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LIVING ROOM MAKEOVER EP3 *DIY Limewash Paint & Lighting* | XO, MaCenna


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  • Lone Fox
    Lone Fox 2 months ago +1685

    Honestly haven’t been more excited for a video!!! ❤ You are too good Macenna ✨

    • Leen 1
      Leen 1 Month ago +1

      If U, Lone Fox, said this, it is a huge compliment. It is indeed stunning

    • HRtwinsmommy
      HRtwinsmommy Month ago

      Drew - Need the cement treatment info!!!

    • Dee Dee
      Dee Dee 2 months ago +1

      it looks so amazing....Macenna is so talented.

    • Lyssa Bird
      Lyssa Bird 2 months ago +2

      MACENNA 😍😍 it’s beautiful!! I definitely vote two chairs for the living room! It adds variety to the space and makes it feel more open to the beautiful French doors! 😍😍 I do have a suggestion! I really think instead of painting the brick I definitely think you should just over grout it. Use an off white colour to neutralize the red but keep the amazing brick texture since the whole wall is painted!

    • Gwen Davis
      Gwen Davis 2 months ago

      Absolutely BEAUTIFUL home.

  • YouTube
    YouTube 2 months ago +189

    the way that you are able to ✨transform✨ these rooms is incredible to watch!! that limewash color was the perfect touch too!

    • nwmomman
      nwmomman Month ago +5

      I've never seen Clip-Share comment!!!

    • marycela lopez
      marycela lopez Month ago +4

      Dang even Clip-Share commented on MaCennas video 👏🏼

    • The Dummkopf
      The Dummkopf 2 months ago

      @Brittany Male Child out girl, it's just a comment. The fact that you have a parasocial relationship doesn't concern me.

    • Brittany Male
      Brittany Male 2 months ago +7

      @The Dummkopf excellent work spelling "biased" there pal

    • The Dummkopf
      The Dummkopf 2 months ago

      Totally, not a buyest opinion at all. Right Clip-Share?

  • Laura Barrientos
    Laura Barrientos 2 months ago +340

    When you said “I was so nervous because I’ve never done it before” referring to the lime wash I was thinking “girl, look around you. You pretty much built your own house by yourself without ever having done it before, paint on a small patch of wall isn’t gonna take you down” 😂
    Great job as always MaCenna!

  • TheSorryGirls
    TheSorryGirls 2 months ago +231

    OBSESSED with how the limewash turned out omg ❤

  • Robin Sabo
    Robin Sabo 2 months ago +126

    MaCenna, you have made the living room so beautiful! I think 2 chairs across from the sofa (like you have now) looks great! I can tell you like symmetry but I think adding another sofa will make it too matchy-matchy. Adding the 2 chairs still gives the room balance and makes it more interesting. I am so very impressed with all you’ve taught yourself and the love and hard work you’ve put into your home! You are a joy to watch!

  • Sasha
    Sasha 2 months ago +498

    I kind of love the one couch, two chairs look for the living room! There's already so much symmetry and I feel like some asymmetry really balances it out. It also makes a ton sense to have armchairs like it is now since it doesn't block access to that door.

    • XO, MaCenna
      XO, MaCenna  2 months ago +8

      That’s totally my thinking too!

    • dzizs03
      dzizs03 2 months ago +1

      made an almost identical comment just now, totally agree. bumping this!

    • Bette Notap 🇨🇦
      Bette Notap 🇨🇦 2 months ago +2

      The chairs work because the arms aren’t solid, you want airy looking wood arms and no skirting.

    • Alexandra
      Alexandra 2 months ago +3

      @BarefootContessamessa Agree, would also cover too much of that beautiful lime wash.

    • Alexandra
      Alexandra 2 months ago +4

      Agree with keeping 2 chairs. Buying another couch or even a love-seat will drastically cut your styling/seating options; I speak from my own experience!
      Also chairs will keep that current airy, spacious vibe, another couch would "cramp" the room and make the design appear stuffy.
      Finally, some of your guests may prefer a chair.

