After purchasing the house, Ron and Jane decided to keep all of the interior pine cladding original rather than painting or staining it. Pine is one of the most affordable woods available and evokes a casual vibe, a staple for mountain living.
Great Room: Cape Cod Estate on Buzzards Bay in Dartmouth, Mass.
A little color goes a long way in the great room, where pops of turquoise play up the coastal style of the waterfront home. Rustic exposed beams frame the space, which includes a pass through wet bar with arched built-ins.
White Great Room Features Dark Wood Trim, Stylish Blue Accents
Royal blue accents reign supreme in this great room, adding a stylish touch to the comfortable cream-colored furniture. The rustic fireplace and birdcage light fixture create a pleasant visual contrast with the modern windows.
The design of this modern great room keeps things simple by sticking with the basics and letting them stand on their own. The open floor allows the furnishings and outdoor views to be the visual focus.
Comfortable Great Room Pairs Neutral Furniture and Bold Accents
In this transitional great room, neutral furniture pairs beautifully with bold blue and orange accents. The mixed patterns of the upholstered chair and rug draw attention to the center of the space, while their neutral tones contrast nicely with the dark wood flooring.