Photo By: Fine Focus Photography; Interior Design: Amanda Stephenson
First Floor With Full Bath
By including a sleeper sofa in the HGTV Smart Home 2015 living room, it can also double as the guest quarters. For this reason, a full bathroom is just steps away. “If you’re going to make a sleeper sofa part of the floor plan, you have to have a full bath on the same floor, or else you’re inconveniencing your guests,” explains HGTV Smart Home 2015 designer Linda Woodrum.
Manhattan High-Rise Living Room: Urban Style in Shades of Beige
Experience high style in an urban setting in this Kathie Chrisicos-designed living room. The room is softly appointed in shades of cream, beige and taupe with artwork and accessories that project pops of color. The patterned carpet is an unexpected yet exquisite addition to the room.
Marble sheathes the floors and extends onto the tub deck and shower wall of this contemporary master bathroom. Large wrap-around windows provide spectacular views of the ocean beyond. Water from two waterfall faucets appears to pour into the tub from the ocean itself.
Colorful modern art sets the tone and color scheme for this contemporary living room. Patterned pillows on the gray sofa pick up the rich orange and yellow hues of the painting. Using carefully selected accessories and photos brings additional personality and warmth to the space.
Contemporary Kitchen With Black and White Cabinets
This contemporary kitchen features black and white cabinetry, which creates a pleasing contrast within the space. A large island provides ample prep space, while black and white barstool cozy up to the raised bar.
Spacious Bathroom With Freestanding Bathtub and a View
A large window provides a panoramic view from the oversized, freestanding bathtub, creating the ultimate luxurious getaway. An extra-large framed mirror hangs over the custom marble countertop with double sinks, bouncing the natural light throughout the room.
Spacious Contemporary Kitchen With Blue Accent Wall, Unique Hardwood Flooring
The light and dark contrast on the hardwood flooring creates a beautiful and unique stripe effect in this contemporary kitchen. A brilliant blue accent wall pops against the light, neutral surroundings. Sleek finishes and stainless steel appliances give this space a polished, modern look.
This contemporary kitchen uses custom Greenfield cabinetry, Caesarstone countertops and open shelving to create a streamlined space. The warm orange hue in the hardwood floors adds vibrancy to the kitchen.
Open Floor Plan Dining Room With Pendant Light Chandelier Over Nailhead Trimmed Chairs and Floral Centerpiece
What had been a TV room in Dennis Gupta and Marie Amato's home in Valhalla, New York was renovated into a dining room with a seamless connection into the kitchen. Upholstered chairs and a gray rug add a soft surrounding to the wood dining. A pendant light chandelier is a shining focal point in the room, as seen on Buying & Selling.
Soft grays and metallic accents create a cozy yet refined atmosphere in this upscale bonus room. Natural light and breathtaking views from the walls of glass lead to the expansive feel and airiness of the space. It also comes fully equip with a wet bar, wine cooler and golf simulator.
Striking Stone Staircase With Transparent Glass Railing
The stunning stone staircase serves as a focal point in this dynamic home. Open risers and a transparent glass balustrade make the staircase look and feel as if it's floating. A colorful display wall meets you as you descend, ensuring there's never a dull moment.
Entertainment Loft Featuring Contemporary Neutral Seating, Mini Kitchen With Floating Orange Shelves and Open Indoor Wall
This stylish entertainment room features a mini kitchen and living room space. The interior wall is open to the connected indoor basketball court with a half glass wall railing. Floating orange shelves in the kitchen compliment the shag orange rug and orange patterned throw pillows in the living room adding bold accent color throughout the space.
In this contemporary master bathroom, the warmth of natural wood balances the stark elegance of the freestanding tub, for a look that's sleek and sophisticated. A fun bubble chandelier adds pizzazz to the polished space.
Instead of remodeling your whole kitchen, just refurbish your countertop to add a dramatic sweep of color, says Erika Woelfel, VP of color for Behr Paints. This neutral kitchen gets a pick-me-up from Behr’s Mountain Blueberry paint on the island topper (plus Marsh Grass on the upper row of cabinets). Woelfel recommends using a high-gloss or semi-gloss enamel for kitchen surfaces.