Some clematis varieties open flowers with twice the number of petals and are called double blooms. ‘Diamond Ball’ unfurls cool white-blue double flowers. When fully open, the blossoms measure 4 to 5 inches across with a round or almost spherical shape. Expect to see flowers all summer long. In early spring, cut stems back to 18 inches high. Vines grow 5 to 6 feet tall and 2 to 3 feet wide—a great choice for an entry arch or pergola over a patio. Hardy in Zones 4-9.
Meet a clematis that adds a cool note to any garden with its ice-blue blossoms. ‘Diamond Ball’ clematis unfurls beautiful double blooms up to 5 inches across. It flowers on both new and old stems, making it an easy clematis to prune. Simply cut vines back to 18 inches tall in early spring. Give clematis a trellis or netting to climb in a spot with the head of the plant in sun and the base shaded. Vines grow 5 to 6 feet tall by 2 to 3 feet wide. Hardy in Zones 4-9. Why we love it: Blue is a must-have color in the garden, and this shade of ice-blue is especially unusual—and on an easy-to-grow plant.
Glass solar string lights can be stunning in the canopy of trees, above an arbor, or hanging from a porch or deck. The Aurora Glow light set, by Allsop Home & Garden, is made of hand-blown glass that is illuminated at dusk.
Placing the enormous shower in between two floating vanities makes the it feel bigger and more private. Diamond backlashes and contemporary frosted glass pendant lights gives the bathroom unique flair.
A diamond patterned backsplash with a weathered look sits behind a metallic cooktop in this traditional kitchen. The neutral tones of the countertop and cabinetry are accented by a bright green piece of artwork above the stove.
When picking out wallpaper and accents for this guest bathroom, the designer took color cues from a beloved statue. Wall covering: Kravet; Bathroom accessories: Pigeon and Poodle; Sconce lighting: Robert Abbey; Mirror: Uttermost
The guest bathroom features walls lined in blackened steel diamond plate, cement tile floors and a cement floating sink designed by Andrea Michaelson. The open shower creates a spacious feel. The contemporary design style with industrial modern touches carries throughout the home.
Chef-grade appliances underscore top-notch details that went into this beautiful transitional kitchen's design. A herringbone brick floor, Shaker-style cabinetry and a diamond-pattern backsplash all contribute to the soothing neutral palette.
A tasseled window valance adds elegance to this prim and proper country kitchen. Cream-colored cabinets provide ample storage while the tile backsplash with diamond-shaped tiles and the Oriental rug add color and texture.