The inspiration for this grand design was a dream catcher from the client’s mother. Like a dream catcher, the tween's room would have the perfect blend of colors, textures, patterns and materials. Urban elements were to be mixed with traditional, organic with geometric.
Mint green, coral and soft blue create a pleasing pastel color palette. A large tufted coffee table with green stripes compliments the wall coloring. Coral striped chairs, green plaid chairs and a white sofa face into the centered coffee table. Decorative throw pillows and table lamps spread the pink hue from the chairs to the opposite side of the room for a finished design.
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A two tiered vintage chandelier hangs over the large circular wood dining table. A mix of potted plants and floral arrangements create an inviting centerpiece fitting to the room design. Mounted plates and a large sunburst mirror decorate the mint green wall space above the distressed buffet.
Keep your salad bowl at the ready when you grow this romaine lettuce blend. It includes varieties to ensure you’ll have a season-long harvest—and colorful salads. Varieties include green ‘Craquerelle Du Midi,’ green spotted red ‘Forellenschluss (also known as ‘Speckled Trout Back’),’ bright green ‘Little Gem,’ deep red ‘Rosalita’ and medium red ‘Rouge d’Hiver.’
The mix of end tables keeps things interesting in this living room. Here, an oval-shaped end table with a mirrored top features a decorative bowl with green filler that ties in with the green design in the nearby chair.
A fresh minty green called "Restful" (SW 6458) from the HGTV Home paint collection by Sherwin-Williams evokes an airy coastal feeling in this bright sunroom. The table coated in "Rapture Blue" (SW 6773) draws the eye further into the space. Botanical prints hang on the paneled walls, lending to this coastal cottage feel. An eclectic mix of wicker and traditional furniture in whites, neutrals, and blues sets the tone for the casual space. White curtains allow for plenty of natural light and a white throw rug over hardwood flooring anchors the room.
A bright kids' room features a play station made by cutting down an old kitchen table and adding a mixing bowl to the center for art supplies and pencils. A fresh coat of green paint and child-sized chairs decoupaged with maps complete the space.
Cherry and nectarine salsa includes simple ingredients: cilantro, cherries, lime juice, green onions, sweet or hot pepper, mint and nectarines. In most regions, onions, cilantro and peppers are ripe for picking just in time for mixing this salsa.
It was hard to miss the predominance of pastel hues in this year's Cashiers Designer Showhouse. Shades of pink, soft blue and mint green graced many of the rooms and the prevalence of glass like this oversized bowl filled with smaller pink vases added to the sense of lightness throughout the home.
A cozy corner is reserved for the family pet, with a pet bed, stainless steel feeding bowls and toys carving out the dedicated space. Black wood cabinetry offers ample storage and work space and compliments the mint green wall of the space. A doggie rack stores clothes and leashes efficiently while a metal storage bin keeps toys stowed in one neat place.
The heart and soul of this girls' bedroom is an accent wall covered in a bright floral wallpaper by artist Nathalie Lete. Its vibrant, yet sophisticated colors and patterns inspire the palette of the rest of the room. Cheery, llama bedding adds to the merry mix as do the mint green, kid-sized chairs around the art table.
Add edible color to the table with an assortment of red and green candy. If toddlers are attending, be aware of candy size and choose easy-to-chew varieties. Mix and match white and clear bowls to accentuate the different colors and shapes.