Traditional ivory kitchen cabinetry is combined with glossy and metallic countertops in this lovely space. Soft lighting and pendant lights add an almost dreamy feel to this fantasy kitchen that is sure to please.
For homeowners who love to host family and friends, an outdoor entertaining space is a must. On this porch dining area, a handmade table, benches and chairs give ample seating. Muted black pendants provide handsome lighting overhead.
A muted color palette provides a simple backdrop that allows a boldly patterned wallpaper -- an affordable alternative to similar looking cement tile -- to pop in this compact kitchen. Oversized light pendants add additional visual interest to the chic space.
Allowing its lack of color to build intrigue, this chic and simple white living room works with muted grays and browns to create a sophisticated contemporary living space. The palette allows elegant accents — like star-shaped glass pendant lights — to shine.
A splash of orange in the cabinetry and pendant light adds instant energy to the mostly neutral kitchen, which also features warm khaki cabinets and sage countertops. Another burst of color, though more muted, is brought in through the red oxidized penny-round backsplash.
Muted wood floors and white walls create a pleasing, neutral backdrop in this open-plan living and dining area. Modern pendants are suspended above a farmhouse table with industrial details, while tailored, upholstered dining chairs soften the overall look. Broad sliding glass doors open the space to the resort-like backyard.
People gravitate to the kitchen no matter the design or layout, but guests will certainly flock to this Tuscan-inspired kitchen. Rustic wrought-iron urn pendants hang from the exposed beams while recessed lighting lines the brick barrel ceiling. Below, an oversized island faces a muted stone hearth with tumbled-tile backsplash.
Although the colors are muted and monochromatic and the design is simple and understated, this open plan kitchen displays a timeless style and elegance. The coordinating upper and lower cabinetry draws the eye to the iridescent white tile backsplash, while the yellow hues of the pendant lighting fixtures provide a soft ambiance to the space.
A wall of streamlined built-ins provides a storage solution in this cozy, contemporary bedroom. A muted palette of cream, gray and brown is punctuated by the bling of a "gold leaf" pendant that adds a touch of whimsy above the bed. The chair and table by the window create a nice vignette and a great spot to enjoy a cup of coffee.
Muted gray cabinets pair with black quartz countertops, while contrasting white quartz countertops top the 13-foot-long island. Quartz countertops offer the advantage of resistance to staining and are essentially maintenance free. A well-lit kitchen relies on sophisticated and layered lighting from multiple sources. In this case that includes recessed spots for dramatic accent, industrial-style pendants for concentrated task lighting and a trio of rustic sconces over the sink.