Rich velvet upholstery and subtle patterns give this neutral sitting room interest without bold color. Multiple conversation areas are designed to accommodate a crowd, and floor-to-ceiling windows allow natural light to flood in.
Eclectic Neutral Sitting Room With Varying Patterned Furniture
A prominent stone fireplace warms this sitting room with patterned furniture. A striped sofa, a leopard print ottoman, leaf-patterened chairs and a box-patterned seat surround the gold-legged coffee table. The striped couch adds thin lines of red, yellow and blue to break up the room's neutral color scheme.
Thanks to their metallic trim, these neutral chairs positively shimmer in the afternoon sunlight. Just beyond the sitting area, a sliding door opens right into the kitchen, making entertaining and alfresco dining easier than ever.
Beach hues of sand, shell and surf form a quiet and serene palette in this contemporary living space. Modern lighting pairs with furnishings that deliver a mid-century vibe, while stationary panels at the windows provide subtle elegance.
Crown molding and a large fireplace instantly make this Victorian sitting room seem grand and elegant. An ornate area rug and plush champagne-colored sofas help balance the space, while a striped ottoman completes the lavish look.
Tropical Sitting Room With Casual Rattan Furniture
The sitting room is full of pitch-perfect character for a tropical estate — thatched detail on the ceiling, rattan furniture, botanical cushions and big leaf plants. French doors lead to the lush grounds, perfect for easy indoor-outdoor entertaining.
In this traditional lounge designed with Napoleon in mind, chalk paint becomes a thoughtful medium for capturing Old World details on a modern canvas. A gold velvet sofa and ruby-colored slipper chair pair well with a swirling mirror, making the space seem large and luxurious.
In this sitting room, the color comes from the accessories: books grouped together in similar hues and two bright paintings on the wall. The furniture and walls' neutral palette allows flexibility throughout the rest of the space.
In this lovely sitting room, golden neutrals unite different design elements for a balanced whole. A beautiful blend of transitional furniture, rustic decor and heavy molding combines to create a warm and inviting space.
The walls are the stars in this chic sitting room: one with board and batten paneling in cool white, one rustic stone and one made mostly of windows. The simple, neutral furniture lets the textures shine, as seen on HGTV's Restored by the Fords.
The neutral palette of this Craftsman sitting room allows for its compelling mix of textures to stand out. Pale wood paneling covers the walls. The fireplace surround features a light gray graphic pattern. And bricks in a herringbone pattern make up the fireplace's interior.
Neutral pieces help to break up a pink palette in this sitting room featured in the HGTV Green Home 2011. The chair and floor lamp have strong but graceful lines, helping to offset the intensity of the pink.