A sprinkling of metallics and sassy red accents perk up this sitting room's cool gray base. Shape plays an important role, too, in the room's overall look: the bars of the round coffee table, pillows with chevron stripes and globe pendant lights.
If you’re unsure what type of art is the best fit for your living room, try mixed-media pieces. Mixed-media art combines various genres, such as folk, abstract, photography and sculpture, to create something truly unique. Here, a piece by Courtney J. Garrett combines photography, paint and texture work to create a rustic vibe that’s also moody.
This eclectic dining room from designer Julia Buckingham features bold use of the color red, and a striking custom textile art piece in a rainbow of colors. Other accessories include an arrangement tulips in bud vases on on a carved table, wood benches and chairs, and a bright red chandelier.
One of the most common mistakes homeowners make when arranging their living rooms is placing large pieces of furniture against the walls and leaving the center of the rooms open. Instead, consider a floating space plan that involves flanking your space’s focal point with proportionate seating and tables. This will keep the room balanced while also allowing direct access to the TV or focal point, like in this red transitional living room.
A large medallion art piece stands out against the white walls on this Asian-style dining area. Bright red bench seating and a blue and white porcelain vase add pops of color to the space, while a modern wood dining table creates a perfect spot for enjoying meals.
Although the generously-sized bedroom can spatially accommodate a king size bed, a queen was chosen so as not to crowd the space visually. Taking inspiration from its colorful abstract art, the room received a new identity with shades of blue accented with fire-engine red.
Instead of placing a group of decorative balls in a bowl, a common move in decorating, save money by buying only two or three objects. Then place them on the same chest or table, but in different areas.
An original piece of playful art by resident artist Celery Jones depicts a massive bunny holding what looks like a hot air balloon. The black and white painting with a pop of fire engine red coordinates with the bedroom's defined color scheme.
With two distinct sitting areas, this neutral contemporary living room has plenty of room for hosting family and friends. Eye-catching artwork and red accents, including the rug, pillows, and candles, give the room texture and personality.
A bright red boy's bathroom becomes an imaginative art gallery with a mix of original children's pictures, prints and even toys. Change out the artwork with new and favorite pieces to keep the display fresh and fun.
On the wall by the stairs to the upper level hangs a custom piece of art by Southern artist Blayne that playfully depicts a small child with a crown with a bold fire engine red background. The painting offers a preview of the bold use of color seen in the bedrooms on the second floor of the home.