“Instead of fighting the season, find ways to embrace it," says planner Kate Franzen, of Glint Events. "Yes, it’s cold and dark (outside), but it’s also romantic. Simple and neutral florals mix beautifully with other details and textures that play off of the season – think faux fur, greenery, and candlelight.” Florist: Petals + Twigs.
A faux fur throw pillow adds a punch of color and texture to this contemporary style chair, as seen on HGTV's Cousins Undercover. A built-in bookshelf, small end table and black lamp complete the reading nook.
This teen bedroom is hip and colorful thanks to an eclectic mix of styles and accessories. A faux fur throw, tufted headboard and printed throw pillows dress up the bed, while graphic art adds a pop of color above a contemporary dresser.
This glamorous bedroom features a charcoal and white patterned wallpaper accent wall with a white tufted headboard and gray bed linens to complement the look. A black and gold floral mirror is hangs above the gold vanity, while a faux fur seat cover decorates the accompanying chair. A pink pillow adds a pop of color.
This master bedroom opens up to the en suite but still feels private thanks to a dividing wall and offset entry. The white faux fur throw softens sharp lines and brown tones in the contemporary design. A wallpapered built-in bookshelf highlights quirky decorative plates.
Classic chairs are updated with deep gray fabric that has a bit of sparkle to reflect the LED acrylic bar in the background. For a truly one-of-a-kind look, they feature crisp white faux fur seats that pop against the dark upholstery.
Stylish and cozy, this living room fireplace features a white, marbled surround with a painted black interior. A faux fur stool provides close seating to keep nice and warm, and a colorful canvas above the mantel livens up the space.
This chic sitting area features a neutral upholstered armchair with a taupe ruffled pillow and soft ivory throw. A natural tree branch floor lamp sits to the right of the armchair, while an ivory drum end table sits atop a white faux fur rug.
If your dining room chairs aren’t necessarily dark or moody, give them a simple update for the holiday season by draping faux sheepskin over the back. While black is often the most effective, charcoal and dark brown work just as well.