A striking black-and-white buffalo art print makes a bold statement in this transitional powder room. The room's palette is highlighted by white subway tile on the walls and the beautiful black-and-white checker-tiled floor.
No room for a full bar? No problem! Flip a clear cylindrical stand upside down, fill it with something seasonal, then top it off with a small tray. Next, with a sturdy foundation to start with, layering spirits and glassware on top of the tray to create a makeshift tabletop cocktail bar.
"Bamboo has been around for a long time, but what we are seeing lately is an explosion of colors and styles," says Dean Howell, president of Atlanta-based MODA Floors & Interiors. While technically a fast-growing grass, bamboo is as hard or harder than most hardwoods when dried. Newer products called strand-woven bamboo, a highly engineered product using the inner fibers, are twice as hard as traditional bamboo flooring. Dean says that in addition to the common thin-banded styles shoppers have become accustomed to, bamboo is offered in wide-plank styles that mimic the look of classic hardwoods. As with all wood flooring, it's best to keep bamboo out of moisture-prone rooms like kitchens and baths.
An English blue and white floral pattern transcends this room, from the wallpaper to the curtains to the bedding to the headboard. A blue vase sits on a two-shelf side table in the room designed by Sarah Bartholomew for a Southeastern Designer Showhouse in Atlanta. The window treatment, upholstery, headboard and coverlet are Bennison Fabrics’ American Resist pattern.
A modern bedroom shines with blue accents in the custom blue velvet headboard by Parker Kennedy Living, the pillows on the footboard bench and the gallery wall. Neutral printed curtains drape around the windows while a painting hangs above a metallic miniature chest.
A colorful master bedroom includes a Hickory Chair bed upholstered in Schumacher fabric with purples, blues and greens. The patterned rug picks up some of the headboard hues in the room designed by Mitchell Hill.
A rustic guest bedroom is full of browns and oranges. The leaf bedding and the ceiling’s wood panels bring natural elements into the space. Designer Sandra Espinet used Light gray and black river rocks and pebbles to create the wall-mounted headboards.
This blue and green master bedroom is filled with floral accents such as the canopy, dust ruffle and hold backs. A woven rug lay underneath while a canopy designed by Madcap Cottage takes the headboard to new heights.
The geometric headboard above the bed is a custom walnut bed and headboard created by Susan Jamieson of Bridget Beari Designs using custom paint colors named for dogs (proceeds go to rescue groups). Brass lamps rest on black nightstands and a chunky knit gray throw is at the foot of the bed. The room was designed by Jamieson for a Southeastern Designer Showhouse in Atlanta.
A traditional gray and white bedroom has 18-foot ceilings. The soft, calming space includes a custom headboard by designer Phoebe Howard, a bench, a bedside table with a lamp, chandelier made of an antique birdcage, white bedding and a darker door.
A navy, yellow and white master bedroom is emboldened with a navy upholstered headboard in a scalloped design from Ballard Designs. Two nightstands hold gold and white lamps. A wicker woven rug gives feeling below while a footboard bench rests at the end of the bed.
Dark-stained molding and door casing frame the clever pocket doorway. Rich orange walls have an almost velvety look. The shelving was configured to extend above the double doors and provide perfect display space for a collection of vintage globes.
Light is a big part of the design of the master bathroom as well. With large windows along the rear wall, a lit ceiling and a lighted mirror, this space is a great place for the couple to get ready for their day.
This master bathroom was created from a previous studio apartment. It offers features you wouldn't normally find in a bathroom: lots of space, luxury lighting and fixtures, a fireplace and a huge shower.