  • Tiara Aguilar
    Tiara Aguilar 2 months ago +4

    Absolutely love how it turned out! Would a diy removable rolling bookshelf ladder be something you would incorporate into your home? The shelves just reminded me of a like cozy Victorian library nook sort of vibe and just thought it would be a fitting touch🤎

  • Kimberly Lamitie
    Kimberly Lamitie 2 months ago +220

    Oh MaCenna, if a house could smile she’d be beaming from ear to ear. You’ve brought life to the old girl. 😊

  • Amanda Marie Dick
    Amanda Marie Dick Month ago

    Your sweater is so cute! And, as always, love everything you are doing to this house. Beautiful!

  • Naisunys
    Naisunys Month ago

    Really loving the limewash between the gorgeous colored shelves! The trim is intricately beautiful, it ties up the room well! Can’t wait for the moment you furnish up the room 🤩🤩

  • Patty Payne
    Patty Payne Month ago

    Oh MaCenna, your living room is just lovely! Well done! I would love 2cozy overstuffed chair to complete the room because I love the look of the double door, especially the bottom and I wouldn’t like to block that view.
    Honestly can’t wait to see your choice!

  • Production Consigliere

    I watched this again and please keep the living room furniture as is! It's extremely important to think about Fire egress! The 2 chairs are placed and position PERFECTLY for fire safety and aesthetics.

  • ThePleasantCottage
    ThePleasantCottage Month ago

    Amazing work! I just love the color for the built in shelving. What if you continued that color around by painting your crown moulding the entire perimeter of the living room with that color? It's so beautiful! Now I'm looking around my house to see what I can paint with that color... hmm...❤😂

  • Tricia Moss
    Tricia Moss 2 months ago +26

    Okay, first I want to agree with every encouraging and positive comment. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this series. It is so inspiring. And I want to add one teensy weensy suggestion. My husband is a finish carpenter and we sat and watched the reveal together, hitting pause and discussing. Maybe paint the crown at the top of the cabinets to match the crown above the walls. That way the cabinets look straight at the top rather than strangely curved. You have Grey Mist crown above the fireplace so I actually think it would look more complete that way. It is a little bit choppy now. So sorry to be that person nitpicking while you bust your hump. My only defense is that I'm a former copyeditor. 😉😆You and Romeo are awesome. Can't wait to see the big finish.

    • Morag McDonald
      Morag McDonald Month ago

      I came here to say the same thing. It’s the only thing that’s wrong to me. Otherwise it all looks great!

    • Lucinda Jackson
      Lucinda Jackson 2 months ago +4

      I agree! It’s the first thing I noticed, as well. I think it looks awkward to have that color break in the continuity of the crown molding.

  • Deanna Wirtz
    Deanna Wirtz 2 months ago +695

    The trim looks so much better than just floating shelves

    • Gloria Ballesteros
      Gloria Ballesteros 2 months ago

      Completely agree. The floating shelves didn’t go with so well with the style your going for. Seemed too modern.

    • Kaitlin Crane
      Kaitlin Crane 2 months ago

      Yes 100%

    • XO, MaCenna
      XO, MaCenna  2 months ago +6

      Totally right!!!!

    • Erika Hunter
      Erika Hunter 2 months ago +3

      i was so hoping she would change her mind 😂

    • Shelby Trussell
      Shelby Trussell 2 months ago +4

      The attention to detail😮 she’s soo talented

  • lina
    lina Month ago

    i'm actually so proud of this house journey haha kinda feels like my project... love u Macenna

  • Holly Hasegawa
    Holly Hasegawa Month ago

    Oh gosh MaCenna, it is so beautiful and I really love the look of the fireplace and the shelves and cabinets below with those beautiful doors. Thanks again for sharing and I am really excited for the Christmas Vlogs. Have fun and stay safe, sending love and hugs, bye!! 💞💜💜

  • Beth Shadoan
    Beth Shadoan Month ago

    You are so smart! I love everything you have done! For future projects requiring darkening detail work you might want to try a product from DIY paint called "Dark and Decrepit Dust" you just powder it on basically. Much easier but what you did looks fabulous!

