Designers brought contrast into the living room through the dark colored coffee table and the details in the space, such as the pendant light and the curtain rod. They kept the rest of the space cozy, though, with comfortable, neutral linen sofas and chairs and over sized pillows to add a luxurious feel to the space.
The home's large dining room has seating for eight, and, with a large window and a neutral wall to reflect the space's natural light. To add warmth and personality, designers brought in two sets of artwork behind glass. To complete the space, curtains were added to the windows to help control light and add color to the space.
Two tall mirrors frame the Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams bed in this restful bedroom, resulting in a symmetrical arrangement that adds harmony while reflecting light. The soft palette of blues and grays is serene and peaceful, offering rest from the busy urban landscape outside the windows. Custom draperies bring a punch of pattern to the otherwise neutral space.
The bay window creates a sunny setting for this desk space. Ruffled curtains frame the windows and white roman shades control the natural light. A stylish and cozy chair features a gold pattern complimenting the neutral color palette. Yellow tulips adds a pop of vibrant yellow for the ultimate sunny feel.
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.
Decked out with elegant neutrals and rich hardwood floors, this living room is a beautiful space. Floor-to-ceiling curtains add height to the space, while a green area rug anchors the sitting area. A wooden starburst mirror adds a hint of rustic flair above the white mantel.
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 country-style great room, seen from the dining area, features a rustic round dining table as well as a bar cart and a rustic coffe table atop a neutral patterned area rug. The space also includes a large, white sectional sofa that's placed in front of a wide picture window with floor-length green curtain.
The goal for the sitting area was an airy, relaxing space, so designers stuck with the neutral color palette, bringing in chairs covered in luxurious fabrics. White, sheer curtains help to diffuse the natural light let in through the windows to achieve the desired feel, while silver foil striped wallpaper adds a touch of glamour to the cozy space.
Mixing textures and prints is the name of the game when staying with a neutral color palette. Britany designed this high-contrast black-and-white bedding to coordinate with the python-printed leather headboard, and finished the look with black-printed draperies for a one-of-a-kind master bedroom makeover as seen on HGTV Design Star.
Outdoor drapery helps blur the lines between indoor spaces and exterior porches filled with upholstery, swings and places for lazy napping next to the saltwater pool, all keeping a fresh, clean and neutral palette. And after the sun goes down, the party moves to the lakeside fire pit.
Everything is upholstered in Sunbrella, including the outdoor drapery, which all gets a heavy hose-down in advance of every visit. The couple and their guests can nap, lounge, party and relax there. We're told the lake is a jet ski drag strip on the weekends, so good spectator seating!
The best lavenders to choose are those with very gray bases. The soft purple shade acts like a neutral in this room and creates a beautiful base for the design. Slightly darker lavender curtains compliment the wall color and frame the wrought iron bed frame. A feathered mirror frame adds a fun texture over the sophisticated bed set up with matching nightstands.
This modern family room offers a visually interesting mix of furniture and accessories, including a sage green sofa that pops in the mostly neutral space. A shag carpet anchors the seating area, and built-in shelves provide ample space for the homeowners to display collections from their travels. White drapery panels draw to block light from the sliding glass doors.
The handmade bedspread brings a soft pattern and texture to this bedroom. A unique rock light fixture hangs above the bed, which is decorated with a wood breakfast tray and patterned throw pillows. A wood chair with a hot pink pillow adds a bright pop of color against the neutral and white tones. Fresh flowers and sheer curtains complete the look.
Cream-colored tones define this space, from its bed linens and window treatments to its area rug and upholstered sofa. A soft gray drum pendant, dark brown tufted upholstered headboard and brown trim on the curtains add subtle, appealing contrast to the light colors throughout the room. A bright blue framed art piece adds a pop of color to the neutral palette.
This entire Spanish eclectic home has strategically placed windows to take advantage of the natural light and provide a mountain view from each of the home's spaces. This bedroom is no exception. Once again, the neutral color palette reflects light, while pops of turquoise add color and complement the home's mountain surroundings. Finally, semi-sheer curtains help to control the room's sunlight.
A window lets in the perfect amount of natural light to frame this sitting area. Beige curtains surround the window and compliment the neutral tone of the carpet. A blue chevron blanket and a patterned pillow decorate the arm chair for a relaxed but stylish look. A cube leather ottoman with thick stitching and a small metallic table add texture to the area.
Neutral walls and bed linens create a calm setting in this eclectic bedroom. Curtains patterned with blue, green and brown leaves add subtle decoration framing the large windows. A patterned yellow chair and two upholstered stool seats match the yellow throw pillow propped against the leather headboard. The unique striped base of the stools compliments the warm red glow of the hardwood.