With its towering ceiling and tall stucco fireplace, this formal living room makes a grand statement. Sets of French sitting chairs with wooden arms and English roll arm loveseats create a cozy space for conversation.
The formal dining room showcases honey-colored wainscoting and an intricate wood ceiling. Along the back wall, a delicate stained glass window is framed in by wood trim, filtering through sunlight and blending with the warmth of the sconces and chandelier.
Dining Room: Historic Country Estate in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Traditional, yet elegant, the dining room brings guests together for a more formal gathering. A sparkling, crystal chandelier centers the coffered ceiling and beautiful wood furnishings with intricately carved details tie the space together for a cohesive, sophisticated look.
Living Room: Timeless Equestrian Estate in Johannesburg, South Africa
A contemporary mix of furnishings bring sophisticated style to the living room. A tall, vaulted ceiling with a pair of funky chandeliers makes the space feel grand and formal. Glass walls ensure plenty of natural light fills the space.
A grand, carved stone fireplace is the focal point in this spectacular Mediterranean living room. This ornate living space leaves no stone unturned from the stunning rug to the beautiful wood ceiling paneling.
An ideal harmony between intimacy and community pervades the house as omnipresent fireplaces and wood paneling bring warmth to expansive, open spaces perfect for everyday living and formal entertaining. An oversized fireplace enlivens the large formal living room, which boasts beamed ceilings and French doors to the outdoor entertaining terrace.
Carved wood rails provide a grand entry to this rustic and warm living room in a luxury Colorado ski chalet. The trussed and beamed ceiling frames the spectacular mountain views. Stone walls add coziness and warmth.
Neutral Old World-Style Living Room With Red Accents
Soaring ceilings with exposed dark wood beams set the scene in this Old World-style living room. A grand red-and-white tile fireplace warms the room from one end, while an ornate mirror is positioned opposite the couch to visually widen the room.
Grand Traditional Living Room With Vaulted Ceilings
High vaulted ceilings in natural wood tones give this traditional farmhouse living room a grand, open feel. Built-ins provide plenty of storage, a leather and fabric sofa provides comfy seating, and the French doors lead to the nearby screened porch.
Formal Living Room Clad With Green Venetian Plaster Wall Finish
A formal living room in this Dallas, Texas, home is clad with hand-scraped wood flooring, a green Venetian plaster wall finish and a dramatic wood paneled ceiling. A large fireplace with dramatic mantel and hood reinforces the European style of this manor home, and a wall of French doors lead to the elegantly landscaped grounds of the property.
Elegant, Rustic Loft Apartment With Decorative Leather Chairs, Tiered Chandelier and Animal Hide Rug
The grand look of the natural wood walls and ceiling create an elegant and rustic design in this loft apartment. A tiered chandelier hangs from the peak of the room over the coffee table centered in the living room. Gorgeous, decorative leather chairs and a brown sofa are situated over a large animal hide rug.
In Hilary's design for this formal living room, as seen on HGTV's hit show Love It or List It, she brings in lots of patterns and textures to give the room a unique and complex look. The design takes advantage of old world luxury in pieces such as the chandelier hanging from the ceiling, the complex mantelpiece, the Victorian wingback furniture, and the intricate cabinetry. She then blends a mixture of patterns like stripes and paisley together for a completed look.