Using decorative, sculptural white elements can help take the focus off of pieces not meant to stand out. In this case, an assortment of handmade ceramic sculptures is placed in front of a flat-panel TV.
Decorative art pieces make a statement around every corner in the contemporary home, striking furniture pieces included. Topped with a modern sculpture, this wood and chrome console is work of art in its own right.
A bright yellow painting and colorful sculptures lend a cheerful vibe to this contemporary family room. Two neutral patterned armchairs are positioned in front of a fireplace with a decorative wood mantel, while an ivory area rug with a floral design covers medium grain hardwood floors.
Add a focal point with a a planting in a single decorative container that's unique and eye-catching -- like this terra cotta urn with lizard sculpture. In this planting, the coral-colored Geranium (Pelargonium) marries well with the neighboring Red Yucca (Hesperaloe parviflora).
This beautiful purple velvet pool table was transformed with holiday decorations, a motorcycle handlebar sculpture, and Christmas trees, as seen on HGTVs Celebrity Holiday Homes featuring actor Lorenzo Lamas.
In the study, the painted mantel blends seamlessly with the navy blue wall behind it. A trio of white sculptures arranged from shortest to tallest decorates one corner, and a vibrant green mirror hangs above.
When used in multiples with a range of sizes, wreaths can make excellent wall or door sculptures. To create a snowman sculpture, pick up one large, one medium and one small wreath. Attach all three wreaths to one another with twine or decorative ribbon. Next, secure the grouping of wreaths to the front of a door with self-adhesive plastic hooks or over the door with a wreath hanger. For wall applications, use picture nails around the top of each of the three wreaths, then secure to the wall with hammer.
This light and bright dining room features fun orange accents, including a pendant light and striped wooden bench that is upholstered to match the white dining chairs. Festive gold candlesticks and glass sculptures decorate a wooden dining table, while framed photographs create an accent wall.
This peaceful bathroom features a glass enclosed shower framed with gray and white marble tiles that continue along the bathtub. A cloud-like design decorates the tiles along the side of the bathtub, while a bronze Buddha sculpture and white orchids sit upon a double sink vanity.
Upon entering the home, guests can see that the family loves modern art. The architecture of the home itself is an art form, with decorative arches that allow guests to see directly into the living room from the foyer. The floor and walls add texture to the space with their patterns and colors, while the family's sculptures are placed in sight for the family's and their guests' viewing pleasure.
In a round foyer with a stone floor and faux painted dome ceiling, designer Judy Hodgens used a modern leopard print bench and petite bronze sculpture. The space, which was 12 feet in diameter in the 1928 home, was decorated for a Historic Macon Design House in Georgia.
Warm, neutral paint contrasts with exotic artwork and accessories to create an intriguing statement. The large, turquoise decorative pot adds a distinct element and brightly accents the simple, gray-toned wall. In a purposeful asymmetric presentation, handblown-glass floral art is hung along one wall in the living room. Glass sculptures in their spectacular hues of red, orange, yellow, and other colors generate an eye-caching focal point from all vantage points.
The garden at the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2014 leads to a final vignette, designed by Kate Webster and Thayer Hopkins, to inspire and encourage reflection. A brick path draws the eye toward the abstract, mirrored sculpture that reflects light and creates the illusion that the pillars are also decorated with the flowers.
A white coffered ceiling looks down over this stylish, neutral living room design. A beige sofa features wood armrest panels and charcoal gray throw pillows. A pair of beige upholstered chairs turn into the low, wooden coffee table opposite a pair of chairs with black lather cushioning. Rock sculptures add a unique decoration and nice texture to the room.
The garage’s laminated composite wood storage system includes six drawers for organizing and storing tools, home and garden accessories, craft supplies and more. Kayaks hang on the wall above, which can be used to enjoy the marsh out back. A coral wood cluster sculpture and wood bird figurines that mimic some of the feathered friends you find in the local marsh decorate the top of the storage system.
Even when you have a piece of furniture in a style that may not work with the rest of the room, you don't have to buy a new piece. Instead, if the wood is similar to other furniture, designer Devon Garner uses a long table runner and decorates with accessories that draw attention to the top. The cooper pieces were new, but she used a runner and sculpture that belonged to the homeowner.