The fireplace — a rare design element in a breakfast nook — brings a homeyness and warmth to this family eating space. Different shades of green are used throughout the room to emphasize and repeat the bold color choice. Multiple tones of wood are grounding and traditional; the unique chandelier adds a striking modern flair.
This nautical-themed teen bedroom brings together vintage and newfangled furniture and accessories, creating a space that feels interesting and contemporary. Unique items include the antique propeller above the twin bed, and the shelving unit made from pipes, ropes and reclaimed wood flooring. The striped wall provides a focal point, and adds a touch of fun and whimsy.
This small powder room feels fresh and clean due to the soothing ice-blue walls. The single vanity is topped with a neutral-colored granite, bringing an updated traditional look. The large, oval mirror works to open the space, making it feel larger.
The caramel tones in this kitchen -- from the cabinets to the floors -- add a comfortable air, creating a cozy space for cooking and conversation. The finishes create a fresh space that lends itself well to mixing furniture and window treatments, creating an overall traditional feel but with tailored lines and rustic features. The outcome: a space that has a transitional feel, perfect for all ages.
Bold colors and patterns, mixed with white & creams, create a fresh and casual feel in this living room. A large L-shaped sofa makes it easy for the family to enjoy the fire or the big game.
Surprise! Extra counter space, shelf space and a wine refrigerator are tucked in this kitchen's pantry. This strategy is a great way to bring additional functionality to a room without adding clutter to the space. And who doesn't want fewer appliances on a primary countertop?
Unique pieces create a lasting impact in this corner of a grand living room. The small glass end table is a delicate pairing to a formal Greek key-patterned armchair. Plantation shutters are an elegant and functional design element that bring a touch of traditional style to the space.
This cozy, blue living room brings together traditional and contemporary elements to create a style that's unique to the homeowner. Special elements include the shutter-shaped windows, granite fireplace surround and iron scroll piece used as art over the fireplace. The colorful painting is a bright and cheery punch of color.
An L-shaped sofa frames in the conversation area in this transitional living room, where a colorful striped rug adds graphic energy. Dark blue walls are a rich and unique neutral backdrop for the space.
It's easy for a top-floor room with sloped ceilings to feel cluttered -- and it can be tough to find furniture that fits the height of the walls. Built-in dressers on either side of the twin bed solve these problems. They're a perfect scale for the space and allow the teen room to feel clean and neat.