White keeps an open floor plan feeling fresh and spacious so that the walls of books can reign as the topic of conversation.
Set up for conversation, this room feels both intimate and open. A large piece of artwork hides a flat-screen TV, while a spray of forsythia displayed at eye level is a dramatic focal point.
In this sun-drenched California bungalow, the living room boasts creamy walls and Asian elements: a vintage bamboo chair, a faux bamboo light fixture and nesting tables with bamboo-inspired metal framing.
White walls—and furnishings in this case—provide a crisp background for any decorating style. To make white work, layer on chic accessories to really boast its personality factor. Pink and animal print pillows and a shapely modern table lamp infuse a splash of glam into this neutral family room. If you have kids or pets or rowdy friends, opt for easy-to-clean slipcovers on furnishings and durable sisal rugs underfoot.
Somehow a fringe underskirt on a couch with armrests would look outdated, but remove the arms and voila, a perfectly contemporary couch with a twist set in an eggshell white room complete with built-in bookcases.
A metal sunburst sculpture radiates life through the soft white room and calls for complementing petite accessories.
French doors cast light on the black accent wall and charming fireplace enlivened by two overhanging pictures rather than a typical mantle.
Forget long cold walks out to the wood rack for kindling, these logs have a home adjacent to the fireplace in an enclosure underneath white cabinets with yellow trim.
Low sitting black leather couches amid patterns, airy paintings and an old-fashion bar balance one another out in a cafe espresso motif.
Sprouts of magenta on a white landscape transform a living room into one collective blossoming flower.
Compliment a large black and white leather couche with overly-sized companions such as a low-sitting cubed coffee table and decorative plant life.
Shades of yellow effect a sandy beach feel under sweeping windows complimented by rugged wooden beams and an off white paint.
A classically designed stone fireplace sits pristine in white juxtaposed by the worn, exposed brick of the interior.
February 27, 2012 2:28 AM
I love the cocktail table. Where is it from and what is the style considered to be? Is it available for purchase?
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