Published at Sunday, July 15th 2018, 20:47:55 PM by Delfina Stavros. Living Room. Stone fireplace in a living room, A giant stone fireplace is the perfect starting point for a comfortable, traditionally decorated living room. Since traditional rooms rely on balance and symmetry, having such a distinct focal point to arrange furniture around is ideal. Designer Kim Regas used muted neutrals, soft textiles and inviting furniture to create a feeling of relaxed elegance.
Published at Monday, July 16th 2018, 07:38:48 AM by Elenora Tessaro. Living Room. Bold pattern in a living room. While traditional rooms have a reputation for being calm and relaxing, they do like to have a little fun by way of patterns. Plaids, toiles, stripes, and florals are all perfectly at home - especially large scale versions of these patterns, as featured in this room from So Cal Contractors. Geometrics and animal prints can also be incorporated, but use them sparingly as they can throw off the vibe and take the style in a different direction.
Published at Wednesday, July 25th 2018, 09:02:32 AM by Laverne Lacroix. Interior. Elegant bungalow, our home design director Sarah Richardson elevated this cozy gray-and-cream bungalow with surprising touches of orange. Understated glam, a neutral palette doesn't always mean playing it safe. Layer textures and mix in flea market finds to keep things interesting like this glam home and avoid a flat appearance.
Published at Sunday, July 22nd 2018, 06:55:59 AM. Living Room By Delfina Stavros. Farrow & Ball’s “Skimming Stone” is painted on the walls, while the wood comes clean in the venerable paint company’s “All White.” Silver-gray cocktail and side tables pick up the thread of color from the room’s gray-and-white striped Elizabeth Eakins rug, while the furniture remains calm in white upholstery fabrics. Even the accessories on the fireplace wall’s shelves are pared down for importance. Most notable is the pair of antique lanterns on the middle shelves.
Published at Saturday, July 21st 2018, 08:48:39 AM. Living Room By Carmelina Landi. Light blue living room. Traditional style is often associated with grand spaces, but there‘s no reason why a smaller space can‘t be decorated in an elegant, traditional way. This room has very high ceilings but not a lot of floor space, so designer Amanda Carol substituted a coffee table for two stools, used large scale art to balance out the window, and incorporated tall millwork over the mantel to draw the eye upwards. The result is a somewhat small space that appears much grander than it really is.
Published at Saturday, July 21st 2018, 07:28:06 AM. Living Room By Arlene Ivers. Dramatic window treatments. To really bring home the traditional style, make sure to include dramatic floor-to-ceiling window treatments like the ones in this room decorated by Salvesen Graham. They can be pleated or not, have valances or not, and use tiebacks or not - but make sure they go all the way from the floor to the ceiling in order to get the full effect.
Published at Saturday, July 21st 2018, 03:13:59 AM. Bookcases By Laverne Lacroix. Simple stacks. Don’t underestimate the power of multiples and consistency. Everyday white dishes look like a still life painting when grouped together in this vintage glass-front cabinet.
Published at Friday, July 20th 2018, 20:47:35 PM. Living Room By Margherita Corvi. Long lasting style. Traditional style has stood the test of time for one simple reason - comfort. Elegant shapes, refined textiles, and a charmingly predictable sense of order make traditional style one that is always warm and welcoming. While decorating trends may change, traditional living rooms will always be in style.
Published at Friday, July 20th 2018, 07:55:29 AM. Living Room By Axelle Thys. Built-in bookcases. Built-in bookcases are an ideal storage solution for traditional living rooms. To make sure the look doesn’t veer into contemporary territory, consider adding some decorative moulding around the perimeter, picture lights at the top, and be sure to use traditional hardware on cabinet doors. A simple design like this one courtesy of Nastasi Vail Design is ideal.
Published at Friday, July 20th 2018, 07:54:50 AM. Living Room By Truda Dreyer. Antique living room, while some say that the majority of floral fabrics went out with the 80s, fans of this old-world style know that they’ll always have a place in traditional rooms. When combined with other traditional items like Chinoiserie antiques and large scale gilt mirrors, floral fabrics can truly shine, as evidenced in this classic living room by J. Stephens Interiors.