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Decorated Outdoor Space with Cedar Table and Turquoise Lanterns
Take advantage of a privacy screen or wall separating your patio from neighbors. Hang lanterns, which can cast a glow at night without taking up floor or table space on a patio. Thrift shop for used wire lanterns or globes, spray paint then any shot of color you desire and add candles. A hanging glass lantern project is one that even beginner DIYers can handle.
Romantic English Country-inspired Sitting Room Featuring a Blue Velvet Chair, Golden Cocktail Table, Landscape Painting, Lantern and a White Rug
A romantic English country-inspired sitting area features a dramatic blue velvet chair, golden cocktail table, landscape panting, a lantern, paneling, a white rug and a vase of flowers. The room is designed by Susan Ferrier; the architect is Bobby McAlpine. The room is featured in “Poetry of Place: The New Architecture and Interiors of McAlpine."
White and Indigo Upstairs Lounge with Mix of Materials by Designer Jimmy Stanton
Designer Jimmy Stanton’s upstairs lounge at the 2017 Home for the Holidays Designer Showhouse and Marketplace features a mix of stone, concrete, wood, antique mirror and textures and a white and indigo palette.
Instead of an accent wall, the designers used this deep, saturated hue on every wall of this narrow study, enveloping its occupants in warmth and coziness. The result is luxurious and sensual, inviting everyone who enters to read, relax or enjoy intimate conversation.
Elegant Sitting Room in Traditional Master Bedroom
Making the most of the large master bedroom space, the area next to the windows is transformed into a comfortable sitting area. It's the perfect spot for watching TV and reading a book. Creamy curtains are hung high on the wall to match the scale of the room, while an area rug defines the space.
The interior of this sitting room mixes styles, textures and finishes for a sophisticated result. Decorative molding conjures Parisian salons of the past, while chrome coffee tables and sleek sconces are edgy counterpoints.
Contemporary Office Sitting Room Features Black Leather Sofas With Rustic And Industrial Elements
Facing leather sofas provide a relaxing atmosphere for casual meetings, lunch breaks or work space in this chic contemporary office sitting room. Complementing colors of yellow and violet play with each other between the accent wall and graphic rug. A rustic end table and industrial coffee table complement the contemporary wooden and leather chairs throughout the space.
Ocean Serves as Backdrop for Contemporary Seating Area
With a backdrop so breathtaking it's hard to look away, this seating area is the perfect spot for long conversations and lazy afternoons. Contemporary armchairs and a streamlined coffee table look crisp and clean, ensuring the view is the main event.
If your outdoor space has integrated bench seating, maximize its use with a collection of bistro tables and mismatched seating surrounding it. The same versatile elements used throughout the area were incorporated here to tie the spaces together visually.
Neutral Seating Nook With Blue Accents From Sarah Sees Potential
As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, a once cramped living room now has plenty of chic, extra seating. Neutral wall colors of cream and light blue brighten the space and allow Sarah to play with different shades of the client's favorite color, turquoise. A nautical-themed striped rug and decorative wall sconce complete the cozy feel of this fireside nook.
Sophisticated Transitional Sitting Room Featuring Gray Marble Fireplace Surround and Traditional White Armchair
A gold fireplace trim pops against the sleek marble fireplace surround. A braided coffee table adds a textural element to the smooth finishes in the room. A white arm chair with skirt is decorated with a small palm tree throw pillow giving it a taste of tropical influence.
Bookshelf Framed Tufted Armchair in Cozy Sitting Space With Sectioned Recessed Lighting
Built in bookshelves create a nook-like feel and frame this cozy sitting space. Two recessed lighting bulbs shine down over the neutral tufted chair. Natural wood hardwood flooring and green walls capture the calm vibe of the design.
Floral Slipper Chair in Gray Transitional Living Room
Floral upholstery on a slipper chair animates this warm, transitional living room. Yellow curtains add a contrasting hue to the gray walls, while a metal end table and woven area rug create a dynamic juxtaposition.
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.