decorating with black (and white)
This elegant black sitting room comes across to me as very mysterious! Has a certain HUSH about it.
I currently have a project taking shape that has a fair amount of black and white going on that I’m excited to share with you soon. There are a lot of grays happening in this project as well, which softens the contrast a bit. I have always loved something black in every room. This post shows some beautiful ways to decorate your room or rooms with black and white. Warning: You will have to keep it very, very clean.
Black and White Living Room. Even with the stark contrast of black and white in the design of this room, it still looks Traditional. I would substitute the lamp with a pop of color. Yellow or Apple Martini Green! It appears that there is also BROWN in this room as an accent color perhaps to tie in the sisal like floor covering. Lovely.
This Black and White bathroom looks a bit more organic. Notice the light fixtures which are like vanity lights rather than can lights in the ceiling. Very unique. Do you like the different floor tiles?
Very Contemporary and striking bathroom in Black and White.
I absolutely adore black painted doors and panelling. Very smart. Give Traditional paneled walls an updated look.
THIS bedroom is dramatic and smashing! I love the bold and huge Black and White chevron accent wall. The bedding with its check and houndstooth patterns give the room a slightly masculine flair. Love how the shape of the duvet cover captures the shape of the granite tiles on the floor. Well done. Très chic.
This room is borderline over the top with its Hollywood Glam in Black and White!
Another crisp Black and White bath. It makes me feel like I could never wear tan slippers in there, not that I have any…tan ones. Only white toothbrushes allowed.
I envision this as a Black and White guest room. I like the gentile detail of black on the window panels. Love the bench. Thank you for the touch of gold!
Very smart and traditional in appearance, I like the pop of yellow to break up the Black and White decor. The white walls make it less interesting though…. Do you love the hide rug? Yep.
Such brave and bold things going on in this Black and White Dining Room. Ceiling would look awesome if painted too….Excellent room.
Another great example of Black painted paneling. How interesting the swing arm light fixture as a vanity fixture. I love the ingenuity.
I do believe that Black is becoming quite the trend in decorating of late. Hope you enjoyed these photos, all from Pinterest.
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