My Livingroom Decor Dilemma

Good Morning Sweets,

I have a bit of a Living Room dilemma and I need your help! I'd love to get some feedback on what I am thinking of doing.

Here is my living room

Excuse my lunch box on the microwave...I of course forgot to take it out of the picture..fail.

The first change would be to add a rug which may warm up the space up, and add visual interest. The black leather chair and the coffee table are going to be leaving (up for debate). The ottoman that is under the blanket will be moving into the centre as our new "coffee table". It'll have to be a small rug because its an awkward & a super small area. Here are some ideas;

I love the herringbone pattern and the neutral color. I think it would fit my style and the rustic feel I'm going for perfectly.

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I was thinking of a bright and bold rug to add some color but I just don't think it would fit into my space, see my problem?

I'm also going to replace the pillows on the couch, as the ones now are old and skimpy. I'm thinking burlap, some ideas are;

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This is the wall straight ahead;

Those pictures are just not doing it for me anymore, and are just to small. I am going to move these else-where and put up picture ledges, like these;

I may even DIY these because they're so easy to make! I will either do them white, dark stained or reclaimed wood. I love these, they're such a functional and cool way to display pictures & posters.

So that's all I've got so far, this is a work in progress (as the rest of the house) so hopefully I can accomplish this room soon.

What do you think? Do you have any ideas you would do differently? Which is your favourite rug?

Thank you lovely's in advance for all your help & suggestions!

xx

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