Layer conversation pieces onto a coffee table tray to keep your design interesting and functional. “The triangle tray is a solid brass catch all. The books were chosen to bring a bit of saturated color into the center of the room while anchoring the bright pink with a more grounded, subdued toned book beneath it,” says designer Caitlin Murray.
Frosted glass micro-block tile in a tortoise shell-inspired shade served as a springboard for the design of the 2012 HGTV Green Home guest bathroom. A red tray efficiently organizes necessities and adds a vibrant hit of color.
This custom-built home boasts five bedrooms and six and a half baths, but the master suite is truly the pièce de résistance. Here, a tray ceiling and walls with wainscoting create an elegant backdrop for a tufted bed, white armchairs and a zebra-print area rug.
This light and bright kitchen features two eye-catching globe chandeliers positioned over the kitchen island, which boasts a gray and white marble countertop like the rest of the kitchen. White glass front cabinets are paired with a white herringbone backsplash, while a light gray tray ceiling offers a finishing touch.
The seaside views are incorporated into the design of this grand living room thanks to expansive floor-to-ceiling windows. A plush brown velvet sofa and pair of white armchairs provide the perfect vantage points for taking in the view.
A built-in hall tree in the mudroom of this newly built farmhouse features a low bench with cubbies perfect for storing boot trays lined with shoes. Simple coat hooks line the paneled wall, while a high shelf provides space for display or additional storage. The crisp white palette is punctuated by soft gray trim that updates and distinguishes the architecture.
Borrow a couple of quick and easy ways to infuse style from this high-end designer kitchen in Florida’s Alys Beach community. Create your own cruet set with oils, salt and pepper and other often-used ingredients using pretty bottles and jars, and display them within arm’s reach on a beautiful cutting board. Then, fill an otherwise unused corner with a favorite painting or small photograph.
This living room features sleek furnishings with clean lines and very little adornment. The gray sofa, cream ottoman and dark wood cabinet all maintain a soft neutral theme while the few pops of color come from the red lacquered tray and floral arrangement.
This dining room mixes modern and glam, with gray and white print wallpaper and upholstered dining room chairs, a contemporary round dining table, custom window shades, and a gray painted tray ceiling with a midcentury modern crystal chandelier.
A large wall with slide-away glass doors provides lots of natural light in this spacious living room. A tray ceiling with a dark wood insert complements the dark-stained open shelving throughout the room. Ample shelving space provides a display area for decorative items. Two gray bucket chairs provide comfortable seating for relaxing and enjoying the stunning California view.
This modern dining room features black textured wallpaper with black and white modern art and area rug, a contemporary wood dining table paired with leather dining chairs, and a tray ceiling with a midcentury modern glass and gold light fixture.
Traditional furniture with modern updates gives this home office a fresh, youthful vibe. The tray ceiling adds height and depth. A gorgeous view outside the sliding glass doors provides constant inspiration and refreshing natural light.
In the open design of this home, a stylish modern sitting room is situated next to the wood-saturated kitchen. A modern white leather sofa shines with natural light from the large windows on the back wall. A tufted leather chair and neutral shag rug define the perimeter of the area while keeping it open and connected to the rest of the home. A turquoise serving tray and green throw pillows add small pops of color.