Contemporary open living room and dining area features handwoven baskets and a textured wood coffee table for storage, a large gray sofa, hardwood floors to match the stained beams, and geometric pendant lights.
Choose a stain color for the wood that matches the decor in your home. Apply stain to the wood slats using the brush. Allow to dry completely. If you prefer a distressed look, use a sander to lightly sand the wood slats.
Use wood stain to add to the aged look — darker stain will show the 'distressed' marks better. Use a rag to rub the stain into the recessed areas, then remove excess stain with the same rag, wiping in the direction of the wood grain. Allow to dry completely before proceeding.
Orchids are one of the best plants for a bathroom if you have a window, because they love the humidity but need light, says Cindi MacPherson of the The Interior Partners. Add a touch of nature to your bathroom decor with an orchid like this one, and pull color from other parts of the room into your counter decor. This hammered gold tray mirrors the gold roman shade.
Elements of this entrance mimic features inside the library for a cohesive look. Sconces framing the doorway resemble the dramatic pendant light over the fireplace. The doorframe's stain color matches the tray ceiling stain in the library.
Dark stain on moldings and doors complement the traditional architecture of this Brooklyn townhouse. Original details include a wood paneled wainscot and a transom window above the wide front door. A glass pendant with antique brass hardware fits with the style of the entryway.
The front door of this home really sets the tone for the Spanish eclectic design of the home. The dark, wood door is warm and welcoming, beckoning guests into the home, while the geometric stained glass adds a pop of eclectic color.