Butter and Steel Paisley on Cream A stylized paisley pattern is given new life in fresh shades of steel blue, silver, butter yellow, gray and black. This over scaled design makes a bold statement while keeping the colors more subdued. Hand hooked in India of 100% wool in soft knobby loops for great texture underfoot
Beautiful living room features walls painted light khaki, Benjamin Moore Nantucket Breeze, framing sash windows dressed in woven shades on either side of an oak chest topped with a happiness jar table lamp below a gilt beveled mirror flanked by a pair of antique chairs. An English rolled arm sofa stands in front of the chest topped with a pair of green paisley pillows beside a green striped rolled arm chair on casters atop a bound sisal rug across from a white coffee table laden with books
Effortless Style To brighten up this attic living space, Candice installs light-toned wood floors, brings in a cream sectional and adds track lighting. A color palette of greens, blues and tans complement the lighter tones, while paisley fabric and wall decals add a feminine, bohemian quality to the space. A reclaimed wood ceiling with faux beams adds architectural interest.
A few streamlined pieces go a long way in striking a modern-traditional balance, says McGee. In this living room, sculptural task lamps and simple furniture offset the traditional leanings of the floral and paisley accessories. The result is layered and surprising rather than one-note.