Living Room with COLOR
The Space: Guests enter directly into the middle of the living room—a tricky design problem that Fran solved with symmetry. "A room located at the house's center needs strong balance," she says. A well-composed furniture arrangement of two wing chairs flanking a fireplace greets visitors.The Decorating: To combat the room's lack of direct light (blocked by the front porch overhang), Fran hung a large mirror over the mantel and painted the ceiling a pale aqua. "Whites are lovely, but without ...