My mom came to visit last weekend so we could look for fabric. She was going to make curtains for our den, but we ended up finding pre-made curtains for 50% off so we got those instead. They are supposed to come in today, and once I get them up I'll post some pictures.
And finally, how great was this? I woke up yesterday in a terrible mood but this cheered me right up :)
Part of the reason I haven't wanted to take it down is because that corner will be empty. We moved the chair that was there before over by the built-in bookshelves on the other side of the room, and it turns out that it was meant to be over there. Which means I need to find a new something to put in the Tree Corner. Hopefully I can find a cool chair for cheap at a thrift store to put there.
All in all I'm feeling pretty frustrated with the living room. Its not awful or anything, but there are several issues that I just can't seem to resolve. The main issue has always been the size of the room...still haven't quite figured out how to decorate a room this big. And then there's my newest dilemma: the rug + coffee table + couch situation. Our old rug was shedding like crazy, plus the color wasn't working (too much brown), so I found a orangey-red rug over the holidays for a great price.