In addition to being fun and playful, the chalkboard end tables also offer up a chance to change up looks. White chalk was used to mark architectural furniture sketches which bring a more adult-like feel to the family room.
With a color palette that recollects the Caribbean, this modern kitchen is both cheerful and calming. A pale blue backsplash is brought alive via blue bottles and vases and moved into the center of the room courtesy of two large bowls.
This modern bathroom might be small but shows a lot of style. Vertical subway tiles line the shower and tub, with gray and white geometric floor tiles below. The single vanity features a marble countertop and glass bowl vessel sink.
For her own front yard, designer Margie Grace of Grace Design Associates Inc. matched the hardscape to her home's architectural syle for a cozy cottage garden. To keep the yard low maintenance she laid a large patio using Arizona flagstones, then filled the rest of the space with lush flower beds. A reclaimed concrete bowl is transformed into a water feature that brings the sound of rain to the garden.