Behind a white door lies a glamorous surprise: this gem of a powder room. Walls are clad in a gorgeous dark blue, patterned wallpaper. Gold accents and a marble floor are the luxurious finishing touches.
Following the gravel path leads visitors to the center of the garden, where a pretty parterre waits to be discovered like a precious gem. Carefully arranged topiaries surround the feature and so enhance its elegance.
Pairing antiques and imported gems from around the globe, this space pushes the boundaries of modern eclecticism. A distressed fireplace surround and curved, double-seated bench with an Old World vibe complete the eclectic design.
The kitchen is a true gem with a patterned marble backsplash against exposed brick walls, a custom walnut range hood and walnut-trimmed white cabinety. Raw leather drawer and cabinet pulls add tactile appeal to the room.
Set just a few feet back from the sapphire blue waters of Frenchman's Cay, at this gem of a property, you can bring the boat right up to the dock and take a dip in the postage stamp-sized infinity pool.
A windy bridge leads down to this gem of a home, designed by Johannes Zingerle and nestled in the hills of St. Barts. Gardens, patios and picturesque stone paths surround the residence and open it up to incredible views.
This sunroom is decorated with a white couch, antique wood table with wheel base, and chandelier dripping with glass gems. The room is awash in natural light that flows in through the floor-to-ceiling windows.
An overhead view shows off the gem that is this stylish, tidy backyard. Nestled in a suburban neighborhood outside New Orleans, the yard features careful, minimalist landscape design that makes the most of the long, somewhat narrow space.
This sleek, contemporary houseboat by architect Jim Olsen offers only 1,000 square feet of living space. But with wraparound windows, epic skyline views, luxury amenities and of course waterfront access, this tiny gem packs a serious design punch.
You'll want to peek inside this desert gem, a vacation home just outside the Joshua Tree National Park. The designer used the surrounding landscape as her aesthetic inspiration, resulting in spaces just as open, simple and beautiful as the location.
This incredible home located in the foothills of Montecito, California was built by the renowned modern architect Barton Meyers. With four bedrooms, four bathrooms and endless views of the surrounding mountains and the Pacific Ocean, it's a memorable gem of design and beauty.
A little pool is always a good idea, especially when it gets to be played in this beauty of a game room on this blue gem of a table! When eight ball is over, retire to the sofa and catch up on favorite flicks.
This vestibule combines warm finishes with rich textiles and artwork to create an intimate space. The custom-designed double doors pocket carefully into back-lit niches and offer a dramatic entrance to the art studio, which sits at the back of the house like a hidden gem.
If you are willing to spend some time digging online you can uncover original and affordable gems on Etsy.com and other similar marketplace sites. Items that are custom made will not only make the room feel special but help make it unique. Photo courtesy of ProjectNursery.com
To preserve the natural gems of this Venice Beach property, including a 40-foot pine tree, a California live oak tree and a magnolia tree, the architect set up rooms in a modular layout. Intimate outdoor spaces are created in the gaps between structures.