I saw this in the October 2015 issue of @HouseBeautiful. http://bit.ly/1ySrLfl
With your light/white walls, you could include colored furniture and curtains. The furniture could be thrift shop purchases that you paint.
Brisbane Guest House | Greg Natale
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Verdigris Vie: Reviving Tradition
Blue and white porcelain has been an inspiration for beautiful textiles for hundreds of years and every generation finds a way to make that inspiration look new and fresh. Laura Ashley’s Charlotte ensemble proves the timeless appeal of this look
Preppy, classic, and fun living room in blue, white, and yellow by Timothy Whealon in the tony Chicago suburb of Winnetka, IL. Graphic, traditional, comfortable, and livable for a chic client with five young children.