Delightful Design: Great Green Rooms

 

Green Living Room

Dark green interior spaces can be a delightful change from pale neutrals. Not saying pale color palettes don’t have their place be cause we are big fans of whites, grays and pastels. But this time of year, our thoughts turn to dark walls and furnishings that turn rooms into cocoons for the winter. We hope you enjoy these beautiful rooms enveloped (like the fabulous living room above or accented with gorgeous green. 

Green Living Room

Deep comfy chairs and footstools make for lovely green accents. Irresistible, don’t you think?

Green Living Room

Green furnishings can also work beautifully with other dark colors on the walls. For instance charcoal gray or navy blue are great color companions for green

Green Living Room

A fantastic green wall can be the perfect backdrop for a treasured collection of mirrors or a stunning gallery wall.

Green Kitchen

Here, green seems a brilliant design choice lower cabinets in this kitchen that mixing stylish contemporary with vintage appeal.

Green Bedroom

A great mix of greens, including a charming medium hue on the walls and night stand (that tone on tone look is lovely) that creates a perfect background for velvet pillows in contrasting shades.

Green Living Room

The perfect green sofa is stunning in this sophisticated living room. What a gorgeous splash of green!

Green Living Room

Green hues come together beautifully little corner. We are captivated by the addition of that bright splash of spring green.

Green Dining Room

An elegant dining room is dressed in green–walls, draperies, chairs and even the tiny shades topping the crystal chandelier look gorgeous in these delightful hues.

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Brilliant Decorating Ideas: Empty Frames

Each and every painting deserves a beautiful and appropriate frame, whether it’s a masterpiece or a much loved print. The perfect frame can enhance the art within it. However, there are those among us who love a frame for the frame’s sake. These creative people love to experiment with hanging a single empty frame, a group of empty frames, or a frame with no painting but an eye-catching decorative item inside. They may be on to something interesting. Below you can see eight examples of fabulous empty frames:

Empty Frame

When is an empty frame not really an empty frame? Perhaps when it holds within its borders a stunning framed painting. We think this massive empty frame is gorgeous.

Empty Frames

A gallery wall of empty frames in various golden tones, designs, shapes and sizes is a great idea for the foyer or hallway.

Empty Frames

This collection of empty frames brings visual interest to a dark and handsome bedroom. We’re captivated!

Empty Frame

Empty frames “frame” delicate botanicals potted in tiny cut tree trunks on a white mantel. What a creative use of leaning and hung empty frames.

Empty Frames

Charcoal gray is just right as the background for a fantastic gallery wall of empty white frames. We are fascinated by the addition of typography and whimsical birds.

Empty Frame

Pretty in pink, this wall is hung with gilt-framed photographs set within a larger empty frame.

Empty Frame

A single empty frame shakes up a bathroom gallery wall. We can see lots of decorative potential for this creative idea in just about any room.

Empty Frame

And finally, here’s an empty frame idea that’s been in our design inspiration file for a long time–just in case we ever happen upon a fabulous floor to ceiling beauty. One can dream.

 

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