An in-room wet bar with a penny tile backsplash is a convenient touch to the HGTv Smart Home 2015 master bedroom. “By using a remote control, the area where the coffee maker is can lift up to reveal a shelf beneath the coffee maker where we have staged a martini maker and cocktail utensils.,” explains house planner Jack Thomasson. “It’s really cool, because it converts from a coffee maker area to a fun, kind of kitschy smart feature.”
Wall-mounted baskets and a geometric-patterned barn wood accent wall add warmth and texture to this industrial dining area. The black leather and metal banquette offers a cozy, intimate dining experience. Red accents help brighten the space.
One a few square feet of wasted space, this alcove is now home to a dresser that provides extra storage and organization, as well as style and design. To give the area a personal touch, designers hung two of the family's vacation pictures, adding that feeling of home to this small design space.
A mix of materials—wood, velvet, silk—add luxurious texture to this bedroom, an easy way to keep the neutral palette interesting as well as serene. Along the edge of the room, a circular alcove hidden by curtains makes an attractive retreat.
HGTV Star contestant Boris Eckey and his team gave the new dining room a brand-new roof, matching floors and beams, an eight-foot sliding-glass door and archways to create the look of an Italian oasis.
An uninspired storage space was transformed into an elegant sitting room at the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2014. An alluring art deco carving circa 1928 surrounds the tufted alcove. The jewel-toned color palette adds an exotic edge to the room.