HGTV Design Star contestant Leslie's design is pulled in many directions, but she creates lots of character. "It's almost like a collection of crazy moments, everywhere. There's nothing really kind of pulling it together," says judge Vern Yip.
Casting a spotlight on vintage beach photos, globe pendant lights fashioned from hand-worked wrought iron lend drama and an unexpected design element to the foyer of HGTV Smart Home 2013. The beachy blue walls introduce the home's sea-inspired color palette.