  • Luba Alanna
    Luba Alanna Month ago

    I adore this progress. And like … you did that. You guys 🥹❤️ so truly remarkable

  • Valerie Miles
    Valerie Miles Month ago

    I’m so inspired following along on this ongoing transformation. You did that, girl! The one thing I would differently is paint the whole fireplace front and mantle surround the same color as the built in shelving. LOVE the understated drama that color brings to the space

  • Lorrell Swanson
    Lorrell Swanson Month ago

    The best makeover to date. Love it!

  • Jeanette Oxo
    Jeanette Oxo Month ago

    You seriously amaze me every time you work on something. 🤍

  • Doggothegoodboi
    Doggothegoodboi Month ago +1

    When I was reselling my home I used one of those stain paint pens to hide all the knicks in my white baseboards 🤫

  • Leslie Louden
    Leslie Louden 2 months ago +73

    I wonder if any of the family members of the previous owner have watched these videos. I'm sure it would make their hearts happy to see the amount of love and detail you have poured into each and every room.

  • Diane Bateman
    Diane Bateman Month ago

    MaCenna, what a transformation, it is ABSOLUTELY gorgeous!!!!!!!
    It looks amazing, love the placement of the couch and chairs. I think you should stick to just 1 couch and a couple chairs, it may look to bulky with 2 couches. I like that you can see through the backs of the chairs, it has an openness about it.
    The house is looking so beautiful, you should be so proud of all your skills you have learned over the last year.

  • Come Fast To Get Into My Body

    I admire how much vision, drive, willingness to learn and energy you have to tackle all of the renovations for this home! Everything you do looks lovely week after week, there’s just so much warmth and charm ❤

  • Renée Charles
    Renée Charles Month ago

    You inspire me every day MaCenna, to push further with DIY!!

  • Circevamp69
    Circevamp69 Month ago

    It looks great. I'm glad they kept the fireplace mantle.

  • Christine Marie
    Christine Marie 2 months ago

    I love how the walls are mirrors and so are the little lambs on your sweater 😭💕✨

  • Sommer Johnson
    Sommer Johnson Month ago

    Youre content is so much better than any mass produced home improvement show. So happy we get to see how much time and effort goes into this because it’s turning out stunning!

  • Juanita Gordon
    Juanita Gordon Month ago

    I like the one in the middle,it will go best with the cabinets color.

  • Anna Lafuente
    Anna Lafuente 2 months ago +23

    You’ve definitely improved your DIY skills with this beautiful home!! The attention to detail truly shows how motivated you are in making this home uniquely yours and I can’t wait to see how everything turns out in the end!! 💕💕❤

  • Linda
    Linda Month ago

    Love love love. You are such a joy💕

  • Kimberly M.
    Kimberly M. Month ago

    So beautiful!

  • Mary Trokenberg
    Mary Trokenberg Month ago

    Yes for identical couch would really round things out and lots of comfort.

  • Druz
    Druz 2 months ago +202

    I wish once in a while you'd make an hour-ish video. 30mins-ish feels so quick to go by when it comes from you. Well done on everything, MaCenna.
    Edited: Now that I've watched the video, it did feel a big rush to put so many things in such a short duration. I know you have a strict timeline in what you do and are a perfectionist (as I am myself). I love that about you. Your work ethic is epic! Please try to slow down and enjoy the process more. Nevertheless, the results are unquestionably amazing and will always be, every single time. We're all proud of you. You will never ever bore your audiences with your personality, skills, brilliant ideas and so on. It's the details that matter, right? Please don't take this the wrong way, and thank you so much for sharing with us. You're a complete joy to our days and nights.

