Embrace the power of whitewashing. Speaking of white, using a watered-down white paint on wood elements in your home creates a warm, Shabby Chic look that always feels cozy.
In the Houston living room shown here, a pair of custom velvet sofas, an extra-large coffee table, floor-to-ceiling drapes and a sizable fiddle leaf fig plant help bring down the scale.
It’s always amazing how a little design know-how can turn even a fairly inexpensive material like subway tile into a stunning design feature. In this historic Portland, Oregon, home, white subway tile with dark grout creates a graphic element, especially used in such a generous dose and to wrap the bathtub.
Here, a custom built-in unit houses a fire feature as well as a TV on a rotating mechanism to deliver the best of both worlds.