White marble field tiles are accented with a beautiful geometric mosaic featuring subtle green tones. The frameless glass enclosure creates an open feel and allows the tile work detail to spill out throughout the bathroom. The shower features a bench, a rain showerhead and a handheld showerhead in addition to the standard showerhead.
Wide pocket doors bridge the interior and exterior of this stunning Mediterranean-style home in Newport Coast, California. White walls form a neutral backdrop that extends from room to room, harmonizing the spaces. Clean-lined upholstery and sleek, contemporary accent pieces mix with traditional architectural details in the living room, while the kitchen features both rustic and contemporary design elements. French oak floors give the rooms a casual, livable vibe.
Warm neutrals with golden accents draw you into this warm, intimate master bedroom. The slight sheen on the drapery panels and bedding add a luminous quality, and the linear details of the fabrics and furniture are caught by the light from the wall mounted arc sconces on either side of the room. A true retreat within the home, this cozy spot will make for a memorable 'staycation.'
Wood details pop against the stark white background of this kitchen design. Exposed beams above compliment the hardwood floor for a cohesive feel to the room. Wicker chairs with white backs and seats are lined at the large island for an eat-in space. Marble countertop adds a polished glow to the finish. A white brick wall brings subtle texture to the room as an understated accent wall.
The overall vision for this home's spaces was modern farmhouse, so designers chose a beautiful oak hardwood floor to run throughout the main areas of the house. Then, they brought in a lot of white and marble, helping to make the spaces feel timeless and classic. Finally, warmth was added to the home through gold and black accents and wood details that really brought the rustic farmhouse feel to life.
The living room of this Point Lorna, California, villa home features interior details which allow accents of the verdant courtyard gardens to carry throughout the house. Here the chartreuse of a floral painting complements the sun-lighted flowering branches framed by a window, while below, a fireplace is lined with firewood, its texture reflected in plush wicker lounge chairs decorated with soft teal pillows that match the greenery peeking inward through a glass door.
The colors used on walls, floors and fabrics along with unique design details are the key to updating the look of a traditional home. The console in this entry is covered with a custom skirt that features grommets that look like nail heads. Nails and tacks are used on wood and metal, but they are an uncommon addition on fabric. Additionally, the band accent incorporates curves in its design detail instead of straight lines. The mirror above the console has beautifully proportioned divisions in a mullion-like configuration around its perimeter. This edging adds both dimension and interest to the mirror, mirror on the wall.
As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, designer Sarah Richardson accented this chic antique sideboard with a small gallery wall of black and white vintage photographs. An added chair rail allowed Sarah to play with two different patterns of wallpaper—a bold, linear design below and a natural, whimsical print above. White dinnerware with vintage-style detailing adds old world charm to the chic table setting.
The organic nature of this great room dictated an unorthodox furniture layout, with a curved sofa acting as the anchor of this space. In order to create a contemporary and fresh focal wall, the existing firebox is combined with rich plaster and massive floating shelves. Careful attention to detail is seen in subtle elements like the layered use of lighting and restrained accents of bold colors and patterns.
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.
Calming neutral tones pair with blue accents in this expansive open plan kitchen with coastal details. The kitchen offers two kitchen islands, one with blue and white bar chairs, and both topped with blue and white quartz countertops with woven basket lights above. The nearby dining area sits in front of a large wall of windows and is outfitted with a modern concrete table with plenty of space for a dozen guests.
“Using black for interiors can be scary as it’s usually associated with being dark or depressing,” says designer Jodie Rosen. Her advice: “Using hits of black as an accent is a great way to elevate a space and emphasize elements of the design. In this case, we used black on the trim around the range to make the area a focal point and then repeated the black in the oversized fixtures, stools, and the metal detailing on the island.”
Designer Brian Patrick Flynn refurbished the living area of this 1975 houseboat by updating the original fiberglass sofas with nautical paint and reupholstering the cushions in brown indoor/outdoor Sunbrella fabric accented with white piping detail. A clear Lucite table with storage underneath gives the illusion of a bigger space. Miniature aluminum blinds allow for a view of the water, but provide privacy at night.
Designers wanted to create a space that is open, light and airy so that this home's young family could eat, work and play comfortably together, so they started with a neutral color palette and plenty of natural light. Then, they added plenty of warm details, such as the custom table, exposed beams, brass fixtures and French Oak floors and bright blue accents for a splash of color, creating the perfect, Moroccan inspired space for this family.
Ever wondered what it’s like to live in a tree house? Resting just above the kitchen, this loft style master bedroom designed by Tennessee-based Incredible Tiny Homes references the exterior’s aesthetic with its evergreen details such as the tree branch railing, natural wood floors, and the continuation of the reclaimed wood beams. The botanicals and muted amethyst pillows provide accents of color; making the space cozy and conducive to peaceful slumber.
A personalized, intuitive design incorporating the application of timeless, quality materials creates a home perfect for entertaining. The rooms are defined with the use of drop ceiling details and feature design elements. A wood drop ceiling is positioned above the kitchen island low back bar chairs. The low backs are echoed by the dining chairs. The dining area is accented with a cultured stone wall with built-in fireplace. Windows surround the sitting room creating a unique decor for each section.
As seen on HGTV's Buying and Selling, Cameron and Krystal wanted a grown up space to entertain their friends and family, so Drew and Jonathan brought in some modern furniture and updated the details of their outdated home. The neutral colors of the walls sofa, and chairs are complimented by natural elements around the doors and windows. The brothers then added color to the space by choosing warm blue and copper accent pillows and chrome candlesticks, chandelier and table lamps to help reflect light into the room.
Employ simple DIY tricks for upmarket style that saves a pretty penny. Atlanta designer Nancy Keenan took pieces of one-by-six lumber and nailed them into place behind the standalone tub to mimic judges’ paneling, a more expensive architectural detail that can be bought in sheets. After cutting the lumber, nail the pieces onto your wall in squares or rectangles. Paint them all a semi-gloss color to create a stylish accent wall.