Amethyst and lilac shades are some of the hottest decorating colours right now, having stepped off the runways and into the home:
Refinished chairs, a trestle-style dining table and a dramatic-yet-affordable overhead light give this dining room real style. I really like the plum coloured wall and how well it works with the ajoining room:
A large wicker sofa and chair sit on a patterned floor rug in tones of gold and chartreuse in this living room. Luxurious elements such as a large silk pendant light, intricately carved table lamps, a dramatic, oversized mirror, velvet cushions in a deep violet and an inlaid side table all work together to create a luxurious, well-travelled style:
Decorating with colorful furniture, flowers and stylish wallpaper adds drama to your living space.
In this design, a pretty tufted lilac sofa and bright-green drapes add an exotic element. A contrasting pink chair, delicate wall sconces and a vintage chinese garden stool convey a sense of the homeowner's personality:
A dramatic medallion print wallpaper adds drama to a fireplace wall. This eclectic living room comes alive with a black-painted mantel and burnt-orange velvet chairs. Modern touches, like the gold table lamp and collection of blue vases, keep the look from feeling too fussy:
Add a decorative touch to dramatic wallpaper with a beautiful glass leaf wall sconce:
Thanks to www.houseandhome.com for these great photos.