A Delicate Balance ~A roaring fire warms up the living room, with burnt orange and gold-detailed throw pillows as a compliment to the glowing embers. A nubby cream sofa and white-slipcovered chair, both from Crate and Barrel, cool the setting. Crafted from Vermont maple, the hardwood floors picks up the color palette nicely, without being too much of a distraction.
Orange Living Room, White Living Room
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Better Homes and Gardens
Gorgeous vintage wallpaper panels from historian Carolle Thibaut-Pomerantz.
South Shore Decorating Blog
Open living room. love!
DIY Furniture Fixes on a Dime • Tips, Ideas & Tutorials!
One idea for your valance - trim is optional. We can use a coordinating fabric behind the "pleats" - and make it continuous on the top, if you like
Gold gives spa blue a cozy, warmth
This library/playroom is a wonderful idea, only if we all had an extra room in our house just for children's books. But you can take the concept and possibly just do one wall in your playroom with build outs up to the ceiling (more for effect than for functionality) and have a low table in the middle for crafts.
Custom built-in bookcases, chevron rug, cluster chandelier, checkerboard table.
Creative and Cheap DIY Headboard Ideas
Built-ins made from IKEA Billy bookcases. Full instructions and details for library lights and hidden sound system.
Serving bowls. Today's serving bowls come in a variety of colors, styles and patterns, so instead of hiding their charm beneath a pile of fruit, just let them be in all their glory. They're also a great object to place on a console near the front door to catch your keys (as long as you can resist cluttering it with junk mail).
very cool vignette
Timeless Washington, D.C. Federal-style townhouse of Evangeline Bruce. A small hall off of the drawing room; the curtains were made by John Fowler and once hung in the Bruces' residence in Brussels. Published AD Sept 1978, Horst photographer
How to tile a fireplace even over stone or brick.