Beach-blue walls add a pop in the foyer of HGTV Smart Home 2013, where texture is layered effectively and design elements run the gamut from casual-chic to the refined elegance of Hollywood regency. Stair risers clad with Talavera tiles and a driftwood-framed mirror add interest to the space.
A blue Oriental rug brings warmth and a subdued pop of color to this all-white entry. Blue-and-white stamped tile step risers echo the rug's color palette and give the entry a coastal, Mediterranean look. Plants add color, texture and natural elements to enliven the space.
Native and Florida-friendly plant materials frame the front of HGTV Smart Home 2013. Paying homage to classic shingle architectural style, the Florida home features a beautiful front porch, bright teal door and mosaic tile stair risers.
Adding a wood and wrought iron railing allows the condo's buyer to adapt the decor to both traditional or modern tastes, as seen on HGTV's "Flipping the Block." Sisters Anicka Marshall and Shauna Williams kept the original, pebble-tile stair risers for added character but used bold color to bring the space to life.
Bright teal walls greet guests in the foyer of the HGTV Smart Home 2013. Located in Jacksonville, Fla., the home has a coastal vibe, evident in the bold color choice. A built-in shelf with storage baskets makes it easy to stow flip flops and sunglasses, while mosaic tile stair risers add a beach-inspired vibe to the dark hardwood stairs.
The doors and staircase are trimmed in white to beautifully contrast the bold aqua wall in coastal-style home. Blue mosaic tile on the stair risers complement the wall color and add visual interest to the dark wood stairs.
Tuscan tiles on the stair risers and a Classical arcade at the entry give this Mediterranean-inspired home instant flair. Lush plantings surround the house, furthering its visual ties to the Italian countryside.
Capiz mosaic tile shimmers on the stair risers, adding a coastal look to this traditional foyer. White paneling and a crystal chandelier give the space a classic elegance. Wrought iron balustrades echo the Mediterranean style of the exterior.