To create unity, use different shades of the same color.
For the wall, rug and furniture using different shades of the same color creates a visual coherence that makes the space feel open. If you're not in the market for new furniture, adding a throw or pillows or accessories in the same shade can give you the same effect. See more of these colorful homes here and here.
[color kreyv]: Gray & Yellow
So, I've been on a gray kick lately. It really goes with everything. I love it. Last week, Melissa made the comment on this post that she loved the combination of gray and yellow. I thought to myself, "Self, I love that combo as well. That will be next week's [color kreyv]." And that, my friends, is how this post came to be. Thanks for the idea, Melissa! image from Buy Modern Baby Blog image from West Elm image from Better Homes & Gardens
Mix and Chic
via This beautiful and eclectic home exudes warmth and style with a mixture of classic and rustic pieces, modern accents and global finds. Do you like this home? Which is your favorite room?
EmersonMade at Home
This classic New Hampshire farmhouse is "home" to Ryan & Emerson Fry, creators of the oh-so-preppy clothing line, EmersonMade. You might remember some of these images if you're a reader of Design*Sponge (the Fry's home was featured last year). I love the wide plank floors, bright white walls, and simple antique furniture. These two have got some serious style going on... and perhaps the most beautiful pantry in existence. This month, Boston Magazine gave us another peek into this charming…