A small space between the hall bathroom and staircase marks the perfect spot for a wet bar that services the second floor family room. Floating shelves showcase framed photos and decorative accessories. Sage green walls and wooden accents give the space a country cottage look.
Looking from the great room towards the front door of the home, this view highlights the staircase that leads up to the second floor of the home. This view also shows the pair of modern cowhide stools that add extra seating in the lounge area of the great room.
The exterior of the lake house offers plenty of visual interest with varied rooflines and an attractive stone construction. The staircase on the side was originally intended to come down from the back deck, but designers moved it to keep sightlines open out to the lake.
This small area adjacent to the stairs is accessorized with a black three-drawer console, a bold lime green lamp and a stylish starburst mirror, as seen on HGTV's Elbow Room. A small nook tucked under the staircase serves as a cozy dog house for the homeowner's pet.
The staircase in the front turrets leads down to the basement, which houses wine storage and a tasting room with a full bar. Since a new first-level attached garage constructed, the existing below-grade garage became storage and mechanical space, as well as a corridor to the existing basement.
It's always fun to do a gallery wall with art and photo prints using brightly colored frames like forest green or crimson. Great spots for these bold gallery walls are along a staircase, hallway, or in a powder room.
Garland is a festive holiday decoration for a staircase, but make sure to match its scale with the space. A double garland accented with red flowers, bows and gold ornaments meets this foyer's grandeur.
This sleek living room features a minimalist design with two ivory sofas and matching ottomans, and a rectangular wood coffee table. A spiral staircase wraps around a rustic stone fireplace, while large glass windows and a sliding glass door allow natural light to flood the space.
Surrounded by floor-to-ceiling windows and with soaring ceilings, this beautiful modern living room looks as though it might be perched in the sky, especially with its white palette and blue rug. A floating staircase with glass railings hovers in the back edge of the space.
This beautiful, brick and stone townhome in Brookhaven, GA, offers 3800 sq. ft. of contemporary design, with two bedrooms and four-and-a-half baths. The home features a two-car garage lined with stone, a private staircase leading to the main entrance, and striking oversized windows.
Two stories worth of windows and a staircase that seems to float to the upper level makes this dining area feel as light as air. Dining chairs in a checked print are a cheeky nod to the home's countryside setting.
A simple yet sophisticated foyer welcomes guests to this 1930s Mediterranean villa in Los Angeles. By limiting the decor to a marble-topped table and worn neutral runner, the designers ensured that all eyes would be on the room's interesting architectural details, like the coffered ceilings, carved faces and Spanish-style staircase.
This wooden staircase doesn't need embellishments to make it beautiful. Vertical and horizontal natural wooden boards make up the walls and the stairs' foundation. Stained wood for the stairs and railing create a beautiful contrast. The layered railing creates a smooth and effective support for moving floor to floor.
Beyond a staircase at the end of a hallway, a home office-to-be needed strong definition amidst a mostly utilitarian part of the house. Navy wallpaper proved to be the perfect solution, carving out a strong shape for the petite nook.
Crisp white furniture and walls gives this formal living room a classic contemporary look. The gray, raised panel fireplace surround and onyx fireplace demands attention. Iron balustrades on the grand staircase echo the Mediterranean style featured on the home's exterior.
A large simple chandelier brings additional lighting over the comfortable sofa in in this living space. A stained pallet coffee table compliments the rustic details of the staircase and connected kitchen. A splatter print rug adds color to the neutral tones of the design.
A maple and iron staircase leads to the entrance of the loft area of HGTV Green Home 2011. A driftwood sawhorse table greets below a column of three colorful Yupo paper paintings. Two contemporary buffet lamps provide plenty of light in the space.
This open concept patio allows immediate access to the backyard area, while still providing overhead coverage. Neutral tiles are featured throughout and stainless steel outdoor furniture adds a sleek touch. A nearby stone staircase boasts a glass and stainless steel railing, complementing the overall look of the space.