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He likes traditional decor; she has a funky and sophisticated style. See how these homeowners combined their tastes to create a unique home, perfect for their family.
Designer's Tip: Remember that furniture is the bones of the room. If you find a sofa with the perfect shape but hate the fabric, remember you can always upholster it to fit the style of your room.
Classic bergere chairs were covered in a large-scale damask print, adding a punch of style to the room. The ottoman, covered in a turquoise animal hide, centralizes the room's seating area.
Get the Look: An easy way to mix style is by adding funky fabric to furniture with traditional lines like these bold chairs. Damask is a classic print but done in the larger scale, it takes on a fun and modern vibe.
Color Tip: Sticking to a one- or two-color scheme in a room will allow for a beautiful finish. In the bedroom, focus on adding colorful accessories and accent pieces while sticking to a neutral wall color.
The homeowners wanted plenty of storage in their bedroom. They absolutely fell in love with this dresser with its mother-of-pearl inlay.