To give the homeowners a cozy place to entertain, designers brought in soft seating in neutral colors to accent the farmhouse feel of the home, while the chandelier, coffee table and end table add transitional flair to the space.
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.
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.
A custom, built-in mirror with rosettes adds antique charm and brightens up this transitional dining room. Polished brass accessories are glamorous accents that decorate a lacquered banquette featuring contemporary brass drawer pulls.
This transitional bedroom feels effortlessly elegant, with crown molding, floor-to-ceiling windows and an antique armoire in the corner. A large gray area rug centers the space and softens the hardwood floors for guests' enjoyment.
This half-moon shaped sitting room is the perfect spot to steal away for quiet conversation or to catch up on a favorite read. Tall rectangular windows wrap around the room and fill it with light and scenic views.
A tranquil landscape looms so large in this sunny corner it feels as if one could step into it. The modern, graphic fabric on a pair of wicker chairs echoes the intricate lines of the leaded glass windows. Weighty accessories of varying heights on the round table balance the artwork and bring proportion to the space.
This whimsical sitting room is full of interest thanks to layers of antiques and artwork. By keeping the accents within the same general color palette -- bright red, green and pops of blue -- the designers ensured that the various patterns would look cohesive.
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.