“There’s a Texas limestone edging around the perimeter of our landscape, which is actually salvaged from here on the site from the house that had been torn down,” says HGTV Smart Home 2015 house planner Jack Thomasson. “It has a lot of character and rough edges.”
The turquoise ceiling on this covered deck is as refreshing as the swimming pool at the HGTV Smart Home 2013. Tall planters also don the coastal hue, a nod to the home's location in Jacksonville, Fla. The deck extends to a poolside patio with a relaxing lounge chair.
The second-floor bedroom at HGTV Smart Home 2014 provides a quiet retreat for overnight guests. A color scheme of blue, green, white and khaki serves as a springboard for a preppy, sophisticated style. A crisp white duvet and shams, embellished with satin blue stitching, lend hotel-inspired luxury.
A shower curtain with a red-and white-pattern adds a pop of color in this neutral bathroom from the HGTV Smart Home 2013. A sleek white vanity and white-framed mirror create clean lines while brown subway tile defines a separate shower space in this small bathroom.
The HGTV Smart Home 2013 has an outdoor kitchen with an impressive stainless steel grill. A narrow bar lines the perimeter, perfect for passing off serving dishes to the outdoor dining space. The painted ceiling and metal light fixture play into the coastal aesthetic of the main house.
A custom-built window seat provides extra storage and style in this contemporary kid's bedroom in the HGTV Smart Home 2014. Custom shelving built into the daybed serves as a perfect spot for storing toys, socks, and smaller items while a rope bedside lamp adds a whimsical touch.
A hallway and adjacent powder room have a personality all their own in the HGTV Smart Home 2013. Used on the wall of the bathroom, gray mosaic tile creates a soothing effect in the small space. Meanwhile, teal stripes create a dizzying backdrop for a hall table and lamp.
The long buffet cabinet located behind the sectional has a lightly distressed and translucent black finish that allows the grain to show through. On the wall above sits one of two iPad mounts that keep the devices that run HGTV Smart Home 2016 charged and ready to go.
“We have two L-shaped sectionals facing each other, and then we have two niches that overlook the street,” says HGTV Smart Home 2015 designer Linda Woodrum. “Each of those has a chez that is really like a bed, so you could have people sleep there if you wanted.”
The loft at the HGTV Smart Home 2013 located in Jacksonville, FL has a color palette directly connected to views. Bold graphic prints pair well with cool lime-green upholstery fabrics. Making use of every inch of space, the leather sofa opens out to a full-sized sleeper.
Beach-blue walls add a pop in the foyer of HGTV Smart Home 2013, where texture is layered effectively and design elements run the gamut from casual-chic to the refined elegance of Hollywood regency. Stair risers clad with Talavera tiles and a driftwood-framed mirror add interest to the space.
Sea-blue glass accents and throw pillows in Floridian prints add a coastal feel to the living room of HGTV Smart Home 2013 in Jacksonville, Fla. At the crest of the soaring cathedral ceiling, an aerodynamically inspired ceiling fan crafted with industrial-grade components serves as an interesting focal point overhead.
The HGTV Smart Home 2014 open plan kitchen leads to the spacious great room with vaulted white ceilings. A floor-to-ceiling brick fireplace creates a bold focal point that can be seen from the kitchen. The bright green mantel art adds a pop of vibrant color in the space.
With plenty of seating and a vibrant color palette, the loft is the perfect place for a slumber party or family movie night. “This is kind of the great big blue room,” says HGTV Smart Home 2015 designer Linda Woodrum. “I think 20 people could be up here watching TV.”
A kitchen island provides a casual dine-in option in the HGTV Smart Home 2013. Wicker barstools add natural texture to the glossy white countertop, while playing into the coastal vibe of the home located in Jacksonville, Fla. The teal table setting coordinates with the formal dining room off to the side.
The cozy corner of the laundry room of the HGTV Smart Home 2013, in bright green and white, features three black and white prints next to the interior door, a contemporary window treatment, and green upholstered bench. A touch of blue in the window treatment and the stool complement the color scheme.
Gray and white mosaic tile set the stage for a sleek wall-mounted sink in the powder room of the HGTV Smart Home 2013. Decorative elements are limited to a large frameless mirror, allowing the mosaic backsplash to stand on its own. Dark hardwood floors contrast with the white and metallic fixtures.
With its own private deck and easy access, via telescoping glass doors, to an outdoor space, the master bedroom in the HGTV Smart Home 2013 offers a luxurious retreat. An oversized photograph draws the eye in the room's far corner and has a nice contrast to all the peacefulness without being jarring.