White floating drawers add to the add the clean and spare contemporary aesthetic in this master bedroom. A large wedge wood armoire brings a bit of texture and color into the space while remaining sleek and defined.
Add a fluffy white cushion to an antique chair, or any wood or metal seat, to give your room an instant touch of snowy elegance. Atlanta designer Robin LaMonte also placed glittery snowflake cutouts in the built-in display cabinet and filled in the spaces with greenery and jewel-toned items.
Some design choices can make large-scale items, such as light fixtures, pop even more. It can be as easy as adding a coat of paint over a weekend. In the kitchen and living room of this lake home, Metro Atlanta designer Beth Johnson painted the wood paneling, which had been a pickled oak color, a more appealing white. Then matched the frame of the artwork for a seamless look.
Though her clients downsized to a smaller home near their children's school, designer Robin LaMonte managed to give the family a formal entry using a beautiful wood sideboard and a chic chandelier. Two watercolor paintings add subtle color to the walls, while Daisy the dog waits to greet visitors.
Pops of color in the artwork and furnishings make this beige living room anything but boring. Casual, dog friendly furniture surround a rustic wood coffee table, while a large fireplace adds a cozy element to the space.
Using pallet wood is a way to make a custom table in the style and shape you want, but for cheaper than buying a new table. "It's a a unique piece that nobody has," says Georgia designer Beth Johnson. A friend made the table, which also can roll to different spots in the room.