A designer trick to make tiny outdoor spaces look larger is to accentuate height. This modest 9-foot-by-10-foot covered deck seems much larger than it actually is. A purposeful combination of 8-foot-long drapery panels, posts lined with decorating coat hooks and a grouping of hanging plants draws the eye upward.
One of the home's five bedrooms, this space features dark wood double beds dressed with white pillows and linens. Stacked frames draw the eye up, making the space seem larger, and complement the brown curtains that frame the window. If you look closely, you'll also see cheetah-print carpet adding interest to the floors.
This transitional master bedroom features French doors that open to the pool, which create a private resort-like feel. Wall-to-wall curtains add texture and interest as well as draw the eye to the doors and out onto the patio. Vaulted ceilings and a stunning chandelier add drama and height to this cozy space.
Colorful modern furnishings pop against the all-white palette in this upstairs living space. White draperies draw for privacy and to the shield the space from natural light for TV watching. A traditional rug grounds the space and gives dimension to the sitting area, while also giving the room a collected, eclectic vibe.
This soothing blue dining room is taken to the next level thanks to a custom bronze ceiling treatment. The ceiling color is echoed in the dining chairs, while the blue walls and green curtains are mirrored in the room's area rug. A contemporary chandelier illuminates the metallic ceiling, drawing the eye up to heighten the space.
Two brown and white damask-patterned chairs are positioned in front a wicker ottoman creating an intimate sitting area. A low-hanging chandelier and an ornate white mirror draw the eye toward the back of the room with a few mirrored accent pieces. A distressed cabinet and blue plaid curtains give the room a more comfortable feel.
A large-scale, beaded wood chandelier by Regina Andrew draws the eye to the wide windows in this lovely breakfast space, emphasizing the serene outdoor view. Framed by white curtains, the large window allows lots of natural light to fill the space. A natural fiber rug anchors the Restoration Hardware furniture and accentuates the room’s casual vibe.
Using vibrant flocked velvet wallpaper on the ceiling is a stunning and bold way to liven up this transitional sitting area. Jewel-toned drapery, chair and ottoman fabric draw their influence from the wallpaper while anchoring the eye. A linen pendant light provides an inviting feel while a decorative pillow adds whimsy by mirroring the bouquet of roses.
Bold, graphic textiles rule the day in this modern dining room, where every element lends interest and adds design distinction. From the area rug to the draperies to the modern chandelier, use of line draws the eye throughout the space. An ornate mirror is flanked by modern lamps that continue the room's blue and white color scheme.
White chairs and floor-to-ceiling curtains balance the dramatic black walls in this dining room, as seen on HGTV's Secrets From a Stylist. The colorful artwork and rug help warm the space. The stunning dining room employs a transitional design to include contemporary art and traditional furnishings. The black walls and and contrasting white of the draperies, dining chairs table help draw the eye to the artwork that serves as a visual focal point. The lantern chandelier that houses candles is another exceptional element in the room.
A silvery palette and reflective surfaces make this dreamy master bedroom feel as if it's resting on a cloud. Custom draperies draw to block light, and two upholstered ottomans serve as versatile, functional seating at the foot of the modern bed. The hand-loomed, banana silk rug features a soft shimmer, adding to the room's ethereal feel.
This modern family room offers a visually interesting mix of furniture and accessories, including a sage green sofa that pops in the mostly neutral space. A shag carpet anchors the seating area, and built-in shelves provide ample space for the homeowners to display collections from their travels. White drapery panels draw to block light from the sliding glass doors.
This crisp white backdrop provides a canvas for light and airy colors. A blue and yellow floral design creates a feminine and sophisticated look for the bed curtain attached to the simple wrought iron frame. A neutral upholstered bench is tucked below a table for a vanity space while the bed bench draws out the soft blue coloring in the room.
The gorgeous wood patterned bed frame immediately draws the eye in this stylish bedroom. Matching bedside tables echo the unique pattern. Blue throw pillows on the bed and chair, as well as blue trinkets on the dresser, add color accents throughout the room. Multiple windows let in ample natural lighting and are framed with fun patterned curtains for additional color.
This master bedroom in Austin, Texas, is filled with custom touches that make everyday living more luxurious. Arched French doors provide a sweeping view of the private terrace and surrounding countryside. Draperies draw to block light, and a stone accent wall houses a modern fireplace that gives the space a cozy ambiance. A scalloped niche brings distinction to the bed.
Warm neutrals with golden accents draw you into this warm, intimate master bedroom. The slight sheen on the drapery panels and bedding add a luminous quality, and the linear details of the fabrics and furniture are caught by the light from the wall mounted arc sconces on either side of the room. A true retreat within the home, this cozy spot will make for a memorable 'staycation.'
Cozy touches including a window seat, stone fireplace and custom carpet turn this rustic bedroom into a luxe retreat. A comfortable leather chair takes advantage of the light from the room's multiple windows, while a glam, yet rustic pendant light adds elegance to the space. Custom draperies draw for privacy and to block light, while opening fully during the day to allow the room's occupants to take maximum advantage of the sweeping views.
Framed by two floral chairs, a large white mantel accessorized with a round mirror serves as a majestic focal point in this living room. Smooth gray walls and crisp white crown molding keep the room looking sharp and sophisticated while a comfortable leather sofa and colorful patterned chairs create a welcoming seating area. Yellow draperies placed just under the crown molding draw attention to the height of the room, making the space appear larger.