A selection of hydrangeas add a burst of color to the front yard of this approximately 2,056 square foot updated urban home, part of the new landscaping that also includes plants, shrubs and trees that bring lots of natural beauty to the property.
A gentle stream flows through the heart of this backyard, highlighting an array of lush vegetation and vibrant annuals. Anyone who wanders around here will certainly feel compelled to stop and smell the wildflowers.
This sitting area uses natural beauty to enhance the colors in this space. The tree by the French doors brings a vibrant green into the space, while the yellow flowers add a pop of color to the middle of the room. The natural green and yellow of the plants blend well with the pink sofa and the yellow couch cushions. To tie the space together, a multicolor rug rests under the coffee table.
Looking out over this beautiful hillside, this home complements the beauty of the region instead of competing with it. Materials used in building this home appear to have a "grain", which flows with the topography of the surrounding countryside and feels as if it is one with nature.
To help add dimension to these curved walls, designers added small shelves to help highlight the natural aspects of the space. Showcasing greenery, the shelves bring even more beauty to the riverbed-inspired spa bathroom.
Designers wanted to capitalize on the beautiful mountain views outside the windows, so they kept the interior design neat, crisp and simple, yet still elegant. The living room in this space is no exception to that vision. Lots of windows allow plenty of natural light into the space, allowing patrons of the room to see outdoors to the beautiful mountain views. The light reflects off the gray walls, bringing the natural green tint of the trees indoors. Blue and gray furniture occupies this space and highlights the natural hues of the mountainside, making the living room feel as if it were a part of the mountains that surround it.
This elegant entertainment space blends seamlessly into the nature that surrounds it. Bold browns mix with more muted neutrals to bring out the natural hues in nature, and the stone pavers and stucco shingles help to accent the natural beauty of the space, while providing the durability that will make entertaining possible in this space for a long time.
Plants don't just increase the property's natural beauty; they also help reduce noise pollution. With rows of hedges in their yard, the owners of this home can stifle the sounds of suburban traffic and enjoy a little more peace of mind.
A sense of symmetry brings out the natural beauty in the sitting room. On either side of the fireplace, distressed demilune consoles and stylized mirrors have an old but new quality. The ceiling is a few shades darker than the walls, which adds a coziness to the elegant space.
The homeowners wanted their estate to blend into the surroundings without detracting from the natural beauty of the desert, so designers used natural colors and materials in the design. By planting native, drought resistant plants, they were even able to merge the lines of the property with the surrounding deserts.