Adding just a few brighter accessories like gold and ice blue pillows, cream chairs and a white rug significantly lightens this room up. Going for a fresh, lighter look in your living room? Pay attention to wall color, curtains, rugs and mix neutrals and darks with brighter colors.
This basement was transformed into the perfect gathering spot for movie nights and kid-friendly crafting. The colorful mirror on the wall is made out of paint cans. And the bright rug is durable commercial FLOR rug tiles.
This neutral transitional living room takes a turn for the unexpected by placing decorations in and around the fireplace. Candles fill the fireplace while a mirror on the wall hangs in place of a television.
It's easy to entertain guests in this living room, as a zebra-print chair, Shibori-print chair and a neutral sofa provide some eclectic seating around a wood coffee table. A fireplace topped with coastal artwork centers the space and serves as a pretty focal point.
The massive black iron chandelier and the modern marble and steel coffee table pop against the all white room and floor-to-ceiling windows. “We needed something to break it all up and balance it and keep it from becoming too soft,” said designer Brian Patrick Flynn.
Choosing neutral base pieces of furniture is a smart way to create a stylish living space that will last for years. Then, the accessories and smaller pieces can be switched out as desired. Here, the sofa is topped with Ikat pillows. A large contemporary art piece over the new dining banquette brings in a splash of color and rounds out the space.
As seen on HGTV's Brother Vs. Brother, Team Drew gave this living room a fresh new look. The new design features a white ceiling with black paneling, gray traditional sofa, a yellow and gray area rug, and yellow stained glass windows. A rustic wooden shelf, and other wood furniture, adds warmth and contrast to the stone fireplace.
Though designed for a family of four, this home has a spacious interior that can easily accommodate a large group of people. When they're not in the great room, guests can gather in the eat-in kitchen, breakfast nook or dining area, or enjoy lake views from the screened-in porch.
This stylish living room got a makeover from Team Drew on HGTV's Brother vs. Brother. A decorative chair rail calls out the two-toned walls, while purple accents– including a pair of graceful accent chairs – play up the warm gray hues throughout the space.
Instead of letting this uniquely-shaped space go to waste, the designers installed a circular banquette and matched it with a round dining table and two chairs. The result? A cozy little breakfast nook where the owners and their kids can share a meal or sit down and review homework together.
A traditional upholstered settee creates a cozy sitting area by the window in this transitional bedroom. Vertical lines of the blue beadboard walls mimic the ceiling, mixing cottage design with more contemporary elements like graphic drapes and colorful throw pillows.
With a round table and six chairs, this dining room gives everyone plenty of elbow room while they enjoy their meal. Overhead, a glass-blown chandelier brightens the space and becomes a point of interest.
There used to be a wall between the kitchen and this view. Now, natural light floods into the room. The dining furniture is from Crate and Barrel to align with the home's casual farmhouse aesthetic. Plus, it's durable and kid friendly! Lighting: Restoration Hardware
A comfy lounge space for 12 is created with a modular sofa, Adirondack chairs and collapsible stools on this pergola-covered porch. The oversized coffee table creates the perfect spot for guests to gather around and enjoy conversation from every angle.