Tricks of the Trade: How Designers Warm Up Black & White Rooms this room, from Planete Deco, mixes in a few shades of grey along with the black and white. Interesting textures (wood, the ceiling medallion and cowhide rug) also help to warm things up.
I love maps! Groovy idea: In the breakfast nook, inexpensive framed maps creatively chronicle the family’s travels. Read more: Beach House Decorating Ideas - Beach House Decor - Country Living collect the maps from the tourist office of the cities visited
FRAME ARRANGEMENT :: This is a good idea on how to place frames.even if you space them out and don't have the edges touching (like shown here), you can still implement the technique to place your own frames on a wall.
Do you need a chandelier to brighten up your room space? If your place lacks overhead dining lighting or what is currently hanging is tacky or clashes with your style, take a look at this collection of Cool DIY Chandelier Ideas for Inspiration.