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Mediterranean Living Room Opens Up to Patio
Large, open archways blend the indoor living room with the patio outside. A rustic stone wall combines with exposed wood beams and earth-toned furniture to create a Mediterranean style. A colorful bookshelf and glass coffee table bring in a touch of contemporary.
Just a little bit of brown can go a long way in a living room’s design. Cocoa brown and soft pastels are pretty accents in this living room that’s grounded by white walls. Designer Mariah O’Brien loves using white as a backdrop for a room with a variety of other elements like rich shades. “The white really makes an impact, as it’s a perfect backdrop for the other design elements we brought into the living experience," O'Brien says. Cocoa chairs and curtains add just a touch of brown to a room filled with pretty pastels.
The living room is a welcoming mix of casual rustic style and impressive architectural details like the soaring ceiling. Roll back the large double doors and walk out directly onto the covered patio and the backyard and pool area.
Various textures and tones add beauty and interest to this open family room featuring indoor/outdoor living. Shades of tan, brown and white give the space a calm feel, providing a great place to relax and unwind.
Woods and light stone finishes create dynamic contrast in this great room with soaring proportions. A stone fireplace extends to the cathedral-height ceiling, adding drama and tying in with a stone surround that connects the living room and kitchen. A dark-stained lintel above the opening adds architectural interest and structural stability.
Textured walls create a neutral setting for this Old World-style living room. Grounded by red brick flooring and a traditional area rug, the comfortable seating area features an oversized leather brown sectional and ottoman. In the corner is a Mediterranean-inspired fireplace, adding warmth to the space.
Juliet Balcony Overlooks Family Room in Dallas, Texas, Home
A Juliet balcony located beneath a cathedral ceiling overlooks the family room in this Dallas, Texas, home. The family room is open to the adjacent kitchen, making this a comfortable space where the whole family to gather.
Formal Living Room Clad With Green Venetian Plaster Wall Finish
A formal living room in this Dallas, Texas, home is clad with hand-scraped wood flooring, a green Venetian plaster wall finish and a dramatic wood paneled ceiling. A large fireplace with dramatic mantel and hood reinforces the European style of this manor home, and a wall of French doors lead to the elegantly landscaped grounds of the property.
A stone accent wall with a large arched opening provides a focal point in this Austin living room, which combines clean, contemporary architectural lines with Tuscan-inspired design elements. Dark trim continues on the ceiling beams. Traditional furniture is anchored by an area rug, creating a cozy conversation zone.
Mediterranean Living Room With Limestone Fireplace
This living room relies on a neutral color palette paired with rich decor, like the chocolate brown velour sofas and blue floral armchair. A carved limestone fireplace with an arched bookshelf on either side is the focal point of the room.
This sophisticated Spanish retreat provides an updated take on Old World beauty by mixing contemporary fabrics and fixtures with natural materials and iron accents. The high ceiling and abundance of natural light in this spacious living room create an atmosphere that is perfect for family and friends.
Mediterranean Living Room With Blue Paneled Ceiling
Bathed in natural light from the numerous sets of double doors, the living room features comfortable, overstuffed furniture. The blue paneled ceilings represent the heavens and the neoclassical era of the Montecito, Calif., estate.