Contemporary art hangs on the walls in this modern, white living room with high, vaulted ceilings. The space is large and welcoming for guests, with plenty of seating on the blue, tufted velvet sofa and vintage chairs near the modern, gas fireplace.
Put your style on display by taking your favorite items and hanging them in blank spaces around the room. Your vintage handbag instantly becomes a work of art. Painted hexagonal cork boards create a colorful wall display and allow you to further personalize your space.
To make what was a juvenile, childish girl's room more appropriate for a growing tween, the walls were painted a deep shade of violet, album cover-inspired art was hung to create a focal point, vintage lighting was installed on the ceilings and the walls, and women's fashion fabrics were used in upholstered accents.
Include a few standout pieces in your outdoor decor. This faux cattle head acts as a piece of outdoor art when simply leaned against the wall next to some colorful pillows and succulents. A large vintage wooden bowl serves as a faux planter for a cactus.
To create a bright, bold dining room for this twenty-something Nashville musician, designers added vintage details to the table in the brightly colored glass and vintage silver. To make the design pop, gold accents were added in the chandelier above the table and the flatware. A bold pink chevron pattern was added to the chairs to make the table a bit more funky, and the walls were covered with Deer Damask wallpaper. Then, vintage furniture was added to the space, along with modern art to give the space a collected feeling.
Rich hardwood floors adorn a living room sitting area defined by a sisal area rug. A leather Chesterfield sofa sits across from two blue armchairs, arranged near a fireplace that's great for warming chilly days and nights. Eye-catching art in the form of a vintage-style wall map and prints of books add character to the room.
Fixer Upper Hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines decided to bring in wooden support beams for a decorative touch, making the ceilings appear lower and the living room feel cozier. Joanna staged the room with furniture and accessories of natural wood, metal and worn leather. The vintage letters as wall art are one of her signature pieces.
Playful black and white photography is arranged geometrically to form an accent wall and a focal point in this eclectic living space. Beneath it, a console table holds a vinyl record player, adding vintage flair to the throwback space, which incorporates a mix of modern and Art Deco elements. A gold drum-style coffee table adds glamour and function.
To make what was a juvenile, childish girl's room more appropriate for a growing tween, its walls were painted a deep shade of violet, album cover-inspired art was hung to create a focal point, vintage lighting was installed on the ceilings and the walls, and women's fashion fabrics were used in upholstered accents. Now the designer-caliber room is as appealing to the tween herself as it is to her young parents.
Asked to make this once bland and boring pool area into a relaxing, inviting destination to entertain friends and family, designer Debbie Perez transformed it into a tropical paradise. She kept the homeowners vintage iron chairs and table and we added a new wicker coffee table, sofa, bar top table and stools, along with decorative spiral topiary wall art and mirror.
The homeowners needed an office, so Chip and Joanna, from HGTV's hit show, Fixer Upper, put up a wall from next to the kitchen area to create a room perfect for the job. A rustic desk and ceiling fan make the space vintage and neat, while an industrial table lamp and chair make the space masculine. The magenta rug gives the small space a pop of color, while the custom wall art and hanging plants add decorative flair.
A white design base gives this bedroom a bright look. A headboard panel mounted to the wall adds subtle texture over the white covers with faux fur throw pillow. A pair of nightstands feature textured green sliding cabinet doors. Red and orange throw pillows add vivid color to the bench at the foot of the bed and compliment the wall art above the nightstands. A vintage chair with colorful velvet cushions finishes off the funky, colorful design.
Carter Design opened up a wall and created a counter to eat at and enjoy the view to exclude the need for a table, as space was limited.
The bleached walnut was a material used on all the cabinetry throughout the condo to bring in an organic wood element that did not overtake the art. Jason Koharik's custom light and the vintage Bertoia chairs add just the right pop.
A key factor in creating a dramatic dining space is grounding the area with a rug. Black and white is a color combination that works well with virtually any palette, and its stark contrast is helpful in breaking up the monotony of a strong dominant color. Here, the black and white was used and repeated on the floor and also on the wall with vintage graphic art.
It’s not surprising to find that art features heavily in this home, a unique loft-style apartment in the Prospect Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn. In the living room, a single oversized piece by painter Erin Lynn Welsh stands out against the exposed brick wall, taking full advantage of the home’s industrial stye. A mid-century modern side chair in pale pink and brass was a vintage find that helped to bring the look of the space together.
A giant rose gold mirror sets off this stylish display in the home’s entryway. Large enough to give a full view of anyone looking into it, the tinted reflection is a beautiful addition that displays everything in it as wall art. Beneath the mirror, is another vintage chair. This time, the three-legged seating sports a mix of white leather and chrome. The piece is perfect for sitting and putting on shoes or getting ready for a walk with the dog.
Several rooms in the Cashiers Design Showhouse used curtains on walls rather than windows to create a feeling of plush comfort. Says designer Sande Beck of this upstairs dressing room and bath, "we didn't want it to be too precious. We wanted pretty." To that end they used drapery to hide unappealing cabinets and a timeless blend of old and new in the room with a mix of vintage pieces and fresh new details. Soft pink grasscloth on the ceiling creates a finished look and a mix of framed and unframed art does much to keep the precious at bay.