Complete remodel of a dark and boring kitchen to a timeless kitchen with a pop of color! The homeowner was a graphic designer who's not afraid of color - but wanted a timeless kitchen. The subtle pop of orange in the window frames and glass cabinets was a way to give this kitchen a pop - without making it out of style.
Casual and cute? That's a definite check for this townhouse near downtown Atlanta. Wanting to give her clients a space where they could unwind as a family, designer Robin LaMonte paired a sophisticated white sofa and two chairs with fun teal throw pillows and a comfy armchair. A large area rug keeps the floor soft for the family's dog, Daisy.
BASEMENT, AFTER: Designer Hilary Farr utilized every inch of space in this tight basement to turn it into a home office and spare bedroom, as seen on HGTV's Love It or List It. Up to three people can sleep comfortably in the space as the desk can be raised to reveal a stowaway bed hidden in the wall, and the couch transforms into bunk beds with ease.
A photography grid adorns one wall of the guest bedroom with a rural southern motif. “I like every house to have a mix of different mediums and that’s where photography comes in,” says interior designer Brian Patrick Flynn. “Anytime I am showcasing photography I like to stick with odd numbers so I picked up nine different prints and put them together in a grid pattern.”
As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, designer Sarah Richardson surprised her clients with a bonus kitchen makeover. She painted the walls a cool gray, added a coat of white paint to the kitchen cabinets and installed a black and white square tile backsplash. The black countertop and stainless steel appliances are original to the home.
Visit your local craft store for an array of silk flowers, like garden roses, hydrangeas and magnolias. Scatter the flowers throughout the branches and then top the tree with richly textured ribbon and a few well-placed ornaments for a high-end designer look.
An easy transition from the HGTV Dream Home 2015 master bathroom to a private master patio gives the space an essence of elegance and exclusivity. “It is more than just a home,” explains interior designer Linda Woodrum. “It is this wonderful special experience that we all would like to have in our own homes.”
Walls between the kitchen and hallway and the kitchen and dining room were removed, the range was moved and an island was added for family meals. “This family of four was thrilled to have their kitchen open out to the dining area with a large peninsula,” designer Anjie Cho reports.
As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, this once dated living room got a chic update with a fresh coat of white paint, neutral wood flooring and a plush, white mid-century sectional sofa. Designer Sarah Richardson chose a modern wood coffee table and large decorative palm leaves to add warmth and interest to this otherwise neutral space.
Subtly patterned wallpaper and white furnishings form a neutral backdrop for fun, colorful accessories in this teen's transitional bedroom. The designer carefully crafted the room to grow with its young occupant, providing space to study and relax in a setting that’s both sophisticated and fun.
With its large sitting areas, central kitchen, TV, game room and bar, the lodge is the gathering place for family and visitors. Built in a hub-and-spoke design with the main house as the hub, the 4,100-square-foot timber frame structure is made from large fir beams recycled from an elevator built in 1904. The beams have a 100-year-old patina that is striking. The exterior boasts cedar siding custom milled by Pioneer Log Homes and shaved on site.
One of Naomi’s strengths as a designer is her ability to mix patterns. Here, a side chair reupholstered in Bogolan or “mud cloth,” from Mali creates an unexpected moment that gives the room a global, sophisticated feel.
For free patio and porch decor, use stones from your yard or a piece of driftwood from the beach or lake. "You would be surprised to learn that you already have plenty of decor options right in your own backyard," says Atlanta designer Alice Cramer.
This custom, lighted panel behind the bed brings together an eye-catching light fixture, captivating artwork and modern sophistication with a bit of edge to create a dramatic focal point for the Master Bedroom. This designer created the pattern for the laser-cut wood panel, slightly evocative of an Asian floral motif, which was inspired by the client’s cultural heritage.
No matter where you live, the right design can take you anywhere you want to be in the world. We know that it's true because that’s exactly what Brooklyn-based designer, Malene Barnett (https://www.maleneb.com/), founder of the eponymous lifestyle brand Malene Bhasdone has done. She’s taken her expansive Bedford-Stuyvesant brownstone on a journey from New York City all the way to the Caribbean Islands that her family originally hails from. It’s a trip that’s open to anyone who steps through the doors to find the symphony of colors, patterns and accessories that fill the space from top to bottom.
Decatur is known for its distinct, historic neighborhoods, eclectic food, and vibrant downtown: it is not known for log cabins. My clients are the owners of this unlikely urban retreat and wanted to design a space that provided a TV-free zone to read, relax, eat, and play games as a family. This angle shows close-ups of the great texture and color we were able to put in there with the vintage rug layered over the jute, the green pillows and the awesome art that made it feel personal and cozy.
As seen on HGTV's Love It Or List It Too, Designer Jillian Harris completely transformed what was a dark kitchen into an open concept kitchen and dining room. Jillian removed the entire wall between the old kitchen and dining room, creating space for an island with a live edge 100 year old fir countertop. Jillian painted the dining room Siberian Snowflake and installed American Walnut Authentic engineered wood flooring.