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Bright Eclectic Living Room

A bold mix of colors and patterns in this living room reflects the playful feel of the whole home. Designed by Vanessa De Vargas. Photo by Teri Lynn Fisher for California Home + Design

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August 17, 2012
mtatum24 wrote:
Did you distress these beams? If so, how did you distress them?
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beams come that way, they are PSL (parallel strand Lumber) or Parallam as the brand name by Weyerhaeuser
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November 18, 2013
bjwarner wrote:
Who makes the carpet?
January 19, 2013
andreaw1976 wrote:
Brand of curtains?

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Erin Renzas added this to Become a Pattern Mix Master
Vary the scale and style. Many designers suggest mixing at least three patterns in a space when going for a layered, eclectic look. This keeps the concept looking like an intentional design choice and not a mistake. Remember to select patterns in a wide variety of scales (think small, medium, large). Also select a variety of styles (think floral, stripe, chevron). Couch: vintage, Wertz Brothers; pillows: Colcha; rug: Weego Home
Samantha Schoech added this to Mismatched Rooms Made in Heaven
Big, wide-open architecture, a dainty footed sofa, a modern red chair, patterned curtains and a bold striped rug. The matching things in this room are those two white table lamps.
Laura Gaskill added this to Dare to Decorate With Colorful Upholstery
4. Choose supporting colors with the same strength. If you want to bring in additional color, choose equally bold hues for your other pieces. The bright red chair shown here would look a bit off-kilter next to a pastel blue ottoman, whereas this vibrant peacock-blue one stands up to it.

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March 18, 2015
diaonal, or texture
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March 16, 2015
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March 11, 2015
Bannister and wine racks.
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March 10, 2015
Variety in this picture is colors and the patterns
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March 9, 2015
Variety: Necessary to keep a room design from being monotonous The room has many different colors especially the chairs and the couch but it still makes the room feel whole.
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March 9, 2015
Harmony; variety: This photo shows variety because there are many different textures and looks in this room but they all seem to coordinate.
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eclectic with metal stair
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February 25, 2015
Wine storage
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open handrail design
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Stairs and beams
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Stairs wood
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December 25, 2014
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December 11, 2014
Textured fabrics in a variety of colors and patterns keep interior designs interesting. Get the look for less with the perfectly-paired fabrics from the Textured Curated Fabric Collection:
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December 10, 2014
So bright and open. Love the curtains and various levels of blues with pop of red. Also love beams.
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December 10, 2014
this is variety because of all of the different patterns with in the room
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December 10, 2014
railing doesn't touch the floor on stair , less jail like
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Ottoman transform coffee table
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November 24, 2014
This room illustrates variety because the couch and ottoman are traditional yet the chair, lamps and overall style of the room is modern.
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November 20, 2014
Variety- in this room it combined the different colors,lines, and shapes
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November 17, 2014
Variety, because the different colors and styles add interest and still look good.
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Variety Has different textures.
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November 6, 2014
I just love the combination of colours & patterns
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Table lamp
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Wine storage
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Variety of Color and Texture
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Many different elements and bright colors
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Wine bottles under stairs
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railing and mix of colors
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Build out wall for closet next to stairwell
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Like the mix of styles
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Bold colours
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Mostrar a Ana Lucía ejemplo de combinación de diferentes estilos
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Living room decor
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Stairs with different wood
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wood sides
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Chevron curtains
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lamps, rug, ottoman
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rampe d'escalier
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Wine rack idea
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beams with metal joists? like the hardware, like the pattern and color for interior decor
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mesa centro
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wine rack under stairs?
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This picture illustrates harmony. An example of harmony is variety which is combining different styles to become one. This room shows different styles and colors but they all work together.
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Wine rack!
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basement wine area wine bottle storage beneath stairs ? in a similar fashion
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wine rack
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Turquoise ottoman on stripes.
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side table
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Wine rack
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Wine rack stairs open
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Blue velvet fabric for small upholstered chair
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wine rack
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White Interior w/ wood beams for accents
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Basement stairs
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Pattern mixing
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Stool chair
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Poutre escalier
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Living room
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French eclectic
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Blue footstool
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Couch idea
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Stair railing
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love the rug!!
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Variety- Using a variety of colors and patterns
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Variety. This room creates variety through all the different colors, patterns, and furniture.
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variety different things like colors
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Variety: different forms, shapes, colors.
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Variety: This room has different colors and different patterns.
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Variety- This room has all blues, browns, and whites. Then there is a pop of red.
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Variety- This room has all blues, browns, and whites. Then there is a pop of red.
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wood stringers
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red chair
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Hmm . . . doesn't go up to ceiling
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Mix up of colors
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November 30, 2013
Mesa azul
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Beams and stairs
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i like the proportions of this ottoman. longer legs, fabric isn't too deep. like the tufting - not colors
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paralam stair
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wine rack
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stair beams tie in with ceiling
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Old and new, colour and pattern
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Love the sofa table and lamps
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all the color!
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ottoman / foot stool
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nice beams
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mixed monochrome, ottoman
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October 31, 2013
I really like this stair case
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eclectic furniture
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like the ottoman in this color, different stain though.
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Rampe d'escaliers pour chalet
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french provincial sofa
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railing & stairs
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Mixed pieces
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Iron railing
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like the stairs, ottoman and wine rack under stairs =)
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wall color
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October 18, 2013
bar stools need to be bright have a small pillow on couch with bright fabric to pull together with chairs
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Check out that afghan!
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blue with red couch
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Fauteuil rouge
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4. Choose supporting colors with the same strength. If you want to bring in additional color, choose equally bold hues for your other pieces. The bright red chair shown here would look a bit off-kilter next to a pastel blue ottoman, whereas this vibrant peacock-blue one stands up to it.
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October 17, 2013
chevron, garis di rug dan blue n red upholstery...nice combination
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color has weight
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Escalera y vinera
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Choose supporting colors with the same strength. If you want to bring in additional color, choose equally bold hues for your other pieces. The bright red chair shown here would look a bit off-kilter next to a pastel blue ottoman, whereas this vibrant peacock-blue one stands up to it
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flooring, white walls
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October 16, 2013
The beams! Perfect, especially with the exposed metal brackets.
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October 16, 2013
Don't like rings here.
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October 16, 2013
beautiful ottoman
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Wine Storage
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October 16, 2013
Check out sofa and blue ottoman. Looks like the same company made my sofa!!
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Wine under stairs
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wall colour, beams
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stair case
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Wine racks
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Play of colours
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Shows variety
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Wine rack
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October 14, 2013
This room has variety by having shape, color, a use of texture and other elements.
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Cortinas chidas
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Love this Peacock blue.
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Love the old french provincial couch
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supporting colors with same strength
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Stair 2
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Living room
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October 10, 2013
got lot of variety
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the colors and the shapes make everything srand out.
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love the staircase
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October 8, 2013
Probably how the space would look if we took down the wall to open up the stair case
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