Family Home Full of Color and Pattern

Tobi Fairley created a vibrant family home through the use of bright colors, subtle textures and eye-catching patterns. Even though each room boasts a unique design, the home has an overall cohesive, welcoming feel.
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June 29, 2015

Photo By: Tobi Fairley

Photo By: Tobi Fairley

Photo By: Tobi Fairley

Photo By: Tobi Fairley

Photo By: Tobi Fairley

Photo By: Tobi Fairley

Photo By: Nancy Nolan

Photo By: Tobi Fairley

Photo By: Tobi Fairley

Photo By: Tobi Fairley

Photo By: Tobi Fairley

Photo By: Tobi Fairley

Photo By: Tobi Fairley

Photo By: Tobi Fairley

Photo By: Tobi Fairley

Photo By: Tobi Fairley

Photo By: Tobi Fairley

Open-Plan Transitional Living Area With Blue Sofa

A lovely mix of varying shades of blue creates a serene and soothing mood in this open-plan living area. The kitchen lines the back of the room, the dining area flanks one side and the living room sits at the heart of the space.

Blue and White Transitional Living and Dining Areas

Let there be stripes! This transitional open-concept living and dining room expertly layers different blue and white striped and toile fabric for a delightfully quirky appeal.

Transitional Open-Plan Kitchen and Living Area With Blue Sofa

Varying shades of blue create a peaceful setting for this transitional open-concept kitchen and living area. A gorgeous royal-blue sofa anchors the living room space.

Transitional Blue Open-Plan Kitchen With Barstools

Pull up one of the comfy barstools, and it's easy to stay a while in this cheerful blue kitchen. A trio of pendant lights helps define the space in the open-plan design.

Blue Transitional Kitchen With Sunflowers

Mornings must be fun in this cheery blue transitional kitchen. A long island offers up lots of room for casual dining and hanging out while a vaulted ceiling adds to the open, airy feel.

Blue Transitional Kitchen With Blue Subway-Tile Backsplash

Robin's-egg-blue-glazed subway tiles add high-gloss pop to this kitchen's backsplash. High-end amenities abound including a cooktop, pot-filler faucetand chef-grade appliances.

Black Contemporary Dining Room With Yellow Chandelier

Black floral wallpaper sets the dramatic tone in this contemporary dining room. The color scheme of the wallpaper is further accented by the bright yellow chandelier and curtains and the blue dining chairs.

Neutral Traditional Living Room With Blue Lamps

A neutral color palette gets an infusion of refreshing energy with blue accents in the table lamps, artwork, and throw and accent pillows. In a clever design move, the twin lamps serve as a visual frame for the painting behind the sofa.

Blue-and-Green Striped Transitional Bathroom With Mirror

Wide blue and green stripes visually widen this small bathroom and add graphic character. An ornate mirror and turquoise vanity bring further design punch to the space.

Gray and White Contemporary Mudroom With Floral Wallpaper

This contemporary mudroom proves that even small spaces can pack a major design punch. A large floral-patterned wallpaper combined with a bright yellow painting livens up the walls while built-in shelving instantly clears up clutter.

Yellow and White Contemporary Mudroom With Baskets

A place for everything and everything in its place: This contemporary mudroom carries out that motto in colorful style. White baskets easily organize smaller items while sunshine-yellow paint brightens up the interior of the shelf's lower compartments.

Multicolored Contemporary Home Office With Graphic Carpet

What's brown and black and red and blue plaid all over? This innovative home office space that combines varying patterns and colors with striking result. The adjacent bathroom picks up the red and black cabinetry and neutral wall color to further connect the two spaces.

Mix-and-Match Patterns

The key to mixing mismatched patterns? Maintain the same color palette throughout the pieces, as demonstrated in this chic bedroom. From the graphic valance to the striped pillows and checked ottomans, a red, white and blue palette is intact.

Gray and White Contemporary Bedroom With Yellow Curtains

This contemporary bedroom uses neutral-colored walls and furnishings as a subtle backdrop for graphic-print accents. Cheery yellow and gray decorate the curtains and a wide gray and white stripe livens up the bench at the foot of the bed.

Teen Girl's Pink Transitional Bedroom With Black-and-White Rug

Between its wall color and graphic upholstered bed, this teen girl's transitional bedroom is pinkalicious. A bold mix of graphic- and animal-print patterns rounds out the design with playful edge.

Girl's Transitional Blue Bedroom With Pink Pendant Lights

Sky-blue walls and pops of fuschia brighten up this girl's transitional bedroom. Low-hanging pink pendant lights and a peace-symbol desk chair help create a fun homework spot.

Kid's Multicolored Polka-Dot Transitional Bathroom

It's easy to love the candy-colored polka dots in this kid's bathroom. The cheery color scheme is followed up in the fuschia accessories and bright flower arrangement.

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