image collage of before and after of modern boho living room makeover.
Image collage of before and after of modern boho living room makeover.
Before and after collage of modern boho living room makeover with side by side before and after of seating area and side by side before and after of stair platform.
Before and after collage of modern boho living room makeover with side by side before and after of seating area and side by side before and after of stair platform.
Image collage of before and after of area with wood stove and seating area near front entry in modern boho living room.
Image collage of before and after of area with wood stove and seating area near front entry in modern boho living room.
Three image collage of before of fireplace wall and wood stove, after of fireplace wall and seating next to it, and after view looking at main seating area with leather sectional and wood slat wall accent.
Three image collage of before of fireplace wall and wood stove, after of fireplace wall and seating next to it, and after view looking at main seating area with leather sectional and wood slat wall accent.

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