    • Lucinda Jackson
      Lucinda Jackson 2 months ago +1

      I don’t think it’s realistic to ask her to do hour long videos here plus her vlog in addition to the work she’s doing on the house. Filming and editing videos is very time-consuming and the longer the video, the longer it takes to do those things. If you follow her vlog in addition to this channel, it gives you what you’re looking for!

    • Amanda M
      Amanda M 2 months ago +1

      I'm sure there are hours and hours of footage shot and of course it takes time to edit them down. Doubling the length of the video could potentially double the length of the time it takes to edit (which is always the longest most tedious part!). But I'd happily watch DIY shots go on for longer! Even just painting the room! This could be a lower effort/quick way of lengthening the videos. MaCenna's videos are so relaxing and inspiring to watch! I 100% agree that we will never get bored watching!

    • Tracy Garrett
      Tracy Garrett 2 months ago +2

      I think McKenna wants the living room to be Christmas ready, hence the need to get things done.

    • C.A.
      C.A. 2 months ago +2

      Maybe like 45 minute videos, I know she’s done live streams before. Plus vlogmas is coming up which will be nice

    • Druz
      Druz 2 months ago +6

      @Johanna Sarén MaCenna's videos are well-made. And I think it takes quite some time just to edit one. She also jumps from one project to another (depends on what life throws at her) so the files has to be organised first and put in their own respective folders before she can even make a single video. Unless she has 1 specific camera for 1 specific project and everything is shot continuously. Or if she hires a cameraperson/editor to help her. Anyway, she's been doing a spectacular job as a one-person creator (sometimes with the help of Romeo, Mom, Dad). I honestly think she shouldn't edit out as much details because she had worked looong days and weeks or even months on one single project. She should give herself a lot more credit. As her viewer, I'm already so grateful she's sharing it with the world to see and learn from.

  • Judy Lopez
    Judy Lopez 2 months ago

    Can’t wait to see this room decorated for Christmas!

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  • Naseve Dodge
    Naseve Dodge Month ago

    ❤ you rocked it

  • Diana Hernández
    Diana Hernández 2 months ago +25

    And you did it once again! You make a space feel so magical and unique. I can’t wait until it’s “completely” finished. Thank you also for all the work and quality content you put out. ❤

  • zena spissu
    zena spissu 2 months ago +21

    I was waiting for this video with pain inside 😂 Yesterday night I said to my husband that you haven't posted for a while and I was worried that sometimes would have happened and I was right (in some sort of way). LOOK WHAT YOU'VE DONE GIRL!! You are sssooo talented and such an inspiration for all of us especially when you share your feelings about your first times! Thanks Macenna! We love you a lot!

    • XO, MaCenna
      XO, MaCenna  2 months ago +3

      Awww thank you so much!!! I now this episode took a while to come together!

  • Sasha Nina
    Sasha Nina 2 months ago +10

    The limewash looks absolutely incredible!! I wasn’t sure about adding it to the range hood in the kitchen but I am all for it now, it looks so bomb. Glad you stuck to your gut feeling and made the floating shelves into built-ins, it is a much better match to the vibe of the living room. So so proud of you chicky

  • Randi Classen
    Randi Classen Month ago

    Seriously incredible!!!

  • KJ🐧
    KJ🐧 2 months ago +17

    Very happy to hear you are doing vlogmas! My granddaughter watched one of your vlogs with me, shes 8.. and at Thanksgiving shes like, grma, I just watched Romeo's birthday vlog! Appreciate that you are showing the next generation that anyone can do whatever they set their minds to do and I promised her mom you keep things very PG❣ Appreciate that also!

  • Rebecca Valicoff
    Rebecca Valicoff Month ago

    You say " we" a lot and I'm wondering who the mystery person is! It reminds me when I was a nurse...." we're going to have a bath now" Also! , two couches would be too crowded, it appears! Lots of hard work and detail... Good job!

