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.
This coastal cottage is decked out with all the colors of the sea. Neutral walls and pale floors allow the bright blues and yellows of furnishings and artwork to pop. Slipcovered upholstery has a casual vibe that fits the laid-back locale.
Neutral Living Room With Autumn Decor and Fireplace
Living room furniture, including a sofa and pair of chairs, has been oriented toward a white marble fireplace. Above the fireplace mantel is a dry erase board and autumnal decor, including several silver pumpkins.
Magenta velvet accent chairs inject rich, bold color to this white living room. A jewel toned sapphire rug grounds the space and defines the sitting area. The fluffy white sheepskin throw adds tactile texture and warmth.
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.
White Living Room With Soaring Ceilings and Coastal Decor
Sea-blue glass accents and throw pillows in Floridian prints add a coastal feel to the living room of HGTV Smart Home 2013 in Jacksonville, Fla. At the crest of the soaring cathedral ceiling, an aerodynamically inspired ceiling fan crafted with industrial-grade components serves as an interesting focal point overhead.
Coffee Table With Gold Decor Elevates Eclectic Living Room
Hints of gold -- in the basket, candleholders and planter -- elevate the wood coffee table and catch the light that comes streaming in from the windows. When they're entertaining guests, the owners can use the serving tray to deliver drinks from the kitchen.
Bright Living Room With Seashell Chandelier, Twin End Tables and White Decor
A gorgeous seashell chandelier grabs attention and adds great texture and neutral color to the stark white setting of this living room. A blanket-draped sofa is finished with a patterned throw pillow. Two coffee tables break up the black floor space with the wood tops complementing the natural decorative elements by the window.
Spacious Modern Loft Living Room Featuring Neutral Furniture and Sleek, Selective Decor
Natural lighting enhances the open, spacious living room design. A thick gray wall trim frames the room below monochromatic white walls and ceiling. A neutral midcentury modern sofa and large ottoman surround a sculptural glass-top coffee table.