Colorful glazed concrete blocks brighten the wall as visitors approach the front door of this modern beach house. Underfoot, large concrete pavers are situated in a bed of loose river pebbles, carving out a walkway.
Natural light floods this modern spa bathroom through the wood-framed windows. Neutral, marble tile flooring is decorated with a river-like pebble mosaic that adds a fun and unique design element. A large white soaking tub and equally spacious glass shower are inviting and relaxing. Natural wood cabinetry completes the soft, spa look.
A "river" of Mexican beach pebbles runs along the back of the house, boasting all the tranquility of a water feature without the maintenance. A cantilevered bridge made of limestone seems to float right over it.
A rustic guest bedroom is full of browns and oranges. The leaf bedding and the ceiling’s wood panels bring natural elements into the space. Designer Sandra Espinet used Light gray and black river rocks and pebbles to create the wall-mounted headboards.
One of the best ways to bring visual interest to your garden says Wade, is to mix materials: boulders, pavers, pebbles, river stone. It not only gives a more naturalistic look, you aren't tied to just one high-cost material, but you blend pricier and more inexpensive materials.