12 Colorful Rooms We Love

ABOVE A soothing custom-mixed blue covers the walls while the poster bed sets a casual cottage tone. Featured in “The Grown-Up House, ” Sept/Oct 2015. 


ABOVE LEFT For a punch of color, designer Virginia Volman likes to paint the ceilings an accent color. Bold patterned pillows and colorful art pop against the clean white bedding. Featured in “Finder's Keepers, ” May/June 2015. 

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ABOVE RIGHT A rug from Paige Albright Orientals makes a statement in the orange foyer. The wallpaper is Thibaut—on the splurge side—but since it was used in a little room, the cost was practical. Featured in “Spirited Style, ” January/February 2014. 

ABOVE To create a dramatic mood, Beth painted the bedroom These bedroom walls (painted Sherwin Williams 6005 Folkstone) create a dramatic mood. Sunny yellow accents on the headboard, chair and artwork add contrast to the dark hue. Organic textures such as the sheepskin rug and rattan basket add softness. Featured in “House & Garden, ” Jan/Feb 2016. 


ABOVE LEFT AG Designs chose to make a strong statement in this formal living room with a navy lacquer wall covering. The red secretary provides the perfect pop of color against the navy walls. Featured in “Modern Makeover, ” Jan/Feb 2015. Photo by Sarah Arrington

ABOVE RIGHT White accents such as the duvet and end tables offer a quiet spot among a kaleidoscope of color. Featured in “Sunny Delight, ” Jan/Feb 2016. Photo by Emily Followill

ABOVE Lavender upholstered furniture makes a statement in this library with his and her bookcases. Featured in “On the Flip Side, ” May/June 2013.


ABOVE LEFT This bedroom’s red, white, and blue palette brings in the Americana style of the Hamptons with a nod to Morocco in the bed design and fabric. Wall color: Benjamin Moore ‘Americana.' Featured in “On Holiday, ” March/April 2016. 

ABOVE RIGHT Gray walls and furniture provide a neutral backdrop for bold artwork and accessories. Featured in “Inspiring Spaces, ” May/June 2014. 

ABOVE Bold cabinets,  a pre-finished choice from Twin Construction’s Classic Cabinets By Design dubbed “Mount Etna, ” give this kitchen a French café look. Featured in “Family Adventure, ” May/June 2015. 


ABOVE LEFT Designer Laurl Self transforms a cool white condo with bright artwork and accessories to fill the space with color and personality. Featured in “Custom Color, ” Jan/Feb 2014.

ABOVE RIGHT The drama of black walls perfectly balances the bright, bold pillows and a painting by artist Bill Yeager. Featured in “Color Theory, ” Jan/Feb 2012.

Photography by Jean Allsopp

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