This warm, midcentury modern living room is filled with preserved, original details. Crisp, white walls pair with natural wood accents around the door frame and windows, as well as the light-toned hardwood flooring. A comfy gray sectional sofa rests beneath a long gallery wall filled with the homeowners favorite memories, while a big round globe light brightens the space.
This posh apartment features an all-over white palette with gray accents, as seen in the plush gray sectional sofa with beautiful nailhead detailing on the back. The open floor plan allows for easy transition between the living, dining and kitchen areas, while lucite, crystal and reflective surfaces complete the look of the home.
A bubble chandelier adds fun texture to the classy design of this transitional living room. A neutral sofa, chaise and pair of armchairs circle the room around an area rug and cube wooden coffee table. A bay window lets in natural light framed by sliding white drapes. Yellow throw pillows and touches of gray throughout the room add accent color and detail.
Vintage accents are an excellent way to add one-of-a-kind detail to any space. To use vintage in a winter-inspired manner, consider mirrored table lamps from the 1970s. While the metallic silver surface offers a wintry touch, it also adds a fun, disco-era vibe.
A pair of traditional armchairs anchors this sitting room with graceful lines. The velvety upholstery is luxurious without being drab, while the dark navy hue picks up the navy accent color in the traditional rug. The chairs are full of character thanks to the nail head trim and button detail.
White marble field tiles are accented with a beautiful geometric mosaic featuring subtle green tones. The frameless glass enclosure creates an open feel and allows the tile work detail to spill out throughout the bathroom. The shower features a bench, a rain showerhead and a handheld showerhead in addition to the standard showerhead.
To give a child’s room makeover longevity, start neutral and then add color in the details and art. Egypt Sherrod decorated this room as part of a Dwell with Dignity makeover, and she started with light, airy decor and then added pink and purple accents fitting for this little girl’s room. Sherrod’s favorite part of the space is the woven light fixture.
The colors used on walls, floors and fabrics along with unique design details are the key to updating the look of a traditional home. The console in this entry is covered with a custom skirt that features grommets that look like nail heads. Nails and tacks are used on wood and metal, but they are an uncommon addition on fabric. Additionally, the band accent incorporates curves in its design detail instead of straight lines. The mirror above the console has beautifully proportioned divisions in a mullion-like configuration around its perimeter. This edging adds both dimension and interest to the mirror, mirror on the wall.
The overall vision for this home's spaces was modern farmhouse, so designers chose a beautiful oak hardwood floor to run throughout the main areas of the house. Then, they brought in a lot of white and marble, helping to make the spaces feel timeless and classic. Finally, warmth was added to the home through gold and black accents and wood details that really brought the rustic farmhouse feel to life.
Warm neutrals with golden accents draw you into this warm, intimate master bedroom. The slight sheen on the drapery panels and bedding add a luminous quality, and the linear details of the fabrics and furniture are caught by the light from the wall mounted arc sconces on either side of the room. A true retreat within the home, this cozy spot will make for a memorable 'staycation.'
Parquet flooring and a dramatic, tiled faux water feature add interest to this traditional home's second-level main entry. Neutral colors dominate the light-filled space, allowing visual interest to come from architectural detail, use of texture and strategically placed pops of color. To create the "water" feature on the accent wall, the design team installed soft aqua quatrefoil tile behind a textured acrylic panel, using directional lighting to give it a waterfall effect.
Wood details pop against the stark white background of this kitchen design. Exposed beams above compliment the hardwood floor for a cohesive feel to the room. Wicker chairs with white backs and seats are lined at the large island for an eat-in space. Marble countertop adds a polished glow to the finish. A white brick wall brings subtle texture to the room as an understated accent wall.
Employ simple DIY tricks for upmarket style that saves a pretty penny. Atlanta designer Nancy Keenan took pieces of one-by-six lumber and nailed them into place behind the standalone tub to mimic judges’ paneling, a more expensive architectural detail that can be bought in sheets. After cutting the lumber, nail the pieces onto your wall in squares or rectangles. Paint them all a semi-gloss color to create a stylish accent wall.
Wide pocket doors bridge the interior and exterior of this stunning Mediterranean-style home in Newport Coast, California. White walls form a neutral backdrop that extends from room to room, harmonizing the spaces. Clean-lined upholstery and sleek, contemporary accent pieces mix with traditional architectural details in the living room, while the kitchen features both rustic and contemporary design elements. French oak floors give the rooms a casual, livable vibe.
Calming neutral tones pair with blue accents in this expansive open plan kitchen with coastal details. The kitchen offers two kitchen islands, one with blue and white bar chairs, and both topped with blue and white quartz countertops with woven basket lights above. The nearby dining area sits in front of a large wall of windows and is outfitted with a modern concrete table with plenty of space for a dozen guests.
The living room of this Point Lorna, California, villa home features interior details which allow accents of the verdant courtyard gardens to carry throughout the house. Here the chartreuse of a floral painting complements the sun-lighted flowering branches framed by a window, while below, a fireplace is lined with firewood, its texture reflected in plush wicker lounge chairs decorated with soft teal pillows that match the greenery peeking inward through a glass door.
Designers wanted to create a space that is open, light and airy so that this home's young family could eat, work and play comfortably together, so they started with a neutral color palette and plenty of natural light. Then, they added plenty of warm details, such as the custom table, exposed beams, brass fixtures and French Oak floors and bright blue accents for a splash of color, creating the perfect, Moroccan inspired space for this family.
As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, designer Sarah Richardson accented this chic antique sideboard with a small gallery wall of black and white vintage photographs. An added chair rail allowed Sarah to play with two different patterns of wallpaper—a bold, linear design below and a natural, whimsical print above. White dinnerware with vintage-style detailing adds old world charm to the chic table setting.