10 Ways to Take Holiday Entertaining Outdoors: Makeshift Bar
While a sleek bar cart is nice eye candy, you don't need one to create a functional & stylish serving area for guests to prep a cocktail. Any space can be transformed into a makeshift bed station. All you really need is some barware, a cutting board and a few holiday decorations.
The beautiful navy sofa accompanied by lustrous vinyl gray ottoman creates a neutral base for this playroom to come to life. Bursts of hot pink throughout the space-from the artwork to the accessories-bring in a lively, feminine feel, while orange zigzag poufs bring out the orange accents in the artwork, adding to the dimension of the room.
Traditional Foyer With Wood Stairs and Bamboo Dresser
A custom birch and bamboo dresser with a marble top creates a beautiful storage space in this entryway. A sleek black lamp lights the adjacent stairwell, emphasizing the beautiful white stair railing and banister.
Hallway and Stairwell with Wood Beams, Floors, Stairs and Trim
Here's a spectacular stairwell! Wood takes center stage here; the same type and tone are used as support beams, exposed ceiling beams, stairs, door trim and floors. No additional art is needed to make this space special -- it already is!
Dorm Room Takeover Colorful Nightstand Decor With Patterned Adhesive Top and Stainless Steel Lamp Under Hexagon Cork Board
Save money on dorm room decorating by bringing items from home and restyling them in a fresh, new way. Vivid colors create a bright and bold display perfect for showcasing personal style. The hexagonal corkboard wall doubles as wall-mounted storage for favorite necklaces and bracelets.
Spacious, Traditional Foyer with Faux Water Feature
Parquet flooring and a dramatic, tiled faux water feature add interest to this traditional home's second-level main entry. Neutral colors dominate the light-filled space, allowing visual interest to come from architectural detail, use of texture and strategically placed pops of color. To create the "water" feature on the accent wall, the design team installed soft aqua quatrefoil tile behind a textured acrylic panel, using directional lighting to give it a waterfall effect.
A built-in bar adds character and function in this Mediterranean-style house that's designed for entertaining. A diamond pattern creates harmonious repetition in the woodwork, while varied fabrics on the swivel barstools add a playful touch.
Coastal Sitting Area in Decorator Showcase Garden Room
Designed by Heather Hilliard and Fleur Keyes, this coastal sitting area in the 2016 San Francisco Decorator Showcase Garden Room features a teal sofa and woven armchair placed around a light-colored coffee table of metal and wood. Tall curtains with a neutral striped pattern help to frame the space.
The home's front door opens into a neutral foyer. On one side, a staircase allows passage to the home's upper floors, while the other side is a clear path to the back patio. Several doors open off the hallway to allow access to other rooms on the first floor.
Hallway with Ceilings Open to the Second Level, Exposed Wood Beams and Large Modern Art Painting
Painting a lofty room in white or light tones enhances the sense of space in an already large room. To keep the room from feeling plain or uncontained, wood beams have been added here to provide a cozy air. The owners added a large painting to further add to the artistry of the space; only a room with this scale can handle such a piece.