So, I took it upon myself to dip into savings and finish out the living room. I'd had my eye on several items for a while, so it didn't take long for me to pick up the things I wanted: a rug, some throw pillows, a small Moroccan-inspired mirror and a side table.
Here's the non-accessorized version:
And here's the finished product (!!!):
I love every single bit of it! The only things that are missing now are another chair in the corner next to the bookcases, a tv over the fireplace...and a few more accessories on the side table in the entryway. In time...