We are two successful professionals under 50. We live in an urban area, like to see live music and alternative theater, and eat out on the weekends.
rustic beams, layered rugs, a bevy of throw pillows and, again, lots of comfortable seating create a cozy room for entertaining guests.
while this example is woodsy-cabin "lite." A high ceiling is warmed up by wooden planks and beams; the large wooden coffee table adds a rustic touch, and textiles add sophistication.
Throw the room some curves. Round off the sharp edges and straight lines to create a more welcoming room. For example, check out the way these chairs would wrap hugs around anyone sitting in them.
he painted tongue and groove ceiling and recessed lighting help make the room feel larger and bright.