Layering different textures and colors gives the contemporary space a homey, lived-in feeling. The bold hues of the lamp and pillows juxtapose against the black-and-white photos and accessories for an eclectic vibe.
This fun girls' bedroom features two twin beds, each covered in pink and yellow patterned upholstery and dressed in gold polka dot bed linens. Colorful pillows, inkling a pom pom throw pillow, decorate the bed, while framed finger paintings hang above each bed. Faux fur rugs are positioned at the foot of each bed.
Include a few standout pieces in your outdoor decor. This faux cattle head acts as a piece of outdoor art when simply leaned against the wall next to some colorful pillows and succulents. A large vintage wooden bowl serves as a faux planter for a cactus.
A gray is a casual yet sophisticated focal point in this bright white modern sitting room. Colorful throw pillows add fun bursts of color while window lined walls allow for tons of light to pour into the space. A neutral striped rug ties this comfy space together.
Briana and Buzz decided to keep the majority of their living room's walls white to help bounce light around the room and create an open, airy aesthetic. The couple relied on color, however, to delineate the seating area, painting the wall behind their sofa in a cool robin's egg blue tone. They employed this designer's trick to redirect attention away from a room's lack of space and onto an intended focal point.
This wooden bench features a pairing of classic neutral and black striped upholstery with a funky black and white print. Pink piping adds a finishing touch. Multicolored nature-inspired pillows are placed on top of the bench, while Navajo pottery decorates a nearby table.
This fun and colorful terrace features comfortable, casual seating and a friendly vibe, not to mention a great city view. Wood furniture sports neutral cushions that allow the colorful accent pillows to pop, while metal chairs provide additional seating for dining and entertaining.
This neutral contemporary living room features a curved standing lamp, gray sofa and decorative, colorful sofa pillows. "Tom understands how to be inspired by something beyond its surface quality and creates a tailored and restrained elegance in the staging of his selected furniture and accessories in the exact same way a tulip is tailored and restrained," said Vern Yip, judge on HGTV Design Star.
Before, the dining nook in this cottage was dim and dingy, with dated finishes that failed to take advantage of the room's natural light. Now, a built-in window seat serves as a banquette for a charming breakfast space. The all-white backdrop reflects light and makes colorful pillows and accessories pop.