Black And White Living RoomBlack And White Living Room

A vital element when decorating your living room with a contemporary theme is your wall treatments. For this design style the colors can make or break the look - consider adding shades of browns and black or a sharp black and white look to the room. Try using a neutral color paint on the walls or if you want something different go with a leather or suede wall covering.

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Transitional Living roomTransitional Living room

Lighting is also something to bear in mind when designing your room. The lighting can be from fluorescent bulbs or you can have enough windows to allow more light.

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Farmhouse Living roomFarmhouse Living room

The style of the room refers to the type of furnishings and style of decor you select for decorating your living room space. It is important to choose a style that you like and to also make sure that you stay with the one style throughout the living room area.

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Craftsman BathroomCraftsman Bathroom

One of the most appealing things about the traditional bathroom is clutter gives it more of a lived-in effect thus enhancing the traditional look. Don't be afraid to put plenty of pictures on the walls - black and white family portraits in gold frames are a good look. A chest of drawers or corner table with scented candles aromatherapy oils or flowers will really bring the room to life. As a finishing touch an old style set of weighing scales a large framed mirror or bulky traditional radiator will give the room that cozy old-fashioned feel.

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Corner NooksCorner Nooks

Intimate. Although the traditional table for meals is long and rectangular more and more families are moving away from this trend. In some cases it is due to the restraints that a smaller living area places on the size of the furniture. More often than not however families simply prefer sitting closer to each other. This has led to the rise in popularity of small round or square dining room sets. These accommodations usually seat four to six people at most and they allow for easy interaction and conversation.

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Contemporary Living roomContemporary Living room

Less is more. The most important rule to remember when decorating any room is don't clutter. Less really is more. Choose simple pieces and keep the extras to a minimal. What decorations you do use don't over do it but rather select a few quality items.

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Contemporary KitchenContemporary Kitchen

Zinc Kitchen Counters. You don't see zinc countertops in many modern kitchens but this metal has a warmth that has made it popular for centuries. Zinc's tone darkens with time adding patina. Its antimicrobial properties make it a smart choice for a cooking space. This beautiful material typically costs $100 and up per square foot installed.

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Contemporary Dining roomContemporary Dining room

Accessories. You can breathe new life into a dull boring dining area by adding modern dining room furniture to the room. The openness of the furniture and the simplicity of its design mandates that the room be free of clutter. A modern style dining area is a place of elegance where you your family and guests gather to enjoy delicious meals and engage in lively conversation. Many dining rooms tend to send a person into sensory overload with all of the decorative items placed around the room and with the over abundance of items hanging on the wall. Once you decide that modern furniture is to be the focal point of your dining area you don't need to add a lot of accessories to the room or to the wall. One or two large and simplistically impressive pieces of art on the wall is sufficient for a modern style dining room. If you have a few collectibles that you wish to include in the dining area decor a modern style curio would be the most appropriate way to display them.

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Contemporary BedroomContemporary Bedroom

For a kids bedroom look for an attractive Bunk bed. Generally kids feel complacent with bunk beds as they live up to their expectations. Nowadays adults also tend to choose a Bunk bed over a normal bed because of its advantages. They are also designed in numerous styles to suit the needs of users. Bunk beds with trundles are considered as a versatile furniture.

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Contemporary BathroomContemporary Bathroom

Faucet. What style of faucet are you interested in? This will help you to determine which bathroom basin are the best fit. You may want silver or you may decide to go with gold faucets. It all depends on your preference and the bathroom d├ęcor. You may want a fancy appearance or one that is simple. Take a look around to decide what you feel would be the best type to replace your current one.

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