The eclectic dining room features a neutral faux snakeskin table runner with gold vases arranged on a rectangular wood dining table. Red and white flowers complete the look of the neutral dining space.
Neutrals are a popular choice for fall decorating, especially oatmeal tones that blend perfectly with oranges, deep greens and browns. Bring warm texture and rich neutrals to your fall spread with table runners or tablecloths made from thick Belgian linen.
A lush centerpiece and decorative place settings fill the natural wood dining table. The spherical shrubs feature a dark green coloring while folded napkins add a lighter shade. Gold details in the centerpiece and the runner give a shine to the table. Tufted dining chairs with nailhead trim are a sophisticated touch to polish off the refined design.
A noble eagle holds the weight of this foyer table on his wings. Above it, a geometric mirror echoes the pattern of the stair runner. The neutral shade of both keeps the graphic shapes eye-catching without being overwhelming.
It's the accessories that elevate the neutral look of this lovely dining area: a linen table runner, the simple elegance of the flatweave rug. Over the table, a chandelier brings a welcome golden glow.
A multi-colored floor runner leads visitors into the heart of the home, stopping just before a green console table. With the brilliant blue ocean framed in the window above, the architects effectively created a vignette that the owners could enjoy even when its too cold to swim.
A green-and-white houndstooth runner brings sophistication and color to the rustic dining table, which is surrounded by a mixture of wood and Parson chairs. Nestled by the bay window is a comfortable seating arrangement of wingback chairs, while the coffee table carries the same houndstooth pattern from the table.
The traditional foyer opens up to an elegant living and dining room. An houndstooth runner adds emerald green color to a rustic wood table, which is surrounded by distressed wooden chairs and Parson chairs. Set into a sophisticated bay window is a comfortable seating arrangement of wingback chairs.
The long, large dining table is a beautiful fit to the spacious, open style of the room. The softer look of the wood finish blends with the neutral tones used throughout the design. The dining chairs feature a light neutral upholstery with a nailhead trim. A knit runner adds a homey, textural element while a uniquely shaped chandelier finishes the farmhouse style look.
Neutral tones create a sophisticated and calm atmosphere in this dining room. The rectangle dining table is surrounded with light wood chairs featuring cream cushion upholstery and a nailhead trim finish. A white area rug and white molding brighten the room and provide a break in the beige and wood finishes. Antique style garden tools mounted as wall art and a heavy neutral meal chandelier highlight the farmhouse influence in the design.
The open entryway of this Cape Cod-style waterfront home features whitewashed, paneled walls, a curving banister and a rattan console table that speaks to the home's casual, coastal mood. Pale hardwood floors and a neutral carpet runner on the stairway combine with the white walls and trim to create a clean, crisp, neutral backdrop that's both restful and stylish.
A sparkling, streamlined chandelier illuminates the rustic wood table with a natural edge emphasizing the warm wood tones in the space. The artwork stands out on a bold red wall, while a striped table runner ties the room's main colors together. A mix of chair and bench seating in a soft, neutral color adds a sleek, modern look to the space's varied styles.
A simple yet sophisticated foyer welcomes guests to this 1930s Mediterranean villa in Los Angeles. By limiting the decor to a marble-topped table and worn neutral runner, the designers ensured that all eyes would be on the room's interesting architectural details, like the coffered ceilings, carved faces and Spanish-style staircase.
A sparkling, streamlined chandelier illuminates the rustic wood table with a natural edge emphasizing the warm wood tones in the space. The multicolor art piece stands out on a bold red wall while a striped table runner ties the room's main colors together. A mix of chair and bench seating in a soft neutral color adds a sleek, more modern look to this dining room's eclectic style.
To create this party-ready centerpiece and table, Wendy Hyde of The Shabby Nest first layered kraft paper over a neutral tablecloth and topped it with a black-and-white patterned table runner. "Balloons were tied to chandelier crystals to weigh them down and keep their place on the table," she says. "Pretty mercury-glass votives were placed between the balloons to add ambient lighting." For a personalized touch, each balloon was embellished with photographs, in this case, pictures of the anniversary couple.