This inviting sitting room features a pink silk velvet sofa with nailhead detail, ivory faux shagreen nesting tables and a large leather upholstered ottoman. Golden lamps add a metallic touch while the paintings pull jewel tones into the room.
When you think of a “neutral” wall color, shades like beige, taupe, or gray may come to mind. But pale pink is a surprisingly versatile, livable “new neutral.” On the walls of this living space that the stylists at Nathan + Jac say was inspired by an “unconventional, carefree approach” to design, blush pink is the perfect foundation shade to layer with white, cream, and dove gray. Tip: To get that chalky Scandinavian look on your walls, pick a flat paint formulation.
Peach-Hued Traditional Dining Room With Elegant Chandelier
This peach dining room features a traditional wooden dining table paired with neutral upholstered chairs. An elegant glass floral chandelier hangs above, while a nearby wooden bar cabinet offers a spot for storing and preparing drinks. Pink floral arrangements and silver candelabras decorate the table.
Rose Dining Room With Ornamental Traditional Chandelier and Sophisticated Decor
Nodding to the Italians’ great use of color, the dining room is enveloped in raspberry grass cloth wallpaper. A large, lamp-shade chandelier hangs over a long wood dining table adorned with a dainty runner and floral centerpiece. Upholstered armchairs are fixed at the ends of the table with wood chairs lining the sides.
From the entryway into the living room, breakfast nook and kitchen, the same shade of coral paint was used on the walls, and the same accent colors of hot pink and spring green were used in accessories and furniture. In addition to keeping the overall look consistent, this consistent use of color makes the entire great room feel larger. When different paint colors are used in spaces that open into one another, the resulting look can create of a disjointed, choppy effect.
Vibrant Hotel Sitting Room With Round Purple Bench
Hot pink walls spread a diamond pattern throughout this colorful sitting room. A tufted purple bench with a circular design sits in the center of the room atop a leopard print rug. A green sofa rests against one wall, while a turquoise sofa fills a window nook on the opposite end of the room. A pair of black and white chairs completes the eclectic seating area.
Blue and Pink Transitional Library With Striped Curtains
Blue and pink are a surprisingly grown-up combination in this handsome library, in part because of the room's sophisticated details: a plush Oriental rug, tailored armchairs, a delicate coffee table. Stripes on the curtains are a hint of a jaunty nautical touch.
Pink walls and chairs that celebrate the famous icon, Marilyn Monroe, make this suite an ultra-feminine abode. Elegant columns and intricate molding demonstrate the attention to detail required to produce such a sophisticated space.
Eclectic Seating Area Boasts Hot Pink Patterned Walls
Hot pink wallpaper with a diamond design creates a bold background for a pair of black and white chairs. The chaotic pattern of the chairs' fabric provides striking contrast against the crisp, clean pattern on the wall. A small gold table and gold floor lamp add metallic accents to the space.
Floral Patterned Wallpaper and Blue and Green Argyle Floor in Dining Room
This colorful dining room elegantly blends patterns to create a sweet, feminine space. The blue and green argyle floor that flows in from the kitchen complements the floral patterned wallpaper. The distressed, green farmhouse table and the pink cushions to accent tie the whole space together.
Mornings automatically feel more cheery in this colorful breakfast nook where blue paisley shades and cushions and pops of bright pink welcome the day with style. Gold accents are a sophisticated finishing touch.
"I am puzzled by the use of solid drapery fabric that completely obscures the view outside and makes an already small apartment seem even smaller. Even as a room divider, gauzy sheer fabric would have provided the privacy Michael was after and added an intriguing sense of mystery," says HGTV Design Star judge Candice Olson.