An intricately molded tin ceiling was preserved and painted white in this eclectic Brooklyn living room. A marble and slate fireplace communicates simple and classic design, while the Persian rug adds a pop of color to the monochromatic living room.
A trendy Brooklyn playroom mixes fun tribal patterns with sleek white accents and soft yellow walls. A pretty area rug provides warmth underfoot and a great place to play, while a cozy sofa in the back of the room offers a comfortable place for Mom and Dad.
This small Brooklyn apartment features a transitional, textured living space, as seen in the large framed art with brass sconces, mirrored floor lamp, decorative area rug, pouf and cream-colored sofa with blue throw pillows.
This transitional, Brooklyn living space features a well-traveled vibe with neutral textures and prints as seen in the large framed art with brass sconces above, the decorative area rug, patterned pouf and modern wood coffee table with stripes.
This modern black-and-white living space in Brooklyn, NY, showcases a wall of framed monochrome photos with an elegant console table in the center. A red velvet armchair brings a pop of color to the space with a decorative throw pillow and plush faux rug beneath.
Clean, white walls and trim provide a blank palette for a fun combination of blues and oranges in this Brooklyn home. Low-profile seating complements a Danish-style coffee table, and strong patterns on the throw pillow and rug add a sense of whimsy to the space.
An overall neutral palette of gray and white allows bold blue accents to shine in this Brooklyn bedroom. A large, traditional rug softens the hardwood floors, and a coverlet in the same vivid blue pulls the eye to the curving lines of the black-painted bed.
This Brooklyn living space showcases a clean, modern black-and-white color palette with pops of color throughout. The gallery wall with framed black-and-white photographs give the room a conversation starter, flanked by two velvet red armchairs and fabric-faced console table. Plush, creamy textures fill the room, from the faux area rug to the cushioned sofa.
Ice blue walls pull their hue from the traditional rug and modern art in this cool Brooklyn living room. The gas fireplace is given an antique treatment beneath the traditional stone surround and mantel, adding warmth to the space. Furniture is clean-lined and contemporary with a subtle velvet sheen that plays off the room's icy tones.
In the bedroom, the black and white palette of the living room is flipped on its head with moody black walls. The color is Wrought Iron, from the AphroChic Brooklyn In Color paint collection. Bright pops of color from a decorative gallery wall of baskets and an antique Persian rug break up the dark colors in the room.
Designer Vanessa DeLeon used plush fabrics and deep gray accent pieces to put an elegant spin on this complete home remodel. The eclectic teal and black dining room features an over-dyed turquoise rug from Creative Touch in Secaucus, N.J., while the table hails from Brooklyn-based artisan woodworker Palo Samko. The neutral walls are complemented by a faux-painted black and gray ceiling and black leather chairs around a rustic hardwood dining table with mismatched candle holders and two brass pendant lights.
The fantasy continues in the dining room. While the white walls and hardwood floors may be standard, even typical for a Brooklyn brownstone, what happens between them is anything but. In this room a surrealist light fixture designed by Paul hangs low over a thoroughly modern set of dining chairs. For a contrast from the metal furnishings, a vintage Norman Cherner armchair captains the table. On the floor, a hand-painted rug brings a big splash of color to the space which is presided over by even more fantastic sculptures of creatures, seashells and plants.
The new living room at the Betsy home is brighter and more open. By opening and extending the new kitchen in the back, the living room is filled with a lot more light. A brighter colored paint, mixed with a new white ceiling, and white moldings, adds to the brightness and warmth of the room. The coffee table, sofa and rugs were provided by Ikea, and the many accessories were purchased at West Elm, Future Perfect, Ikea, and Brooklyn Flea. As seen on HGTV's "Cousins On Call".
The windows surrounding the Betsys' living room let tons of natural light into their space. The shelving that separates the living area from the kitchen adds ample storage for the family and also stores their television. The dark sofa helps to bring warmth to the room and compliments the natural stone fireplace in the back of the space. The coffee table, sofa and rugs were provided by Ikea, and the many accessories were purchased at West Elm, Future Perfect, Ikea, and Brooklyn Flea. As seen on HGTV's "Cousins On Call".