Stepping away from dark finishes and heavy contrast; one of my favorite color tends in 2015 is neutral a gray and beige pallet… enter ‘greige’.
Lighter wood finishes allow the character of the grain to show through. Combining soft textured fabrics and a subtle metallic chandelier, the effect of this room encourages classic luxury while appearing effortless.
The image on the right shows a finished space using a lighter paint color for the walls, with a refinished furniture piece to enhance the combination of tones in the flooring.
This living room creates a cozy setting for lounging and relaxation. Mixing the pillow fabrics and textures in the trow blankets reflects a contemporary take on shabby chic styling.
Inspiring pallets: Paint is the most affordable method to create a dramatic update for any room.
Taking a fresh approach to traditional white cabinets, this soft beige combination is a lovely balance with the stainless steel appliances.
Light wood floors and grass cloth window treatments carry the neutrals across the room and create a soft balance of color.
A soft drum fabric chandelier positioned over the bed is a lovely accessory that is not only beautiful but functional.
Textures in area rugs and canvas art highlight the subtle yet dynamic tones in a neutral pallet.
A child’s’ room or nursery does not always have to boast a bright color pallet. A neutral base allows room for growth and in decor as the children grow and hobbies change.
Is it possible to accomplish this style without refinishing existing dark wood flooring? ABSOLUTELY!
For more industrial styling balance of a black feature piece of furniture and neutrals.
Exposed Brick doesn’t need to feel dull or unfinished: Soften it with light tones and soft textures.
Floating shelves with exposed hardware is an industrial and rugged installation that is softened with the neutral painted cabinets as well as the grass cloth window treatments.
Above all else, I hope that this post inspires you to do great work.