  • Meghan Everard
    Meghan Everard 2 months ago +255

    Been waiting on Clip-Share, starring at random stuff just waiting for this video to go live 😂❤️ You're doing incredibly well MaCenna!

    • Isabel Perez
      Isabel Perez 2 months ago +1

      LOL I did the same thing ........I had to stop watching and then I over decorated my house for Christmas while waiting. LOL - I stepped back after the episode >.< took some down. No pressure though, don't tire yourself out! ....... This is good TV!

    • Lisa Adams
      Lisa Adams 2 months ago +2

      Same... I used the time to look up cake decorating vids lol

    • Fifthgradefam
      Fifthgradefam 2 months ago +4

      I’m a teacher so I got the notification at school that MaCenna uploaded and was like YAAAS can’t wait to go home!

    • Fifthgradefam
      Fifthgradefam 2 months ago +3


    • XO, MaCenna
      XO, MaCenna  2 months ago +11

      thank you so much!!!

  • Agia Bone
    Agia Bone 2 months ago +5

    first of all my jaw DROPPED when you showed the final reveal of your pretty progress!!! OH MY GODDDD its gorgeous! As for the furniture, I think having a little asymmetry with the couch and two chairs gives just enough contrast to show how perfectly symmetrical everything is, while still giving visual interest :)

  • jude manning
    jude manning 2 months ago +3

    So wonderful getting to watch you two put your gorgeous home together. This video was so satisfying...you two have done so much!!! Watching you and Romeo vibe is the sweetest. I'm totally addicted to this channel! So so so happy for you two.

  • Wanda Delacruz
    Wanda Delacruz 2 months ago +4

    This was an awesome episode. I absolutely love how the living room is turning out. Like Lone Fox said, you’re too good.

  • Moon Child
    Moon Child 2 months ago +4

    Cannot express how excited I get when a new video comes out….. never been so interested to see someone’s home being renovated! I’m in awe of you Macenna! X

  • Lisa Nester
    Lisa Nester 2 months ago +143

    MaCenna, I love how supportive Romeo is. He was so cute when he was telling you how good you’ve gotten at crown molding. Looks beautiful. 🙏🏻💜

  • T N
    T N 2 months ago +5

    I am in AWE of your accomplishment. CONGRATS MACENNA AT THIS MASTERPIECE OF A LIVING ROOM!!!!!! Can't wait to see all the finishing touches

  • Cheryl Ferrell
    Cheryl Ferrell 2 months ago +1

    The living room is already stunning!!! I am a crafter and I love giving things an old world look. Waverly Antiqueing Wax is in every crafter’s stash. It can be watered down to soften the color. It is sold at Walmart and it does an amazing job of getting in all the crevices like on your mantle. Very easy to use. I also love their white wax!

  • All Things Shushana
    All Things Shushana 2 months ago +1

    I've honestly watched this video 5 times already and each time, it just gets more amazing!. Everything looks so gorgeous, so amazing, I love the colors, the fireplace, the mantle, the lights, I mean wow!!!. Looking forward to Vlogmas, cannot wait to see a video everyday of how the house is changing. I am so proud of you and inspired all at the same time lol. Tfs and GREAT JOB!

  • Raana Aghaee
    Raana Aghaee Month ago

    I finally found you!! i forgot your name!
    soooo happy 🎉💕💕

  • Paulette Nadolski
    Paulette Nadolski 2 months ago +276

    I am a 75 year old grandma and love decorating but most of all watching the progress you have made in your home. You are so talented and I just love watching your videos. Love Ya

    • Donna Erickson
      Donna Erickson 2 months ago +8

      @Sara W I am also 69, and I love watching what this girl is doing! So talented,

    • Sara W
      Sara W 2 months ago +9

      69 here and I am so inspired by Macenna.

