Send guests home with individual bottles of locally made BBQ sauce as wonderfully themed and memorable favors.
"The sunflowers that dotted the entire shower not only add drama and color, says Lukomski - but also helps set the mood of the party. Sunflowers were the perfect choice for our casual BabyQ because they tied in with the rustic and laid back vibe."
Multiple patterned pillows dress the wood banquette with lively color around a glass-topped coffee table. White cabinets with an antique finish surround a stunning, colorful range backsplash in this bright kitchen.
Big, comfy armchairs surround a round dining table, creating a cozy dining spot that overlooks the Pacific Ocean. Through sliding glass doors and windows, the indoor space seamlessly blends with the outdoor deck.
Bright white cabinetry, polished nickel light fixtures and stainless steel appliances give this kitchen a crisp, clean look. A custom tile backsplash adds texture to the space, maintaining the soft white color palette. Ample cabinets offer convenient storage and keep the counters from getting cluttered, while a kitchen island serves as extra prep space and additional seating.
A happy tablescape pays tribute to the sunny Southwest location of HGTV Dream Home 2010 with a bowl of chili peppers, Southwest art picture books and antique Native American baskets. “I always start out and keep taking things away and adding things until I feel like I have it right,” says designer Linda Woodrum.
TriplePoint Design Build cleverly fashioned a small, out-of-the-way area to disguise the toilet for their Art Deco-style master bathroom redo. A medicine cabinet and a decorative flower arrangement in white complete the look.
A two tiered vintage chandelier hangs over the large circular wood dining table. A mix of potted plants and floral arrangements create an inviting centerpiece fitting to the room design. Mounted plates and a large sunburst mirror decorate the mint green wall space above the distressed buffet.
'Yellowstone' carrots are non-GMO, which means they are open-pollinated, not genetically engineered. They're sunflower-yellow in color, with a sweet, mild flavor and a crisp bite. 'Yellowstone' is an Imperator-type carrot.
Exposed brick and hardwood flooring provide a traditional foundation in this row house's open living space. A mix of contemporary furniture and primitive country furnishings gives this inviting area an updated, transitional look that flows seamlessly between the sitting area and dining room.
A solid steel dining table with attached seats is designed to withstand anything the grandkids can throw at it. The custom-made light fixture above the breakfast room mixes rustic and industrial styles. Antique birdhouses add character to the wood-paneled walls.