Using shutters for window treatments gave the clients privacy while adding a more architectural element to the living space. The great thing about the lightweight chairs is that they are easy to pick up and move around the small space. Whether it's in the living area or additional seating at the dining table, these small chairs are functional and look fantastic. An old crate serves as a decorative place for toys.
The right furniture configuration can mediate any number of design challenges, creating multiple zones in a large, open space, for example. “This open-concept family room/kitchen has a long, narrow configuration,” say the designers. “We created a cozy seating area near the TV and opted for smaller-scale furniture to keep the space from feeling cramped. The airy lightweight coffee table from Blu Dot is easy to move aside for train or Lego marathons.” Tip for tight spaces: “If you are squeezing a lot of furniture into a smaller space, choose pieces that your eye can see under. This helps make the room feel visually lighter. Higher furniture legs or box frame tables like this one are both great options.”
Lugging heavy rocking chairs or wooden benches in and out before the harsh winter starts can be a hassle. Keep your porch decorated for the holidays with lightweight bean bag chairs that simply stack and store away when not in use. These neutral greige bean bag chairs were dressed up for the holidays with woven throw pillows.
Something that can become tedious once winter sets in is having to move outdoor furniture in once temperatures approach freezing. Make it easy by choosing lightweight pieces that are easy to move around and store. Here, navy blue bean bag chairs were used due to how comfy they are and how simple it is to keep them stacked and stored away.
During the winter months, the owners can easily swap their lightweight linens for heavy pillows and knitted blankets. When paired with the reclaimed wood ceiling, these details make the space feel especially cozy.
This living room mixes coastal casual elements such as the lightweight wicker sofas and armchairs with luxe details like the Oriental rug and large fireplace to create a room that's friendly and inviting.
A brand-new, retro-inspired stove is the centerpiece of this sunny kitchen. The center island is lightweight and easily moved to create easier access between the refrigerator, sink, stove and food preparation areas.
For a glamorous touch, the designers outfitted this breakfast nook with metallic details, like the gold-trimmed dining chairs, bar cart and copper chandelier. Lightweight curtains balance the look and keep the space casual.
This master bathroom is simple and serene, with a traditional vanity, cabinet, clawfoot tub and lightweight curtains. Floor-to-ceiling windows fill the space with sunlight and make it look all the more inviting.