If a traditional mantel feels awkward in your space, try a just-above-floor-level platform like the one seen here. It allows the same display area (or more) and doesn't break up the visual line above the fireplace.
This renovated mudroom includes a doggie-sized shower complete with white subway tile and a glass door. Gray herringbone tiles cover the floor, while newspaper wallpaper and black wainscoting add finishing touches to the space.
A lime-green bench provides additional storage and a place to put your shoes on before leaving the home. Black and white wallpaper surrounds the space with texture, adding visual interest and contrast against the clean white millwork.
Dog silhouette wallpaper creates a fun, whimsical backdrop to this eclectic bathroom. A black vanity is topped with a simple white tiled countertop and backsplash, creating stylish contrast in the space.
A two-toned dresser, two white foo dog lamps with black shades, and a black-and-white quatrefoil art piece make a bold statement in this space. A white vase filled with yellow roses adds an eye-catching pop of color and breaks up the monochromatic design.
In the master bedroom at the 2011 edition of the HGTV Dream Home, black furnishings and menswear fabrics pop against walls painted in a vibrant cranberry shade. The "Doggie Dream Home," a miniature replica of the actual HGTV Dream Home constructed by carpenter David Brown, features space for two small dogs.
This small area adjacent to the stairs is accessorized with a black three-drawer console, a bold lime green lamp and a stylish starburst mirror, as seen on HGTV's Elbow Room. A small nook tucked under the staircase serves as a cozy dog house for the homeowner's pet.
Yellow, teal and black are combined in this contemporary nursery with a black changing table dresser, black metal crib and teal metal chandelier. Dog themed wallpaper and a large framed piece of dog artwork complete the room.
Yellow, teal, gray and black along with several patterns are featured in this contemporary twins nursery. A teal metal chandelier, dog patterned wallpaper, gray velvet armchair and black metal cribs complete the nursery.
A furry friend enjoys lounging on the black wicker outdoor sectional sofa located just off the home's front door. The pops of color provided by the outdoor accessories and the bold fire engine red front door take this urban home to the next level.