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Nov 17, 2010

High/low: Bright and cheery living room

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High/low: Bright and cheery living room Author: Style At Home

High or Low
Nov 17, 2010

High/low: Bright and cheery living room

By: styleathome.com

You've followed the rules for decorating with neutral basics. So now what? Take your living room to the next level by layering in colour, pattern and textiles to create a warm, inviting space with design pizzazz.

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A bright and cheery living room can be achieved with any budget and the right inspiration. Check out our high and low versions of a pop-art inspired living room. Sofa Stanley from $3,800, montauksofa.com. highlow-ba-high.jpg

High: $17,485


Drapery Bombay inverted pleat-top interlined polyviscose in Spice $200 per 22" x 96" panel, invudrapery.com. Lamp Kinetic adjustable pharmacy $422, angusandcompany.com. Boxes Tristan faux leather medium $25 each, urbanbarn.com. Side table Oum ceramic $1,620, avenue-road.com. Coffee table Thilde 50" x 27" x 18" tempered glass $549, urbanbarn.com. Armchair Jens solid walnut $1,295, dwr.com. Toss cushions (on sofa, from left) Cornwall custom 20" square linen/cotton floral in Garden $113, 20" square dupioni silk in Peridot and Lemon $63, invudrapery.com; Madeline Weinrib Atelier Luce 18" square blue ikat silk $637, ycocarpet.com; (on chair) 20" dupioni silk in orange $63, invudrapery.com. Floor cushions 26" square Mongolian yak $385 each, visitorparking.ca. Throws cream linen $165, elte.com; orange cashmere $692, 1212decor.com. Vase littala Alvar Aalto white glass 6 1/4" $192, quasimodomodern.com. Glasses Thomas O'Brian Darby crystal double old-fashioned $110 per set of 4, teatroverde.com. Chip and dip bowl rattan and porcelain $35, pier1.ca. Coral on stand $1,000, montauksofa.com. Artwork 24" square Cube giclee on canvas $327, picreativeart.com. Metal bowl Coral pewter $809, ethanallen.com. Rug The Rug Company Paul Smith Swirl 7' x 10' hand-knotted Tibetan wool $8,085, avenue-road.com.

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Low: $4,636


Drapery Felicia polyester in orange $50 per pair of 57" x 98" panels, Lamp IKEA 365+ Brasa reading $90, Boxes Nostalgisk laminated cardboard in brown $13 per pair, ikea.ca. Side table Martini powder-coated cast aluminum in white $159, westelm.com. Coffee table Visio 43" x 24" x 17" tempered glass $399, structube.com. Armchair Phillips solid walnut $849, visitorparking.ca. Toss cushions (on sofa, from left) 20" square floral $25, homesense.ca; 17" square dupioni silk in Juniper and Lemon $30 each, danicaimports.com; 22" square Country Cabin blue ikat viscose/cotton $280, invudraperyco.com; (on chair) 17" square dupioni silk in Persimmon $30, danicaimports.com. Floor cushions 20" square Mongolian sheep $59 each, urbanbarn.com. Throws IKEA PS Stoff polywool in Off-White $30, ikea.ca; baby alpaca in orange $275, elte.com. Vase Iittala Alvar Aalto white glass 4 3/4" $139, quasimodomodern.com. Glasses glass double old-fashioned $6 each, pier1.ca. Chip and dip bowl President's Choice Home Collection rattan and ceramic $20, pc.ca. Coral $20, invudraperyco.com. Artwork 24" square unpainted canvases $24, acrylic paints $5 each (250 mL), deserres.ca. Metal bowl (on floor) Twig $25, bowring.com. Rug Hollywood Classic 8' x 10' multistripe hand-knotted wool $1,995, elte.com.

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