A dramatic headboard made of natural wood is the focal point of this blue bedroom. Simple, neutral bedding and delicate lamps are stylish contrasts to the rustic look of the mismatched wooden nightstands.
Located in the front of the house in what once was an old attic space with dropped ceiling and skinny closet, a reflective electric blue vinyl wallcovering was used to give this bedroom bold style. The modish bedroom now also includes tons of closet space and a much larger window opening with lipstick red roman shades that floods the space with natural light.
The final room in the home is the guest bedroom. Rachel wanted it to be colorful but relaxing, an intentional effort reflecting one of her overall goals for the home - to create a place where family and friends can come and find rest. Reflecting on the design she says, “I consider my home a refuge. My dream was to create a space where people can come over, relax, take a nap and be comfortable while doing so. A space to come lay your head if only for a weekend.”
Deep blue blooms cover Blue Balloon Bluebeard (Caryopteris x clandonensis ‘Korball’) from early summer through fall. Flowers beckon all kinds of pollinators, making Blue Balloon a great addition to a wildlife garden. Deer-resistant, drought-tolerant plants grow to 30 inches tall and 24 inches wide. Hardy in Zones 5-9.
Being ardent Scuba Divers, the clients requested that their show stopping powder room be a true reflection of their marine expeditions! To create the illusion of flowing water, the designer installed a tile with an aquatic pattern, which when put together created the desired cascading effect. Anchoring this set-up is a dark-stained cherry slab panel door cabinet that hides the plumbing.
Get that elusive deep blue hue gardeners crave with drifts of ‘Blue Heron’ corydalis (Corydalis curviflora var. rosthornii). Red stems contrast prettily with blooms and blue-green leaves. Plants grow 8 inches tall by 10 inches wide. For best results, give ‘Blue Heron’ a spot in part to full shade with consistently moist soil. Watch for blooms from late spring to midsummer. In cool regions, flowers can appear all summer, although plants may go dormant with hot, dry conditions. Other corydalis varieties offer yellow blooms or gold leaves. Hardy in Zones 6-8.
The home owner's of this Burbank, CA home entirely renovated the space, including widening the opening to the living room before installing wood laminate flooring, white Shaker cabinets and new appliances. The end result is an open, bright and modern kitchen as seen on HGTV's original series House Hunter Renovation.
Blue is a coveted hue in most gardens, and lobelia delivers with season-long blooms. Waterfall Blue unfurls light blue blossoms, while other lobelia varieties open flowers in shades of purple, white, pale blue and bicolor blends. This pretty annual shines in hanging baskets or containers, where its trailing stems cascade to form waterfalls of blue. Grow it in part shade to full sun. In hotter regions, definitely give plants shade during the hottest part of the day. Trim plants to encourage a fresh flush of flowers, especially if summer heat causes them to look straggly. Lobelia flowers beckon butterflies and hummingbirds. Plants grow 8 to 12 inches tall and 24 to 30 inches wide.
This kitchen trends toward a warm and inviting aesthetic, cabinets and islands take a unique, trendy look. This custom island was designed to have an architectural appearance to serve as a focal point rather than a utilitarian surface.
Small teal-colored mosaic tiles combine with richly stained cabinets and stainless steel appliances to create a dramatic space in this kitchen by HGTV's Property Brothers. The rustic cabinetry and bamboo roman shade give the kitchen a natural flair, counterbalancing the shiny mosaic tile and sleek appliances.