Tonight's post is in response to a request from a friend for "inspiration" for her new house.
My friend Kimberly just purchased a duplex with her fiancee and they are in the midst of decorating the living room/dining room. They want a clean modern look, with a hint of traditional style.
images via decorpad.com
And here are my suggestions of a few elements for a modern home.
The Dining Room
Sleek wood table with metal top
With this dining table, you can go formal with a white slipcovered chair..
Or more casual with a rattan chair
Painted a dove grey.
Or fun, like this zebra chair from World Market
I would use this lucite console as a bar.
I would add an antique tray to give it some glamour.
And add this pendant from Home Decorators above the dining table
The Living Room
They have a tan sectional, so I would add a modern coffee table
Like this one from CB2
or this lucite table, also from CB2
I would add this vintage industrial inspired console from World Market for the television
This rug from Home Decorators adds a bit of interest
These side tables keep things modern
With these lamps from Home Decorators adding a traditional element
And pillows add a fun element and visual interest to the sofa
This venetian mirror from Home Decorators would add a bit of glamour