Atlanta Decking and Fence offers a smart tip for adding a ceiling fan to a pergola. If the top of the pergola can be viewed from a second-floor window, route wires or conduit for a ceiling fan to hide them.
Bright orange walls breathe new life into this traditional style dining room, giving it a fresh, contemporary look. An eclectic mix of furniture and decor exudes a playful, casual vibe. Turquoise tile fireplace surround mimics the natural colors of the ocean depicted in the painting leaning on the mantel.
This living room features a modern white fireplace with mint green tiles and fun mantel decor, including a canvas photo and red-orange lamp. A built-in bookshelf to the left of the fireplace provides space for storing books and other decorative items. A yellow diamond-print area rug adds a finishing touch.
This modern living groom fireplace mantel features the Scotiabank Coat of Arms, a design that includes the words "Strength, Integrity, Service." The antiqued look of the piece adds a vintage vibe to the space's overall decor.
Exposed beam vaulted ceilings allow this neutral living room to feel open and spacious. A gray stone floor-to-ceiling fireplace adds a rustic touch, while built-in dark wood shelving and cabinets on either side provide room for books and decor. Two brown leather sofas and floral upholstered armchairs provide the finishing touches.
This open concept living and dining room is comfortable and communal, making this space great for entertaining. Filling in the "TV Hole" above the fireplace is functional pull-out storage. Updated finishes and light airy colors create a relaxing but warm environment.
A minimalist table with nautical-inspired decor sets a coastal tone leading into this contemporary living room. Inside, floor-to-ceiling windows showcase ocean views while a stone fireplace brings warmth into the space.
Built-in white cabinets flank a brick fireplace with contemporary decor. A zebra print chair with coordinating accent pillows pairs with a neutral sofa and wicker chair to complete this transitional living room.
Arched doors frame this bright and airy living room, which features a large stone fireplace and glass coffee table. The decor takes on a Mediterranean vibe with its earthy blue and brown floral upholstered furniture and pillows, and the bronze urns with green ivy that sit on the mantel.
A painting by Kevin Moore adds vibrant color to the traditional living room. Paired with a black and white throw pillow contemporary elements pop against the timeless look of the room design. A beautiful fireplace surround features carved wood decor and a stone slip and hearth.
White walls and a white ceiling combine with a natural hardwood floor and neutral rug for a light and airy look to this living room. Black diamonds in the patterned rug tie in the black from the piano. A light blue leather chair highlights the shades of blue throughout the room decor.
If you have a lidded ceramic jar, fill it for free with natural reeds or branches from nearby pond or lake. Then use the lid as part of your decor, by simply leaning it against a small stack of books. You won't have to buy another accessory to fill that space. This rustic mantle is in a home on north Georgia's Lake Burton, in the Waterfall Club community.
Pastel details contrast with the wood elements in this master bedroom remodel. The printed, yellow wallpaper creates an accent wall in this cottage-style bedroom, acting as a cheerful backdrop for the pink and gray aspects of the room. Crisp, neutral bedding along with the clean lines of the neutral headboard anchor the bedroom's largest furniture piece and mirrors the neutral fireplace. A splash of bold color is added to the decor with the use of pink throw pillows, a nightstand and printed ottoman. A wooden table and mantel act as a base for decorative pieces and soft, pastels colors in the chair and nightstand lamp elaborate on the room's pastel ambiance. A distinct, natural lighting fixture adds a rustic element to the room.
"Mercury glass is pretty inexpensive. A collection on a mantel looks just as well as doing pairs," says Atlanta interior designer Lance Jackson, co-founder and creative director of Parker Kennedy Living. Mercury glass also works year-round and fits nicely with holiday decor, whether your palette is red and green, or another choice. For your collection of combine mercury glass you pick up from antique stores, estate sales and yard sales with new pieces from home discount stores.