It's stylish and chic but masculine enough for a college-aged young man to accept. Everyone has oddly shaped room to deal with, and this one from Cottage Living offers hope to those of us who despair over intrusive rooflines and dangerous staircases.
A neutral palette with one dynamite fabric (the blue plaid on the daybed) visually enlarges the space and provides a color direction for the accessories.
To mask a dinged-up floor, slather it with multiple coats of dark deck paint. The owner here achieved a look of sleek sophistication without spending a fortune on floor. –Lydia Somerville, Senior Homes Editor, MyHomeIdeas.com