Summer is all about hues that make you feel more relaxed. In a room that's mostly white with wooden touches, a subtle green couch stands out just enough. Click through to find more summer decorating ideas for the home.
"Velvet is an easy way to make furnishings feel opulent, and the soft hand of velvet is always comforting," notes Blakeney. "I believe we'll be seeing plenty of velvet this year, especially in jewel tones, like this that I designed for Jonathan Louis.