Once you've determined the proper measurements for your runner, bundle a group of 14 sticks together and secure with painter's tape. This will make it easier to cut pieces to size. Step two of this step-by-step project requires you to use a speed square or ruler, measure out the desired length and mark with a pencil.
A stick strung to the exposed ceiling beams creates a simple but attractive hanging rack for coat and clothes storage next to the black front door. Free floor space between the wall and the striped black and white rug is perfect for setting aside boots, creating a homemade mudroom. A wood ladder leaning against the wall displays a tapestry collection adding neutral tones and great texture to the space.
A little boy needs lots of space to play and plenty of nooks to keep all those toys. This room keeps the middle of the room open for play space with storage around the perimeter. The window sill and wooden desk provide elevated storage and extra work space. A blue accent wall is complemented by a blue area rug and striped red and blue blanket.
This inviting breakfast nook with pale blue walls and crisp white cabinetry and trim is set for Christmas. Fresh greenery trimmed with pomegranates, cinnamon sticks and pinecones create fresh, fragrant holiday decor that's in keeping with the home's classic design.
Clear glass or plastic storage containers help keep cereal and other essentials fresh. Another bonus? They take up less space than boxes do, and add dorm room style to boot. Dress them up with stick-on paper or chalkboard labels.
A natural wood covering allows the sunlight to peak in over this relaxing outdoor hot tub with ocean view. Exterior palm trees and large potted plants create a tropical surrounding perfect for relaxing.
Landscape architect Davis Dalbok's inspiration for the front terrace at the 2016 San Francisco Decorator Showcase was of the sea rising and a rogue wave overtaking the garden, leaving behind flotsam and jetsam. Firestick plants mimic the look of coral, and a pair of "mer-horses" and Indonesian clam shells with chromed "pearls" represent the sea creatures.