An ideal harmony between intimacy and community pervades the house as omnipresent fireplaces and wood paneling bring warmth to expansive, open spaces perfect for everyday living and formal entertaining. An oversized fireplace enlivens the large formal living room, which boasts beamed ceilings and French doors to the outdoor entertaining terrace.
This homeowner entertains frequently and needed a seating area for many people that unifies a game room, home theater and bar area. This space is an elegant place to entertain and has plenty of storage for games and books.
An elegant neutral color palette is punctuated by rich browns and dark blues to create a traditional living room. Bay windows are dressed in soft gray curtains, while a coffered ceiling adds beautiful architectural details.
Pale Blue Dining Room With Tufted Leather Chairs, Tall Stone Candlesticks and Metal Wall Lettering
Metal letters spelling the word "home" welcome the family to their dining room with rich, chocolate brown leather dining chairs and wood table. An open section of the wall between the dining room and the kitchen creates a more open feel, connected by a breakfast bar. The walls are painted light grayish-blue, and a curled chandelier illuminates the dining table, set beautifully with flowers and candles.
Rehab Addict: Elegant Living Room with Gold Accents
As seen on DIY Network's Rehab Addict, a gold and crystal chandelier hangs in the living room of the Summit Avenue mansion. Original gold leaf detailing along the ceiling pays homage to the home's history and sets the tone for the elegant space.
Small, Traditional Dining Room With Coffered Ceiling and Paneled Walls
The paneled walls and coffered ceiling in this small dining room provide so much architectural integrity, the size of the room becomes an afterthought! A round dining table makes it easy for guests to navigate the space, while a high-hanging chandelier won’t obstruct the views.
Sitting Room: Magnificent Stone Manor in Woodstock, N.Y.
Traditional furnishings paired with warm wood paneled walls offer a cozy place for afternoon conversation. A green marble fireplace surround and black and white marble coffee table add elegant details to the space.
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.
Bright Traditional Dining Room With a Coastal View
A bright and airy traditional dining room is the perfect spot to enjoy family dinners in this coastal home. Soft yellow walls and white windows make for an inviting, seaside experience. Comfy, burnt orange chairs round the dining table where a bouquet of yellow roses are displayed as the centerpiece.
Spacious Great Room With Inviting Furniture Layout
If your living room lacks the square footage to accommodate end tables, consider forgoing them in favor of a table positioned behind the sofa. Here, the empty space on each side of the sofa allows for proper flow to and from the nearby kitchen; however, the sofa table still allows enough tabletop surface to display decorative objects and table lamps.
Cream colored sofas and rattan chairs make for a beautiful and comfortable living room. Most of the space is decorated in neutrals however the floral rug and a few pops of reds and soft blues keep the room from being too neutral.
Classic double doors open the hallway balcony up to a traditional home office. Open bookshelves and cabinets provide much-needed storage, while a comfortable leather chair is situated between the built-ins and a beautiful wooden desk. The office has a bird's eye view of the double chandelier above the entryway.