On HGTV Star episode 804, a fireplace in the home of Giovanna and Eric Lawrence is updated from drab brown by designers Tiffany Brooks, Boris Eckey, and Jeribai Tascoe. The fireplace's new warm gray paint blends with the dining room's gray walls, creating the illusion of a larger room.
This dining table in the Northridge, California home of Jair and Tiffany Paz has been beautifully dressed by HGTV Star Season 8 contestants Abby Vasek, Anne Rue, and Brooks Atwood. The designers have wonderfully combined glass jars of lemons with yellow and red flowers and a pair of black candles.
Designers Boris Eckey, Tiffany Brooks, and Jeribai Tascoe dress a dining room buffet in the home of Giovanna and Eric Lawrence in Episode 804 of HGTV Star Season 8. Canvas floral artwork hangs above the buffet and is framed by a pair of glass lamps, and contestant Boris Eckey used richly-textured grasscloth to cover up the room's dated paneling behind the artwork. The lamps, clock, and peacock are from One Kings Lane.
As seen on HGTV Star season 8, a pair of oversized wingback chairs create a funky sitting area. The traditional style chair is given a glamourous update with purple velvet upholstery and layered throw pillows.
This eclectic dining room was designed by HGTV Star contestants Brooks Atwood and Tiffany Brooks during HGTV Star season 8. A dining table with chunky columnar legs makes a big impact in the small apartment space.
Accessories are an easy way to boost style and add personality to any space – whether its with metallic table lamps, a gold starburst mirror or a rustic bench covered in paisley upholstery. Contestants in season 8 of HGTV Star chose from these accessories to energize their designs.
A stainless steel apron front sink is offset by glass-front kitchen cabinets and a window garden in the Paz family kitchen redesigned by Abby Vasek, Anne Rue and Brooks Atwood on HGTV Star Season 8. Cheery potted plants and a bountiful bowl of fruit add life to the neutral countertop and backsplash.
This transitional kitchen remodel from HGTV Star Season 8 for homeowners Jair and Tiffany Paz features a built-in breakfast bar with a custom bar top and stool seating. Designers Abby Vasek, Anne Rue, and Brooks Atwood used plenty of warm neutrals, a window garden, and new glass-front cabinets to soften this kitchen space.
This transitional kitchen remodel for homeowners Giovanna and Eric Lawrence on HGTV Star Season 8 shines with bright countertops, all-new wood cabinetry and a sparkling tile backsplash. Among the traditional cabinetry, designers Tiffany Brooks, Boris Eckey and Jeribai Tascoe use geometric-patterned curtains and stacks of color in the kitchen's backsplash to enliven and transform the space.
On HGTV Star Season 8, designers Tiffany Brooks, Boris Eckey, and Jeribai Tascoe transform the home of Giovanna and Eric Lawrence by adding brand-new kitchen cabinets, a new backsplash, and new countertops. For the backsplash, a mix of glass and ceramic tiles were used to add dimension, and a vivid blue bowl from One Kings Lane adds a dash of modern color to the countertops.
A glass table takes up less visual space than a wooden one while still providing ample room for cereal and homework. A vase of pink tulips provides a lively and welcoming contrast to the neutral decor chosen for the breakfast nook by Tiffany Brooks, Boris Eckey and Jeribai Tascoe for HGTV Star Season 8. Rustic wooden shelves make use of an empty corner and provide much-needed storage space.
On season four of HGTV Design Star, contestant Torie designs an artist loft for 8-year-old Carina, whose favorite colors are green, red and blue. Her big wow factor is a focal wall with her name illuminated over an assortment of fabrics.
Also known as bearberry, this ground cover brings multi-season interest to the garden with white summer flowers followed by bright red berries. Plants grow quickly, reaching a height of 12 inches with a spread of up to 8 to 10 feet. Prune plants as needed to keep them in check. Hardy in Zones 5 to 8. Botanical name: Cotoneaster dammeri ‘Eichholz’
Well-adapted to southeast and northeast gardens, ‘Ruby Queen’ Japanese plums extend the harvest season, maturing up to a month later than ‘Santa Rosa’ plums. Grow it alongside ‘Santa Rosa’ to ensure good pollination. It’s recommended for USDA zones 5 to 8.
Get some blue tones in your late season garden with the blooms of azure monkshood (Aconitum fischeri). Flowers appear on spikes, with each blossom resembling a helmet or hood. Place plants in rich soil in part shade. If soil is consistently moist, this perennial can also thrive in full sun. Monkshood is an important food source for late season pollinators. Plants grow 18 to 24 inches tall by 12 to 18 inches wide. Hardy in Zones 4-8.