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.
Neutral pieces help to break up a pink palette in this sitting room featured in the HGTV Green Home 2011. The chair and floor lamp have strong but graceful lines, helping to offset the intensity of the pink.
This transitional living room features peach-hued walls paired wit medium grain wood trim. A pink velvet ottoman sits at the center of the room, while two cherry wood U-shaped chairs are positioned nearby. The striped curtains and vibrant pink floral arrangements add colorful accents.
Designer Genevieve Gorder created a playful, colorful room for her daughter with an indoor rope swing, gold geometric pendant light and loft area. A neutral, patterned focal wall draws the eye toward a bold black bed with vibrant, patterned throw pillows that complement the wall.
Peachy Bedroom With Striped Ceiling and Green and White Decor
A coral and white striped painted ceiling in this bedroom is accented by coral bedding, which includes a throw and two pillows. Green and white decor, including curtains, pillows and a padded headboard complement the chic space.
The same coral paint used in this entryway carries on throughout the great room, making all areas work cohesively. The white wainscoting helps tone down the saturation of the coral while also protecting the walls from everyday wear and tear in and out of the front door.
Efficient Pink Kitchenette With Reproduction Antique Sink
This pink kitchenette makes the most of limited studio apartment space. The main focal point is a reproduction of an antique sink, and a stainless steel shelf and counter houses a small refrigerator, toaster and microwave oven. Lighting is provided by two retro-style pendant lights.
The corner of the room keeps things organized with a white dresser and two beautiful covered baskets whose blue and yellow patterns add colorful personality. A tray, as seen on top of the dresser, is a great way to corral mismatched items and stop them from feeling like clutter.
Pale Pink Girl's Bedroom With Rope Swing and Black Bed
As seen on HGTV's "Genevieve's Renovation," designer Genevieve Gorder created a playful bedroom for her daughter with an indoor swing, geometric pendant light and bold pops of color. The black wood bed provides contrast to the neutral focal wall for added visual interest.
Layers of blush and white give this bedroom a feminine look. White and green floral arrangements decorate the bedside table, while a velvet pink bolster pillow and paisley pillow add a pop of color to the white bed linens. A black wooden bed frame lends a traditional touch.
In large rooms, pay close attention to the shape, size and scale of any featured artwork. When small subjects are placed across a generously sized room, they lose their impact and appear more as visual clutter than a focal point. Here, in the multipurpose workspace located off the kitchen, an oversized fiberglass Trojan horse grounds the space and creates a focal point from across the great room.