Layering art on a dresser is a unique way to display multiple pieces. A white sideboard is decorated with glass bottles, bright artwork and white bases int his eclectic bedroom. The mirrored front panels reflect a zebra print rug on the floor.
Instead of a fancy piece of art, enlarge a photo you've taken outside or in a favorite spot and frame it, says Leigh Spicher, Ashton Woods' national director of design studios. You can add color to the mantle, like in this Dallas home, without using accessories. Also, arrange shells or other natural elements that you saved because of their beauty (and free price tag) in a frame or shadowbox, as another layer of art for your mantel.
Sleek surfaces reflect the ample natural light captured within this stunning Colorado penthouse. In this living room, traditional furnishings combine with minimalist decor to form a richly layered space that highlights a collection of vivid art glass.
Grounded by chunky base legs, this sleek dining table allows the gold sculptures and abstarct art to be the real star of this contemporary dining room. A textured area rug is layered over the gray carpet to add depth and pattern to the space.
This traditional bedroom with bohemian touches is richly layered for a comfortable, lived-in look. The clean-lined canopy bed features a curtained headboard that gives the bed added dimension and creates a focal point for the space. Art is both hung and leaning, giving the grouping a casual feel.
Full of natural light, original molding and wood floors, this room was ready to be transformed into a pretty pastel nursery for a baby girl. Neutral walls keep the space light and bright, while shades of mint green and pale pink are layered on with textiles and art.
The geometric shapes layered into this sophisticated kitchen become a work of art in and of themselves. A metal floating shelf crosses over the white rectangular tiles, offset by striking pitchers, a glass bottle and a pretty, graphic hand towel.
For a well-layered look, try introducing several shades of the same dominant color to your dining room with paint, drapery, upholstery and art. A slight variation in tone will keep the space from feeling matchy-matchy or flat.
Layered rugs give this colorful, eclectic home office a unique look by mixing style and straying from traditional style norms. Stacked wooden boxes on the desk provide extra storage for knickknacks and act as a textural, homemade art piece.
Everyday bowls look like art when layered and stacked. A cute metal sign is made with the homeowners' house numbers for a personal touch. Designer Tip: You don't have to have expensive dishes to be able to display them.
A clean-lined, upholstered bed is layered against a built-in upholstered panel, giving this transitional California bedroom depth and polish. Large-scale art leans against one wall for a casual vibe, and a plate glass window offers stunning views of the lush yard. A petite, tufted bench and graphic pillows bring a punch of rich color.