Dated no more, this bathroom is now a relaxing retreat where the homeowners can wash away the day's stress in style. From the watery color palette to the rain showerhead, designer Candice Olson created a finished result that is simply divine.
Designer Candice Olson creates an adult sanctuary. She replaced the old wallpaper with neutral paint and rich, shimmery draperies. A sitting area highlights the bay window and invites, among other things, breakfast in the bedroom.
Designer Candice Olson of Candice Tells All fills this glitzy bathroom with spa-like amenities, including heated flooring, a deep soaking tub and a two-person rain shower head. For a wow factor, Candice hangs faceted chains behind the tub for a bit of sparkle to contrast the antique wood dresser.
If you're taking your first foray into color, start with a few furnishings in a muted shade. For this makeover, designer Candice Olson added a chaise lounge and ottoman in a deep autumn hue. Pillows in a similar tone pull color into the neutral sectional.
"Although each room has a very defined character, colors and patterns — even wood and metallic finishes — unify the space so it reads as one cohesive apartment," explains HGTV Design Star judge Candice Olson.
This bright and airy master bathroom is a true retreat away from it all. A glass enclosed shower and two floating vanities allow the eye to flow through the space. The wow factor is a curtain of crystal-like beads used to create a waterfall accent wall around the window. Design by Candice Olson.
Two bold-colored accent walls create drama in this open dining and living room. Designer Candice Olson, host of HGTV's Divine Design, demonstrates how to tastefully use color in this space with bright blues and a jewel-tone magenta through accent walls, furniture upholstery and artwork.
Using whimsical fabrics and finishes, detailed accessories and feminine furnishings, designer Candice Olson created a posh girl's bedroom with a French twist (ooh la la!) that will see the occupant into her teenage years with a few minor tweaks.
HGTV's Candice Olson transforms a small basement space into a movie theater. Dark gray walls are perfect for movie night. The white sectional, red accents and ample lighting keep the space from feeling dark and drab.
Candice Olson, host of HGTV's "Divine Design" and "Candice Tells All," explains how to design with the latest trends in mind. While keeping larger pieces the same, such as sofas and tables, Olson suggests adding trendy colors and styles in small pieces, like pillows, blankets and lampshades. This room adds pops of color in accent pillows and chair cushions, while the main pieces remain neutral.
For this stunning bathroom, designer Candice Olson of Candice Tells All pulls out all the technology stops, including heated flooring, a steam shower and a remote-controlled toilet that features a nightlight, bidet and even a self-cleaning function. Large square tiles form the wall behind the freestanding tub adding glamorous sparkle. Candice brings character to the room by repurposing the homeowner's dresser as the vanity.
If cooler fall weather also means hosting weekend guests, swap out lightweight summer bedding for heavier linens in rich fall shades, like pumpkin, russet or gold, as design diva Candice Olsen did here. Changing just a few key pieces is an easy way to refresh a bedroom's look, plus your guests will appreciate bunking in such a well-appointed and cozy room.
HGTV's Design Star judge Candice Olson complimented this design said, "First impressions are everything in the visual word of design. The moment you enter this apartment you feel the wow factor." The eclectic vibe of this living room features a traditional gray sofa, two-toned turquoise walls, a plush red coffee table and ottoman, and a wooden swing seat. The floral patterned brown and white rug adds depth to the design.
"In the bedroom, things are a bit clunky with the bed, the large art and the draping of solid fabric at the head of the bed all reading as the same solid visual weight," says HGTV Design Star judge Candice Olson. "An eclectic, gallery grouping of wall art would have brought some lightness and relief and allowed Emily to flex her stylist muscle once again."
"Here contemporary reads as cold. All those severe straight lines, chrome, plastic and Plexiglas could stand to be tempered by a few flowing lines and the use of natural materials like wood and stone," said HGTV's Design Star judge Candice Olson. The contemporary living room showcases a black, triangular chair, a clear, plastic coffee table and white cubicle storage shelving. A gray shag rug adds texture to the smooth lines.
"I am puzzled by the use of solid drapery fabric that completely obscures the view outside and makes an already small apartment seem even smaller. Even as a room divider, gauzy sheer fabric would have provided the privacy Michael was after and added an intriguing sense of mystery," says HGTV Design Star judge Candice Olson.