Because the home's floor plan is so open, the designers used area rugs to visually differentiate the living room from the dining area. From here, guests can see the stairs that lead to the second level as well.
In this living room, an oval-shaped rug, crisscrossed by black and blue lines, connects one side of the room with the other. A combination of armchairs provide seating around heavy, black coffee tables.
At first glance, the elements of this eclectic sitting room don't appear to relate, but the chocolate tones of the artwork, wood furniture, rug and floor poufs and metallic details of the chair, console table and sconce help tie the design together.
Because the home's floor plan is so open, the designers used area rugs to delineate the living room, alcove and kitchen. Here, a large blue rug outlines the sitting area, which comes with two neutral sofas, two purple armchairs and a light wood coffee table.
The master bedroom has hardwood floors and a colorful area rug. A new chandelier, white shiplap walls and gray paint brighten the room and bring a modern feel to the house, as seen on HGTV Fixer Upper. Bright blue bed decor compliments the blue area rug and a floral throw pillow finishes off the bed with a pop of color.
Bamboo blinds and beige floor-length curtains all for total natural light control in this cozy living room. A soft blue sofa compliments the light tones of the room design and matches the blue stripes on the wood framed arm chairs. The furniture faces a gold framed coffee table over a large floral area rug. A thick fireplace surround is fitting to the grounded, traditional style of the room.
White lamps in front of the large scale painting above the vintage media cabinet balance out the lighter artwork on the opposing wall. The side tables and coffee table are round and allow for flow of movement against the strong right angles of the gray and red contemporary sofas and the media cabinet. Patterned throw pillows mesh the two sofa colors together and blend the red accent tone with the cool tones of the room.
You don't need to invest in a fancy and expensive rug to get a polished look — think outside the box. Buy a few mats and tape them together to form one larger rug. Choosing ones with variations and multiple colors makes it easy to hide any seams.
This outdoor kitchen has everything required to serve a meal outdoors, including both the grill itself and the attached tabletop and set of chairs for four. A bright green and blue graphic rug provides a juxtaposition for the lines of the wooden beams overhead.