The easy-to-clean, durable and waterproof porcelain tile floor with veining and white grout offers the rich look of Carrera marble. “We did not do hardwood in here,” says designer Brian Patrick Flynn. “We thought it would be smart, since this is where a lot of people will have bathing suits on and also flip-flops.”
Nestled in a small back yard surrounded by a curtain of mature hardwood trees, this outdoor living area makes the most of the available space. The owners wanted to her the "arts and crafts" stylings of the neighborhood, but they also desired a contemporary twist. Designers added a small hot tub and a water feature that make use of clean lines, while the pathways and walls have a splash of personality with natural stone.
This open-plan kitchen faces a wall of windows, allowing for plenty of natural light. The cool blue-gray of the kitchen island, topped with white marble contrasts the dark hardwood floor and by vintage-inspired hanging light fixtures with warmly colored glass shades. A stainless steel oven and convection oven are built into the white and frosted glass cabinetry, with adjacent open shelving. Through the arched doorway, a bay window is visible.
Rich hardwood floors create a nice, warm contrast to the stark white design in the surrounding room. The sliding glass door is trimmed with a thick white frame and large glass panels giving it an open feel but still creating privacy for the rooms. A bright red pendant light and complimenting chair cushion shine in the room.
The overall color look is neutral with pops of bold color creating a modern feel for the design. The red-toned wood of the dresser pops agains the gray-toned hardwood floor and beige wall coloring. Red flowers and a black spiked sphere compliment the tones in the area rug with gold wall embellishments traveling upward to fill the empty wall space.
As seen on HGTV's Love It Or List It Too, Designer Jillian Harris modernized this west coast home by removing a pillar that sat in the middle of the entrance. She painted the walls with Behr Cotton Knit and installed engineered hickory hardwood flooring with Tremblant stain. Jillian added much needed life to the fireplace enclosure with a tile called Contessa Picket. Tying the room together are custom cushions and a custom sofa fabric called Bengal Bronze.
Like other spaces on the second floor of this coastal retreat, this guest bedroom includes an engineered hardwood floor with distressed textures that add character to this space with wonderful natural light. “This bedroom specifically has a really beautiful view of the pool and marsh out back,” says build manager Scott Branscom. “What we tried to do with all the living spaces was give them a great view.”
French doors open from the living room to the den, revealing a pair of stools upholstered in a custom fabric. A large blue linen ottoman also serves as a coffee table, and two Griffin club chairs with nailhead trim create a cozy sitting area. White sheers filter the natural light and draw the eye up to the coffered ceiling to heighten the space, while a blue-and-white cotton rug softens the hardwood floor.
Nothing breathes new life into a worn, outdated kitchen better than freshly painted kitchen cabinets. Once you decide on the color, finish and type of paint you want, the sky really is the limit on the look you can achieve. This distinctive kitchen gets adventurous with its use of orange and matte gray cabinets that coordinate nicely with the brown tile backsplash, hardwood floors and a daring gold pendant lamp.
As seen on Home Town, the Walker's Laurel, MS existing kitchen was dark and outdated with wood paneling on all the walls, old metal cabinets, and a refrigerator stuck in the opposite corner from the kitchen. After the renovations, their Laurel, MS kitchen now features new hardwood floors, a complete redesign of the kitchen with bright walls, new cabinets, concrete countertops, a large island for entertaining, a new tile backsplash and bright colors to help the room stand out.
Designers wanted to create a bright, stylish main space in this home in which the original features were complemented by the modern updates, so they made use of an open floor plan to highlight the home's original exposed brick and hardwood floor that run throughout the main story of the house. Without walls to block off light, the myriad windows throughout the main space allow natural light into the room, creating that chic, stylish bright look the homeowners wanted.
Black-and-white seashell-patterned wallpaper draws the eye in this coastal living room. A blue sectional curves through the room and is decorated with pink and navy throw pillows for added color. An area rug adds texture over the natural look of the hardwood floor. A single natural wood beam creates a simple mantel, complements the floor finish and breaks up the white space of the wall.
All the windows in this home makes the space feel as if it is one with nature. The natural light that floods into each of the home's rooms gives the occupants a feeling that nature is just within their grasp. Even the floors and the coffee table help usher in nature, with dark hardwood flooring and a live edge table that reflect the raw elegance of the home's surroundings.
Simply push open the large sliding glass door and double the space of the living room in this stunning Hollywood Hills home. Relax on the sofa and enjoy the view of the coastal-chic interior, from the striped blue ottoman and glass dining table area, or onward to the modern lap pool and hot tub. Relax on the covered patio with hardwood decking, or step back inside to take a break from the heat.
A gray and white breakfast nook gets a punch of color and charm from a custom painting of the homeowners and their sweet dog. The built-in bench is a homey touch; the marble table, hardwood floors and symmetrical arrangement keep the space feeling streamlined and elegant. The space also takes over some of the functions of the counterpart kitchen, featuring an espresso maker, a bar area and a wine refrigerator.
Minimal furniture and ample natural lighting in this uniquely shaped living room give it a spacious and light feel. A neutral leather sofa blends beautifully with the white surrounding walls and neutral floor rug. A burnt orange chair cushion, built in wood shelving unit and hardwood flooring adds warm tones to the bright design. A tall, curved floor lamp and guitar pick shaped coffee table add shape to round out the look.
Who wouldn't want to stay in this rustic style hotel room? The main feature in this bedroom at the Ace Hotel is an exposed black brick wall. A platform bed made with white and black linens anchors the room and side tables with black table lamps act as bedside tables. The room's hardwood is laid in a zig-zag pattern, Chevron-like pattern and an antique table and stool act as a work station.
A small dining table and chairs leaves ample open space to highlight the open floor plan. Houseplants bring a touch of color to the neutral tones while low-backed furniture accentuates the height of the room. Natural wood beams frame the room transition from the dining area to the living room and compliments the warm tone of the hardwood floor.