A dainty pattern is a stark, but intriguing contrast to this bedroom's minimalist modern floor lamp. The neutral palette makes sure there's not a hint of competition with the Mediterranean vistas outside the glass door.
Create an island with multiple levels and materials. This budget-friendly kitchen island mixes materials on its staggered surfaces in this 2016 National Kitchen + Bath Association Competition winner. Quartz, wood and stainless steel combine to make a stylish and functional island for the space.
A 75-foot, competition-length pool is suspended over the water's edge, giving the illusion that the owners are swimming into the horizon. A travertine deck surrounds the feature and complements the property's various stone walkways.
As seen on HGTV's Brother Vs. Brother, team Jonathan had enough time and budget left at the end of the competition to do a light refresh of the dining room, too! The room features plum dining chairs, a leaf-veined patterned rug, built in dish storage and a yellow and gold pendant light.
Add pullout appliance storage to free up counter surface and maximize cabinet storage space. Diane Foreman of Neil Kelly Co. designed this 2016 National Kitchen + Bath Association Design Competition winner. A layered caddy like this one adds a lot of utility, but even a simple pullout drawer can help makeover your space.
A new backsplash is a wonderful weekend project, and doesn’t have to break the bank. Using mesh-mounted tiles, sold at Home Depot and Lowe’s, makes installing a backsplash a significantly easier project. This kitchen was designed by Diane Foreman of Neil Kelly Company and was a 2016 National Kitchen + Bath Association Competition winner.
Use a high gloss paint in a color that matches your other decor on some of your cabinets to give your kitchen a luxury lacquer look. Use the same hardware throughout the kitchen to maintain a cohesive look, as designer Diane Foreman did in this 2016 National Kitchen + Bath Association Design Competition winner.
Interior and under-cabinet lights add instant flair to this stylish kitchen, a 2016 National Kitchen + Bath Association Competition winner. Designer Judith Wright Sentz of Judith Wright Design used ribbon lights in the leaded-glass cabinets to illuminate the shelves within and low voltage lights under the cabinets to bathe the countertops below in warm light.
One of the easiest ways to give your cabinets a makeover is simply by switching out your hardware. “People say they add the jewelry when they add the hardware,” says designer Judith Wright Sentz of Judith Wright Design in Seattle, a 2016 National Kitchen + Bath Association Design Competition winner. “We took special care to add really pretty hardware.”
If your bathroom has a high contrast color scheme, find artistic lotion and soap bottles that reflect that. The accessories to the right of the sink are shiny and almost sculptural, adding a chiseled brilliance to the sleek lines of this bathroom, a 2016 National Kitchen + Bath Association Design Competition winner, designed by Laurie Haefele of Haefele Design.