Wake up a home’s entryway with an unexpected splash of blue paint and fresh potted plant on the porch. The bright door color looks equally fresh on traditional and contemporary homes, and pairs well with white or light gray exterior paint.
Tin chose a neutral, clean palette of shades of white to lend her home design cohesion and to keep it from not competing with the unique architectural touches in the home itself. Pretty without being fussy, the comfy chenille sofa, cozy throw pillows and fluffy rug invite guests in.
Press your own oranges into orange juice, then add a gourmet touch with strawberry garnishes. Hosts too busy to create their own fresh juices can create a similar look by simply dressing up store-bought juice with a strawberry, cranberry or blueberry garnish.
"I do think green is making a comeback" says Boston designer Honey Collins of this tranquil bedroom whose tailored canopy bed and hand-painted fabric on the duvet cover and upholstered chair bring a sense of luxury to the space.
Located by the doorway to the walk-in pantry, the kitchen’s 36-inch-wide counter-depth French door stainless refrigerator offers a built-in look, with an interior water dispenser that provides easy access to filtered water. A temperature management system and a produce preserver that extends the life of fresh fruits and vegetables are two other key features.
A neutral colored couch feels bright and fresh against the orange walls and brightly patterned pillows and curtains. The mix of warm tones and floral patterns gives a soft feminine feel to the seating area.
A whitewashed picnic table and galvanized dining chairs create a casual dining spot just off the kitchen. Polished nickel pendants draw the eye up and frame the table. A floral centerpiece is lush and lively.