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 hand-carved solid birch mirror in a black finish hangs above an ebony hand-rubbed buffet table, drawing the eye up to visually heighten this neutral dining room. A modern polished nickel chandelier illuminates the crisp, clean table settings in the neutral space. White dinnerware complements the white wainscoting and tray ceiling, while clear glass vases hold fresh hydrangea bloom centerpieces.
Olive green walls pair with black wainscoting to create a warm, inviting atmosphere in this game room. A contemporary chandelier hangs over the pool table, while sleek wood stools pull up to the bar for the perfect view of the flatscreen TV. Leather sofas make a comfortable spot in the theater area to watch a movie.
Black-and-white tile laid in a harlequin pattern creates striking contrast underfoot. Wainscoting brings a traditional element to the space, while abstract art and sleek sconces nod to the contemporary.
Designer Genevieve Gorder kept the original antique bathroom door for her main floor bathroom on HGTV's "Genevieve's Renovation." Fitting with the bathroom door, white wainscoting and patterned wallpaper in the hallway give added character to the space.
A gallery wall of black and white family photos enhances this traditional stairwell. White wainscoting against gray walls creates a neutral background while the geometric pattern on the stair runner keeps the space feeling warm and inviting.
For part of the final challenge on HGTV Design Star season seven, contestant Britany gave this once functionless dining room an eye-catching makeover. The wallpaper and wainscoting create a high-end look that nods to Britany's trademark graphic style.