The white brick fireplace gets lots of rustic charm and textural interest from the unfinished wood mantel. In front of the window, a sheer curtain allows for privacy while still letting in natural light.
Glossy tiled flooring, white walls and sheer curtains help this sitting room feel bright and airy. A pair of chic armchairs flank a small metallic end table that complements the shiny metallic bookshelf behind it.
This dreamy teen bedroom features a canopy bed with sheer curtains and twinkle lights, Mediterraean-inspired brown bedding and monogrammed pillows. Matching curvy nightstands are paired with contemporary glass table lamps to anchor the space.
A soothing neutral palette, soft sheer curtains and furniture with classic lines evoke a hotel-like ambiance in this master bedroom. A reading nook with matching armchairs is nestled by the bay window for maximum enjoyment.
Old meets new in this transitional dining room. Natural light from tall arched windows is filtered through sheer curtains onto a dining set with modern chairs. The chandelier also works to balance traditional and contemporary decor.
A rich charcoal gray accent wall, rug and chaise lounge create depth in this glamorous girl's bedroom. A hot pink upholstered bed adds a major punch of color and femininity, and sheer curtains soften the space.
A posh blue velvet armchair is nestled in the corner of this family room. Behind it, sheer curtains in playful hues of blue and green help filter and soften the sunlight streaming through the large windows.
This small dining area combines a unique reclaimed wood table with reclaimed wood benches in neutral tones to create a rustic feel. Stylish pendant lights descend from the relief ceiling and sheer curtains control the window light.
A pair of sinuous club chairs and sheer draperies create a cozy vignette that perfectly frames an ocean view. The contemporary accent table and warm wood floors blend to create a living room with homey, transitional style.
A clean-lined console table in the entry sets the stage for the streamlined, modern aesthetic of this California home. Sheer curtains filter light and offer privacy, while expansive windows take advantage of the sweeping hilltop views.
Pale hardwood, sheer draperies and a translucent room divider give the open living space and entry of this California home a dreamy quality. A coffered ceiling adds interest above, while clerestory windows maximize light in the space.
Breathtakingly dramatic, this luxurious apartment uses soaring ceilings and a wall of windows to make the most of its urban setting. Sheer curtains highlight the height of the room and the orb-shaped chandelier also draws the eye up.
A metal frame painted blue gives an innovative twist to this picnic-style dining table. The look is continued in the metal chairs and the pendant lights. White walls and sheer curtains keep the space feeling airy and light.
The wall of this home's living area retracts to open it up to a balcony with views out over San Diego's Maple Canyon Preserve. Sheer curtains can be pulled for added privacy without losing any of the natural light.
Layering and texture provide visual interest in this drama-filled gray and white bedroom. A modern painting above the richly layered, upholstered bed emphasizes the room's play on dark and light. Sheer draperies give the space a dreamy feel.
A pair of modern chaise lounges fit with the simplicity of this midcentury modern-inspired ranch home. White walls and simple sheer draperies give the room a clean, airy feel. Oil-finished, smoked oak floors are organic yet sophisticated.
A medium-sized rug and track lighting help define this living room in an open concept floor plan. Sheer curtains on the floor-to-ceiling windows are a smart choice for allowing in light without totally obscuring the views.