Library lights spotlight object art and beloved books in the family room while a marble fireplace offers the perfect excuse to sit and relax. Cool blue tones flow from the piece above the mantle, inspiring this laid-back palette.
Transitional Open Plan Living Room With Sectional and Blue Accents
This light and bright living room features a pair of brown wicker armchairs and neutral sectional with blue throw pillows. A glass coffee table sits atop a blue area rug, while the room's open floor plan allows for easy transition to the nearby dining room.
Skirted, Striped Sofa, Lettering Wood Coffee Table and Bold Pattern Rug in Cozy Sitting Room
This room is staged with cozy, kid-friendly furniture and a coffee table that spells out the word "LIVE". The coffee table adds an artsy, inspiration touch to compliment the inviting design. A bold orange throw pillow matches the colorful patterned rug that livens up the pale blue wall color and striped blue sofa with ruffled skirt.
Colorful Artwork and Fresh Ranunculus Brighten Home Office
Colorful yet muted abstract artwork and fresh ranunculus set a cheery tone in the woman's home office at the 2017 San Francisco Decorators Showcase. Designer Kari McIntosh selected St. Frank's Indigo Dots wallpaper and a sunburst mirror to create a rich design setting symbolizing the relationship between the heavens and Earth.
Light and Bright Guest House Living Room With Turquoise Accents
Natural light illuminates this guest house living room with a gray sectional sofa and turquoise accents, like the throw pillows and table lamps. Black metal frames the windows, while a blue area rug sits atop the hardwood floors.
The warm, inviting kitchen opens up to a pretty blue dining room, creating an easy flow through the main areas of the home. Beautiful architectural details, like the structured columns and room dividers, add to the Craftsman feel of space.
Soft Blue Dining Room With Sputnik Glass Chandelier
Custom built-ins of white wood, mirrored backs and a marble top were added in the dining room creating ample storage space. A vintage Sputnik glass chandelier hangs above the dining table with a mix of bench seating, simple orange chairs and neutral slipcovered armchairs.
Convenient Kitchen Office With Fun Turquoise and White Wallpaper
This modern office nook is located in a light and bright section of the home's kitchen. A floating white cabinet is positioned above the matching desk, while a brass lamp sits atop the desk to match the cabinet's hardware. A white chair provides a comfortable spot for working.
Living Room With Bay Window and Orange Velvet Sofa
The inspiration for the living room came from the classic, Victorian architecture and bay windows that faced the street. A custom light fixture made of blue glass can be seen from the sidewalk. The sofa was a vintage find that was re-upholstered in a velvet orange fabric. A highlight for this room is the custom designed fireplace made out of hot-rolled steel.
Blue Transitional Dining Room with Reclaimed Wood Table
The casual, but elegant, linen slip covered parsons chairs, atop a sea grass rug, coupled with a reclaimed wood dining table, gives this space a relaxed feel. The large floor mirror, round silver tipped shell light fixture, and art gives this room its elegant touch.
A monochromatic color palette can be used in living areas to create a room with timeless appeal. Designer Matthew Patrick Smyth has covered the walls, furnishings and accessories in this living room in similar shades of blue. The monochromatic color palette creates a calm and sophisticated living room design, where the wood and brass elements provide a soft pop of color.