Color is the first thing that stands out about this home. Malene loves them all, especially blue, and she's not shy about demonstrating her considerable skill with layering the color into a room. Blue is one of the quintessential colors of the islands. From the sky to the sea, it frames everything that happens in between. Malene brought that feeling to her space including the stained floorboards that define the first floor of the home.
As part of the Holland home transformation in Atlanta, Georgia, licensed contractor Chip Wade designed a maintenance free putting green, water feature and manicured lawn for the family that loves golf. The Holland home transformation also included a water feature, construction of an outdoor, multi use pavilion complete with a golf simulator and a grill area to entertain outdoor, as seen on DIY Network's Elbow Room.
This project is all about classic elements with pops of surprises. Black and white is set as the foundational pallet, with bold color and pieces accenting the space, leaving your senses feeling excited and happy.
Four plush armchairs provide comfortable seating in the freshly updated sunroom. The vaulted ceiling is a gorgeous detail that adds great height and contrast to the space. There's even a place to work thanks to the elongated, built-in desk.
A four-arm antique bronze chandelier provides illumination above. The home's smart lighting system can be programmed to turn a series of lights on and off together, or programmed to turn on and off lights at a set time each day.
Deck the halls and create a decorative detail that can be enjoyed year after year by transforming ordinary mini pinecones. Simply dip the edges of the pine cones into white tempera paint and allow to dry. Then string onto red twine and hang above the buffet, around the Christmas tree or on the mantel.
Use your favorite roasted coffee beans and put them in a into a burlap gift bag. Decorate with a simple gift tag with your friend's name on it and a piece of golden ribbon. It makes for a simple and savory gift.