Sitting area A pleasing symmetry deepens the restful feel of the sitting area. Although the palette is airy and light, judicious use of 'heavier' elements grounds the space. "Heavy, full silk draperies lend lustre and visual weight to the room," says Colleen. The 9' tall pre-lit tree is decked out with silver and white ornaments. Even the presents conform to the colour scheme, making them an integrated part of the decor. They look almost too pretty to unwrap...almost.