If you're taking your first foray into color, start with a few furnishings in a muted shade. For this makeover, designer Candice Olson added a chaise lounge and ottoman in a deep autumn hue. Pillows in a similar tone pull color into the neutral sectional.
As seen on HGTV's Elbow Room, this great room in a converted barn features a mix of contemporary and rustic elements. An oversized black island overlooks the vacation-like living room, which features striped green chairs and a cream-colored loveseat.
As seen on HGTV's Elbow Room, a side table stacked with blue and white accent pieces, a low vase of white chrysanthemums and a vintage globe create a subtle nautical look. Wainscoting painted crisp white is the backdrop for this great room vignette.
Designer Chip Wade of HGTV's Elbow Room used a sturdy rope attached to the wall with chrome ring fasteners as a rustic stair bannister alongside this staircase, which features clean white risers beneath reclaimed wood treads.
Designer and licensed contractor Chip Wade, host of HGTV's Elbow Room. Here, Chip is greeted by one of the current residents of a historic barn that will soon be converted into a fully-functioning home.