Mixing dark and light grey tones with yellow accent.
Chandelier. Statement piece.
Bench at end of bed.
Built-in window seat.
Conservative color is what traditional is known for, but in more modern styles color has had a play. Add color against a neutral wall, or paint a wall in softer shades.
Color combo: Black and yellow.
At the beach, it's easy to get caught up in loud colors and fish-themed décor, but it's so unnecessary. We prefer a soothing, spalike feel with neutrals and a hint of blue. Add bamboo shades and a few pieces of well-placed coral and shells, and you have a room that feels like a real beach getaway.
Those chairs for my bedroom.
Keep your color scheme simple to bring peace to a room. Choose a neutral and another color, then choose a light, medium and dark version of that color with the same undertones. See how these bookcases appear so calm — using books with covers in the same neutral does the trick. You can even cover your books in kraft paper for a similar effect. (But make sure you label them with the book titles.)