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Bright White Fireplace contemporary living room

Bright White Fireplace

This living room is broken into three seating areas, including this one by the fireplace. Keeping the surround a bright white keeps the focus on the bright furnishings from Pal + Smith. Designed By: Pal + Smith; Photo By: Eric Staudenmaier for California Home + Design

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sakuzel wrote:
name of painting and artist, please
   Comment   May 16, 2012
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Like the picture. Who is the artist and where can I get a copy? Thank you
June 17, 2012 at 8:21am     
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julesant wrote:
Where can I buy the bottles?
   Comment   April 5, 2012
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Mary_Alice Martinez
Love the bottles!!! Love the colors too!
April 5, 2012 at 8:30pm     
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jlm16412 wrote:
I would love to know what kind of couch that is? And where do you think I could find something like it? Thanks!
   Comment   February 28, 2012
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Emily Hurley
That is a Pal + Smith sofa. The style is called "Muse". Hope that helps!
March 8, 2012 at 3:45pm     
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Do you know what furniture stores sell it in MN?
March 17, 2013 at 12:15pm   
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Karen Heffernan wrote:
who makes the bottles?
   Comment   February 21, 2014
lkelley555 wrote:
Where can I buy the sofa?
   Comment   November 26, 2013
Debbie Leissner wrote:
Is the fireplace intended to be used? Will it stay white if it is?
   Comment   September 21, 2013
deevella wrote:
What color white was used in this room?
   Comment   August 31, 2013
shadeypines wrote:
Buddha - Pleeeeeeeeeeeeaseee...before I stroke out tell me where to get that statue from...or send me down a road where I can get something similar ...thanks so muchey.
   Comment   August 14, 2013
kenra wrote:
what color and manufacturer of paint was used on the walls?
   Comment   January 28, 2013
hsilver wrote:
where is the statue from in front of the fireplace?
   Comment   December 9, 2012
spirittree wrote:
Where can I get the throw pillow?
   Comment   October 17, 2012
Chatham House at Plum Hollow wrote:
light - where can i get this arch light?
   Comment   October 14, 2012
Sharon Kory Interiors wrote:
what shade of white is this room?
   Comment   October 13, 2012

What Houzz contributors are saying:

Sometimes all you need to transform a space is a fresh coat of white paint. Designer Melissa Palazzo of the Newport Beach design firm PAL + SMITH is known for her stellar use of color. By painting the fireplace surround a bright white, she kept the space feeling bright and cheerful but not overwhelming. More: 16 Stunningly Beautiful Fireplaces
A fireplace can liven up a simple white space. Instead of going with a traditional arrangement, try an asymmetrical one. A thick black mantel gives the feature dimension.
Samantha Schoech added this to Color Guide: How to Work With Bright White
Pop Up: Bright White With Hits of ColorWhite is a good choice if you are a collector of objects or art. Nothing makes color and pattern pop like bright white. And it gives even kids' scribbles a gallery-style backdrop.
Charmean Neithart Interiors, LLC. added this to 10 Wonderful Ways to Colorize a White-Walled Room
8. Have fun with upholstery fabrics. A room with white walls can definitely take lots of color in fabrics. Natural sunlight helps, too. Select three complementary colors and repeat them in pillows, art and accessories.

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