In a smaller room, choosing a few pieces of furniture and one or two items for visual interest can help keep the space from feeling cluttered. Here, the simple but stylish banquette, table and chairs let the gorgeous ocean view take center stage.
Dark wood arched doors add depth to the neutral, orange tones of this high ceiling foyer. The natural wood flooring and color scheme are livened by colorful abstract art and metallic greyhound statues.
Flanking this oversize fireplace are two greyhounds. "We've wanted to use these stone greyhounds on a fireplace for years," HGTV fans Peggy and Dale said. "We finally had the guts to do it." And we love it.
This chic dressing room at San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2013 designed by Shelley Cahan has a contemporary vibe with yellow and gray accents. The white dog statue on the rugged end table injects some humor into the space.
A striped ceiling draws the eye up in this eclectic living room. Gold and crystal chandeliers and a pair of white dog statues add a sense of glamour, while teal accents and furniture continue the bold black and blue theme.
A neon sunglasses case, a bright blue dog statue and colorful wall art enliven this retro dresser, which features wood drawers and a white frame. Houseplants add life to the stylish space, and white walls allow the colors from the art to pop.
The tall, striking shade of a midcentury modern lamp echoes the metallic, reflective feel of cool and attractive teal bedroom wallpaper. A whimsical dog statue carries the teal into the accents in the room, and a vase of fresh roses completes the ensemble.
The brick wall is a cool feature that is warmed up with the accessories. The dog statue was purchased for $12 at a Goodwill thrift shop, while the homeowner had the zebra sculpture. A bouquet of flowers and houseplant balances out the console table.
“Cake stands are a fun way to add height and layering,” says interior designer Jade Joyner, co-owner of Metal + Petal in Athens, Ga. She then tied the red in the cake stand to the bottom level with Asian foo dog statues. For texture, use plants and glassware, like these vintage hobnob glasses. Don’t forget the greenery, either, with houseplants and low-maintenance plants, like the bird’s nest fern on the bottom level and a glass cloche terrarium with a succulent.