A neutral patterned area rug adds a delicate interest to this cozy bedroom, while a soft white blanket draped over the custom round ottoman by Basset Furniture ties in the room’s color scheme and provides a comfy spot to prop one’s feet up.
A bold patterned area rug anchors the room's color palette. An ivory upholstered headboard adds a luxurious look to the simple bed linens. The room also features a bar-height desk as a stylish workspace.
A crystal flush-mount light fixture adds a touch of glamor to this classic bedroom. Light blue bedding gives additional color in the space, and a white rug with a gold-colored pattern complements the subtle pattern in the bedspread. Two metal wire pendant lights flank the bed, adding a vintage flair in the room.
A comfy skirted armchair provides the perfect place to bond with the little one in this light blue nursery. A red trellis-patterned area rug adds warmth to the space, while a white side table, floor lamp, drapery panels and floating shelves provide a crisp contrast.
This gray living room shows Art Deco influences. It features a neutral area rug with a swirl design, a brown sofa with nailhead trim, a modern neutral end table, and a metal coffee table. Large windows provide abundant natural light.
A wider look at the bedroom highlights the handmade flat weave cotton area rug with a navy blue and white chevron geometric pattern that adds charm and softness over the prefinished engineered hardwood floor.
With two red leather armchairs, two upholstered recliners and two sofas (one on the wall, the other by the window), this formal living room can easily accommodate a crowd of people. Thus, the designers laid down a patterned area rug to protect the historic home's original hardwood floors and break up all the neutrals.
This small living room was enhanced and visually expanded by covering the walls, trim and ceiling in different shades of seaglass tones and using properly-scaled furniture. Designer tip: A smart way to use one color consistently throughout a common area is to choose a slightly lighter shade than the wall color for the ceiling and a slightly darker shade for the trim.
A chic beige armchair upholstered in raw silk with a floral pattern in relief complements other neutral pieces featuring soft tones, textures, and patterns in the seating area. Black wall art, area rug, coffee table top and side table anchor the neutral space.
Here's a family room with family at the center -- literally! Neutral tones create a bright space; nuance is brought through use of patterns and shapely accents -- such as the sunburst mirror and brick fireplace. Clean and clear pale blue accents are a welcome addition to the contemporary living space.
Staying neutral with an area rug doesn't mean you have to pay big money for an 8x10 rectangle of blah. Consider a tone-on-tone stripe or a chic graphic pattern that adds interest without stealing the show.
A modern take on floral wallpaper is paired with robin's egg blue trimwork for a stunning and eclectic dining room setting. Ikat chairs sit around a traditional wooden table, while a trellis-patterned area rug grounds the space.
Coral-colored X-benches dress up this living room, as well as serve as a room divider. A Chesterfield-style sofa sits against a gallery wall full of artwork and photos.The trellis-patterned area rug defines the living room's sitting area.