Goat cheese is one of the most versatile types of cheese available. In addition to having a wide variety of tastes, it's also sold in many different shapes: logs, wheels, cones and wedges. Serving Tip: Coat the top and sides with a mix of lavender, thyme and black pepper to add texture and make it more appealing to guests with different palates
Slate tile flooring runs from the front porch through the foyer and into the laundry and mudroom spaces in the HGTV Dream Home 2014. In this hallway, rustic antique wood cabinet showcases retro signs. The rich blue hue of the console and ottomans nods to nearby Lake Tahoe.
Slate pavers create an elegant, appealing look for a contemporary patio. The yellow bench and white exterior wall contrast nicely with the gray slate and work well with the lush greenery of the landscaping.
Writing grocery lists or recipes and keeping kids entertained is easy in this kitchen thanks to this reclaimed slate wall, which was fabricated into three panels and professionally installed. The color complements the contemporary space's neutral palette while serving as a fun focal point.
Bright touches of orange -- working together with golden walls and ceiling -- create a warm and balanced small bathroom. The walnut vanity is substantial and striking and features eight drawers for ample storage space, plus a white basin sink. Slate floors add subtle tones of cool, forest green to the room.
This transitional dining area features a mosaic slate stone fireplace with a polished concrete hearth, a dining area with mission-style chairs, polished hardwood floors, a brown and beige traditional rug, Cherner wood modern bar stool, and wood cabinetry opposite a small kitchen.
This beautiful kitchen blends two-toned cabinets with a variety of stone types to create a warm, inviting space. It also provides plenty of functional space, with a large island and acres of granite countertops.
A home without shutters gives you more flexibility when selecting a front door color. Choosing a blue-based color can be an alternative to dark green, taupe or black, says landscape designer Danna Cain.
Slate blue and black are two colors used in dramatic interiors, but they can also be playful with the right accent color. Add sophistication to your seasonal space with a mix of slate blue, black and fire-engine red. While the colors are bold, they're also timeless and chic.