This spacious outdoor area allows plenty of room for a dining area. An iron table with matching chairs, including two swivel chairs at the heads of the table, is given some color from light green cushions and patterned lumbar pillows. The iron contrasts well with the neutral tile floor.
This luxury sitting room by Steilish Interiors & Architecture for the Kips Bay Decorator Show House has a palette of gold, black and blush. The floors are black stone tiles. The block wallpaper is by Strié and applied to depict a stone facade, according to the designers. The ceiling has a branch pattern, and the oversized photograph is of Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta in Siena. The room also has angular and curved furniture in blush and gold tones.
Elegant simplicity is the name of the game for this home, and in the master bathroom, this is achieved through a neutral color palette and a modern design. The double vanity is made from gray and white marble resting on wood cabinets. The floor is brown tile with a gray and white center. There is nothing extra in this design, which makes the space feel clean and unhindered, while still remaining elegant.
In this kitchen renovation by Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri, walls were removed to open the kitchen onto adjacent spaces. The dividing wall behind the sink is wrapped with brick veneer. The surface is vintage brick that's been sliced into thin tiles that are easy to install but retain the authentic look of exposed brick.
The open metal and wood staircase is designed to allow light to filter down and through various floors. Also, the openness creates the illusion of space. The orange color is the same paint color used on the nearby Golden Gate Bridge. The same color is used on the front door and accent tile in the kitchen. The spectacular openness "pulls" visitors toward the stairs and up into the great room upstairs.
Sauna builder Glenn Auerbach typically uses western red cedar for the walls of his outdoor saunas. Around the sauna stove, he suggests using Durock, a cement board, to meet code requirements. He applies Durock over the studs and vapor barrier, and he says you can tile over the board.
As seen on HGTV's Love It Or List It Too, Designer Jillian Harris modernized this west coast home by removing a pillar that sat in the middle of the entrance. She painted the walls with Behr Cotton Knit and installed engineered hickory hardwood flooring with Tremblant stain. Jillian added much needed life to the fireplace enclosure with a tile called Contessa Picket. Tying the room together are custom cushions and a custom sofa fabric called Bengal Bronze.
This modern chef's kitchen utilizes bright whites for cabinets, quartz countertops, and wall & paint colors. This sleek design lets the grays of the high-end stainless steel appliances and the island's cabinets really pop. A stylish blue tile backsplash adds the perfect pop of color to this beautiful kitchen.
The beautiful cracked look of this countertop looks great against the traditional marble look of the floor tile and traditional wood cabinetry and shelving. The square shape of the faucet and handles complements the counter's corners well and is a great shape contrast to the deep oval sink.
An elegant set of four coasters is an inexpensive and easy gift for the holidays. You will need the following materials: (4) 4" white porcelain tiles (available at hardware stores), small felt pads, reindeer and snowflake stencils, blue glitter paint, red paint, sponges and spray gloss enamel.
Sleek cabinets painted in a chic shade of gray and adorned with modern hardware and a classic white subway tile backsplash offer this kitchen a contemporary look. A butcher block countertop on the island and warm, honey hardwood flooring adds a touch of rusticity that keeps the space from feeling too industrial in nature.
Drawing inspiration from elegance of the home’s Italian Villa-like elements, this luxurious outdoor space transports family and guests to a Mediterranean retreat. Strong columns and arches and warming fire pots line the stunning, uniquely shaped pool. A circular, elevated infinity spa with chic mosaic tile anchors one end of the space while a crowning pergola with sofa and fire pit create an enchanted lounge space at the other.
This bedroom is a fantasy world all its own. A mural of celestial horses running across an expanse of stars sets the stage for this room in both tone and color, constrained with the rough, natural tile of the floors. The room also plays with a mix of modern and traditional elements between the furniture and accessories, making this room feel more like an oasis.
To create a classic, inviting look in the entryway to this home, Joanna added black and white tile flooring to her design. To update that look and connect this space to the rest of the first floor, she carried the gray trim and wainscoting into this space. New, traditional light fixtures help to light the space, and a rustic hallway table adds a place to display candlesticks and fresh flowers, adding additional pieces of a classic touch.
The kitchen is one of the home’s larger spaces and TaLaya and Kerrick took full advantage of the opportunity that afforded. A striped rug stands out against the modern, black cabinetry and plants are sprinkled throughout the kitchen for a touch of greenery. For a modern touch, white subway tile with gray grout creates a stunning kitchen backsplash.
As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, designer Sarah Richardson transformed this once dated wet bar into a chic focal point with extra seating and lots of storage. She replaced the bar's old, tile siding with sleek neutral wood and added a fresh coat of white paint to the existing brick face. A limestone countertop finishes off the contemporary look and matches the limestone fireplace surround a few feet away.
This unbee-lievably cute bathroom is both fun and elegant. Plenty of natural light comes into the space from two French doors that open onto a private balcony, while the cool patterned wallpaper brings life to the space. The clean lines of the cobalt blue sink with clean, white countertop make the space feel sophisticated and modern, while the gray penny-round tile adds a calming aspect to the busy walls, tying the design together.
An in-room wet bar with a penny tile backsplash is a convenient touch to the HGTv Smart Home 2015 master bedroom. “By using a remote control, the area where the coffee maker is can lift up to reveal a shelf beneath the coffee maker where we have staged a martini maker and cocktail utensils.,” explains house planner Jack Thomasson. “It’s really cool, because it converts from a coffee maker area to a fun, kind of kitschy smart feature.”