Follow these paint and decor tips for a cozy study from Executive Editor Jessica S. Thuston.
A cozy room, like a study or a den, is a perfect place to use a strong, dark paint color. The trick is to just use the same color on everything, from the walls, to the trim, to the built in bookcases. When furnishing a room, be sure that every single seat has access to a table surface nearby. [MUSIC] See you've got a handy spot to set down a drink, book, or eyeglasses. Vintage and found objects bring life to any room. Try using an old trunk as a coffee table. It's top can flip up for storage, and the weathered patina can help balance the more formal finishes in the room. [MUSIC]