Homeowner Rod Rusyniak choose slate for this garden pathway because of the way it blends so well into the landscape. There are six total paths winding through his Atlanta garden, made of various materials.
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
In this kitchen makeover, designers needed to upgrade the efficiency of the space while protecting the room's 1931 Tudor style. White cabinets were a fresh choice in keeping with the Tudor architecture. Designers paired them with nickel pulls, Caesarstone Wild Rice countertops and a Walker Zanger slate backsplash in a range of neutral shades.
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.
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.
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.
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.