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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Crisp, white walls create a blank canvas in this transitional living room filled with metallic and wooden accents. Oversized windows along the back wall provide lots of natural light and are treated with dark metallic drapes. Wood accented furniture, from the sofa to the coffee table, share a textured, neutral rug with gray modern armchairs.
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.
Crisp, white walls create a blank canvas in this transitional living room with fireplace. Oversized windows along the wall provide lots of natural light just above a tufted, white sofa. A modern area rug that looks like marble tiles connects four modern armchairs and a glass coffee table. Table lamps with shades cast a welcoming glow in the space.
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.
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.