Heavy curtains behind the curvy headboard add to the dramatic flair of the pieces. The neutral bed is flanked by two traditional nightstands topped with wooden table lamps. An Oriental area rug grounds the space and pulls the colors of the room together.
Earthy tones, like warm browns, terracottas and grassy greens, are used for a Tuscan-inspired color palette in this kitchen. Knotty wood cabinets pair with dark gray countertops and a stone tile backsplash, while neutral tiles and an Oriental area rug ground the space.
The sophisticated dining room has terracotta-colored Venetian plaster walls and a traditional table surrounded by floral-printed dining chairs. Dramatic curtains and swags dress the large windows, while the room is grounded by an Oriental area rug. A beautiful chandelier is a sparkling centerpiece in the room.
Designer Rachel Oliver gave this traditional family room a lighter feel by painting the once 1980s-esque dark wood wall paneling a neutral color. Colorful furnishings, like the modern wall art, were brought in to accommodate the existing red Oriental area rug the homeowners wanted to keep in the space.
A chic beige armchair upholstered in raw silk with a floral pattern in relief complements other neutral pieces featuring soft tones, textures, and patterns in the seating area. Black wall art, area rug, coffee table top and side table anchor the neutral space.
Beautiful large windows provide a view that is pleasing inside and out. Decorated with floor-to-ceiling neutral drapes, the wood windows provide plenty of natural light. Beige armchairs and a glass-top coffee table allow the oriental rug to stand out in the space.
Entertain in elegance with this formal living room, complete with ornate sage and blue sofas, built-in wood bookshelves and hearth, an exquisite oriental rug, custom drapery, and patterned ottoman. "The blue and green work together because they are analogous colors of similar intensity," says designer Cynthia Mason. For a more modern feel, deepen the intensity to kelly green and navy. Image courtesy of Cynthia Mason
After dinner, the owners and their guests can enjoy a glass of wine in this stylish sitting area. An oriental rug defines the space, with two black leather chairs and a long white sofa layered on top to provide enough seats for everyone.
An ornate chandelier with varying green miniature lampshades serves as the focal point in this white dining space. Green and white striped curtains pop against white walls and plantation shutters while a black oriental rug grounds the bright room. A white square dining table with eight chairs provides lots of seating in this spacious dining area.
In this great room from designer Judith Balis, a richly hued oriental rug, dark overstuffed sofa, colorful throw pillows, built-in shelving and showpiece framed mirror combine to make this great room's seating area cozy and accessible.
This traditional living room, in dark shades of orange and yellow, is guaranteed to brighten anyone's day. It features a built-in sofa with storage beneath, a distressed coffee table, small dining area and custom windows with clerestory panel and beautiful oriental rug. White columns add intricate architectural detail.
This historic Greek Revival home has a great sense of flow, as the formal sitting room gives way to the dining area. By outfitting the space with an oriental rug, farmhouse-style table and benches, a traditional light fixture and a piece of tiled art that evokes thoughts of Morocco, the designers gave this room a carefully curated, global look as well.