Houzz is the new way to design your home.
Trim under crown molding
Accessories on the console - use matching lamps to add light.
use of stained glass
Two lamps on the buffet
tray for boots
Oak floors have been alkaline dyed to a dark and uniform color.
light upholstery on wood sofa
Revere Pewter HC-172 Paint Color
books stacked to add height interest to table display
Small picture on books for table display - Grandma Warren's pictures?
Sofa, tufted back, single seat cushion, fabric
Light patterned fabric on the antique chairs
Antique furniture with light modern fabric
striped fabric on antique sofa
neutral fabric on victorian furniture
Mirror the wall behind the buffet?
Flank the oval mirror with artwork, or framed doilies.
decor on and above sideboard like ours
Nesting tables for guest's drinks
sqaure bay windows in front and back of ranch house for more space.
back bay window with increased height, cantilevered so no new foundation needed.
Use multiples of a side table for a coffee table, can be moved apart to hold drinks during a party. Cheaper, too. And more types available.
velvet on the sofa, solid color, not a print
tufted leather on the couch? Instead of velvet?
pale monochromatic stripes on sofa
Length of drapes - "hovering" a fingerwidth above the floor. Good for high traffic areas like our living room and dining room where they are beside the doors.
length of drapes - brushing = just touching the floor. Not quite as casual as hovering.
Marble coffeetable with simple metal base