The transformation of the dining room is considerable – with dramatic improvements to the built-in cabinets, new window treatments and an impressive chandelier. Decorative iron sconces with pillar candles accentuate the newly enlarged archway.
A curved archway adds architectural interest to this beautiful living room, which features a mixture of traditional and contemporary furnishings. Espresso-stained wood armchairs upholstered in a blue-gray fine wool provide stylish yet cozy seating.
This open concept area is stunning in classic white without being plain. The designer allowed for many eye catching features such as the block wall display and unique light fixtures to add dimension and fun yet keeping it clean and classy.
In this home remodel, designers widened the wall between the living room, the stairwell up from the lower level and the kitchen so that all areas would feel more unified and the chef would get to take part in the entertaining fun. A new cable-style railing for the stairs also keeps sightlines open.
The farmhouse feels clean and sophisticated inside. It starts with a base of white walls and ceilings, then layers colorful accents and textures for a result that's light, bright and full of personality.
Choosing neutral base pieces of furniture is a smart way to create a stylish living space that will last for years. Then, the accessories and smaller pieces can be switched out as desired. Here, the sofa is topped with Ikat pillows. A large contemporary art piece over the new dining banquette brings in a splash of color and rounds out the space.
A coffee table can make a statement in a room, such as this tufted beauty. When using an ottoman, designers suggest finding one with a thick enough top that can safety hold a tray with a vase or drinks when entertaining.
This historic, Colonial home features more than 2,000 square feet of wide open floor plans, with the largest space being the living and dining room. The living room is outfitted with comfy, neutral furniture just steps away from the dining room. A long wooden table provides six guests with white, upholstered chairs.
This historic Alexandria home features an open main level with a combo living and dining room. White walls and neutral features include a painted brick accent wall, original hardwood flooring and a round, wooden dining table with neutral chairs.
The living, dining and family rooms open into each other and are trimmed in bright white for a fresh and dramatic appearance. A lime-green accent wall pops in the living room, and the color is repeated in the family room. A large built-in bookshelf surrounding the mounted TV provides ample storage and display space.
Sleek, straight lines set the tone in this ultra-modern living and dining room. A white lacquer dining table for eight balances the all-white walls, which provide a gallery-like backdrop for an eye-catching abstract painting. The furniture's blue hue pulls straight from the art.