Throw pillows with a glossy finish give a reflective quality to the neutral sofa. A gray leather upholstered coffee table displays stacked breakfast trays and vases for simple and sophisticated decor. Asian wall art adds a touch of green against the neutral tones in the design.
A cushioned wrought iron bench and folding table make for a contemplative space in the lush garden of this La Jolla, California, home. In the background a lemon tree forms a natural barrier in line with a multicolored stonework wall.
This cozy sofa is flanked by a pair of noble floor lamps, which also serve to mark off this sitting area from the rest of the room. A metallic cube coffee table picks up the reflective artwork on the wall.
Shades of blue and green pop out from the white background to give this sitting room a fun feel. The varied textures and patterns of the furniture, artwork, even the chandelier help deepen the dimension of the space.
The view into this sitting room from the patio shows comfortable chairs set to enjoy the theater of the outdoors through large windows. Whites and neutral tones make the space comfortable and echo the scenery all around.
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.
This soft green sitting room just outside the master bedroom at HGTV Dream Home 2012 features an eclectic mix of contemporary and traditional pieces. A hand-knotted rug anchors the space and pairs well with the room's diverse collection of upholstery fabrics. The abstract oil on canvas ties the room's many elements together.
A contemporary arc floor lamp illuminates this transitional sitting area. A cozy blue armchair with playful pillows serves as the focal point of the space, while white built-in shelving provides practical storage.
Plush carpet and a sofa covered with faux chinchilla fur add to the 1970s retreat-like feel in the master bedroom at the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2015. Designer Will Wick worked to balance the home's traditional design elements, such as the marble fireplace, with modern pieces to make the space feel especially livable.
Crisp white and soft gray provide a bright, soothing backdrop for this transitional sitting room, while blue accents bring depth and color to the space. A classic fireplace serves as the focal point of the room, inviting guests in with its warmth.
The sitting area in the master bedroom suite as seen at the home of Peter and Anne Chung which was renovated by Team Jonathan on season 1 of HGTV's Brother vs. Brother. This sitting area is a soothing space that combines maroon and blue to create a home oasis.
Fresh cut sunflowers, wood paneling and a primitive dough bowl add country charm to this neutral sitting area. Upholstered ottomans with an hourglass shape offer stylish seating in front of a simple fireplace.