Stone walls and log timbers show off the skilled craftsmanship in this stunning outdoor sauna by Outdoor Craftsman in Colorado. The sauna door opens onto a stone bridge that crosses over a water feature. The planting design is Colorado inspired with the Aspen grove and is enhanced with colorful container arrangements.
For dinosaur gardens, a colorful container adds an element of fun. There are many size options when it comes to dinosaurs, but I used very small dinosaurs tucked in among the plants and bits of glittery holiday decor. With children in mind, I thought it would be more fun for them to slowly discover the creatures in the landscape.
This stunning bathroom features calming blue walls with mirror-mounted sconces and a lighted curio shelf holding two colorful glass containers. the contemporary vanity is topped with a white vessel sink.
The white tub on a red stand is a versatile outdoor item that Beth Johnson of B Interiors found at a sample sale. Use it as a drink cooler, toy holder, planter or container for garden supplies, for just a few ideas. Also, Johnson says melamine plates, which come in various shapes and patterns, are a budget-conscious buy for a vibrant patio table. You can find 12-piece sets for about $50. This table setting also includes vintage juice glasses from a thrift shop.
Clear glass or plastic storage containers help keep cereal and other essentials fresh. Another bonus? They take up less space than boxes do, and add dorm room style to boot. Dress them up with stick-on paper or chalkboard labels.
Gold leaf scraps add a shining finish to this baby pink vanity tray. The tray keeps vanity items organized and adds to the colorful display. Vased flowers and small storage containers create a blend of texture and color.
Navy blue and white give this kitchen a fresh crisp look. The small, stylish backsplash in coordinating whites and grays with square pattern compliment the clean, organized feel of this space. A colorful canister container and houseplant add visual interest.
In the backyard of a garden apartment, designer Elizabeth S. Vaughan worked to add personality, using items that are easy to take along in a move. “Clients love when we add garden oddities like the bronze rabbit lantern on the steps,” she says. Note, also, the varied container plantings and color-coordinated chair cushions and umbrella.
A balcony in New York City’s West Village becomes a lush garden oasis in this design from Urban Green which brings together a lovely mix of perennials, evergreens and colorful annuals such as petunias and topiary bougainvillea.
Briana uses decorative tin containers to keep many of her daily must-haves — from tea bags and sugar to toothpicks and salt — within arm's reach. By using these containers instead of assorted bottles and boxes, Briana benefits from a burst of color and graphic pattern that also keeps clutter at bay.
A small table at the foot of this bed contains a decorative painted chest and antique bronze lamp with a striped lampshade. A delicate white orchid adds a tranquil touch to the colorful table accessories.
The wall that separates the living room and dining room is the focal point in the space. Containing a fireplace, a shelf for displaying colorful vases and a flat space for showcasing the homeowners' art, the feature wall adds a ton of personality to the neutral space.