When design meets both form and function, it feels like money well spent. I mentioned in the previous post that we had a major heating issue in the house last winter. Upstairs was extremely hot at night. (It absorbed all the sun from the day and the rise of the heat from below). But the downstairs was an ice chest throughout the day. We have one system for the house, so when we'd heat the downstairs, it'd make upstairs perfect for hot yoga. We now use the fireplace as a heater to the first floor, and it's working beautifully. We've barely had to run our heater this fall. So here's our cozy modern living room. I never thought I'd say this, but I'm glad we waited a year plus to add the fireplace. It took us that long to get to know the room and the house.
Pick a Palette, and Repeat, Working within a streamlined color palette not only helps the rooms themselves feel cohesive, but it also helps with the transitions between rooms. “When you're in the middle of the foyer and you're able to see all the other rooms throughout, you have the same family of colors repeated but in different ways in each space,” says Mele. Case in point: The walls of the breakfast room are coated with a similar blue to the family room, but this time with paint, and as in the entryway, a pop of orange upholstery has a striking yet grounding effect. Play with Percentages, A genius way to get even more mileage out of a small group of colors is to do a flip-flop of sorts, pushing what was previously used as an accent color to the foreground. This is precisely what Mele did in this music room by using statement orange curtains and tangerine lamps while letting the blue and white recede to a single armchair. “It ties in blue to fit in with the rest of the house,” says Mele of his design.
Blue and yellow color combinations look peaceful, warm and balanced. Blue color is versatile, perfect for modern interior design in any season. Yellow color shades add warmth to blue and yellow color combinations, creating sunny atmosphere in fall and winter. Lushome shares a few great interior design ideas that demonstrate how stylish blue and yellow color combinations transform rooms. Medium and light blue color tones, mixed with golden colors and sunny yellow color shades offer fabulous, playful, pleasant and modern color combinations for interior design and home decorating. Here are amazing interiors in yellow and blue that look elegant, bright and cheerful. Yellow and blue color combinations are comfortable for living rooms and bedrooms. Yellow and blue color shades and tones are suitable for kids rooms and kitchens, bathrooms and dining rooms. Bedroom design and decor in yellow and blue colors look very inviting and harmonious.
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