Irregular bluestone encircles a young Redbud within the walled garden. Brick walls are built on grade beam and frost pier foundations and illuminated columns help define the garden, which contains three of the home's eight egress points. New porches were constructed at each entry.
This fieldstone-clad home in Old Greenwich, Conn., enjoys sweeping views of Long Island Sound. An 85-foot pier and dock with deep-water mooring sit along the home's shoreline near the property's pool and spa.
A custom painted sign for Chinook Bait and Tackle from artist Celery Jones evokes a reclaimed storefront sign from nearby Gig Harbor. Industrial style pendant lights are inspired by lights you would find on a pier or dock adding a coastal feel to the space.
Blue pool waters match the the surrounding waves of Long Island Sound at the edge of an Old Greenwich, Conn., property, and lounge chairs allow for relaxing in the breeze off the waters. Adjacent to the pool deck is an 85-foot pier and dock with deep water mooring.
This row house stands out against its boring brick neighbors with a pale blue facade and an updated porch. Railings from Railing Dynamica, Inc. and comfy porch furniture from Pier 1 bring this exterior to life, as seen on HGTV's Curb Appeal.
The original log cabin main house holds court over spectacular views of Lake Tahoe. Summertide, a 5.5-acre property in Crystal Bay, Nev., once owned by billionaire Howard Hughes, has 500 feet of frontage on the famous lake. The Adirondack-style estate sits on five parcels and has a buoy and a pier to maximize waterfront living.
A stone fireplace cozies up the living room in the main house of billionaire Howard Hughes’ former estate, Summertide. With 500 feet of frontage on Lake Tahoe in Crystal Bay, Nev., the 5.5-acre estate has a 2,518-square-foot main house, a 1,343-square-foot guesthouse, a detached four-car garage and a pier and buoy for enjoying the lake.
Chevron wallpaper by Schumacher and abstract prints from Four Hands Art Studio give the room major presence, as do a teak table with a slatted base from Wisteria and molded plastic chairs from Industry West. Gold touches, including a chandelier from Lamps Plus and a bar cart from Pier 1, take it to next-level glam.
This Maritime Cabinet from Pier 1 Imports decorated with colorful maritime signal flags offers a functional and stylish way to keep dishes, linens and trinkets organized. Made from engineered wood, the cabinet includes three drawers and a door that opens to reveal two fixed shelves for storing all your essentials.
Kate fully focused on creating a charming space for renters, so incorporating the mood of Union Pier into her design was important. “The town is cutest, most picturesque place full of bakeries and coffee joints,” she says. The cottage’s color scheme — salmon pink with shades of faded greens and taupes — certainly echoes the quaint community, as does its eclectic mix of vintage patterns, natural materials and antique-y textures. Here, Kate Marker Home accessories pop against clean, white walls and add vibrant character to the white Big Chill stove.
Designer tips can work in any kitchen. Just ask designer Egypt Sherrod, who installed these creative table trays as great wall decor for this simple kitchen she helped design for Dwell with Dignity, a nonprofit group working to create soothing, inspiring homes for families struggling with homelessness and poverty. Inexpensive trays, which can be found at stores like HomeGoods and Pier 1, make for interesting wall art and go with the universal theme of eating and entertaining that is the heart of every kitchen.
The craftsman facade of the HGTV Dream Home 2013 shows an elevated front porch with support piers and exposed steel hurricane strapping to prevent storm damage. A horizontal mahogany porch railing stands out against the sage exterior and Southern yellow pine timber beams.