Designed with a soothing color palette, the room layers practical pieces and choice accessories with a discerning eye. The transitional seating area adds to the relaxed atmosphere of the space with streamlined accent chairs and plump throw pillows–– both of which call out the blue-gray walls and honey drapery.
In a small room, one or two large pieces of furniture create a unified look that's cozier than a space filled with smaller pieces. The star of this sitting room is the custom-made 11-foot sectional. Its velvet upholstery is surprisingly durable, a smart choice for a room where the whole family gathers.
What was once a catch-all for old furniture is now a jewel-toned beauty of a sitting room. The rug was the jumping off point for the rich palette and is surprisingly durable, as the room is the main path to access an enclosed porch. Designers pulled the beautiful colors out to the sectional, wallpaper, pillows and window treatments.
This seating area utilizes a wide range of patterns and textures – from the free-form shapes on the walls to the scalloped golden fabric on the pillows. The piece of art above the seating area was created with a technique called verre eglomise, which entails gilding the back side of glass with gold or metal leaf.
Library lights spotlight object art and beloved books in the family room while a marble fireplace offers the perfect excuse to sit and relax. Cool blue tones flow from the piece above the mantle, inspiring this laid-back palette.
The blue and white decor of this family room pulls in the sparkling blue of the swimming pool just steps away. In the center of the room, a lucite coffee table keeps the focus on the oversized print of the rug.
Large wood coffee table lettering spells out "LIVE" as the focal point of this room design. Faux shutters frame the windows, adding a creative look to the large wall. A cozy sofa is finished with a blue striped fabric and ruffled skirt. Orange throw pillows pop against the pale coloring of the sofa and pull out the rich tones in the patterned rug. Word wall art keeps with the motivational theme of the coffee table.
A living room with oceanfront views incorporates elements of the sea into its design. Dark blue walls are paired with a sand-colored sofa, while a unique wicker chair and coffee table contribute natural texture.
A slim chrome floor lamp with a white lampshade provides soft lighting for this cozy reading nook. A neutral chaise lounge creates a perfect spot to relax while colorful artwork adds a pop of color to this room's light color palette.
Decorative painter Dennis Alexander Cruz created the incredible ombre look in this lounge. To do it, he started on one side of the room with Farrow & Ball's pure Stiffkey Blue. By adding drops of another Farrow & Ball shade (Plummet), he worked his way across the walls, creating a gradient effect.
Sarah Fishburne, Director of Trend and Design at The Home Depot suggests painting interior doors a bright or saturated color for a surprise accent throughout your home. The door in this sitting area is painted a deeper blue than the walls surrounding it, which creates a dramatic, yet unified, effect.
The parlor's two low-slung leather navy sofas with kiln dried solid wood frames have vertical channeling that goes up and down the sofas and adds an extra touch of visual interest to this inviting space that seats about ten people.
Saturated with rich blue and gold hues, this eclectic sitting room allows for a diverse mix of furniture and styles. Where the tumbled marble terrazzo floor calls Italian design to mind, the Sputnik-style light above is reminiscent of midcentury modern details.