Creating a cohesive character for a living-dining combination
December 24, 2015 - table lamp
Robin Citrone is perplexing to make a many of a 11-by-21-foot vital and dining room in her Reston townhouse. She wants to embody her vast counterpart and a TV, though she’s uncertain about how to arrange a seat around a shifting potion doors to emanate a cozy, gentle retreat, while also creation a vital and dining areas cohesive.
Designer Lena Kroupnik updates Citrone’s lounge and chairs with accent pillows and strategically places a seat so that she can watch TV or suffer a perspective outside.
Kroupnik, of Lena Kroupnik Interiors (240-505-6783, lenakroupnikinteriors.com), is formed in Rockville.
Give a room a comfortable backdrop with greige paint, such as Drabware by C2 .
Consider adding a railing between a vital and dining areas to improved conclude a spaces, when a bill allows.
Keep a existent dining table, though paint a tip a abounding walnut brown to element a legs of a new side chairs.
Live plants, such as a fiddle-leaf fig, move life into a room and will alleviate a area subsequent to a television.
Mix ceiling, list and building lamps to yield correct lighting for a room’s many uses.
A bronze and potion coffee table adds a hold of magnificence and a grand backdrop for displaying items.
Anchor a seating area with an area carpet in a pointed epitome design.
Accessories: Villena coronet smorgasboard flare ($321, likemodern.com); Broche six-light 517-GA candelabrum in antique bullion ($798, crystoramalightinglights.com); embroidered corner screen panels in Sienna ($158 for 96-inch, anthropologie.com); Magical Thinking Fezo woven accelerate sham in orange ($69, urbanoutfitters.com); Astor building lamp ($249) and Maddox orange 18-inch sham with feather-down insert ($35), both from crateandbarrel.com); Laton smorgasboard flare in coronet ($213, amazon.com).
Slice of Nature area carpet in Mist ($3,975 for 8-by11-foot rug, houzz.com).
Isabelle bronze-brass square, two-shelf potion coffee list ($1,040, lampsplus.com).
Modern epitome chenille/viscose carpet ($486 for 9-by-12-foot rug, overstock.com).
Edward coffee list in coronet ($759, wayfair.com).