No Grey Area: 7 Black and White Decorating Ideas

7 Black and White Decorating Ideas7 Black and White Decorating IdeasLately I've been loving a classic, black and white color palette. It's definitely one of my favorite current design trends! It's a combination that can look either really sleek and modern or fit perfectly into traditional decor. And either way you look at it, black and white is completely timeless and incredibly elegant to boot. Plus with a neutral background of black and white, you can work in colorful patterns and accessories to liven things up as you fall in love with new design ideas without having to redo an entire room. Bonus! So what are you waiting for? Here are 7 ideas for decorating with black and white.

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Black and White Dining RoomBlack and White Dining Room1. Black and White Dining Room
I love the sleek yet warm look of this dining room! Black chairs paired with a wooden farm table and bright white walls are instantly inviting.

Black and White OfficeBlack and White Office2. Black and White Office
This crisp, white office features a graphic wall calendar that's actually a DIY project using chalkboard paint!

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Black and White Breakfast NookBlack and White Breakfast Nook3. Black and White Breakfast Nook
This cool black and white breakfast nook features a sweet color blocking effect with half black and half white walls. I love how the artwork pops against the black!

Black and White BedroomBlack and White Bedroom4. Black and White Bedroom
Completely calm and serene. I love the addition of black stripes and simple black drapes to this all-white bedroom.

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Black and White KitchenBlack and White Kitchen5. Black and White Kitchen
Does it get any better than pairing classic white subway tile with industrial lighting and ebony cabinets? This is my dream kitchen!

Black and White GalleryBlack and White Gallery6. Black and White Wall Gallery
Hello, gallery wall! This collection of black and white photos and prints in simple, black frames is an instant focal point for any room or hallway ... and a sure conversation piece, too!

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Black and White BathroomBlack and White Bathroom7. Black and White Bathroom
I love the look and feel of a crisp and clean all white bathroom. With black accents and deep rich floors, this bathroom is instant perfection.

- By Cyd Converse
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