Goat cheese is one of the most versatile types of cheese available. In addition to having a wide variety of tastes, it's also sold in many different shapes: logs, wheels, cones and wedges. Serving Tip: Coat the top and sides with a mix of lavender, thyme and black pepper to add texture and make it more appealing to guests with different palates
Slate tile flooring runs from the front porch through the foyer and into the laundry and mudroom spaces in the HGTV Dream Home 2014. In this hallway, rustic antique wood cabinet showcases retro signs. The rich blue hue of the console and ottomans nods to nearby Lake Tahoe.
A home without shutters gives you more flexibility when selecting a front door color. Choosing a blue-based color can be an alternative to dark green, taupe or black, says landscape designer Danna Cain.
There are several features in this space that make the stylish, transitional design a bit more functional and luxurious. For example, the floor is comprised of a multi-color, claved slate that forms a pattern and is heated for comfort and warmth, creating a sunroom that is elegant and cozy, no matter the season.
Writing grocery lists or recipes and keeping kids entertained is easy in this kitchen thanks to this reclaimed slate wall, which was fabricated into three panels and professionally installed. The color complements the contemporary space's neutral palette while serving as a fun focal point.
Cool slate grays anchor this kitchen by Susan Diana Harris, ASID, while brighter greens steal the show both indoors and out. The walls are painted Behr's Fresh Grass (color #426), and the ceiling is Benjamin Moore's Pale Vista (2029-60). The windows (not shown) were left unobstructed to allow for views of the leafy garden outside. If your own kitchen is graced with garden views, remember that your choice of plantings will affect the color experience when you are indoors.
Slate blue and black are two colors used in dramatic interiors, but they can also be playful with the right accent color. Add sophistication to your seasonal space with a mix of slate blue, black and fire-engine red. While the colors are bold, they're also timeless and chic.
Bright touches of orange -- working together with golden walls and ceiling -- create a warm and balanced small bathroom. The walnut vanity is substantial and striking and features eight drawers for ample storage space, plus a white basin sink. Slate floors add subtle tones of cool, forest green to the room.
This beautiful kitchen blends two-toned cabinets with a variety of stone types to create a warm, inviting space. It also provides plenty of functional space, with a large island and acres of granite countertops.
A large box in shape and appearance, the foyer is designed to connect the home's public and private wings. The foyer's far wall is framed out with painted pine trim. Inside each 34-inch square lies a panel of corrugated steel, a rustic building material that finds a new sleek, sophisticated interior application.
Capture sophistication and elegance with a muted blue-gray color palette accented by white trim. The traditional front door is painted a deep navy-turquoise to complement the slate gray wood shingle siding.