Designer Claire Paquin incorporated her client's large brown leather sectional sofa in the living room by making it the focal point of the room. She pulled together a serene look by using a soft creams on the walls and for the area rug and drapes and added a large piece of poster art in dark blue for a pop of color. The look is comfortable and contemporary.
Masculine-style spaces often get the reputation for lacking sophistication, but you don’t have to sacrifice the fun stuff for a designer look. Swap out collegiate- or sports-themed posters for art that depicts these themes in a unique way. This print of boxing gloves is perfect for a sports fanatic's media room.
A pair of aqua four-poster twin beds are separated by a white nightstand and clear glass lamp. A bright yellow art piece and colorful accent pillows break up the aqua color and add contrast to the space.
An all-white bedroom features a white four-poster canopy bed and silver touches including an art deco mirror and lamp. Together the colors create a light and airy feel perfect for enjoying breakfast in bed.
A bright dining area is the perfect place for the Gaspar family meals. A new pendant light illuminates the dining table and a poster with the word "kitchen" in many languages is a festive, modern art piece.
A white four-poster bed takes center stage in this neutral bedroom. An adjacent white chair with light blue seat cushions complements the deeper blue colors in the entertainment center and wall art. A brown-and-white striped rug enhances the nautical design.
This long kitchen has had only minor adjustments since we moved in including repainted cabinets, a new floor, countertop and paint and the addition of a seafoam green salvaged vintage sink. Local art above the refrigerator by artist Cooper Sanchez dominates the space along with a vintage movie poster from my husband's collection.