Play With Paint and Pattern
Designer Barbara Howard's fearless use of color and pattern gives the Southern Accents showhouse plenty of style and personality. Her tricks of the trade will help you navigate the waters in your home.
Serene Living Room
To keep the cathedral-like space from overwhelming the room, Barbara kept the color palette restful and tied it with adjoining rooms. A muted rug defines the space, and a dramatic chandelier draws the eye up.
Whitewashed wood panels running horizontally on the wall contribute more texture than a painted wall and frame the larger-than-life painting.