Thanks to their metallic trim, these neutral chairs positively shimmer in the afternoon sunlight. Just beyond the sitting area, a sliding door opens right into the kitchen, making entertaining and alfresco dining easier than ever.
Rich velvet upholstery and subtle patterns give this neutral sitting room interest without bold color. Multiple conversation areas are designed to accommodate a crowd, and floor-to-ceiling windows allow natural light to flood in.
Pale blue paint and contemporary furnishings transformed this once worn-out living room from HGTV's "Cousins Undercover" into a bright, cheerful oasis. The holes in the ceiling were patched and painted, making the space look clean and fresh.
A cozy sitting area with a neutral sofa and white wingback chairs is arranged around a simple black coffee table. Green, gray and navy accent pillows add color and texture to the space while retaining a sophisticated look. Black and white framed photos accessorize the wall space above the sofa for a personalized touch.
This transitional living room is centered around a glass coffee table surrounded by a neutral sofa with nailhead trim and coordinating neutral chairs. A neutral rug breaks up the wooden floor and thin black shelves sit flush against the wall holding books and photographs. An accent pillow with a red design adds a small change in color along with a metallic fabric ottoman.
A big comfy chair sits next to a huge window that allows plenty of natural light to pour into this modern bedroom oasis while offering a stunning view of the city's skyline. Clean lines and muted, neutral tones create a relaxing environment that makes this space feel worlds away from the urban hustle and bustle that surrounds it.
In this transitional great room, neutral furniture pairs beautifully with bold blue and orange accents. The mixed patterns of the upholstered chair and rug draw attention to the center of the space, while their neutral tones contrast nicely with the dark wood flooring.
A calming color palette of neutrals, seafoam green and gray create a spa-like feel of relaxation in this stylish master bedroom. Metallic lamps catch the natural light from the large window. The tan upholstered bed frame and headboard are cushioned with a layer of pillows, and a large armchair with a matching ottoman creates extra sitting space.
For free patio and porch decor, use stones from your yard or a piece of driftwood from the beach or lake. "You would be surprised to learn that you already have plenty of decor options right in your own backyard," says Atlanta designer Alice Cramer.
The textured, natural rock fireplace surround draws the eye in this open living room. The modern hearth fits perfectly with the surrounding bookshelf and open staircase. A blue sofa adds a touch of muted color against the neutral pieces including an upholstered coffee table and plush armchair.
Natural lighting enhances the open, spacious living room design. A thick gray wall trim frames the room below monochromatic white walls and ceiling. A neutral midcentury modern sofa and large ottoman surround a sculptural glass-top coffee table.