Everyone hangs out in here anyways, so why not make it a destination room! The cabinets are custom crafted by Benchcraft Custom Woodwork, out of Rift Sawn Oak finished in a warm grey stain. The accented island in grey creates the perfect backdrop for the Artistic Tile Estella Silver Blend, adding sparkle and dimension. The Perimeter Stone is Pietra de Cardosa and the island stone is Blanco Karibib edged in a reverse bevel. The bright red Currey Pendants add a touch of whimsy amidst the neutral sophistication while in contrast, The Dorrivracht faucet adds a bit of edginess.
A cottage cabin bedroom with a built in bed and shelves is painted in neutral off white. A view of another room from the open door shows a dining area and area rug. A simple hat hanging on the door provides a cozy touch while blue and white plaid curtains lend to the overall rustic feel of the space. A floral print and black and white photography on cream colored paneled walls and painted floor make this room a quaint, warm environment.
Everyone hangs out here anyway so why not make it a destination room! The cabinets are custom crafted by Benchcraft Custom Woodwork, out of Rift Sawn Oak finished in a warm grey stain. The accented island in grey creates the perfect backdrop for the The Artistic Tile Estrella Silver Blend, adding sparkle and dimension.
The Perimeter Stone is Pietra de Cardosa and the island stone is Blanco Karibib edged in a reverse bevel.
The bright red Currey Pendants add a touch of whimsy amidst the neutral sophistication while in contrast, The Dorrivracht faucet adds a bit of edginess.
For the family room designers brought in plenty of seating with the blue sectional, which adds a pop of color, white armchairs and a neutral colored ottoman that doubles as a coffee table. The white color palette and large windows throughout the space keep the room feeling bright and open, while the fireplace adds a touch of warmth. On either side of the fireplace, storage was added with a set of modern cabinets that can be moved in case the homeowners decide to rearrange their family's space.
Instead of investing in a variety of patterned gift wraps this year, try a neutral backdrop of white or brown craft paper wrapping paper and then invest in sumptuous fabric bows to ornament your gifts. Even, better, the ribbon can be used again and again.
Joanna and Chip Gaines have transformed the living room by removing the support header and opening up the space, creating a better flow into the dining room. By moving the air conditioner to the attic, they were able to open up the hallway behind the wall and move the door from the dining area to the living room. The original hardwood floors were kept and refinished, and a window in the dining room was replaced with French doors. The walls were painted a neutral medium gray with white trim and ceilings.
To maintain the farmhouse feel, designers kept the wainscoting that already existed in the space, but updated it with a coat of paint that continues the neutral color palette into the dining room. A vintage, farmhouse table further continues the design, while the chairs surrounding it have been painted black to make them seem more modern. The sliding barn door separates the dining room and kitchen from the rest of the house, maintaining the vintage style. Finally, color is added to the space through the aqua pendant light and the broadway letter B light, completing the updated, farmhouse design of the space.
To allow the homeowners to make the most of their amazing mountain views, they created a sitting area and breakfast nook in the Florida room of this Georgia farmhouse. Similarly to the rest of the house, this Florida room has a neutral color palette and modern design which reflect the countryside around it. Wall to wall windows and elegant French doors allow in tons of natural light, while the colors in the space reflect the green of the trees, making the room feel as if it truly is a part of nature.
As seen on HGTV's Love It or List It Too, designer Jillian Harris continues her contemporary design in the dining room. With Edison lights hanging above the dining table, the space has a unique lighting option. The contemporary artwork on the wall adds color to the neutral space, while the solid color of the table cloth helps to tie the whole room together.
To save the homeowners a little money, Chip and Joanna opted to keep the cabinets, countertop and appliances in this home's kitchen; however, they needed to add some contrast, so a neutral, stone backsplash was installed above the countertops on both sides of the kitchen, softening the dark countertops and bringing color to the space. As seen on HGTV's Fixer Upper.
As seen on HGTV's hit show, Fixer Upper, Chip and Joanna have turned this mundane master into a magnificent masterpiece. A new coat of paint provided the base color for an elegant, neutral color palette. Windows in the corner of the room let in plenty of natural light, making that corner of the space the perfect place for a reading nook. A faux mantel in the center of the room creates a focal point and adds a smidge of rustic charm to the space, tying this design into the rest of the home.
A traditional-style fireplace sets the stage in this cozy living room. On top of the mantel, a pair of fluted columns reach up to the ceiling. Matching columns also frame the French doors that lead out to the screened porch. Two neutral loveseats face one another to make entertaining easy. A brown tufted ottoman sits in between a set of upholstered armchairs and a rich wood coffee table.
As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, designer Sarah Richardson transformed this mid-century home's boring dining room into a fresh and bright entertaining space. To make the room appear larger, she hung yellow floor-to-ceiling curtains along the length of one wall and painted the wall and ceiling a bright white. Neutral grasscloth wallpaper lines two walls and complements the soft yellow hue of the vintage dining chairs. A chrome and glass dining table and custom orb light fixture add contemporary flair to this otherwise vintage-style space.
It's the details that really pull a space together, and for this contemporary living room, that's where the personality lies. The gray sofas provide a neutral backdrop for the multicolor pillows and turquoise vases that help to pull the natural light in from the large windows. Another unique touch added to the space is the abstract artwork hanging behind the striped bench. The muted colors in the artwork complement the other colors in the space, tying it all together and making this living room a bright, welcoming place to relax.
We love when our favorite big-box stores carry legitimate sustainable products. West Elm's handwoven Boucle Rug is made from 100 percent Indian jute, an affordable vegetable fiber that can be spun into durable threads. While we're fond of the trendy slate color, the reversible jute rug is also available in a rainbow of neutral hues.
In the master bedroom, designers took advantage of the natural light that spilled in from the sliding glass doors that provide patio access by choosing a neutral color for the walls that reflects that light and anchors the space. Then, fun colored bed linens were placed on the bed to give the room a little personality and bold pops of color, while the geometric rug beneath the bed helps to break the space up and give it some definition. Finally, designers added an Asian inspired headboard and industrial nightstands with bright orange table lamps to finish off the eclectic space.
As seen on Vacation Home for Free, Matt Blashaw and his crew gave this living room a bit of a modern design. The neutral, clean lines of the furniture help give the space a clean feeling, while the design incorporates other patterns, such as chevron, into it. The blue accents and nautical artwork brings the space together.
The modern, open interior of this home allows plenty of natural light to flow into the space, illuminating the stairway and the public spaces in the home, while the neutral color palette reflects the light and the surroundings. Aided by the modern light fixture, the windows in this home help to bring the outdoors in, making the transition from indoor space to outdoor space as seamless as possible.