A hand-painted canvas on the ceiling and rich walnut paneling frame this formal study. A traditional chandelier and tufted armchairs provide a casual warmth to the space, while the animal print area rug adds visual interest.
A polygonal pendant brings a modern element into the farmhouse-style interiors of an Atlanta home built by Smith & Kennedy. The modern-farmhouse space also includes a print of a bull on canvas, a cowhide rug, a sofa and floor lamps.
The kids' room features a riot of cheerful colors: Wooden bunk beds are the blank canvas, bright patterned bed linens, pillows, accent tables and a rug are layered in to make a fun-filled space that opens up completely to the outdoors.
Creamy blue walls make lighter colors pop in this contemporary bedroom. The direction of floral prints on the rug under the bed add length and width. The painting takes all of the colors of the room and condenses them to the canvas.
This space was the perfect blank canvas on which to layer interesting textures, patterns and accessories. The designer kept the fabrics and colors cool so they wouldn't overwhelm the artwork's bright colors. Furniture: Bernhardt and Hallmark; Rug: Missoni; Lamps: Global Views; Paint: Benjamin Moore
In the sunroom, designers went for a classic blue and white palette mixed with natural linens, cotton canvases, materials that are durable and forgiving for this family's active lifestyle, and a sisal area rug to create a timeless, casual environment with an open, airy feel.
This elegant entertaining space makes use of strong, natural elements, such as the natural wood of the chairs, the canvas of the couch and the woven rug. The colors chosen by designers, though, make the space seem warm and inviting while being sturdy enough to withstand the elements.
In this chic living room, a backdrop of creams and whites is the perfect canvas for an innovative blend of textures and shapes. A rustic wood coffee table ties in with the stone fireplace while striking graphic patterns leap out from the mirror, curtains, accent pillows and rug.
Pale blue walls serve as the backdrop for this cheery gender-neutral nursery. A chandelier adds sparkle over the crib, which sits below an octopus triptych. A blue armchair provides a cozy seat, while a red trellis-patterned area rug ties in the throw pillow and canvas storage bin.
This spacious living room features a neutral palate accented with pops of color, as seen in the yellow coffee table and yellow diamond print area rug. A modern white fireplace with mint green tiles and fun mantel decor, including a canvas photo and red-orange lamp adds a finishing touch.
A geometric painting on canvas sets the color palette for this breakfast area with the bamboo plant and brown furniture echoing the green and brown hues. The etched glass chandelier, circular rug and round table with chairs visually balance each other with their similar shapes and anchor the room.
The chairs in this outdoor living room are durable and comfortable. They are made from materials that can easily withstand the weather, such as canvas cushions and a natural wood frame. Those cushions are accented with outdoor throw pillows and a woven rug to add color, but maintain the durability every outdoor living space needs.
This living room features a modern white fireplace with mint green tiles and fun mantel decor, including a canvas photo and red-orange lamp. A built-in bookshelf to the left of the fireplace provides space for storing books and other decorative items. A yellow diamond-print area rug adds a finishing touch.
This modern living room features a thick yet sleek white sofa. Wood-framed chairs sit on the opposite side of the slatted coffee table and geometric rug. A large window lets in natural light, making the white room even brighter and offering a scenic view. A black canvas adds a pop of contrast to the white walls.
This living room is alive with color and energy. Blue and white stripe walls, blue floral curtains, brown and blue diamond fabric on the chairs and a blue and white graphic rug contrast with a pink sideboard and warm wood chairs. The orange canvas adds a warm pop to the room.
A fresh coat of paint works wonders on this historic home, instantly brightening the 1870s interior and making it look more modern. Using the white walls as a canvas, the designers then introduced splashes of color via the bright red art in the foyer and a pink sofa, green chairs and blue area rug in the living room.
This loft-style living room features an exposed brick wall adorned with a black and white canvas and a red accent wall with a mounted flatscreen TV. A drum shade chandelier hangs above a sleek glass coffee table, a black and white shag rug and a pair of trendy gold ottomans.
This soft green sitting room just outside the master bedroom at HGTV Dream Home 2012 features an eclectic mix of contemporary and traditional pieces. A hand-knotted rug anchors the space and pairs well with the room's diverse collection of upholstery fabrics. The abstract oil on canvas ties the room's many elements together.