Lovely neutral chairs with a nailhead finish surround the natural wood table in this bright dining room. Brown napkins on the place settings complement the dark brown table legs. A trio of glass pendant lights are staggered in length above the table. Sheer white curtains add a feminine touch to frame the windows.
From the sheer draperies to the geometric rug to the mix of pillows, pattern and texture pack the design punch in this neutral, contemporary living room. Gray and cream hues dominate the space, allowing the colorful cityscape outside the broad windows to draw the eye. A custom marble fireplace sets a modern tone.
A color palette of blacks, browns and neutrals ensures a calm, relaxed feel in this master bedroom. Midcentury modern furniture pieces give the room eye-catching style, and damask curtains add an unexpected touch of poise. A furry area rug adds texture underfoot, while a glass orb chandelier adds whimsy overhead.
A charcoal gray pattern wallpaper creates depth in this dining room design and allows the decorative white plates to pop. A long light fixture with crystal fringe runs parallel to the wood dining table. A high-back neutral chair at the head of the table faces the curtain-covered sliding glass door.
HGTV's Design on a Dime transformed this craftsman living room with an eclectic makeover. A bold area rug and striped curtains pair with neutral love seats to define the seating area. Decorative molding doubles as a ledge for collected artwork, while the sculptural coffee table keeps a low profile with a shelf for books.
This room features floor-to-ceiling pink patterns and a bed full of accent pillows. Patterned wallpaper, curtains and bedding create an adorable blend of pinks that complement one another. A neutral area rug and soft lamp lighting make this a warm and inviting space for girls of all ages.
Replace boring pantry doors with an attractive curtain instead. It’s an easy and inexpensive way to add style and minimize clutter. If your kitchen already has a lot of patterns, then opt for a calm, neutral fabric. But if your space is minimally decorated, choose something with a little more color and flair, like this pantry curtain installed by Clay Snider Interiors for Dwell with Dignity to create soothing homes for families struggling with homelessness and poverty.
A pocket door offers a space-conscious, seamless transition into the bathroom. Black flooring outside the bathroom creates a bold contrast against the white walls. Moving into the bathroom, tile flooring complements the neutral stripes at the bottom of the shower curtain. An African basket provides stylish laundry storage, and open shelves save space while keeping things organized.
Using neutral tones, traditional details and handsome textiles creates the feeling of luxury and grandeur in this large, stunning master bedroom. A nailhead-detailed dresser beautifully balances the tufted headboard and upholstered chairs in the seating area. Soft bedding and sheer curtains add tenderness to the space while a tray ceiling breaks up the scale of the room.
For the bold decorator, adding a geometric pattern to an otherwise neutral space is a surefire way to make a statement. This design comes together in no time when applied with a homemade stamp and will undoubtedly have house guests asking where you “bought” your shower curtain!
A wall of windows abuts a wall of mirrors in this oceanfront living room, creating a dreamy space that feels almost as if it's floating on a cloud. Walls, floors and furnishings are light and neutral, while warm wood accents ground the space and provide warmth. Sheer draperies layered beneath eggshell-hued panels add to the room's ethereal feel.
Designer: ID Creations; Theme: Every Day in the Hamptons is a Holiday; What we love: The many hues of white, from bright white drapery to pearly white console table. "I chose a serene neutral palette and highlighted the space with interesting artwork and eclectic accessories that represent my many travels throughout Europe and South America," says designer Iris Dankner.
A row of tall, thin windows allow natural light to stream into this master bedroom through open white curtains. A polished, brown stone fireplace surround provides a small separation between the reading nook and the main bedroom area. Neutral bed linens keep with the calm feel while an olive green neck roll adds a touch of color.
As seen on season one of Sarah Sees Potential, two walls were removed to allow this chic, transitional living room to flow seamlessly into the adjoining kitchen and dining room. Sarah chose vintage furniture in muted blues and greens to fill the neutral space and framed the large window with a custom-built cornice and sheer retractable curtains.
The light neutral fabric on this midcentury modern chair and matching ottoman features a soft texture. The accordion curtain drawn back from the window matches the light tan shade creating a lovely contrast with the dark flooring. A plaid pillow brings color to the chair while a simple side table finishes the set up.
Stark symmetry rules the day in this serene and neutral bedroom. A pair of self-framed mirrors flanks the tailored bed, with matching lamps resting on matching nightstands. The bedding, too, is crisp and geometric, with linear details that emphasize the symmetrical arrangement. Crisp white draperies blend with the bedding and add to the room's restful lines.
This master bedroom features soft texture, calm neutral tones, and a vintage victorian style. A velvet bench at the foot of the bed matches the tufted headboard. Drapery decorates the headboard and adds height along with the ceiling-high valances above the windows. Gold nightstands and a large gold canvas add a highlight to the room.
This chic, black and white contemporary bedroom features layers of lovely textures and neutral accents for a warm and inviting feel. A curtain headboard is a fun and inexpensive way to add visual interest to the space, and can easily change the look of the room if the owner ever gets bored.