Low-water landscaping combines with sleek paver walkways and copper walls to create a rustic yet welcoming outdoor space. Stacked stone and stucco walls mix with terracotta roof tiles for a quintessential southwestern home.
Creating a "saw-tooth" type floor plan gives all the rooms views of the landscape. Seamless transition between the wood and large windows create a contemporary design, while a stacked stone accent wall brings a touch of rustic to the home.
HGTV Dream Home 2012 is a modern, rustic ranch home that boasts almost 4,000 square feet of living space. The home's muted gray exterior and subtle native landscaping help it blend seamlessly into the Utah terrain.
Steel mixes with stone and wood for a rustic meets contemporary outdoor space. A sleek pergola provides shade over the raised deck, while streamlined stairs lead down to backyard and swimming pool area. Well-planned landscaping creates an organic yet sculptural design that seamlessly blends all the outdoor areas.
Permeable pavement was used at the driveway and entrance court of an Idaho home to collect stormwater/snow melt runoff and allow infiltration, says Eric Venclik with Arentz Landscape Architects. The home is anchored to the site through the use of ledge stairs and rock outcroppings. Large flanking boulders create pockets for colorful plantings during the short growing season.
Soft white bedding echoes the snowy Alaska environment seen through the large windows of this contemporary master bedroom. Neutral, nature-inspired colors give the space a rustic feel, while clean, simplistic lines lend the gray room a trendy vibe.
Earth-toned stacked stone is used to create a beautiful exterior for this Arizona home. Overlooking the desert landscaping is a large balcony with dining area and comfortable lounge chairs. Urns full of cacti bring the southwestern landscaping into the design.