Elegant living room The wallpaper is the starting point for the elegant look in this living room. Hanging the wallpaper in the alcoves stops it from overpowering the room, but still allows it to stand out.
This image is an example of the Rococo period. The walls are panelled and pale in colour, gilded heavily. The carvings are quite delicate. Fauteuil chairs and mirrors can be seen, which were popular of the time.
Decorating with dark paint doesn't mean you'll end up with a room of Stygian gloom. In fact the very opposite. Used properly drama and atmosphere await. Like this living room with large antique mirrors.