The homeowners love to entertain and wanted an elegant, traditional dining room where they could comfortably host family and friends. This dining room features a chocolate color palette with touches of blue and is filled with high-end pieces, such as a hand-knotted Tibetan silk and wool rug, a reclaimed elm table and a table setting consisting of sterling silver, European crystal and fine china.
Color is the easiest and most effective way to make an event your own. Choose a palette that works as well for baby boys and girls as it does for moms, dads, husbands and wives. A palette of coral, navy blue, white and silver is a sophisticated fit for both baby and bridal showers.
In keeping with her neutral-themed decor, Allison Hop of The Golden Sycamore created a lovely focal point for the dining table. A tabletop tree is paired with a darling hand-painted pot that’s topped off with a handful of pinecones. Glittery silver leaves ornament the tree’s branches, for a whimsical, wintry result.
This traditional wet bar is made for entertaining. A whimsical wallpaper pattern that features popular liquors and cocktails, sets the party mood. A silver cocktail mixer, pitcher and serving trays along with a copper ice bucket for chilling champagne sit atop an ample countertop, ready for quick access. The handy wine storage cabinet above and simple sink below make this the perfect work station for any party host.
Pop artist Andy Warhol imprinted 20th century art with his unique artworks and his fascinating silver-haired persona. While you may never be able to afford a real Warhol, why not show your love of this essential American artist with these cute ceramic salt and pepper shakers inspired by Warhol's famous Campbell's Soup Cans? BUY IT: $125
Steal the spotlight with the silver-backed needles of ‘Horstmann’s Silberlocke’ Korean fir. This evergreen has striking cones that sit upright on branches. Plants are striking and worth adding to the landscape. Hardy in Zones 5-7. Botanical name: Abies koreana ‘Horstmann’s Silberlocke’
The owners of this 1918 Craftsman home wanted a front yard and porch that would be instantly welcoming. The original exterior's green stucco was switched out to navy blue siding that paired handsomely with the home's cream-colored trim. For a cohesive look from yard to porch, designers used planters painted the same pale gray as the chairs and porch floor. Chairs, faux tile floor and flower pot paint color: Sherwin Williams Silver Plate
"Structured with whimsy" is how hostess, designer and tastemaker Danielle Rollins describes her Atlanta garden in the posh Buckhead neighborhood which she has designed to provide interesting views no matter what the angle. "I like the vistas" says Rollins. "One room goes to the next and invites you over." Clematis, roses, jasmine and honeysuckle in shades of white, silver and chartreuse keep a uniform look in the garden.
To create a unique bedroom for this St. Barts home, designers started with a neutral wall color to reflect the natural light of the Caribbean sun, then, they added teal carpet with a geometric pattern to create visual interest in this unique space. To complement the design, blue accents, silver table lamps and gray Roman Shades were added, along with modern nightstands and a modern light fixture to finish off the space.
The carved wood table is hand-crafted by an artist of the trade. It is a custom Habachy Designs collection piece and tapers upwards to an inset Silver Portoro marble top and kerfed edge detail. The custom chaise lounge designed by Habachy Designs is inspired by oriental architecture, and the custom designed dining table, also by Habachy Designs, is a light gray oak wash that centers the great room with an understated presence.
‘Silver Mist’ lavender is a type of English lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) with classically fragrant flowers and leaves. The name refers to silvery leaves, which are topped by deep purple blossom spikes in summer. Lavender needs good drainage to grow its best, reaching 16 to 20 inches high and 12 to 16 inches wide. Hardy in Zones 5-9.
The color pink extends to the drapery in the bedroom. The curtains were discovered at IKEA. The floor-to-ceiling drapes complete the bedroom’s restful palette. A gray chair and silver, mirrored dresser adds to the room’s mix of soft neutrals. A light detail was added to the bedroom to complete the space. Joe installed a milk glass pendant above the bed. The milk glass feels like it’s original to this historic home.
The softness of this bathroom makes it a warm and inviting space for the kids to enjoy. A window allows in plenty of natural light, which reflects off the neutral color palette to make the space bright, warm and inviting. The silver accents and exposed pipe give the space a rougher personality, while the vintage aspects of the space, such as the cool clawfoot tub and the antique medicine cabinet, make it more fun.
The urn plant (Aechmea fasciata) is one of the more common and popular bromeliads. Beloved for its pink and purple flower, the urn plant also offers green and silver banded leaves. Plants flower after reaching maturity, usually around the five-year mark. After blooming, the main plant dies, but you can transplant pups from around the base of the plant.
To get this look, look for mirrors with scrollwork or intricate details at yard sales, estate sales or antique stores, and hang it flush with the mantel. If the mirror is gold, silver, black or another color, you can paint the mirror and the mantel white, like this elegant fireplace by Atlanta-based Pop Custom Homes.