The dainty white nightstand is a perfect fit for this girl's bedroom. A white shingle accent wall brings texture behind the matching twin beds topped with pale, rosy bed linens and ruffled pillows. Simple and sweet nightstand decor compliments the room's style and adds a personal touch.
Gray steps are livened up with rich color from a striped, southwestern runner. Orange knobs on the end of mounted hooks and an orange background in the framed word art compliment the orange tones of the rug. The trio of hooks create an easy spot to drop off everyday items.
A rustic stone and wood home contrasts against the sleek, contemporary pool. Modern white lounge chairs surround the pool, while native trees, grasses and perennials make the pool terrace feel at home in the context of the adjacent meadow.
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A dark seafoam green wall color sets a calm look for this office nook set up. The floating desk features a concrete tabletop above two white drawers. Above the workspace, wood floating shelves match the untreated wood finish of the cork board frame. Black and white text photography covers the board for a decorative twist.
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Japanese beetles tend to avoid hollies, and ‘Afterglow’ winterberry is no exception. This is a deciduous holly—it drops its leaves in fall. No leaves means the berried stems sparkle through winter. Hardy in Zones 3-9. Use as a hedge or in a rain garden.
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Now it’s unrecognizable! Eve Robinson Associates took the room’s lighting and ran with it. The new space, christened “A Room of One’s Own,” is bright and magical, draped in a soft pinks, creams and metallics—the perfect tribute to Virginia Wolf’s renowned feminist text.
“Our room is filled with ethereal strength, form and function,” says Eve. “It embodies the lives and achievements of our everyday heroes—women.”
Although it may seem like a small detail, a window treatment’s pleating style can result in a much different look. For a laid-back touch in this otherwise sophisticated red living room, the French doors are dressed with a relaxed Roman shade. In this context, "relaxed" refers to the gentle swoop of the leading edge that adds shape to narrow windows.