  • Linda Fernandes
    Linda Fernandes 2 months ago +4

    So wise to encase the floating shelves and create a more compatible built in bookcase with timeless appeal. Can’t imagine the final appraisal on all you’ve done to make this cottage come alive! Love it❤

  • Katherine Lawrence
    Katherine Lawrence 2 months ago +4

    Oh I have been checking Clip-Share multiple times a day the last week in anticipation for this makeover and as always you didn’t disappoint. I can see why it took a little while to load it, oh boy how much did you accomplish. I think you deserve to reward yourself and Romeo. Amazing living room, so cosy very “hygge”. Can’t wait for episode 4 with the Christmas decor. You have inspired me so much. I have began the design process of my flat makeover, lots to do before I start physically but love learning and gaining info and inspiration from you. You are amazing. ❤

  • Esther Rouillard
    Esther Rouillard 2 months ago +1

    Everything look soooo good! Can’t wait to see it decorated for Christmas😍🥰 feels like yesterday, December 1st wasn’t possible for last year and now look at you! 😍 it’s becoming everything and more!

  • Vicky Garber
    Vicky Garber Month ago

    would i need to poly top coat BM Advance on kitchen cabinets?

  • Carol Wood
    Carol Wood 2 months ago +125

    What is really amazing to me, is that when I was MaCenna’s age, I was so humble when renovators came to my home. They had amazing skills that really impressed me. And they did work in ways that were a mystery to me. And it was always men. And here is MaCenna, a self taught young woman knocking it out of the park every time…..

    • Kathy Kovacic
      Kathy Kovacic 2 months ago +2

      @A I'm much older, and I'm truly amazed at how much she's done on her own and with the help of Romeo.

    • A
      A 2 months ago +5

      I’m younger than MaCenna, but it is so inspiring to watch her. I hope someday I have her skills.

  • Sweet Yellow House
    Sweet Yellow House 2 days ago

    Getting ready to do a bedroom in this treatment. You made look very doable.Did you have to use a special primer before the lime wash. Some of the tutorials I've watched said there is a special primer before the actual lime wash. If you did what was it that you used. If you didn't was it just the plaster as the base? Thank you so much, you are very inspirational and I appreciate all the knowledge you share along with the confidence you give.

  • bricheese
    bricheese 2 months ago

    Did you end up lime washing the sides of the fireplace?

  • Jessica Kelly
    Jessica Kelly 2 months ago +1

    The chairs look great there! Definitely voting for the chairs to bring in little something somethinggg you know you love! Can’t wait to see what you end up doing either way! 🥰

  • Bev powell
    Bev powell 2 months ago

    MacCenna, I literally watched with tears in my eyes seeing you finish this up and how beautiful it is …. I’m so proud of you and admire your tenacity to figure things out. Very inspiring. Congrats to you and Romeo as you decorate and enjoy Christmas in your cottage after the long wait!

  • nevnarien
    nevnarien 2 months ago

    Wooooooooow this looks amazing and so cozy! Love the layout with one couch and two chairs. The fireplace, the bookshelves and the lights are so symmetrical so I think a non symmetrical couch situation would brake it up a bit and make it even more interesting 😍

  • Michael Herrmann
    Michael Herrmann 2 months ago +1

    I love the juxtaposition between everything being symmetrical and having the asymmetry with the couch on one side and the two chairs on the other!! It looks so good!!

  • Sue Lange
    Sue Lange 2 months ago +2

    Omg, I love your thought process and how intentional you are about every detail. Your living room is amazing!

  • renee zubaty
    renee zubaty 2 months ago +1

    MaCenna I can't find a word that adequately describes how beautiful this cottage is. I just love everything you and Romeo have done. ❤🧡💛💚💙💜 Thank you!

  • Roxane
    Roxane 2 months ago +87

    Can't bloody wait for vlogmas !!! To decide on the couch, take a picture of the living room without the chairs, flip your couch where you want to maybe put a second one, take another picture and photoshop them together !!
    But i gotta say, i love the airiness of the chairs compared to another, boxier couch

  • Justina Brazaityte
    Justina Brazaityte 2 months ago

    I was waiting for this video so much! And it looks absolutely gorgeous! Love the mantel and how black inside makes the fireplace look bigger. Already can see a Christmas by the window. Amazing house! Go you!

