Palest blue walls act as a neutral in the foyer, while adding a hint of color and depth to the space. At the foot of the stairs, a built-in bench is a handy landing pad for putting on shoes or dropping off bags.
This home is designed by renowned architect Lesuisse. The interiors are mostly white to match the light-filled location of the residence. In this living room, huge sliding doors join indoor and outdoor spaces with white curtains offering more privacy when needed.
A designer trick to make tiny outdoor spaces look larger is to accentuate height. This modest 9-foot-by-10-foot covered deck seems much larger than it actually is. A purposeful combination of 8-foot-long drapery panels, posts lined with decorating coat hooks and a grouping of hanging plants draws the eye upward.
Great for enjoying warm nights with family or entertaining a large group, the French doors open up to the patio outside, a space that offers even more seating and acts as an extension of the great room in HGTV Dream Home 2015.