A large credenza provides additional storage in this living room and sits neatly under an abstract painting by the homeowner's brother. The colors of the painting flow seamlessly with the deep blue hue of the walls.
You can unify a shelf display by function, too. Mary Carol Garrity, author of Feather Your Nest: It's All in the Details and the owner of Nell Hill's, an accessories emporium in Atchison, Kan., likes to turn a shelf into a bar or a serving station. "Take out the shelf above to create more room, then top a tray with pretty cut-crystal decanters and glassware," she suggests. Design by Emily Henderson.
Huge gold roses cover the walls in this dramatic living room. The bright pink armchairs and rug add to the bold statement of the wallpaper as do the gold metallic pouf and floor lamp.
Purple walls, a leather couch and a plush tufted ottoman modernize this mid-century modern living room, as seen on HGTV's Secrets From a Stylist. A crystal and gold chandelier draws the eye upward to finish the space.
This living room is given a pop of color with a blue tufted sofa and a pair of yellow velvet armchairs. A modern glass-topped wooden coffee table provides a spot for displaying a backgammon board and other interesting accessories.
One of the best investments you can make in life is a sofa with good bones like this teal blue tufted beauty. As seen on HGTV's Secrets of a Stylist, this living room also features an eclectic mix of accessories, including a horse figurine and a white vase full of roses, atop a glass coffee table.
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