this could have gone in "home library love", but this area is so much more than that. the abundance of white, the beautiful wood, the curving staircase, the awesome loft/nook filled with books. (audible sigh)
seafoam is the perfect soothing shade of green. White beaded-board paneling on the ceiling and walls balances the color and provides an architectural layer. Vintage silver fixtures add glamour to the calming wall color.