I'm putting everything back together today, we're almost finished.  Here is a picture of my living room.  I decided to go with a large mirror purchased from Anthropologie for the fireplace as opposed to painting, the girls were very against painting the ceiling or fireplace.  The rug is patchwork cowhide……Cowrug

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Here are the beams in the dining room.  The light makes them appear a little red, but you can get the idea.  I just realized it's very nerve wracking to make all of these changes in your home, and then post for the world to see……