These sculptural lamps are crafted of rice paper and aspen branches. They sit on a buffet between the home's kitchen and great room. Designer Linda Woodrum says, "We originally had lamps on that table and I thought, 'My gosh, let’s do something a little more fun.' They suited that space."
Conveniently located near the kids' bedroom and the craft area, this laundry room from HGTV Green Home 2012, offers both a front-loading Energy Star-rated steam washer and a dryer. Playful word signs grace the walls of the space, reinforcing the home's green theme.
This 12-by-17-foot apartment does not leave much space for creating a separate bedroom, kitchen and living room, but the neutral color scheme and warm accessories provide an open feel with the intimacy of a small space. "My biggest challenge was creating a space that did not feel like a bedroom. I placed the bed next to the kitchen to allow maximum light and views out the windows," HGTV fan moderngeek73 says. Tip: Keep furniture and decor to a minimum if your space is extra small. Use small light fixtures and furnishings.
As seen on HGTV's My Yard Goes Disney, homeowners Titus and Emily Green were inspired to transform their backyard after a trip to Disney's Aulani Resort and Spa in Hawaii. The tropical-inspired space features pool fountains, a surf shop to train in, a relaxing orchid garden to stroll through, and a custom forged fire bowl to sit and tell stories by.