Before: Disconnected StylesToby and Rebecca have their hands full with their new baby, Estella, and would love to have a peaceful, laid-back space where they can relax. They prefer to decorate with natural earth tones, grays and browns but wonder if maybe that's too safe. They have an eclectic style that mixes modern and traditional furnishings and accessories but need color to tie the styles together. These city dwellers are fond of going to the theater, so host Jane Lockhart presents a color wheel with Shakespearean hues.
After: United with ColorA window seat built with wood slats and painted white echoes the paneled wall. The modern living room chairs are reupholstered in sage green and the sofa is covered in a deep gray. The peaceful combination of colors unites the modern and traditional styles.
Before: Too Many Tones
After: White Solves the ProblemDid You Know? Gray is associated with elegance and quality. White makes other colors appear stronger.