Designer Shannon Woodward provides lighting and multipurpose seating to make a welcoming space for the couple and their guests.
Stools can be put together in place of a coffee table or moved for versatile seating.
A chandelier and a wall lamp free up floor space while adding much-needed lighting.
To create the illusion of a more spacious room, use
a large carpet and hang drapes all the way from the ceiling to the floor.
Hanging framed artwork above the bed creates a focal point for the room.
A clear acrylic desk adds a modern, upgraded feel to the room and provides a simple work space.
Woodward, of Interior Magic (301-996-4657, www.interiormagicdesign.com), is based in Chevy Chase.
Furniture: Lyon French Country cane-back linen dining armchair ($757, www.kathykuohome.com); Clover vanity stool ($89, www.hsn.com); Laurel side table in Antique White ($199) and Parker settee in creamy pintuck fabric and black finish ($1,469), both from www.ballarddesigns
.com; traditional Genell side table ($273, www.lampsbeautiful.com); Wave headboard in Oatmeal Linen and Oyster Welt ($1,365, www.oomphonline.com).
Accessories: Gold Tortoise mini lamp ($190, www.horchow.com); Addison table lamp ($408) and Addison wall lamp in bronze ($161), both from www.lampsplus.com; Greek Key dhurrie rug in Sea Blue ($764 for 8-by-10-foot rug) and flower drum shade chandelier ($249), both from www.shadesoflight.com; Mosaic mirror ($495, www.neimanmarcus.com); Belgian linen French pleat drapes in Fog (price varies by size, www.restorationhardware.com); aqua border frame duvet ($180 for twin) and sham ($68 for standard size), both from www.serenaandlily.com; Suzanne Kasler Antique Egg art ($229 for set of two, www.ballarddesigns.com).
SPLURGE . . .
King George desk ($4,295, www.plexi-craft.com).
Chinese Chippendale chair in French Blue ($356, www.wisteria.com).
. . . OR SAVE
Peekaboo clear console ($379, www.cb2.com).
Macau armchair in Rubbed Black ($299, www.ballarddesigns.com).
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