  • Siobhan Henry
    Siobhan Henry Month ago +1

    It looks freaking incredible and I literally couldn't see it until you bought it to life in front of me, like it's looks so good and I never would have thought of this!

  • Kimberley Libby
    Kimberley Libby 2 months ago +1

    I admire how much vision, drive, willingness to learn and energy you have to tackle all of the renovations for this home! Everything you do looks lovely week after week, there’s just so much warmth and charm ❤

  • Khalana Bodden
    Khalana Bodden Month ago

    I just love how you add character to everything you do in your home in such a beautiful modern way homes don't have much warmth and character anymore thank you for doing it and doing it with a smile you bring joy to the home renovation experience 😊 stay blessed

  • Rhyan Adam-Rogers
    Rhyan Adam-Rogers 2 months ago

    Definitely couch and two chairs for the living room! A second couch would really narrow the walking space to the side door. The chairs allow for movement in lots of directions instead of creating a “hall” like a couch would.
    As always, such an incredible job!

  • Allie Cleve
    Allie Cleve 2 months ago +3

    Seeing this room come to life has been epic - it's crazy how much height those bookshelves add to the wall and you continue to blow me away with how professionally done everything looks! Can't wait to see it all decorated!

  • monique pero
    monique pero 2 months ago

    This looks so beautiful i love coming along over the years with you on this journey and seeing your vision come into the spaces! Thank you for all your hard work with your videos!

  • Amanda Valpey
    Amanda Valpey 2 months ago

    Oh my goodness, the built in look is spot on!!!! I love it! It elevates the space to a custom look and goes so beautifully with everything else you have done. Good call on that one! It is so fun watching you do all this work on your own. Every time I watch you working on a project my jaw is on the floor. So impressive how skilled and talented you are.🙌🏽

  • Monica Teeling
    Monica Teeling 2 months ago +62

    I HAVE NO WORDS HOW STUNNING THIS ROOM IS...... I'm truly speechless. You have such an eye for interior design never mind your creative skills in making all the built ins, fireplace, etc etc. What an inspiration. 👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏PS where do you get the energy??????? You are a super woman 😁

  • Cheeky Llama Creations 🦙

    I’m loving watching the progress, it’s beautiful. Cannot wait for the styling! 👍🏼😍

  • Tammy Leviner
    Tammy Leviner 2 months ago

    Oh Macenna it looks sooo good!! You've done an amazing job!! Can't wait to see it decorated for Christmas, I know its gonna be stunning!🎄🎄

  • BeanCrossing
    BeanCrossing 2 months ago

    I am so excited to see the living room finally taking shape!! Everything looks amazing like always and I can’t get enough of the green shelving! I think with the room being so narrow and you having a door in the corner, a second couch would make it look very narrow and chairs make it less symmetrical!

  • Jessie Smith
    Jessie Smith 2 months ago +1

    Omg MaCenna!!!!!! You’re knocking it out of the park!! Watching your vision for the space come to life is so inspiring and I’m having THE BEST TIME watching!! I definitely think you should do two matching couches with poofs or accent chairs at the end. I can’t wait for Vlogmas!! Lastly, let’s be friends in real life! ♥️

  • W Oin
    W Oin 2 months ago +42

    2:47 and there’s what makes her so amazing! I would have never had the idea to thicken those shelves, and when she showed the difference, it became so obvious to me. Looks so much nicer!

    • Juanita B
      Juanita B Month ago

      I agree and it would be such a cute idea for her Mom to do a tiny painting of Kinsley to,add to the bookshelf!

  • Lauren Campbell
    Lauren Campbell 2 months ago +1

    I love the bookshelves! The second couch with the poof stools is what I envision for that space for sure!

