To make a statement, designer Claire Paquin incorporated accent colors and patterns on the main pieces of furniture. The floral upholstery on the back of the tuxedo sofa is a gorgeous twist, adding feminine flair to its sleek silhouette.
If you can't throw it in the wash, you can clean your upholstery with a mixture of four parts warm water with one part laundry detergent. Use a rough sponge or a soft bristle brush to apply the cleaning mixture to your upholstery, then wipe away any remaining suds or dirt with a damp, clean cloth.
The colors used on walls, floors and fabrics along with unique design details are the key to updating the look of a traditional home. This oddly shaped bench fits nice and snug into the corner of this transitional living space.
These 1920s deco chairs were reupholstered with the "Tree of Life" fabric by Swedish designer Josef Frank. They are a colorful addition to the homeowner's collection of furniture and artwork from around the world.
A border terrier sits on the living room carpet. The walls are striped to provide a pleasing backdrop for a collection of traditional European antiques. Printed linen gives the upholstered sofa and armchairs warmth and color.
A wall panel is upholstered in a white floral pattern. The same floral pattern is repeated in an upholstered headboard, armchair and the bed's dust ruffle. A vintage green dresser doubles as a nightstand and breaks up the overwhelming floral pattern.
A pair of traditional armchairs anchors this sitting room with graceful lines. The velvety upholstery is luxurious without being drab, while the dark navy hue picks up the navy accent color in the traditional rug. The chairs are full of character thanks to the nail head trim and button detail.
Chairs upholstered in a bold, graphic fabric create instant movement and interest in this transitional dining room. White wainscoting lends a touch of sophistication to the space, while a natural fiber rug ensures the room feels casual and relaxed.
A two-toned chair makes a stylish statement in this transitional living area while still keeping with the soft, neutral color scheme. A flokati pillow lends texture and whimsy to the space, and a houseplant adds a lively touch.
This eclectic living room features a variety of rich fabrics paired with traditional furniture and antique accessories, like the multicolored table lamps. Three coats of arms specifically created for the owners and the owners' cats hang above the chenille sofa, adding a personal touch.
This modern chair is crafted from a medium brown wood and features a neutral upholstered seat with a matching bolster pillow. Ivory and brown striped wallpaper lines the wall behind the chair, while a deep blue area rug provides a bold touch of color.