A bright yellow accent wall, green sofa, and blue chairs sets a fun and imaginative tone for this modern, colorful playroom. Gray carpet tiles are a kid-friendly alternative that are easy to clean and replace. The kids' drawings are framed and hung on the wall as the highlights of this play place.
This outdoor terrace and living room has a spectacular view of National Harbor, Alexandria, Virginia and Washington, DC. Live trees, fountain grass and small displays of succulents bring life and greenery to the space. Bold, colorful fabric is used for cushions on a traditional outdoor settee and chairs. A floral indoor-outdoor rug is the centerpiece of the furniture grouping.
In the dining room, the homeowners needed a space that could accommodate their many friends, so designers installed a bench seat that could do just that. The wraparound bench is upholstered in comfortable materials and accented with colorful pillows, while modern chairs provide additional seating. The word art on the wall is perfect for a kitchen, creating a double meaning, while the modern light fixture finishes off the space.
This breakfast room is furnished with comfortable and whimsical antiques. An "Auberge" lunge chair from Formations has removable side wings and is upholstered in Robert Kime "Bird's Nest" printed linen. Curtains are a colorful strawberry and leaf linen from Robert Kime, with "Bentley Ticking Stripe" banding from Brunschwig and Fils. The overhead lantern is French, from Gore Dean Antiques.
A white pedestal dining table and ghost chairs allows for an unobstructed view of the window seat. Natural light floods this white space to keep the room feeling bright and spacious. Three round colorful art pieces paired with a black and white rooster silhouette add color to the room and break up the all-white interior.
Hot pink walls spread a diamond pattern throughout this colorful sitting room. A tufted purple bench with a circular design sits in the center of the room atop a leopard print rug. A green sofa rests against one wall, while a turquoise sofa fills a window nook on the opposite end of the room. A pair of black and white chairs completes the eclectic seating area.
This sunny nook becomes a high-style breakfast space with a custom sofa that fits perfectly in its corner location. White slipcover-style upholstery allows a row of colorful pillows to pop in the space, while an eclectic mix of chairs complements the home's boho chic aesthetic.
The lavender walls set the stage for a fun and colorful space in this girl's bedroom. A lavender and purple rug complements the wall color and adds texture to the room. A contemporary round table and two chairs provide space for working, playing and being creative. A tall mounted bookshelf allows for easy, clutter-free stacking with a floating shelf appearance.
A play area on one half of this family room is perfect for keeping children entertained while adults can relax in the other half. A navy couch and brown leather chair contrast against the light yellow and white walls. A built-in fireplace with gray tile surrounds adds a great masculine detail to the design. Throw pillows, a blanket and fun wall art keep the space colorful.
A neutral upholstered sofa and yellow patterned chair create a fun sitting area around a sleek transparent coffee table. Colorful patterns in framed art display additional color above the couch, complementing the various colors and patterns in the many accent pillows. Glass lamps with white lampshades sit on slim end tables flanking the sofa, blending into the white wall color.
Light blue walls serve as a neutral base in this colorful living space. A bold-striped wall adds visual interest while brightly colored accessories bring energy to the room. Orange and red pillows complement the sleek orange coffee table, and green and blue patterned chairs balance the warm color hues with the blue wall color.
In the open plan space, a living area that easily seats eight adds another colorful note to this interior. The mix of styles is engaging. A large farmhouse table sets the scene. Dining chairs have been upholstered in an eye-catching striped pattern, in a color that mirrors the home’s bookcase. To top it off, a beautiful flea market-sourced chandelier adds a vintage touch to the space.
Storage with a white picket fence motif echoes the fence that greets visitors as they enter this Brentwood home. The light green walls, polka dot rug and vibrant blue and pink chairs keep this girl's bedroom feeling energetic. A confetti comforter continues the colorful, fun feel while anchoring the room with its dark color.
This small moment from the dining room is reflective of a major theme in Olaniyi’s design - a mix of color and texture. A bold red throw over the dining room chair, adds a colorful mix to the space, breaking up the pastel palette. The furry throw also adds warmth to the dining area.
Bold blue walls set the backdrop for a tall velvet bench in this dining room. Simple contemporary dining chairs and table allow the textured yellow velvet bench to command the most attention. Matching white end tables and contemporary-style mirrors flank the bench, and a colorful floral arrangement acts as the dining table's centerpiece.
A black and white kitchen opens to contemporary sitting and breakfast areas that incorporate colorful accents and varying textures. White waterfall marble counters cover the island’s black cabinetry, as glass pendants hang above. In the sitting area, velvet chairs in a deep cobalt color, accented by pillows with bold geometric prints, sit in front of a trio of large windows. A smooth lucite coffee table is topped with shaggy, sheep’s wool, and is anchored by a neutral rug. Mirrored panels in the nook reflect the room’s natural light, and the white table and mid-century dining chairs add subtle modern touches to the classic space.
A shiplap finish covers the chimney interior and wall to add texture and a subtle accent wall to the room. The tall ceiling makes the spacious room even more expansive and airy. A colorful canvas above the fireplace adds bold color to the neutral tones of the room. Soft green sofas and cushioned wood rocking chairs provide cozy seating around a square wood coffee table.
The architect created a tall, grand space for the living room. To make the tall space feel cozy, all ceiling planes were covered with barn board and reclaimed beams. What really makes this space amazing is the massive fireplace, anchoring the room. With all those natural tones, the client didn't want the space to be all neutral, so a colorful rug became the starting point to build the palette, bringing in green chairs for fun.