For a bright, complicated family room, remove a dim recliners

August 11, 2016 - table lamp


(The Washington Post)

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.


(Leah L. Jones/For The Washington Post)

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.


(Interior digest by Rodney Co/3D Storm Studio/ for The Washington Post)

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.


Miller, with Lapis Ray Interior Design (703-819-2887, lapisray.com), is formed in Vienna.


(Candelabra (left); Ballard Designs)

SPLURGE (left): Pipa cocktail list in white ($2,640, shopcandelabra.com).

SAVE: Classic garden seats in Celadon Spa ($129 each, ballarddesigns.com).


((wisteria.com (left); worldmarket.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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source ⦿ https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/home/for-a-bright-modern-retreat-lose-the-dark-recliners/2016/08/10/2f5954b0-4d29-11e6-aa14-e0c1087f7583_story.html

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