In the dining room of this Illinois home, Jennifer Kranitz of Chicago-based firm PROjECT used silk drapery as the backdrop to a pair of African portraits, allowing the subtle shimmer of the fabric to create a contrast with the chains used to hang the artwork
Sometimes what really matters in a living room is the living part, and nothing aids that better than relaxed, casual furnishings and colors.
Similarly, a beige-and-taupe scheme in this Boston living room signals that sunny afternoons are meant to be spent quietly reading on the Belgian linen-covered daybed.
Wood and brick are quite common but luxe leather is another way to bring in the idea of natural materials and interesting textures. The indoor plants help bring in green as an accent. The imposing swing arm wall lampyou see here is the Flos Model
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.
Designer Gil Walsh used scalloped valances and drapes to create a rich look in the living room of this stately three-story Georgian home, choosing fabrics with colors of cocoa, burgundy and teal to echo the Oriental carpet, which was the foundation of the room's design.
This finished bedroom, with planning and execution, took four months. The nightstands were custom, the wallpaper handmade, the bedframe, furniture, rugs, lighting and accessories took months to arrive from our vendors. Then we had to consider the electrical work, painting, application of the wallcovering, and
Here, a large cushiony sectional and a calming color scheme convey that this room is all about putting up your feet and catching up on your favorite show.
Tablecloth storage. If you’ve got a lot of something, you’ll want a solid game plan for keeping it all organized. Houzz writer Becky Harris looked into several clever ways to store tablecloths and the innovative approaches just might inspire you.
If you want a table to last through years of dinner party wear and tear, choose a table made from a hardwood, such as mahogany, walnut, maple, oak and teak. Tables made from engineered or composite woods, which include plywoods and MDF, are durable and