One entire wall of actress Tiffani Thiessen's modern walk-in closet is devoted to an impressive collection of shoes. The space is neutral to allow the bright colors of clothing and accessories to pop. A center island is a handy spot to store jewelry, perfume and more.
The designers at Color Design Art prove that laundry rooms don't need to be cold and sterile. In this retro utility room, bright-red appliances, colorful artwork and contemporary black cabinetry bring a different feel to the laundry room.
An underused butler’s pantry now serves as an elegant wine closet and entertaining focal point. The custom glass doors with metal frames match the windows of the house. Three walls hold wine, accented by a piece of artwork commissioned by MOSAIC Group. The wood countertops are faux-finished to look like concrete countertops elsewhere in the home.
Conveniently located near the kids' bedroom and the craft area, this laundry room from HGTV Green Home 2012, offers both a front-loading Energy Star-rated steam washer and a dryer. Playful word signs grace the walls of the space, reinforcing the home's green theme.
Open Basement Allows for Several Activity Options While Still Remaining Connected
At the opposite end of this family's basement, a recreation area contains a pool table, above which is an elegant, modern chandelier. This gives the family three different options for activities while still remaining connected to each other in their basement space: working out, relaxing and watching tv or playing pool.
Clothing in this modern, custom walk-in closet is organized by color for an added design punch. Built-in storage throughout the space organizes shoes, jewelry, hats, accessories and more. A center island offers additional convenience and storage.
For the lady of the home, designers created a dressing room. The ceiling in the space is outfitted with the custom, cherry millwork that runs throughout the rest of the home, while a chandelier hangs elegantly in the center. A wall full of drawers and cabinets give the owner plenty of space for her clothes, while an adjacent wall has shelves to house her shoes. To make the space even more elegant, designers brought in a cozy leather couch, a pair of fuzzy ottomans and a soft, plush rug. Finally, a piece of Prada artwork ties the space together.
This elegant, modern sit-in wine cellar is the perfect space for entertaining. With built in refrigerators that limit the cooling to the cases and a table for six guests, the family can enjoy their wine in the comfort of this space. The whimsical wine cork chandelier adds to the ambiance of the space and provides an interesting conversation piece for the space.
This cool workout space is separated from the living space by a glass partition and contains lots of luxury features, such as a rock climbing wall, an elliptical machine and weight machines. Large bay windows allow light in to the space, keeping it bright and open.
In this living room, a modern sectional sofa is situated in front of a large screen television to provide plenty of seating and an optimal viewing area for screenings of the family's favorite movies. Shelving and cabinets in the far corner provide a place for storage and display, while a fireplace to the left of the television warms the space. A window lets in plenty of natural light, and recessed lighting helps to give additional light to the space. To finish off the space, designers added a neutral, grid-patterned area rug to provide definition to the living space.
Gorgeous Open-Plan Family Room From Sarah Sees Potential
As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, a cinder block wall was removed to create this open and bright basement entertainment area. Sarah highlighted the home's original gray stone fireplace with rustic-modern furnishings in chic blues, grays and rich cherry browns. Plenty of seating and storage allow this room to be used for movie nights, casual dinners or sleepovers for the clients' two young boys.
Rustic-Chic Basement Family Room From Sarah Sees Potential
As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, a cinder block wall was removed to create this open and bright basement entertainment area. Sarah added new wood paneling below the chair rail, chic rustic-modern furnishings and heated Brazilian slate floors for a durable, multi-purpose space that will accommodate a growing family of four.
Just across the wall from the living area is the home gym. Separated from the rest of the space by a glass wall, the gym contains a television, built-in shelving for storage, work out machines and a sparring pad. The two-way fireplace pushes heat into this space, allowing the homeowner to get the most out of his workout. The glass wall that separates the spaces allows the gym to be visually connected to the rest of the basement, while remaining physically separated.