This home was truly meant for entertaining. Behind the garage doors on the ground level is an entertainment area for tailgating. The wraparound porches are the perfect spaces to enjoy the different views of the ocean.
This cozy beachside bedroom features warm wood furnishings against a cool, gray and white backdrop. A long wall of glass offers a sweeping view of the Pacific Ocean, while a terrace gives the owners a spot to enjoy the ocean out-of-doors. A modern desk and comfy reading chair build maximum function into the space.
Vaulted, painted ceilings draw the eye from the ornate, glass chandelier to the marble countertops of this elegant wet bar. Matching dark cabinets hang above the sink with a black-and-white tiled backsplash.
A navy, yellow and white master bedroom is emboldened with a navy upholstered headboard in a scalloped design from Ballard Designs. Two nightstands hold gold and white lamps. A wicker woven rug gives feeling below while a footboard bench rests at the end of the bed.
Colorful and woven accessories bring a global feel to the kitchen, while the patina on the island adds a rustic vibe. The blue mosaic tile backsplash coordinates with the patina on the island surface while adding a refreshing look.
This unique half bathroom from the HGTV Green Home 2012 is stylish and fun. Floor to ceiling green mosaic tile is complemented with dark wood floors and a rustic modern vanity. The three windows add character and natural light.
This traditional kitchen combines comfort and style to create a space for the whole family. A small breakfast nook with fabric-covered chairs features a warm metallic pendant light above the round wooden table and bench. Ornate chandeliers light up the blue kitchen island with marble countertop and place settings for three guests.
The owners of this Spanish Colonial wanted a courtyard design that would match the integrity of the home's exterior design, but they wanted to make sure it was fresh and modern. In order to achieve this goal, designers anchored the courtyard design around the pool, the shape of which is traditional, but the black bottom brings in the modern character these homeowners were looking for.
Spanish tile used as a backsplash and shower trim serve as an appropriate decorative detail in the master bathroom of this Mediterranean style home in Santa Ynez Valley, Calif. A marble bowl sink and marble trim add touches of luxury in the space.
The parlor's two low-slung leather navy sofas with kiln dried solid wood frames have vertical channeling that goes up and down the sofas and adds an extra touch of visual interest to this inviting space that seats about ten people.
A colorful striped runner, playful art and a mod take on traditional damask wallpaper show this updated Victorian home's personality right from the front entryway. A traditional wood banister features period detailing.