Baskets are labeled with wooden tags to serve as both recycling bins and catchalls for toys, shoes or tools in the laundry room and mudroom of HGTV Green Home 2010. A four-foot work island is topped with quartz and features an oversized farm sink with sliding hardwood cutting board.
The courtyard, constructed of permeable pavers and enclosed by picket fencing, accommodates both social gatherings and intimate family dinners. Sliding barn doors open to reveal an outdoor cooking area.
Texture and color keep the eye roaming in the HGTV Dream Home 2010 home office, where a dining table doubles as a work-station. A wall of industrial-style étagères provide for both art display and storage. Reclaimed teak-wood sculptures placed atop lacquered display pedestals connect the room to outdoor spaces.
An earthy color palette punctuates the casual dining space, where two sliding doors lead out to a motor court and offer views of the Western skyline. Floor-to-ceiling drapery softens the space acoustically and diffuses midday sun.
The dressing area, within close proximity to the kid’s bedroom at HGTV Green Home 2010, includes a mobile storage shelf and a vanity mirror. The window, flanked by two bulkhead lights, provides a picturesque view of the east lawn.
The 2010 HGTV Dream Home master closet is perfect for the clothes horse. With dedicated shoe storage, plenty of room for linens, hanging racks, shelves and drawers everywhere, this closet is a storage dream.
A modern staircase invites traffic to flow from the first to second floor in the entryway of HGTV Green Home 2011. An oversized bureau at the base of the stairs accommodates storage of outerwear or mail.
Hardscaped pillars stand guard at the entrance to HGTV Dream Home 2010. The front walk is protected by a metal canopy that serves as a foil against the stucco and creates shadows and visual interest, especially at sunset.
The great room at the 2010 HGTV Dream Home features a bank of 12-foot-tall windows providing a stunning view of the surrounding desert landscape. Furnishings are toned down to keep focus on the glorious scenery, but interesting textures and prints, including houndstooth, Greek key and cow-hide, add interest in a space dominated by neutral fabrics and surfaces.
A touch of Hollywood glamour in the home theater at the 2010 HGTV Dream Home transforms a traditional entertainment room into a luxe space for relaxing and movie watching. Frosted glass doors attached to barn door hardware provide privacy during show times. Tripod-mounted steel lamps, outfitted with a milk glass diffuser, can be positioned as needed and provide soft, white illumination.
This multi-purpose "do room" in HGTV Green Home 2011 includes a casual-chic seating area with two slipper chairs, upholstered in classic houndstooth print. They sit atop a carpet-square rug and a Grecian key fabric throw pillows rests on each chair. A natural wood lamp with iron stud accents and linen shade provides additional light on overcast days. A barn door, constructed of beetle-kill pine wood, separates the room from the first floor.