The master bath in this modern home features doors that open directly to a back deck, with wood privacy barriers on the deck outside. The husband, an avid surfer, wanted to feel as if he were showering outdoors, with a strong connection to the California landscape. A play of texture and color creates a calming space to take solace and pause.
A long black dining table is lined with unique wood chairs over a faded floor rug. Open space surrounding the table creates an open feel for the room. Gray built-in cabinetry lines the walls for concealed storage below window benches. Colorful throw pillows, Aa plant centerpiece and a large view of the outdoors decorates the room.
Walk in this stunning, modern home and immediately you will be amazed by the ocean scene before you! Designed by TriplePoint Design Build, this home exudes a cool, contemporary vibe that allows the colors of the outdoors to become an integral part of the space. The blue of the ocean against the taupe walls and furnishings provides great contrast and interest here.
One door leads to a storage area for cushions and other outdoor items and the other to a convenient bathroom for changing into a swimsuit and to keep swimmers from tracking water into the main house. On the other side of the space is a built-in bar that Rollins uses as a self-service bar for parties, bringing coolers outside for drinks.
An indoor basketball court adds to a sweeping array of entertainment options in this luxury estate in College Grove, Tennessee. The party-ready house features six bedrooms, seven and a half bathrooms and nearly 13,000 square feet of living space, along with a stunning outdoor entertainment area.
The color palette and fabric patterns of the patio coordinate with the interior spaces of the home. A clean, simple concrete fire pit bowl sits in the center of comfortable outdoor furniture, perfect for summer nights. The fire pit can be easily moved to the side when room for a dance floor is needed. Lots of potted plants in overscaled ceramic containers surround the area, helping to further define the space.
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The roof is extended off the doors to the pool area to create shaded patios around the pool. A pair of lounge chairs with bright blue cushions bring a pop of color to the space and have the perfect view for relaxing outdoors. Pavers are used to create a geometric surround around the pool, while grass in between softens the hardscaping.
Ahhh... what a great place to relax! This living space features a lovely brick fireplace, the central focus of the room. Green window treatments and plants and flowers in the room echo the outdoors, creating a natural feel. Put your feet up on the upholstered ottoman while watching TV or just chat and admire the art pieces in the room.
Sunrise over this stunning 26-acre Hawaiian estate lights up a spectrum of vivid tropical color. The multi-wing home wraps around a resort-like backyard complete with an infinity-edge pool and a 12-foot hot tub. A covered outbuilding provides storage space for pool accessories, while dense tropical foliage surrounds the outdoor living area and provides privacy.
This eclectic kitchen boasts cabinetry in pure white and black. A black kitchen island is paired with vivid orange chairs complemented by unusual, glossy orange pendant lights. The large window over the sink provides a beautiful view of outdoor greenery, which is echoed by the forest green subway wall tiles in this thoroughly modern, and unforgettable, kitchen space.
A large open wall connects this indoor living room to the outdoors and gives the already open design room an even more spacious feel. A circular gold coffee table serves as the center of the living room space. Light gray sofas face into the table and a pair of midcentury modern chairs contribute additional seating.
Wide doorways throughout this sprawling Newport Coast, California, estate open the interior spaces to a series of covered and uncovered patios and courtyards. The entire home is designed for easy entertaining, and also to take advantage of the beautiful outdoor setting and panoramic ocean views. Here, a traditional lantern complements the Mediterranean architecture and contrasts nicely with contemporary and clean-lined furnishings.
An over-scaled sofa and cozy club chairs are combined with two sandblasted pine coffee tables in the HGTV Dream Home 2013 great room. The space provides a front-row seat to South Carolina's Kiawah Island through glass doors that offer a seamless transition from indoors to outdoors. In keeping with beach house interiors, the furnishings were chosen for both beauty and durability.
The glow of a fire pit draws people together and gives off warmth. Even the smallest outdoor room can benefit from a fire feature like this DIY tabletop version, which offers the beauty of a full-size fire pit while saving floor space.
With the rustic ceiling beams, French oak floors and crackling fireplace, this all-white palette in this oceanside bedroom is anything but cold. Soft hues and varied textures are at play in the fabrics and furnishings. An oversize rug provides softness underfoot, and a subtle chandelier adds femininity. Meanwhile, a balcony opens the space to the beautiful, sweeping outdoor view.
Tall windows flanking the fireplace and a glass doorway that leads to a covered outdoor living area bathe this modern living room in light. A soft gray palette is punctuated by bold pops of yellow and teal. A custom wood panel above the marble fireplace turns the wall into an elegant focal point. Brass accents bring warmth to the cool space.
This spectacular patio offers up the very best in outdoor living: A cedar roof shelters the space from the hot sun or rain, but wide open walls keep the views on constant display. There's a fireplace for chilly evenings, a huge sectional for easy lounging and a long dining table for the ultimate al fresco dinner parties.