This Asian-themed living room features a silver tray filled with rocks, three candles and a silver pot filled with red roses positioned on a wooden table. The large windows give an added feeling of height and spaciousness. Wicker furniture completes the look.
A palette of pineapple, charcoal gray and soft white lends a sophisticated, urban sensibility to the living room of the HGTV Green Home 2011, illuminated by a diffused fabric light designed by Tobia Scarpa. A floor lamp with marble base and stainless steel telescopic stem illuminates a seating area. Snow Bush, a framed photograph by Bruce Zander, anchors the nook and adds visual interest.
This living room is dressed in orange and turquoise tones, incorporating furniture into its overall aesthetic. An orange and white patterned ottoman is placed in front of a turquoise and white couch on which is coordinating orange and turquoise accent pillows.
As seen on season one of Sarah Sees Potential, this once plain living room got a much needed modern makeover. Designer Sarah Richardson chose vintage furniture and decor in muted blues and greens to fill the neutral space and framed the large window with a custom-built cornice and sheer retractable curtains. Cozy knit poufs provide extra seating or a spot to kick up your feet.
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.
Golden baubles, high-end finishes and metallic trees are all excellent ways to bring your Christmas decor into the 21st Century. Moving beyond the traditional red and green is a big step toward embracing a modern color palette. Here, small green, blue and silver decorations add holiday sparkle to this cozy living room without being too overwhelming.
This coastal cottage is decked out with all the colors of the sea. Neutral walls and pale floors allow the bright blues and yellows of furnishings and artwork to pop. Slipcovered upholstery has a casual vibe that fits the laid-back locale.
Designer Meg Caswell creates an entertainment center with traditional moldings and worldly charm. Tiled doors hide the TV when not in use, while the shelves are filled with finds from the homeowners' travels.
A dark wood accent panel surrounding the mounted TV catches the eye in this contemporary living room. A marble tile fireplace surround and beige walls create a neutral backdrop for the inviting space. Blue patterned chairs and chartreuse and blue hues from the accent pillows add vibrant color to the room.
White walls serve as the perfect nondescript backdrop for rough-hewn wood accents and an eclectic array of global decor. Beach grass fills a glass cylindrical vase, adding yet another organic, sculptural element to the space.