Some well chosen colourful cushions and co-ordinating accessories are all that was needed to make this seating area fabulous. Not expensive either, just some thought needed. Take them away and it's just a space.
Since all the walls in the house are painted white, Catherine added some pops of color elsewhere to liven things up. This yellow door adds so much cheer to the room. The couple also painted a chalkboard under the stairs where they leave eachother messages, doodle when the mood strikes, or work out the occasional math problem.