A neutral guest room is the perfect place to play with color in accessories. Bright, funky patterns and textures on the pillows and in the artwork give the room much-needed energy, while the upholstered headboard with nail-head trim complements the decor.
Contemporary textiles blend with the traditional lines of a warm wood TV console and glass-topped coffee table in this bright and airy transitional living room. A potted plant placed near the extra-tall windows helps pull the outdoors in and draws the eye to the beautiful outdoor scenery.
White bedding, white walls and simple white drapery panels create a sense of ethereal calm in this traditional bedroom. A mix of pattern and texture on the chair and pillows adds interest and complements the room's muted palette, while a dark-stained dresser grounds the space.
Fun use of color sets the stage for a comfortable living space in this casual home. Bright white paint on the ceiling and trim creates crisp contrast against the apricot walls. The wall color is reflected in accessories and textiles throughout the room, while additional bold colors create a visually interesting and lively space.
A powder blue sofa with mid-century lines is juxtaposed against traditional end tables and a sleek fireplace surround to create a creative mix of styles. Bright white trim pops against apricot walls, while green and printed throw pillows stand out on the sofa.
Since this apartment is rented, only one wall in each room was allowed to be painted. Bright green was chosen since it could easily grab attention and give the living room new life. Color was also added via interesting artwork, a bright orange shag area rug and fun patterned throw pillows.
Arts and Crafts details on the stairway and in the lighting blend beautifully with mission-style furnishings in this contemporary great room. Large rugs create distinct zones for living and dining, and graphic pattern and bold use of color give the space a contemporary feel.
A glass and wood coffee table, wingback chairs upholstered in a mid-century modern print and a light blue contemporary sofa mix with apricot walls for a vibrant living room.
In this apartment, the renter was not allowed to paint the walls, so color was brought in through funky art, bright midcentury-modern chairs, and pretty patterned throw pillows and curtains. The orange shag rug and sleek glass coffee table define the seating area.
A striking peacock blue accent wall and bold ikat bedding form a pleasing mix with chocolate brown furnishings and window treatments in this Maryland bedroom. The play of patterns on the bed and windows adds personality and interest to the small space.
Large area rugs define the living and dining spaces in this great room. A dining table with mission-style chairs mixes with a graphic drum light fixture to produce a creative mix of styles.
A vivid green accent wall teamed with midcentury-modern-inspired chairs and a bold shag rug give this previously bland apartment both style and definition. A Noguchi coffee table mimics the curved lines of the bookcases, and custom drapery panels hide functional but unattractive vertical blinds. All elements in the space can be easily removed or replaced when the client, a renter, moves out.
With paint restrictions in the rental agreement, a peacock blue accent wall and bold ikat bedspread play up the color in this apartment bedroom. A contemporary ceiling fan and sheer printed curtains add further character where they can in the small space.