Readers' Choice: The 10 Most Popular Living Rooms of 2012

The varied tastes of subscribers come in the most popular living rooms of 2012. Some of the rooms veer toward traditional, others feel distinctly modern, and a few mix in elements from nearly every style. Some of those spaces and a palette added touches of color, but stuck together.

Here are the living room photographs added to the most user ideabooks in 2012:

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1. Gray and yellow at the San Francisco Bay Region. Gray and yellowish continued to be a popular color palette for homes in 2012, and ers loved the inspiration that this living room supplied. Soothing gray tones help tie the entire room together even though several different patterns are used by the room.

Cornerstone Architects

2. Open floor plan. Rustic beams help separate this spacious living space from the adjoining kitchen and dining room. This picture was spared by ers for its particulars and noted the smooth color transitions throughout.


3. Stunning stone fireplace. users loved this traditional stone fireplace and contrasting mantel using corbels for the flexible layout; it might work nicely with a different stone or mantel material.

Exquisite Kitchen Design

4. Blue built-in cabinetry in Denver. Built-ins were anyplace on this season, including inside this popular living room. The cabinets that are blue include depth, but their undertone retains the color scheme simple.

Siemasko + Verbridge

5. Summer. This waterfront pool house has a smartly designed living room that could accommodate summertime wear and tear. Its vinyl rug and tile flooring, for example, can stand up to wet towels and feet. A sleeping loft is ideal for naps on a warm afternoon.

Kim Woods

6. Southern California shabby chic. A beadboard backsplash, a white wood ceiling and casual furniture give this house a subtle shore house vibe. This picture was spared by ers for its sunny, cozy and warm look.

Ownby Design

7. Bold and modern Arizona living room. Browns, grays and blacks tie this living room together effortlessly. The set of furniture created this chamber worth saving, and ers noted the well-designed layout as well.

Erin Hoopes

8. Soft and soothing Virginia area. A cozy sectional manages to divide the spacious kitchen and living room in this house, without producing too much branch. Complementary tans and gray-blues subtly tie together with the 2 spaces.

Archer & Buchanan Architecture, Ltd..

9. Upgraded traditional Pennsylvania home. Despite each the stunning furnishings in this area, the stunning coffered ceiling is what initially drew many readers to this living room. However, the mixture of designs and prints — from zebra to paisley — is another inspiring touch.

Kendall Wilkinson Design

10. Artistic San Francisco high-rise. Set within the magnificent St. Regis Hotel, this modern living room manages to incorporate daring black accents without overdoing it. Shelves, lined with easy displays, bring about the gallery vibe.

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