Stone Double Fireplace in Contemporary Master Bedroom
A double-sided stacked stone fireplace is a stunning focal point in the center of this elegant master bedroom. Comfortable chairs sit on one side for a cozy seating area, while a platform bed is situated between picturesque windows with beautiful views.
The star (and moon) of the room? The beautiful accent wall papered with a whimsical birch forest twinkling with stars and a friendly crescent moon. It's a sweet serene setting that will grow along with Baby.
Bohemian-Style Patio With White Curtains and Rattan Furniture
Hanging curtains is an inexpensive and easy way to create a temporary wall — perfect for renters and anyone else whose neighbors are a bit too close for comfort. Flowing, gauzy fabric softens this patio while adding privacy.
A traditional white pergola above the patio will one day be snaked by climbing roses, bringing additional shade to this poolside retreat. Stone steps lead to a cozy pool house that complements the Cape Cod-style home.
Adding a garnish to a cocktail doesn't need to be tiresome or tedious. Simply skewer a thin slice of lime and a small piece of grapefruit rind and place in a clear container or a shallow vase. Tip: Make these a day ahead and store in a sealed container in the refrigerator.
Water Stream Surrounded by Boulders and Lush Plants
Nature is one of the purest forms of beauty that exists. Capturing that beauty in a controlled environment requires a keen understanding of current and future conditions. The garden's design includes a manmade stream surrounded by boulders that blends in perfectly with its surroundings.
On the former site of the ranch house (now demolished) construction begins on the two-story pavilion. The lower level opens to the outdoor room and includes a half bath and a greenhouse. What you see here is the upper pavilion which includes a slate roof, copper gutters, rain chains and a limestone floor.
Sometimes a used indoor bar cart only requires painting to make it outdoor-ready. Design blogger Alaya Sheardon spent $20 on a bar cart from a thrift store and sprayed it with slate gray rust-preventative paint. She then painted the shelves with a stencil and covered it in white paint for a textured look. Now it holds container plants and supplies on the patio.