Wide wall stripes in black, white, gray and pink turn a teen girl's bedroom into a flirty, fun space for her to hang out with friends. An Art Deco-style wall mirror and mirrored dresser reflect the space's strong colors and patterns.
Fresh cut sunflowers, wood paneling and a primitive dough bowl add country charm to this neutral sitting area. Upholstered ottomans with an hourglass shape offer stylish seating in front of a simple fireplace.
Don't be afraid to combine varying textures and colors; they can create a look that's eclectic and sophisticated. This bedroom mixes wood, metallics and mirrors with mohair, velvet and graphic patterns. The result is a richly layered, visually compelling setting.
Have you kept any beloved books from your childhood or recent favorites? Then pair them by author, topic or color to add personality and height to a coffee table, in an affordable way. Terracotta Design Build in Atlanta uses flowers that remind them of the drawings in the books.
For a family who loves to watch TV, the television goes front and center in the living room. The designer used it as a jumping off point for the rest of the room, refining the tv's boxy look with gray textured wallpaper and hourglass-shaped sconces and echoing the black in other accents.
Kaffir lime (Citrus hystrix) produces small bumpy fruit, the peel of which is used in Thai and Laotian curries. The hourglass-shaped leaves are the most widely-used part of the fruit, and impart their flavor to cuisine all over Southeast Asia and the Western Pacific.
This soft neutral living room features a gray armchair and sofa set paired with striped hourglass ottomans and a dark brown coffee table. A tall glass front cabinet sits next to a traditional white fireplace, while wall-to-wall windows flood the space with natural light. A single door provides access to the outdoor terrace.
Acrylic casing holds chipped wood pieces, creating a unique top for this coffee table. The natural wood is a great textural addition to the contemporary surroundings. A blue rug with white spots grounds the space and coordinates with the blue velvet sofa. Hourglass-shaped stools with velvet seats line a bar next to the living area.
Comfort and convenience define this contemporary sitting room, designed by TriplePoint Design Build, with its built-in cabinetry and minimalist furnishings. Continuing the neutral color scheme defined for this home, the space features a small couch, interesting multicolor art and an hourglass-style floor lamp with drum shade. The wood floor is partially covered by a area rug in a brown and beige circular design. For convenience sake, a bathroom has been included adjacent to the room.