Hardwood floors and a neutral color scheme blend the rooms together in this open floor plan. A gold light fixture over the dining is the focal point and helps highlight the subtle use of yellow accents in the design.
Put a whimsical spin on everyday lanterns with colored lights in place of candles. Used singularly, the lanterns can work as centerpieces by filling them with battery-operated string lights. Outdoor luminaries for steps or walkways can be made with groupings of lanterns placed along the perimeter of an area, with strands of lights running from one lantern to another.
HGTV's Cousins On Call, Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri rebuild the home of Mr. and Mrs. Puchalik while they live with family. Construction commenced with a completely gutted house without walls or floors. In this photograph, Anthony and John have designed a comfortable guest bedroom with warm colors, light sand colored, unfinished nightstands on both sides of the bed and a striped bed covers as seen on HGTV's Cousins On Call.
Reinvent empty frames as illuminated sculptures with the addition of colored lights. For indoor use, standard vintage-style lights can be used to wrap wall-hung frames, placed near outlets. To help disguise extension cords, consider grouping several frames vertically, tucking the cord behind each frame, then into outlets near the bottom of the wall. For outdoor use, such as a repurposed wreath alternative placed on a front door, it's best to use battery-operated lights.
White, shaker style cabinets surround a kitchen island with a marble countertop. Smoke colored pendant lights serve as moody, dramatic focal points of the kitchen. A peacock blue island adds a touch of color.
The swing bed underneath the pergola provides views of the resort-style backyard. Annual planters offer seasonal color nearby. Lighting around the yard ties the space together to create an at-home resort getaway.
Beating the heat is a breeze with this patio pool. This stunning outdoor swimming pool features a jet propulsion system with a water treadmill, a murmuring fountain and color-changing lights for a beautiful nighttime experience.
Andersen’s A-Series Transom Windows with Forest Green Exteriors and Specified Equal Light Grille Pattern add color and light to this Shingle-style home — a uniquely American look that traces its beginnings to the late 19th century.
To highlight the color in the space, designers used a neutral color palette to anchor the space and help reflect the natural light from the windows. Mirrors were then added to reflect the color and light, making the space look brighter.
Traditional meets midcentury modern in a St. Regis Sea Villas dining room. The contrasting colors and wood tones tie together by keeping the color scheme light. A dark round dining table is the focal point of this dazzling dining area.
The glorious fall foliage of full moon maple (Acer shirasawanum) 'Autumn Moon' isn't this tree's only plus. In spring, the new leaves emerge red before turning the tree's summer color of light green tinged with a slight red-orange blush.
The walls in the dressing room at the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2015 are covered with fabric inspired by a Matisse painting. Accents are meant to invoke dressmaker details, while the colors and lighting were selected to create a flattering environment for dressing.
This master bedroom is a surprise of color and light in a scale-appropriate setting. White plaster walls meet dark oak floors in a room anchored by a bright green tiled fireplace flanked on either side by French doors and green chairs.