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.
Bright white walls contrast against the exposed black wood beams in this welcoming living room. Above the buffet, a mirror, art and accessories are layered to give the space an eclectic, lived-in look.
Global-inspired colorful rugs are layered on top of a woven natural fiber rug for a textured, cozy look. The contemporary white sofa is paired with a variety of patterned pillows, while a large piece of abstract art fills the wall.
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.
Overlap furniture and furnishings - In your living room, upholster your sofa in a soft velvet, add layered rugs and balance with a well-curated display of art. Simple white coffee table shows off the changing layers of a personal collection.
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.
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.
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.