This room's walls are patterned with a masculine, blue plaid wallpaper. The warm wood floors are topped by a cowhide rug, and a corner armchair provides the perfect spot for enjoying the beautiful natural light from the window.
This bedroom is fit for the modern young girl. It features contemporary style with pops of pink for color and whimsical art. The built in wall scone and daybed maximizes space without sacrificing style.
This transitional living space has bold plaid wallpaper as the accent wall behind a sleek black entertainment center and wall mounted flat screen. The gray color scheme is carried throughout the space with patterned carpet and sectional sofa. The blue and yellow throw pillows add color and contrast making this space comfortable and inviting.
A family of stuffed animals lounge against plaid pillows in this eclectic boys' bedroom. The bedding compliments the colors found in the map wallpaper behind the neutral upholstered headboard with navy and gold trim. The kids' room has a subtle nautical theme, but is sophisticated enough to grow with the child.
With dark brown walls, plaid wallpaper and lots of natural wood and leather, this home theater evokes a masculine vibe. Wall sconces add low levels of light, and a built-in entertainment center keeps electronics hidden away.
The scholarly guest bedroom offers a pared back modern take on preppy style, with walls wrapped floor-to-ceiling with a cream, tan and black plaid wallpaper mixed with bronze and brass accents and traditional rich hues like forest green and deep red.
Located in one of Chicago’s nearby suburbs, the home contains a fascinating backstory. It was originally built by famed architect Elbert Peets as part of a planned community for GIs returning from WWII. By the time Olaniyi arrived, the home’s previous resident, a carpenter, had made some interesting design choices. “There was floor-to-ceiling brown and gold 1970s tile in the bathroom, psychedelic metallic wallpaper in the dining room and plaid wallpaper in the kitchen,” she remembers. “But the bones were good.”
Weathered white cabinetry and pale yellow wallpaper with a subtle pattern define this elegant, luxury bathroom. A tufted plaid ottoman and vintage floral stool add color and texture to the smooth marble tile floors.
This inviting entrance hall features a large metal wall clock positioned above a plaid loveseat. Neutral floral wallpaper is paired with wainscoting for a traditional look, while framed plant and floral drawings add a finishing touch.
This den has a sofa bed in the event that the space needs to be used as guest quarters. A variety of seating styles are unified around an oversized plaid ottoman, while beadboard paneling adds a casual layer to the wallpapered walls.
A chrome rolling cart brings functionality and storage to a small bathroom. With a stone vessel sink on top, the cart transforms into a creative vanity solution. Gray wallpaper in a faint plaid pattern adds sophistication and masculine appeal.
The green paisley wallpaper in this bathroom sets the color scheme for the room. Two small lamp fixtures surround the oval mirror topped with green cloth, plaid lamp shapes to shed light on the glass tile stripe, mirror boxes and green towels sitting on the white tile sink below.
Pattern does a long way in this enchanting bedroom, where a floral motif is repeated on the bedding, wallpaper and drapes. A bamboo-inspired four-poster bed anchors the room on a neutral plaid area rug. The tufted armchair, warmly lit fireplace and loveseat create an inviting atmosphere for guests and family alike.