These aren’t your grandmother’s garden mums! Dress your outdoor spaces with the newest in garden mums: trailing Skyfall garden mums (Chrysanthemum morifolium). The flowers open to reveal petite daisy-like blossoms that beckon late season pollinators. Create your own autumn fest by hanging baskets of mixed Skyfall garden mum varieties, including yellow, white and pink. Purchase baskets that are fully budded and just starting to open flowers to make sure you get the color you want. Then sit back and enjoy the floral fireworks as buds burst.
Butterflies and birds take flight in this powder room, helping the small space feel full of interest and energy. Notice, too, how the designers used candles and striped towels to bring out the pink blooms of the wallpaper.
To give a walk-in feel to this closet, the sliding door and hanging rod were removed and replaced with custom built-in shelves, drawers and a vanity. The brilliant blue Gracie wallpaper was lacquered for high resistance performance.
This wood and metal shelving unit contrasts with the traditional furniture pieces in the living room. The bright floral artwork, created for the homeowners, adds a punch of color to the space designed by HGTV's Property Brothers.
This contemporary mudroom proves that even small spaces can pack a major design punch. A large floral patterned wallpaper combined with a bright yellow painting livens up the walls while built-in shelving instantly clears up clutter.
A dark wood finish and industrial framework makes up this contemporary shelf unit. The sturdy piece is a beautiful balance to the light color scheme and floral wallpaper. The shelves are dressed with a marble table lamp, complimenting the white walls, wicker baskets for texture and sizable coffee table books creating slight height variations in the display.
A decorative woven basket for pillows is a nice, textured detail to add personality and functionality to a space. Hardwood flooring extends out from the blue area rug below the basket. A thick knitted blanket and matching pillow are accented by a colorful floral pillow.
Adding natural elements gives container gardens a custom look, says Joe Guggia, a California floral designer. He incorporates items, such as bamboo, willow and rocks, into his indoor displays. It all starts with the container, from faux stone rounds to slender metal squares to larger baskets.
To add color to this elegant, yet still functional laundry room, designers added a blue laundry basket on wheels which can be ported wherever is necessary and a pink floral print to accent the green tones in the wallpaper and the cabinets.
Soft creams and yellows, baskets overflowing with flowering plants and beautiful floral patterns call to mind the relaxed, yet chic style in the South of France. Use a natural sisal or jute rug to let the colors and patterns of your decor pop.
A gray, stone wall adds a rustic touch to the this feminine and cozy breakfast nook. A floral tablecloth is accented by a mounted wicker basket filled with flowers while a small chandelier add an elegant touch in this shabby chic space.
Cluster your houseplants in a modern metal basket or beautiful tray. Use clay saucers or line your tray with cork to guard against water damage, says floral designer Angela Darrah. She likes to use terra cotta pots in two different heights for added interest and dimension.
In one corner of a kitchen with sage green walls, a dining nook has been assembled, using a wood dining room table, padded corner bench and a wicker chair for additional seating. A wicker basket filled with an ornamental grass and floral centerpiece complement the style and artwork.
Cater to all of your senses as you craft your retreat. By including fragrant flowers and herbs in the mix, you’ll discover the joy of breathing in rich floral aromas or spicy tones, which enhances the whole outdoor relaxation experience. Container gardens don’t have to be boring. Tuck plants into crates, baskets, buckets or your old garden boots. Plantings give you a chance to express your creativity and give your retreat a true signature style. This scented retreat includes two types of English lavender (Lavandula angustifolia): Blue Spear and Avignon Early Blue. Other herbs that offer a nose-pleasing bouquet include mint, basil, rosemary and thyme. For fragrant flowers, try dame’s rocket (Hesperis), Oriental lily, moonflower vine, rose or daphne.