  • Elodie Dulac
    Elodie Dulac  2 months ago

    I'm completely in love with your new amazing living room! Can't wait to see the last episode about this room 😍

  • Megs Diy
    Megs Diy 2 months ago

    I love what you've done so far and it's so nice to see the before and after/present day comparisons! I like the layout of the couch and 2 chairs. I would just replace the chairs with something with more visual weight to maintain balance in the space. I love watching your progress, you are so inspiring!

  • Margo Marino
    Margo Marino 2 months ago

    It's so freaking beautiful!!! Your doing such good work!! They just started working on our master bathroom today so it's getting close to me finally being able to move into my childhood house with my love!!!!

  • Intro to Music
    Intro to Music 2 months ago +52

    Gotta admit, got kinda teary watching this space come together at long last. I can only imagine how you must be feeling, accomplishing such a huge project to such a high standard. Congratulations on the excellent choices, too!

  • Katie Brown
    Katie Brown 2 months ago

    Oh my gosh MaCenna…. The living room is beautiful! Good choice on the trim to make the shelves look built in. You’re so talented!

  • Olivia Lamont
    Olivia Lamont 2 months ago

    I’ve been watching your channel since BEFORE the cottage days! You are my favorite Clip-Sharer (well tied with Drew 😉) it’s been soooo fun watching the whole process of the cottage that it’s making me a little sad it’s coming so close to an end! What are your plans after this?! I hope you do the little cottages in the back next 😊 I want to come stay in one!!!

  • Kristen Clardy
    Kristen Clardy 2 months ago

    STUNNING!!! Love how it’s coming together! ❤

  • Leila Camus-Lamnaouar
    Leila Camus-Lamnaouar 2 months ago

    Love love love!! Can't wait to see more and see Christmas decor!
    You're doing such great work and I look forward to every video.
    My vote is couch couch and two poufs!

  • Krista Klinefelter
    Krista Klinefelter 2 months ago +10

    I love that trick to turn the floating shelves into more of a built-in look!

  • Aly E
    Aly E 2 months ago

    Loving how this is going! Everything is so well made and its amazing how it’s your first time.
    For the layout of the living room, for TV viewing purposes I think couch in the middle back towards the kitchen, since twisting your neck a lot to watch tv would be a pain. And you can put chairs along the window and the opposite wall.
    For aesthetic purposes, I love the asymmetry since everything is so symmetrical. But I was also thinking 2 couches but it might crowd the space? If you have room I saw why not more seating then two smaller chairs facing the fireplace, back towards the kitchen.

  • Laura at Oak Street Exchange

    I love the color more and more every time. It has an olive tint that just looks so cool in the light! 🤗

  • Kelly Kohli
    Kelly Kohli 2 months ago

    Ohhhh my goodness.....I LOVE what you have done! One of my favorite videos yet!!! WoW! I love more of the built in bookshelves plus that lime wash made it gorgeous. SO with the style of the older house. So rich looking! SOooo much character. And the little detail of the stain pen. Just perfect! You go girl! 😍❤️ Can't wait for each diy video!!!

  • Joanna McColvin
    Joanna McColvin 2 months ago

    Your living room looks amazing. Love the built ins and love the color you chose for them. I think 2 sofas facing each other would look more cohesive and 2 pouffe's would not hinder the view but would enable more seating for guests xx

  • Vicki Tann
    Vicki Tann 2 months ago +83

    From the preview we have had, I just know this episode is going to be insane! So excited for you guys to have your first Christmas at the cottage 🎄

  • Megan Villanueva
    Megan Villanueva 2 months ago

    Super proud of you! You learned so much along the way. You’re so inspirational ❤

  • Beth888
    Beth888 2 months ago

    Love how it’s coming together! It all looks lovely and so in keeping with the age of the house. The pedantic in me wishes you would put the two half bricks in the hearth to finish it off as it’s driving me crazy 🤪