To achieve a more spacious feel in just an afternoon, switch out your patterned rug for one in a light color. The pale oatmeal-colored carpet that designer Martha Angus chose for this bedroom has a subtle interlocking diamond and tassel pattern that moves the light around the room.
Floor-to-ceiling windows allow for beautiful views of Dallas and stream natural light into this contemporary home office. A sleek L-shaped desk is paired with a tufted desk chair, and a comfortable armchair is perfect for clients.
The family room is anchored by the stunning table featuring chrome details and a painted driftwood top. The linen color of the sofa matches almost perfectly with the ocean in the background, while a custom striped rug helps pick up other subtle color tones in the room.
Designer Jillian Harris reconfigured the cabinets to the opposite wall so the homeowners could keep the fireplace but also have space for a large island. French doors open up to the patio and let in natural light to make the kitchen feel more open, as seen on HGTV's Love It or List It, Too.
Natural light floods this open-concept kitchen from the window above the sink. Opaque glass in the window conceals the stairway on the other side of the wall while still allowing natural light into the space.
This kids' bedroom features a design with plenty of room to grow, featuring a light gray color palette, elegant wallpaper ceiling and dark hardwood floors with comfy, white rug. The room is also spacious enough for lots of stuffed animals and a play area with tent.
A pair of fixed windows with black metal frames allow lots of natural light inside and look out to the side yard, a paved transitional space between the front and back of this smartly renovated two-level urban home.
In the master bedroom, the homeowner wanted a bright, airy, feminine space, so designers started with a subtle, elegant pink wall color. For contrast, they added strategic accents of a darker shade, such as the repurposed canopy bed. To give the bedroom an airy feel, designers added white, wispy curtains to help diffuse the light let in from the floor to ceiling windows in the space.
The homeowners wanted a light, airy retreat, so designer Vanessa Matsalla painted the space from the inside out, exchanging the gazebo's previous dull color for the neutral tones that bring the design to life.
This modern apartment features an open concept plan that connects the kitchen and dining area. The crisp white and cool gray concrete creates a chic yet airy atmosphere. Even the stairs feature a floating design with glass siding as to not clutter the space or block the city views
This transitional living room is decorated in light colors giving this space a bright and airy look and feel. The built-in shelving allows for plenty of storage and the fireplace rings a cozy feel to the space.