In this beachfront home where sunlight can be harsh warm neutrals lend softness to the living room.
A blend of different wood finishes makes up another layer. "The beautiful patina of the antique mahogany furniture lends warmth," says Carolyn. Likewise, the teak coffee table brings in a lighter shade of wood, without adding a contrasting color that would disrupt the harmony.
This home proves that by combining texture in your fabrics and floor covering, subtle wall and trim colors, different woods, and colorful art and accessories, you can make a big statement with a neutral color scheme.