Vaulted ceilings and large windows make this spec home in Palm Springs, Calif., feel wide open. Designer Natalie Myers then used contemporary furniture, cool wall treatments and metallic accents to infuse each space with color and personality.
Situated on Fort Lauderdale waterways, this modern home uses floor-to-ceiling windows and sliding glass doors to provide stunning views of the coast and ocean. Tall palm trees, lush grasses and colorful flowers soften the hardscaping and create an inviting outdoor space.
Seasonal trees aren't restricted to holiday use. Give your home a graphic winter vibe with a metal candle tree that will light up the space on long, cold nights. It's best to keep candle trees at least one foot away from walls, window treatments and upholstery.
A corner cabinet offers storage without obstructing the stunning views of Little Lake Worth in North Palm Beach, Fla., through the windows of this serene master bedroom. The natural tones of the vaulted wood ceiling and the beaded empire chandelier create a cottage look in this coastal home.
Patterned curtains frame the tree on either side, providing symmetry during the day and privacy at night. Because they hang higher than the window, these treatments elongate the sitting room and make it seem larger.
The arched entry and front door complement the arched windows found on this Mediterranean home located on Bird Key Island in Sarasota, Florida. Palm trees flank the entrance to perfectly accent the tropical surroundings.
Pulling inspiration from the trees and shrubs outside, the blue-green marble counter tops make this kitchen look soft and inviting. All-white billowy window treatments plus cabinets, trim and walls add to the sense of subtle comfort of the space. A picture window completes the space.
A contemporary black canopy bed with matching white nightstands sits beside green floral patterned window treatments in this coastal-inspired guest bedroom. The bed shares a blue and white area rug with nearby armchair and tree trunk table.
Floor-to-ceiling windows allow for an unobstructed view of the waterfront from any room in the house. Palm trees fill the backyard landscape, making it a relaxing place to lounge and enjoy a dip in the pool.
Located in Newport Beach, Calif., this sprawling estate uses large windows and bi-folding doors to capitalize on sunshine and coastal breezes. Palm trees and other tropical plants line the front walk for a truly warm welcome.
Using glass throughout the facade of this Miami Beach home brings the indoors and out together. A sleek swimming pool is nestled in between the walls of windows and palm trees, making it a part of the house design.