A balcony overlooks this open concept dining, living and kitchen space, which takes maximum advantage of its two-story central area with an oversized dining table that invites guests to linger over the table for relaxed conversation. Dual staircases add distinction to the entry, framing the doorway and creating a nice view on both sides of this coastal home.
Two-story custom-banded draperies frame the living room view of the pool on this refreshing southern estate. The homeowner's favorite colors of pale avocado and fuchsia pink are showcased throughout the room on unique upholstered furniture. Onyx-tiered side tables, a lacquered ebony coffee table and unique accessories complete this youthful, yet elegant look.
Neutral stone tiles create a solid frame and thick sitting rim around this balcony hot tub. Five waterfall streams arch into the hot tub. Potted palms give a tropical element to the design fitting to the expansive ocean view. Glass walls leave the space feeling open and connected to the surroundings.
Imagine starting your day in this round breakfast room with 20 foot ceilings -- a completely unique space with spectacular views! Even though the room has high ceilings the space feels warm and cozy, due to the extensive collection of antique portraits hung throughout and the dramatic draperies that frame the window. French country touches also add a comfortable sense.
Designed to take advantage of the adjacent golf course and mountain views, this outdoor kitchen and dining space at the 2014 HGTV Dream home provides a central, stylish spot to enjoy the natural beauty of Truckee Tahoe. Here, wicker-style, durable chairs cozy up to a tempered glass-topped table with a sturdy solid aluminum frame.
With merely an inch to spare, this laundry room was re-framed twice to accommodate every inch needed for the washer and dryer to stay slim and compact. With no room for a door, the family decided the gain was well worth the view, and with the mom of the house being a successful home organizer, the bet was safe that it would indeed be gorgeous & organized to look at, even when in full use. The ceiling was raised higher and skylights were added to create maximum use of this space.
Designers at Kelly & Co. Design describe this renovated barn as "such a special space" for guests to relax and enjoy live performances. The design team was able to wire the barn for live music performances by re-framing the entire space with acoustic sound panels. For TV viewing, a large TV was hidden in the ceiling and can be lowered by remote control.
This stunning 10,000 square foot home sits on 1.13 acres in Port Chester, New York, just a short drive to the heart of New York City. White columns frame the stone terrace, as well as several windows located on the rear exterior, both providing ample opportunities to take in the view. The backyard also features a luxurious pool area.
A retreat for the adults of the household and their guests, the Pent Room at the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2015 includes space for a game of pool, beverage service and intimate seating areas. A wall of windows offer a view of the San Francisco Bay, and the warm wine-colored walls elegantly frame the stunning sunsets seen over the water.
Black and white vertically striped curtains frame the large window in this living room. A pair of modern arm chairs and a bright, red couch face in to the plastic coffee table keeping the view open to the animal hide rug. An abstract art canvas breaks up the white space on the walls and blends all the colors used throughout the room.
This is the view from the rear of the owner’s residence with its elegant swimming pool and well-tended rose garden (on the right beyond the frame of the photo). The ultimate outdoor space for entertaining guests, it now adjoins the newly landscaped property on the right side of the estate.
A gray accent wall acts as a backdrop for the subway tile shaped headboard design. White bed linens are decorated with a chevron throw blanket and pillows with a finishing sheen. Low nightstands have matching table lamps framing the bed and black and white car art mounted on the wall. A sliding glass door reveals a view to the balcony and lets in bright, natural light.
A built in entertainment center with mesh door cabinets is tucked into the wall leaving open floor space for seating. A thick wood bench with brown leather seat cushion sits low, keeping the view to the television open. Red curtains frame wood french doors adding a warm tone color to compliment the wood elements. A tile surround and wood mantel give a decorative finish to the fireplace.
The dining area of the loft was decorated with a hand-loomed silk and Tibetan wool carpet, original oil artwork, upholstered bench seating paired with custom side chairs, a metallic and capiz shell chandelier, a carved floor lamp, a tall Chinese dragon vase and custom draperies that frame the spectacular view of the river below.
This contemporary dining room in Sedona, Arizona has been created to complement the beauty of the home by incorporating natural materials with its furnishings and providing a spectacular exterior view. The soft yellow high-back chairs in a nubby material contrast with the dark hue of the dining table and and black frames of the floor-to-ceiling windows.
This gorgeous open living room design features a white and light gray color scheme for the ultimate bright atmosphere. A brown leather sofa pops against the stark background, and a neutral shag rug adds a touch of extra warm tone. A glass dining table in the connected dining space is surrounded with white leather chairs. Long white curtains frame the large windows allowing natural light to flood the room and providing a scenic view.
The design goal in the family room was to maximize seating using stylish and comfortable pieces, so designers set up the main seating area with a custom, gray velvet sofa, a pair of velvet, pin-stripe wingback chairs and a par of wood framed swivel chairs. For a punch of pattern, they layered a zebra print cowhide rug under a brass and glass cocktail table, while a rectangular Swarovski crystal chandelier brings glam into the space without blocking the view of the city below. Finally, an element of art was added to the large TV wall with metallic gold and silver discs that perfectly finish off the design of the room.
A black ventless gas fireplace was made more dramatic with a whitewashed porcelain tile façade in a brick pattern that spans from the floor almost all the way to the ceiling for a clean and modern look. A flat-screen TV with art mode that allows viewing of beautiful works of art placed above the fireplace has a customizable walnut frame that adheres with magnets and helps the TV blend with the rest of the room's decor.