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August 11, 2016 - table lamp
Nancy Shank wants to emanate a infrequent shelter in a 20-by-12-foot family room of her Annapolis home though is struggling with how to place chair since all of a walls are interrupted by HVAC vents, doors or a fireplace. She wants to keep a paint tone (China Doll by Sherwin-Williams) though needs adequate seating for 4 to 6 people to relax and watch television.
Designer Carrie Miller creates a gentle seating area around a grate with adore seats and bar chairs, and a infrequent dining area nearby a kitchen. Dividing a space into apart zones creates it easier to work around a vents and doors.
A sofa and accent tables can double as additional seating when needed. A cafeteria list creates a transition from a seating area to a kitchen. The console list can arrangement art or collectibles and act as a smorgasboard when entertaining. The tone palette of soothing cream with accents of coral and immature brightens a space. Choose chair in light colors to element a existent paint color. Paint a bricks around a grate Decorator’s White by Benjamin Moore to alleviate and serve abate a space.
SPLURGE (left): Pipa cocktail list in white ($2,640, shopcandelabra.com).
SAVE: Classic garden seats in Celadon Spa ($129 each, ballarddesigns.com).
SPLURGE (left): Swedish nation chair in immature ($1,098 for two, wisteria.com).
SAVE: Arcadia side chairs ($260 for two, worldmarket.com).
Furniture: Colette adore chair in Parchment ($750, pier1.com); Eliza tiny chest in Antique Blue ($299) and Elle stone-cast console table ($299), both from grandinroad.com; 30-inch round-top pedestal list in plain parawood ($175, walmart.com); Mercer Collection Easton bar chair in taupe ($400, amazon.com).
Accessories: Safavieh hand-woven corpulent thick jute rug ($194 for 7½ -by-9½ -foot rug) and Leon Richet’s “French River Landscape” unframed board art ($67), both from overstock.com; double-socket building flare in Washed Natural ($70, target.com); Ripplefold unlined blind panels in Vavavase-Fiesta (from $210 each, loomdecor.com); textured linen support sham cover in Flax Ivory ($45.50, potterybarn.com); Full Sun sham in coral ($58, anthropologie.com); Kenitra gold-arch counterpart ($361, bellacor.com).
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