Golden baubles, high-end finishes and metallic trees are all excellent ways to bring your Christmas decor into the 21st Century. Moving beyond the traditional red and green is a big step toward embracing a modern color palette. Here, small green, blue and silver decorations add holiday sparkle to this cozy living room without being too overwhelming.
A palette of pineapple, charcoal gray and soft white lends a sophisticated, urban sensibility to the living room of the HGTV Green Home 2011, illuminated by a diffused fabric light designed by Tobia Scarpa. A floor lamp with marble base and stainless steel telescopic stem illuminates a seating area. Snow Bush, a framed photograph by Bruce Zander, anchors the nook and adds visual interest.
Contemporary Living Room Features Chartreuse & Blue Decor
A dark wood accent panel surrounding the mounted TV catches the eye in this contemporary living room. A marble tile fireplace surround and beige walls create a neutral backdrop for the inviting space. Blue patterned chairs and chartreuse and blue hues from the accent pillows add vibrant color to the room.
Contemporary White Sitting Room With Living Tree Decor
Towering trees in black planters add an unusual design element to this contemporary room. Large windows bring in lots of natural light while a white shag area rug and upholstered couch provide a cozy sitting area.
A large painting that depicts a black and yellow design ties this living room together, which features other yellow and black accents, including a black and white sofa that has three yellow decorative pillows on it. A ghost coffee table is a mush-needed accessory that does not compete with the bold sofa design.
Contemporary Stone Living Room With Navy and Green Decor
A variety of patterns including houndstooth, ticking stripe and ikat are reflected in the throw pillows and armchair of this stone wall contemporary great room. Navy blue, beige and green accents in the furnishings and decor create a casual chic look.
Shades of Gray and Mixed Texture Decor in Contemporary Living Room Wood Bed Frame
A wood bed frame adds warmth to the cool gray tones in this bedroom. The tray ceiling is white and two shades of gray creating depth in the design. A gray bedside table with nailhead trim is highlighted by the natural light from the window. Metallic and faux fur decorations add texture and style.