This bright and cheery family room is covered in high-energy hues, packed with pet-friendly materials and outfitted with clever storage solutions. From washable paint sheen on the walls to lightweight rustic table lamps, the space was designed to be durable, comfy and almost indestructible.
The generous size of this open concept great room in Atlanta offers homeowners no shortage of options for space-planning and decorating. A floating furniture plan allows fluid movement between the breakfast nook and living room, while a solid color scheme unites all surrounding spaces.
A pale, pink sofa is the anchor in this glamorous room. These are essential to any well-designed space, but they're especially important in a room with so many disparate parts. Paying special attention to fundamental principles helps ensure that each element feels of a piece.
Because the home's floor plan is so open, designer Kerra Michelle Huerta also used the couple's sectional to separate the living room from the formal dining space. A large area rug softens the floor below and complements the bright pops of coral, too.
This living room allows the best of both worlds: let in all the natural light you want or retreat to a private slumber. The folding shutter doors makes this possible and adds charm to the room while the cozy seating allows for plenty of room for guests. The rich green couch highlights the distemper inspired green walls while the pink in the throw pillows highlights the rug.
Benjamin Moore’s Rose Dust is a classic shade that can be paired with pretty hues like French Lilac, and soft neutrals like gray. In this salon, all three shades have been combined to create a soft and feminine color palette by designer Matthew Patrick Smyth.
In the corner, a patterned armchair serves as a stylish seat for guests. A midcentury floor lamp and copper stool complete the vignette, as well as offer an extra light and surface space for a glass of water or plate!
When you think of a “neutral” wall color, shades like beige, taupe, or gray may come to mind. But pale pink is a surprisingly versatile, livable “new neutral.” On the walls of this living space that the stylists at Nathan + Jac say was inspired by an “unconventional, carefree approach” to design, blush pink is the perfect foundation shade to layer with white, cream, and dove gray. Tip: To get that chalky Scandinavian look on your walls, pick a flat paint formulation.
An eye-catching wallpapered wall becomes the living room's centerpiece and sets the stage for pops of red throughout the space. Surrounding neutral walls and furniture provide the perfect balance against the colorful accents.
The single mother and daughter who live in this Decatur home outside Atlanta share a pretty space where toys and other kids gear is hidden within the beautiful design. A buffet cleverly hides bins with toys. "This project is a great example of a common request I get from clients with small children, who do not need a formal dining area: how to create a play space without having a room that's completely devoted to kids and toys," " says designer Gina Sims. These clients want a space for their children, but do not want to lose the "adult" feel of the room. This is a common issue as more clients choose open-concept homes.