Work with what you’ve got. The beds in both kids’ rooms received an update by DIY blogger Dena Stormer, giving the room a jolt of playful color and pizzaz. The boy who lives here loves fishing and space, so designer Egypt Sherrod, who pitched in with AmericasMart to redo the children’s rooms in this Dwell with Dignity install, gave the room a blue and green color palette and hung fish artwork over the beds.
As seen on season one of Sarah Sees Potential, this once plain living room got a much needed modern makeover. Designer Sarah Richardson chose vintage furniture and decor in muted blues and greens to fill the neutral space and framed the large window with a custom-built cornice and sheer retractable curtains. Cozy knit poufs provide extra seating or a spot to kick up your feet.
The Wendl family lived in a humble home with an outdated retro design. The cousins, Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri updated their home with a modern, chic look while complementing their desired retro design. The family room has been redesigned to include a fun white and mint green bar.
The living room exemplifies several of Rayman's unique design superpowers. In this one room he shows off a unique color palette in the gray, green and yellow of the walls and rug, married to a bold use of pattern on the sofa. His incorporation of artwork — especially photography — is a nice finishing touch. Holding it all together are subtle design tricks like the repetition of an animal motif in the leopard pillow and the tiger rug.
A palette of pineapple, charcoal gray and soft white lends a sophisticated, urban sensibility to the living room of the HGTV Green Home 2011, illuminated by a diffused fabric light designed by Tobia Scarpa. A floor lamp with marble base and stainless steel telescopic stem illuminates a seating area. Snow Bush, a framed photograph by Bruce Zander, anchors the nook and adds visual interest.
David and Kortney wanted to keep the living room open and simple, so they brought in a neutral sofa to complement the white walls, neutral stone fireplace and natural light of the space. Then, they added color by adding blue and green striped chairs with mint accents throughout the space to keep things stylish and bright.
Metallics add a modern touch to a room without breaking your budget. For table decor under $100, Parker Kennedy Living used a sea urchin from Target and a lacquer green and gold box from C Wonder. They didn't have to buy new books, since the homeowner already owned those, as well as the table.
Designer Daleet Spector's vision for this light blue girl's room was to create a dynamic space, pairing the mother's childhood iron bed with a lively color scheme of blues, greens and white. A spacious white desk and floor-to-ceiling bookshelf were included, providing ample space for storage and homework.
Colorful, patterned wallpaper covers the walls in this Art Deco-inspired living space. A saffron orange sofa with custom pink silk ribbon trim grounds the room with playful throw pillows and sits atop a grass green wool and silk blend area rug. Two windows let in lots of natural light and feature embroidered linen curtains with watermelon pink roman shades giving this space a vibrant jewel box vibe.
The traditional Florida room takes on a new face at HGTV Green Home 2012. The weatherized yet unconditioned space is designed to live like an interior room, with vaulted ceilings and a stylish mix of contemporary and antique furnishings. Antique wicker chairs positioned around the gas fireplace offer an inviting perch. Ottomans, custom-made for the space, provide additional seating or tabletop surface.
This modern open plan kitchen features plenty of room for a small dining area with a wooden table and white pendant light, as well as a kitchen island with orange floral upholstered stools. Color accents, like the green patterned wallpaper and teal tile backsplash, add lively finishing touches.
A sophisticated billiard light with a drum-shade trio provides soft lighting in this bold-colored transitional dining room. A large dark wood dining table allows the bold green, white and gray floral wallpaper to stand out in the space, covering the walls in a fun, lively design.
Galasso has somehow managed to make an 160-year-old home in Atlanta's Adair Park seem fresh and modern. "I love dark colors on the wall" says Galasso of this parlor in a rich forest green that beautifully contrasts with the white walls and molding in the main living room. Galasso says her two splurge items when it comes to home design are faucets and light fixtures.
This dining table brings a gorgeous element of warmth to the cool, bright white design of this open living space. Sage green velvet covers the back rests and seats of the dining chairs for a touch of color. A simple plant centerpiece adds a natural element to the room under the glow of a petaled light fixture.
This casual living room features a vintage American flag and splashes of red were reminiscent of the Americana theme. Lively punches of tangerine and kelly green merged with varying shades of cobalt and indigo blues. A heavy dose of woven sea grass added to the distinctive maritime air while an assortment of sea shells, blue-and-white pottery and a colorful collection of art came together to create a place of delight in this low-key beach cottage.
The family who own this Southwestern-style home wanted one space in which to hang out as a family and play games, do art and read together. A second living space was designed to be more of an entertaining area, as well as a place for the family to watch tv. In both room, designers punctuated the adobe walls with pops of bright colors: red, green and blue.
"Smartly, the headboard allows the men's team to orient the bed to the view of the city versus back to the living room as the women and Dan have done," said Vern Yip, judge on HGTV's Design Star. The unique headboard is a shelving structure of open cubbies, perfect for displaying decor. The green striped bed cover adds color to the white shelves, walls and sheets. The shelving unit acts as a room divider, but the see-through element creates a spacious feel.
Windows fill this serene bedroom with natural light. Designer Kristie Barnett decorated with a soft green color palette, with the hue found in everything from the walls to the armchair to the curtains, bed skirt and area rug. Antique-style furniture pieces and a beamed ceiling give the room a charming, live-in character.