To juxtapose the masculine upholstery of the bergère chairs with a touch of femininity, flame stitch Missoni womenswear fabric was used to create graphic throw pillows. Many interior designers suggest shopping at apparel fabric retailers to save money and add touches of high fashion to a room's decor.
Gold finishes and decorations shine in this bright, Victorian bedroom in Paris. A mix of pastel patterns on the bedding, area rug and chairs brings soft color to the design. Open floor space and natural light from the large window keep the room feeling spacious and inviting.
A window lets in the perfect amount of natural light to frame this sitting area. Beige curtains surround the window and compliment the neutral tone of the carpet. A blue chevron blanket and a patterned pillow decorate the arm chair for a relaxed but stylish look. A cube leather ottoman with thick stitching and a small metallic table add texture to the area.
Neutral walls are brought to life with pops of color in this open concept dining room. A contemporary light fixture above the dining area anchors the space, while beautiful patterned drapes add privacy to the room.
Pops of yellow from lampshades, pillows and the fireplace fill even the darkest of rooms. A gray shag carpet, coffered ceilings and patterned drapes complete this contemporary living room full of character.
Whitewashing the brick wall in this loft keeps the historic texture while lightening up the space. Neutral armchairs and a plump sofa provide seating while patterned drapes add a soft layer to the design.
The color of royalty flies in the face of the all-too-typical white-wall approach in a bedroom. Instead of patterned drapes and beige carpeting or an area rug, turn to the walls and bed to highlight your love of color. Combining dark and light purples keeps this space fresh and fun.
The fireplace in this formal living room has a wood mantel that displays books, candlesticks and greenery for warmth. Four armchairs surround a glass coffee table, and large arched windows are partially covered by patterned drapes.
Mid-Century modern egg chairs flanked by tall patterned drapes utilize the natural light to create an inviting space in the curved turret window of this Victorian-style home. The Hollywood-style floor lamp, rustic coffee table and assorted eclectic accents provide a fun yet sophisticated environment.
This armchair has a zebra-patterned back and linen front, creating a stunning chair design. A custom pillow and polished nickel lamp create a cozy spot for reading in front of patterned drapes, which provide a subtle pop of purple.
A summer day in Palm Beach is brought into a bedroom with the banana leaf-inspired print, Brazilliance, by Dorothy Draper and bamboo-patterned canopy drapes. The room designed by Parker Kennedy was in a Southeastern Designer Showhouse.
These patterned floral drapes pull accents from all over the living room and compliment the French doors. An eclectic series of pillows stretches the eyes along the spacious white sofa, while the engraved coffee table adds elegant flair.
Bright, contrasting feminine colors bring life to this living room. The second-hand sofa has been reupholstered with a soft green print and is accented with pillows of a geometric pattern. The drapes and seashell art tie the room together.
Contemporary meets warmth and comfort in this open living space. Stone floors create a flow from the sunny yellow entry into the inviting living room. Shades of yellow, gold and brown are repeated throughout both spaces to create a cohesive look.