Ensure guests know they're at the right house with a creative entry like this funky fish gate. Cleverly crafted out of metal sheeting to be light and easily operable, the one-of-a-kind gate is a true statement piece.
“My favorite part of the room is definitely the chair wreaths made of out free clippings I picked up from the local tree lot,” Nathey says. “I love how they turned out and feel like they bring warmth and whimsy into the space.”
Rather than painting the wall behind the crib one color, why not get creative with paint and go for three or four colors? Horizontal or vertical stripes are super dramatic. Here, Rebecca Propes of Fresh Chick Designs frames the center of the wall with molding and paints the stripes down the middle giving the room an instant focal feature. Photo courtesy of ProjectNursery.com
An old farm table with faded wood on top and distressed teal paint on the legs was cut in half long ways and affixed to the wall, to create the mudroom console table. The table provides a place to rest keys, sunglasses and other daily essentials.
Fun details like gradient color on the walls and painted stars on the ceiling create a playroom with panache. A sofa teams with a pair of pouf-like ottomans to create a family-friendly TV viewing area.
To add open storage above the resurfaced bathtub, a shelf was made from a plank of pine, cut to size and finished with ebony stain. The shelf holds shampoo and beauty products, while an integrated black steel pipe keeps towels hung neatly below.
A small brown cabinet is used for wine glass storage in this eclectic home. Behind the cabinet, gray patterned wallpaper creates movement, and on top of the cabinet, striped candlesticks and a rhino figurine add trendy decoration.