Modern Neutral Decor in California Home

Modern neutral décor fills this California home by Breeze Giannasio Interiors with style and warmth. Vignettes consist of findings from the owners’ travels, creating a personal, comfortable living space.

Modern Neutral Decor in California HomePhoto by Breeze Giannasio Interiors

Step into the light-filled entryway and be greeted by rich wood floors, interesting art forms, and a velvet settee.

Entryway with green velvet setteePhoto by Breeze Giannasio Interiors

White walls accentuate the woods and modern neural decor. I’ve always been a huge fan of white and natural wood together.

Wood Chest with Modern Neutral VignettesPhoto by Breeze Giannasio Interiors

I wish every vaulted ceiling was flanked with natural wood. The wood treatment creates a cozy feeling in the living room with its floor-to-ceiling fireplace.

Brick Fireplace and Wood Vaulted Ceiling in Living RoomPhoto by Breeze Giannasio Interiors

Even the home’s vignettes include touches of wood.

Modern Neutral Decor VignettePhoto by Breeze Giannasio Interiors

Wood flooring and a unique ceiling treatment continue into the kitchen with its expansive island and open shelving.

Kitchen Island with Woven Fabric Bar StoolsPhoto by Breeze Giannasio Interiors

Flowers fill a sunny kitchen window.

Daisies in a Sunny Kitchen WindowPhoto by Breeze Giannasio Interiors

The breakfast nook is surrounded by light and features an amazing wood ceiling.

Breakfast Nook with Vaulted Wood Ceiling Photo by Breeze Giannasio Interiors

Modern neutral decor and a wood ceiling continue into the family room. My eye was drawn to the artwork above the mantel that features a whirling dervish. I’ve always been amazed at this spiritual dance and find it quite mesmerizing.

Modern Neutral Decor in California Family RoomPhoto by Breeze Giannasio Interiors

The California home’s hallway features an eclectic gallery wall.

Eclectic Gallery Wall in HallwayPhoto by Breeze Giannasio Interiors

The powder room features a suspended vanity and beautiful hardware that matches a pair of sconces.

Modern Neutral Decor in Powder RoomPhoto by Breeze Giannasio Interiors

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  1. Are we witnessing the evolution of a neutral gal to a color/natural wood gal? 😜 It was rather refreshing seeing an unpainted/natural brick fireplace! I LOVE all white/neutral spaces but also love and appreciate how patinaed wooden decor seems to “center” us. Thanks for always offering us beautiful varieties.

    1. Hi Deb! Yes, my tastes are definitely changing. I should do a blog post about the evolution of style (my first home was decorated with an Asian theme). I think you termed it correctly when you said the wooden decor “centers” us. That’s exactly the feeling I get from it!

  2. This appears to be a comfortable and livable home, although due to its contemporary feel, I would have chosen something other than brick for the fireplaces. I used to believe that brick should, in all instances, remain natural, but I do longer subscribe to that. I too enjoy the light neutral walls with light to medium wood accents and wish I could re-do my entire home accordingly. Sigh…..

    1. Hi Pat – I agree – the wood and light walls is so captivating, in my opinion. I wish I had more natural wood pieces in my home. For now, I’ll just have to enjoy the look in photos of other people’s houses! 🙂

  3. Gorgeous naturally designed home. Wouldn’t mind having that home on land we had in MT, would be perfect there.

    Happy week

  4. I am not a modern decor kind of person but, the fireplace, floors, and ceiling were truly beautiful.

  5. So pretty- I love the white and wood together too. And, when I looked on Houzz for more details, I found out that it is in my town! I always love to look at the homes you feature on Sundays. 🙂

  6. Love this one. Another well done design! I’m glad I didn’t paint all my pine pieces when that became a fad. The combination of contemporary with the other decor is terrific.