Painting the interior back wall of the bookshelf creates beautiful dimension and highlights the arched shape of the shelf. The smooth wood shelving and cabinetry framing is a nice contrast against the white and navy. Thoughtfully placed contemporary decorative pieces finishes the shelf.
Bright and stylish, this living room features sophisticated furnishings and decor. The white stone top coffee table displays a bowl of potpourri, books and a vase of flowers, adding fresh elegance to the design.
Longing for that summertime feel during the winter months? Bring the beach right to your table. This sea-inspired centerpiece is easy to make and can be used all year round. "A rustic wooden tray provides the base for the rectangular glass vase filled with sand, candles and a variety of seashells," Katrina Giles of Seaside Interiors says. Add vibrant shells and starfish for an extra boost of summer hues.
Baskets add natural texture and warmth to kitchens, and can make even a large space feel cozy and intimate. In this kitchen, designers with Moda Floors and Interiors stacked an assortment of baskets at one end of the island for instant farmhouse charm.
For a coastal-inspired living room, the accessories can easily be replicated at discount home decor stores, says designer Robin LaMonte of Rooms Revamped Interior Design. Look for colorful bowls and plates for under $100.
Horseshoes, saddles and cowboy attire decorate this transitional boy's nursery. Traditional white furnishings keep the space from feeling too dark and overly masculine. Designed by Emily Mackie of Inspired Interiors.
A comfy armchair is tucked in the corner of this cottage-style sitting room. Topped with wire bird cages, a skinny armoire organizes towels and household items. Its striped interior is a fun surprise that coordinates with the canary yellow walls.
These homeowners opted to leave the interior of their garden shed industrial and raw, then furnish it with colorful accents including a hanging red light, multicolor painting, graphic blue outdoor rug and outdoor sofa.
Not sure what to showcase on shelves? First, consider what you love. Your interests and hobbies should come through in your accessory choices, says Debbie Wiener, an interior designer in Silver Spring, Md., who helps homeowners create spaces reflective of their everyday lives. "Kids' framed artwork, books, decorative plates, baseball cards or boomerang collections. Your home should look like you," Debbie says. Take stock of vacation mementos, crafts and items you're drawn to time and again when assembling accessories for a shelf arrangement. Design by Emily Henderson.
As seen on HGTV's Fixer Upper, the living room on the second story of the barn home features large wall decor, new furniture, and shiplap walls. The space also features rustic elements that complement the contemporary style of the interior decor.
Bring the cozy, relaxed look of Moroccan interiors into your home with carved wood tables and ottomans. With fascia detail referred to as fretwork, these beloved pieces can be grouped together for an eclectic, well-traveled look.
Many new-construction homes are built with paneled, hollow-core interior doors. These are often considered eyesores, but their presence can be minimized by painting them the same color as the walls and/or covering them with wall hooks to hold towels or robes. Another clever idea is to completely cover the door with art. In order to this this, you'll need anchors to reinforce the hollow veneer of the door and help support each featured piece.
The interior decor of this bedroom plays off the beautiful stained glass windows for its color palette. A fun graphic pattern rug makes a splash underfoot in blues, yellow, white and gray. And a navy blue upholstered bed anchors the space with its neat, tailored lines.
The rule of threes can be helpful, especially if you have a coffee table with an interesting shape. Jonathan Savage, owner of Savage Interior Design in Nashville, Tenn., used a sculptural pot with green succulents, a vintage ashtray and a stack of books to balance out the top of the table. For an extra touch, open the book to a favorite page.