Rustic Living Room With High Ceilings Feels Warm, Inviting
Reclaimed wood paneling balances out the height of the ceiling in this living room, ensuring the space feels cozy and warm. A large stone fireplace and comfortable furniture also contribute to the inviting atmosphere.
Contemporary Neutral Living Room with Gray Built-in Bookshelves
The original built-in bookcases flanking the fireplace were retained, echoing the arched detail found in the doors and entryways. The bookcases and trim are painted in ash gray, providing soft contrast with the newly painted white walls.
A bold upholstered armchair in orange sits beneath colorful framed art in this transitional style reading nook. A small wooden side table and modern coffee table are positioned nearby on a neutral rug.
“Believe it or not, transforming my aunt’s living room in her new house in Denver, CO, basically took 24 hours,” says blogger Dabito of Old Brand New. “It’s filled with stuff you don’t have to be a designer to buy. I went for neutral main pieces, then played with patterns. I love showing people how easy and inexpensive decorating can be.”
This sophisticated living room uses the graceful curve of an arc lamp and armchairs with rounded edges to soften its crisp, clean vertical and horizontal lines. Surrounded by white and pale gray, the black of the television becomes a striking visual statement.
Living Room With Bookshelves, Exposed Beams, & Arched Window
This living room combines rustic elements such as exposed beams, rafters, and trusses with traditional upholstered furniture, modern wood-and-cable stair railings, and a classic arched window that lets in lots of natural light.
Eclectic Living Room With Mid-Century Modern Egg Chairs
Mid-Century modern egg chairs flanked by tall patterned drapes utilize the natural light to create an inviting space in the curved turret window of this Victorian-style home. The Hollywood-style floor lamp, rustic coffee table and assorted eclectic accents provide a fun yet sophisticated environment.
Wall treatments that add architectural interest to a room are definitely a trend in home décor. This ¾ wainscoting treatment based on a design found in a historic home, is a relatively easy diy project that will boost the wow factor in any space.