Sage green molding, cabinetry and exposed beams fill this space with serene color. Arched doorways and alcoves create a cottage-style feel. A floral sofa and chair create a cozy seating area with plenty of natural light streaming in from the glass French doors.
The soft blue walls of this French Country living room display soft furnishings mixed with rustic accents for an off-beat but beautiful style. The room feels cozy and inviting, with the reclaimed wood coffee table and wreath wall hanging adding a sense of naturalness and nostalgia to the more formal furnishings.
The real show piece in the new living room is the newly designed but old-world inspired fireplace. The surround was built out using vintage bricks and covered in white mortar for a whitewashed and textured finish that makes it look as if it had been there for generations.
HGTV Fixer Upper hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines painted the original fireplace brick white and added shiplap paneling and a natural wood mantel. The living room is dressed with French Country accessories, books and topiaries.
Fixer Upper hosts Joanna and Chip Gaines transformed this living room by opening up the space, creating a better flow into the dining room. By moving the air conditioner to the attic they were able to open up the hallway behind the wall and move the door from the dining area to the living room. The original hardwood floors were kept and refinished, and a window in the dining room was replaced with French doors.
Inspired by French Provincial style, this living room contains an upholstered sofa, an ornate carved chair and a plaid area rug. The distressed wood coffee table is a distinct nod to French country design.
Stunning wood and plasterwork moldings and details define this elegant space. Sage green trim molding stands out against the bright aqua walls for added visual interest. A chair and sofa upholstered in a peach floral pattern pops against the blue walls and add a warm color to the room's cool palette. An ornate mantel with a floral carving complements the floral-patterned furnishings to unify the space.
A beamed and vaulted living room decorated by Georgia designer Sally Draughon features a stone fireplace, double gold chandeliers, a monochromatic palette, provincial furniture with a whitewash and accessories such as glass obelisks on the mantel. The home served as the 2017 Design House for the Historic Macon Foundation.
The wood beams in natural finish and the simple but elegant furnishings provide contrast and give the room a whole new life. The beams are from reclaimed wood that came from Sweetwater Mill near Huntsville, Alabama. The lumber specialist estimates that the tree from which the lumber was milled was 250 to 300 years old when it was cut down.
Designer Phillip Silver selected watermelon pink and burnt orange colors that were prevalent in Yves Saint Laurent's 1966 Rive Gauche line for the furnishings in the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2015 living room. The colors add a fun contrast to the view of the backyard and San Francisco Bay beyond.