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Balance Rustic Elements - 108 Living Room Decorating Ideas - Southernliving. Front and back doors open directly into a two-story-high living room, where spruce-planked walls and wood beams salvaged from an 1890 Tennessee barn reflect the home’s rural setting and give the space a refined, barnlike feel. Interior decorator Phoebe Howard balanced the rustic elements with color. “I added an air of elegance with a soft color palette that reflects the surrounding sky and hills,” she says.  Video…

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Balance Rustic Elements - 108 Living Room Decorating Ideas - Southernliving. Front and back doors open directly into a two-story-high living room, where spruce-planked walls and wood beams salvaged from an 1890 Tennessee barn reflect the home’s rural setting and give the space a refined, barnlike feel. Interior decorator Phoebe Howard balanced the rustic elements with color. “I added an air of elegance with a soft color palette that reflects the surrounding sky and hills,” she says. Video…

Patricia Neal in Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961) Art Direction: Roland Anderson, Hal Pereira, Set Decoration: Sam Comer, Ray Moyer

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Patricia Neal in Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961) Art Direction: Roland Anderson, Hal Pereira, Set Decoration: Sam Comer, Ray Moyer

Grass cloth wallpaper lends warm texture to this Charlotte, North Carolina, family room, and a mix of patterns on the room’s upholstered pieces creates cozy charm. Double French doors lead to the patio.

Grass cloth wallpaper lends warm texture to this Charlotte, North Carolina, family room, and a mix of patterns on the room’s upholstered pieces creates cozy charm. Double French doors lead to the patio.

Tortoise and conch shells accessorize this coastal living room, while starfish adorn the mantel. Books on South Carolina’s coastal area lie stacked on the coffee table and topped with shells. Vases of palm fronds simply picked up from outside complete the tropical decor.  See this Coastal-Style Cottage

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Tortoise and conch shells accessorize this coastal living room, while starfish adorn the mantel. Books on South Carolina’s coastal area lie stacked on the coffee table and topped with shells. Vases of palm fronds simply picked up from outside complete the tropical decor. See this Coastal-Style Cottage

Asymmetrical arrangements can be intimidating, but formal symmetry is easy to pull off and adds a calm balance to a room. The simple arrangement above this fireplace is clean and elegant. See this Formal Nashville Home

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Asymmetrical arrangements can be intimidating, but formal symmetry is easy to pull off and adds a calm balance to a room. The simple arrangement above this fireplace is clean and elegant. See this Formal Nashville Home

A stacked fieldstone fireplace takes center stage in this family room. Rather than just a sheer wall of stone, the exposed chimney is designed with a central recess for artwork, along with tapered edges on either side, to keep it from appearing too overpowering. Sconces mounted directly to the stone are an attractive way to shed plenty of light on the antique timber mantel.  Living Room Finishing Touches

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A stacked fieldstone fireplace takes center stage in this family room. Rather than just a sheer wall of stone, the exposed chimney is designed with a central recess for artwork, along with tapered edges on either side, to keep it from appearing too overpowering. Sconces mounted directly to the stone are an attractive way to shed plenty of light on the antique timber mantel. Living Room Finishing Touches

Although mostly white and neutral, this space reads colorful due to the accessories.  Evars + Anderson Interior Design

Although mostly white and neutral, this space reads colorful due to the accessories. Evars + Anderson Interior Design

The living room wears a calming palette of creams and grays. A horse painting above the fireplace is a nod to the property's history. - Photo: Paige Rumore / Design: Rachel Halvorson

The living room wears a calming palette of creams and grays. A horse painting above the fireplace is a nod to the property's history. - Photo: Paige Rumore / Design: Rachel Halvorson

My Living Room Is A Mess But I Can't Afford New Upholstery - laurel home

My Living Room Is A Mess But I Can’t Afford New Upholstery